Graphic Designer (Student)

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Position Title:Graphic Designer (Student)Position Number:APR - 042019Full-time or Part-time:Part TimeDepartment:University Career ServicesPosting Number:0401748SHRA/EHRA:SHRAJob Category:StudentHiring Range:$10.00 - $15.00/hourlyMinimum salary:$10.00/hourMaximum salary:$15.00/hourOverall Position Competency:TMPDescription of primary duties and responsibilities:

Career Services (CS) is looking for a motivated, hard-working undergraduate or graduate student to join our team. The student should possess skills related to digital media, communication, marketing, and graphic design to assist with managing CS Digital and Web Content presence.

Description of Work Continued:

Major Responsibilities

•Develop and maintain a comprehensive strategic plan for web content management which includes current search engine optimization techniques, incorporation of the Office’s brand
•Assist with the maintenance and development of the website
•Work closely with the CS’s Team to ensure full leveraging of the website for maximum impact/results according to FSU website standards
•Meet with staff to plan and develop site content, style and appearance
•Use web content management systems to analyze website usage statistics
•Promote information about the website to targeted customers and partners
•Carry out quality assurance check on content
•Report technical problems for IT support staff to CS Director/Assistant Director
•Obtain content approval from CS Director/Assistant Director before any content is posted on any sites
• Produce marketing materials that may include, but not limited to: ads, posters, brochures, newsletters, flyers, digital
ads, displays, banners, window signs, special events, mobile apps, and websites
• Prepare final digital and print files, as well as deliver completed projects to clients as needed
• Maintain an orderly archive of projects
• Adhere to FSU branding and style guides
• Serve as a department ambassador and positively promote the departments at events and activities
• Assist with social media or experiential marketing efforts
• Other duties as assigned

Specific work hours are flexible within the M-F; 8am – 5pm work days, some evenings may be required and will be arranged directly with the successful applicant. This position will work 20 hours per week.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

• Must be an FSU Undergraduate/Graduate Student graduating May 2019 or later
• Professionalism, including the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
• Creative, collaborative, independent, and innovative work attitude
• Strong work ethic and willingness to learn
• Strong understanding of digital content management
• Strong oral and written communication and organization skills
• Ability to breakdown large amounts of content into short written content
•Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team
•Work in a highly collaborative environment supporting the mission and goals of CS while reporting to the Assistant Director of Career Services
• Be appropriately dressed and maintain a professional and clean working atmosphere

Knowledge skills and abilities:

Candidates will benefit from experience with one or more of the following:

• Experience or proficiency with design software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign)
• Experience with formal report writing and preparation

Preferred Qualifications:

• Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, Conversion Rate Optimization-CRO and Search Engine
• Knowledge of or comfort in learning new online software (i.e. Dropbox, Evernote, Canvas, Ingeniux CMS 9)
• Strong skills or Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher)
• Must present a design portfolio of graphic design concepts and skills
•Must be familiar with Mac platform and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
•Must be familiar with print and digital formats (native files, JPG, TIFF, PNG, EPS, PDF, etc.)
• Experience in digital communication and marketing

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Current full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are employed as student employees by Fayetteville State University are unable to work more than 20 hours per week total. This provision includes any job in which the student receives compensation from Fayetteville State University

Please call the Office of Human Resources for further information.

Closing Date:Open Until Filled:YesOther Information

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity,sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently enrolled as a full-time or part-time student at FSU?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you an FSU Undergraduate/Graduate Student graduating May 2019 or later?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you currently work for Fayetteville State University?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. If you answered yes to the above questions, please list:1. Which department you currently work in 2. How many hours per week you currently work3. When your contract with this department will end

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Transcripts




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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2019
Application Due: 11/8/2020
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