Publications Assistant/Senior Graphic Illustrator

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DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  College-Community Relations

RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Publications Assistant/Senior Graphic Illustrator will provide support services to the publications, social media and clerical areas of the office, primarily publications.  This team player will be assigned tasks by the Publications Manager, in support of those areas.  Major responsibilities are the direct support/assistance to the Publications Manager, which may include all of or some of the following – scheduling and supervising photo shoots, taking photos and videos, handling the archiving and distribution of photography and video content, editing photos in Photoshop and Lightroom, and editing video in Premiere. Duties also include assisting with the creation of collateral material, including print publications; collecting and publishing updated catalog information and preparing materials for posting on the website.  The incumbent will also serve as backup to the publications staff during their vacation periods. This person may also handle the creation of some publications with minimal supervision. In addition, the incumbent will handle clerical tasks such as copying, filing, phones, coordination of requisitions, submitting invoices, developing contracts, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a high school or equivalency diploma and four years of technical experience in illustration, graphic design or desktop publishing, which must have included experience in the design and production of a variety of visual materials is required.   At least 4 years of experience in photography and videography strongly preferred.  We are seeking a team member who can support the other individuals in the office. The successful candidate must possess strong visual skills and be comfortable behind a camera or overseeing a photo/video shoot. He/she must also possess solid writing skills and be familiar with using a content management system (CMS). Solid knowledge of Windows-based office software and procedures, good knowledge of computers, and knowledge of Windows required. Experience in the use of a DSLR camera, photography, video production, video editing, photo manipulation and knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software also required.  

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  The position will remain open until filled.

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $51,320, plus excellent benefits.

TO APPLY:    Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  Candidates can send a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume, and three professional references to:   [email protected].  Please indicate CODE:IHE “Publications Assistant/Senior Graphic Illustrator” in the subject line of the email; or mail to:


Westchester Community College


HR Department, Administration Building – Suite B42


75 Grasslands Road


Valhalla, New York 10595


Fax: (914) 606-7838


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.  Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 




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Job No: IHEPASGI51118
Posted: 5/11/2018
Application Due: 7/10/2018
Work Type:
Salary: The starting salary is $51,320, plus excellent benefits