Social Media MOD


The purpose of the Manhattan Opens Doors (MODs) Peer Mentoring program is to assist incoming students with the adjustment to college. MODs are moderators of early experiences at Manhattan College. The Social Media MOD will be responsible for maintaining a lively, engaging social media presence across Instagram and other social media platforms as needed. This student’s mentoring is done entirely online, through the creation and curation of content for our incoming students. This is an extremely important member of the team, as this person will play a major role in driving student engagement with the program. This role is essentially a six-month paid social media internship, and is a fantastic opportunity for a Communications or Marketing major in particular.


This student will:

  • Manage the @mods_mc Instagram account (and any additional social media platforms we may adopt)
  • Create, source, and share #MCHacks - tips and tricks new Manhattan College students should learn to make their transition to college easier
  • Promote MODs programming by sharing in-person videos at events, reminding students to read the newsletters, directing students to MODs’ office hours, etc.
  • Cross-promote programming hosted by other departments and organizations on campus
  • Produce fliers in Canva for sharing on social and in print


A successful applicant for this position will possess the following attributes:

  • Passion for social media and knowledge of the latest trends
  • Ability to use Instagram and all of its features required; knowledge of Canva, HootSuite, TikTok and Twitter a plus
  • Integrity and ability to work independently in the absence of direct supervision
  • Ability to assume responsibility, follow directives, and work quickly and effectively under pressure
  • Good academic and judicial standing with the College
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or show significant progress toward the minimum GPA requirement)
  • Knowledge about Manhattan College life and appreciation of Manhattan College values, particularly Lasallian values such as inclusivity, concern for others, and commitment to quality education
  • Ability to maintain positive relationships with a diverse group of people
  • Demonstrated reliability and strong work ethic
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when required
  • Availability for a monthly staff meeting with the Retention Specialist, Associate Director of Student Life, and the other mentors