Apply to Join Our Team

Thank you for your interest in joining the Promotions Office team!

Each position is unique — specifics including responsibilities and expectations can be found below. Ideal candidates for employment within the Promotions Office:

  • Are passionate about their craft
  • Want to grow and develop their skills
  • Familiar with who we are & our work (design, video, photo
  • Interested in a future career in a specific or related role you are applying to work

Receive Notifications When Positions Open

Please note, we do most of our hiring for fall semester in February/March, but there are often a few open positions posted at other times during the year.
If you would like to receive an email notification when we post positions, fill out our form. 
 Hiring Notification Form

Hiring Timelines


Applications Open

Applications Close


Decisions Made

All Video/Photo Positions

Open now!

Wednesday, March 6 at 11:59 p.m.

March 11-15

Friday, March 22 by 6 p.m.

Graphic Designer

Open now!

Wednesday, March 6 at 11:59 p.m.

March 11-15

Friday, March 22 by 6 p.m.

Marketing Project Manager (OSL)

Open now!

Tuesday, March 12 at 11:59 p.m.

March 18-22

Tuesday, March 26 by 6 p.m

Social Media Lead (OSL)

Open now!

Tuesday, March 12 at 11:59 p.m.

March 18-22

Tuesday, March 26 by 6 p.m

Writers (DSA)

Open now!

Tuesday, March 12 at 11:59 p.m.

March 18-22

Tuesday, March 26 by 6 p.m

Hiring Start Dates

We are hiring for both the 2024 spring/summer season and the 2024/2025 academic year. You can still apply for any position even if you will be unavailable during the summer. 

If positions are note listed, they have been filled for 2024/2025 academic year.

Open Positions

Graphic Design

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

Responsible for designing and printing a wide variety of materials that are used to promote campus events and more. Manage project deadlines and get experience working with clients and vendors.

Graphic Designer Job Description Apply for Graphic Designer


Assistant Video/Photo Project Manager; person typing on a laptop

Assistant Video/Photo Project Manager

Assists with scheduling photo services, video pre-production, and office related work to accomplish projects that meet the unique needs of the campus community. 
Requirement: must graduate April 2025 or later.

Assistant Video/Photo Project Manager Job Description Apply for Assistant Video/Photo Project Manager

Video editor

Video Editor

Works to meet the advanced post-production and graphic animation needs of various client-based video projects.

Video Editor Job Description Apply for Video Editor

Assistant Video Editor; an editing program on a computer screen

Assistant Video Editor

Works to meet the post-production needs of various client-based video projects.

Assistant Video Editor Job Description Apply for Assistant Video Editor

Cinematographer camera monitor


Operates the camera and works as the director of photography for a variety of video productions.

Cinematographer Job Description Apply for Cinematographer

Camera Operator person holding a camera on a shoulder rig

Camera Operator

Operates the camera and aids in production for a variety of video productions.

Camera Operator Job Description Apply for Camera Operator



Provides high-quality photography services including: marketing content, specialized event coverage, formal headshots, and high-end portraiture on a project-by-project basis.

Photographer Job Description Apply for Photographer


Marketing Project Manager

Marketing Project Manager (Student Life Marketing)

Assists with marketing campaigns, helps strengthen and maintain the Office of Student Life brand, and collaborates on special marketing projects.

Marketing Project Manager Job Description Apply for Marketing Project Manager

Three students dressed in beach attire sit on the ground behind Zumberge Pond. They're facing the clock tower and raising their hands, holding the "anchor up" hand signal.

Social Media Assistant (Student Life Marketing)

Creates content for and maintains the Office of Student Life’s social media accounts.
Check out @GVSUStudentLife on Instagram to see what we've been up to lately!

Social Media Assistant Job Description Apply for Social Media Assistant


Writer (Student Affairs Marketing)

Assist with writing newsletter content and promotional copy encouraging students to attend events and utilize campus resources. 
Want to see what our writers have been up to recently? Check out the DSA Laker Weekly!

Writer Job Description Apply for Writer


Closed Positions

Campus Posting Assistant

Campus Posting Assistant

Responsible for posting posters to campus bulletin boards and assisting with miscellaneous office management tasks.

Note: This position is only open to students with work study

Campus Posting Assistant Job Description

Digital Marketing Staff Assistant

Digital Marketing Staff Assistant (DSA Marketing)

Builds weekly email newsletter sent to all GVSU students and assists with website management and marketing projects for the Division of Student Affairs (DSA).

Geared towards advertising & public relations, marketing, information systems, computer science, or similar majors.

Digital Marketing Staff Assistant Job Description  

Two staff wearing "Office of Student Life" t-shirts talking and laughing with two students at Campus Life Night

Involvement Assistant (OSL Marketing)

Encourages students to get involved with the Office of Student Life (OSL) by tabling at events, leading presentations, and meeting with students throughout campus.

Great opportunity for marketing, advertising & public relations, or communications students, but open to any major!  If you have questions, please feel free to reach out to [email protected].

Involvement Assistant Job Description 

Editorial Project Manager

Editorial Project Manager (DSA Marketing)

Assists with the editorial process of content, creative development, and the management of the weekly Division of Student Affairs newsletter.

Editorial Project Manager Job Description  

Video/Photo Project Manager

Video/Photo Project Manager

Works directly with clients as a producer to create videos that meet their unique needs for the campus community.

Project Manager Job Description

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

Graphic Design/Admin/Campus Posting
[email protected]
(616) 331-2340

[email protected]
(616) 331-8692

[email protected]
(616) 331-3474

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