Graphic Designer, Penn Nursing

Job description

Job location: Claire M. Fagin Hall

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-05
Req: JR00030816
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Graphic Designer, Penn Nursing

Job Profile Title

Designer, Publications Senior

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Associate Director of Marketing and Content Strategy, the Graphic Designer will be a key resource for the development of multi-channel marketing solutions through a broad range of highly-specialized design services and products, including but not limited to: websites, video and photography assets, digital and print collateral such as newsletters, fundraising proposals, event invitations, and other design-related projects as assigned. The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, manage deadlines, and execute content strategy for a variety of purposes is expected. High to expert skill level in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Experience in the use of HTML, CSS, javascript, jQuery, and other programming languages desired.

Job Description

Design and Visual Content Development

  • Develop print and digital content for a variety of audiences across a number of platforms and channels, including the School’s website, e-newsletters, print publications, social media, brochures, reports, event invitations, marketing collateral, advertising, and others as assigned.

  • Develop creative, innovative, and strategic design projects including the development and maintenance of visual branding and identity standards.

  • Communicate the visual elements of the Penn Nursing brand and articulate what it stands for to a variety of constituencies across a wide audience.

  • Prepare pre-press files, manage relationships with printers, and coordinate quotes and production schedules to ensure the high-quality production of materials.

Research and Collaboration

  • Work closely, collaboratively, and collegially with the other members of the Institutional Advancement team to deliver final products that are thoughtfully designed and advance the mission and the brand.

  • Participate in content strategy initiatives and execute the required design elements for Penn Nursing’s marketing and communications initiatives.

  • Meet with faculty, students, staff, and others to inform design projects.

Time and Project Management

  • Manage multiple design projects, often involving multiple review processes and tight deadlines.

  • Organize and manage projects, from concept to completion, with faculty and staff across multiple departments and teams.

Perform additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years related graphic design work experience, preferably in higher education, health care, or a non-profit organization. Must possess the ability to initiate and implement projects with deadlines, and work both independently and as part of a team. Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective professional relationships. Creative thinker and team player, possessing integrity, discretion, and excellent judgment. Brings a positive attitude and willingness to help other team members.

High to expert skill level in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and proficient in the use of HTML, CSS, javascript, jQuery, and other programming languages desired.

Required Application Documents

A graphic design portfolio should be submitted with your application.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Nursing

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits

  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family’s health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.

  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn’s Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.

  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.

  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you’re newly hired, you won’t have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.

  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That’s why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.

  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.

  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University’s libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There’s always something going on at Penn, whether it’s a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you’re right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.

  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.

  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.

  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.

  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.

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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time