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Graphic Designer II, Marketing Operations

Lone Star College
LSC-System Office

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Job Title: Graphic Designer II, Marketing Operations
Location: LSC-System Office
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 40877
Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning

The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For®" is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College has been recognized in multiple categories.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-System Office

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

Location address is 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381.

Job Description


The Graphic Designer II utilizes professional level graphic design skills to accomplish assignments within an area of functional specialty. Often acting as a Project Lead, works closely with clients to develop effective end-products to meet their needs. Develops scope of design projects, conducts needs analysis with clients, and designs and implements communication strategies and products that integrate print, web, and other digital media.Plans and communicates with clients and vendors to ensure that project expectations and deadlines are met.


1.Act as Project Lead, position meets with clients (may be internal or external) determine the scope, timeline, concepts and objectives of the project

2.Work independently or in a lead position with a cross-functional team of designers, incumbent will conceptualize, design, and create print and digital projects for internal and external audiences (may include LSC-wide, local, regional, and national media placement)

3.Make project revisions as needed and finalizes approvals for ultimate deliverables

4.Create HTML emails for internal and external audiences

5.Responsible for oversight of production and external vendors to ensure that project expectations and deadlines are met

6.Responsible for meeting multiple critical publication deadlines and using independent judgment to prioritize work

7.May focus on one or more specific types of projects, including but not limited to catalogs and class schedule productions, web/multi-media design, various major publications, posters/fliers/brochures, advertisements, etc. and may assist with LSC-wide brand management

8.Work with vendors, clients and all members of the Marketing/Communications team to advise on efficient, cost effective and effective practices and request/approve print bids

9.Accurately maintains, documents, and archives projects

10.Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


·Extensive knowledge of professional printing processes, press capabilities, pre-press production, printing techniques, paper selection, coating, etc.

·Knowledge of all aspects related to brand management, like technical knowledge of logo design, legalities of copyright infringement, etc.

·Knowledge of PC's (Microsoft Office) and MACs and related graphic design software and tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Constant Contact, etc.

·Working knowledge of database-driven, enterprise-level Website, developed in environments such as Cold Fusion, ASP, ASP.NET or PHP

·Working knowledge of Web tools such as Dreamweaver, Cascading Style Sheets, Javascripts, HTML, DHTML and/or Fireworks, and digital photography

·Excellent planning, organization and communication skills

·Strong knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts

·Ability to adapt to changing technology and acquire new skills

·Ability to work in a fast pace environment and meet deadlines

·Ability to work on several tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines

·Ability to keep up with upgrades in software/hardware and other relevant industry information and design trends


The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.


·Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment

·Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position

·Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


·Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


·Bachelor's degree in visual communications

·Experience working with databases, xml files and digital download/conversion files to design and create print and email marketing content

·Experience with UI/UX

·Experience in working in Higher Education


Hiring salary range is $58,625-$67,419

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Level of degree completed including date earned.
  5. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions

Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply


We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.


Working at Lone Star College

Lone Star College continues to be a leader in higher education while experiencing unpreceded growth. Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation and is always seeking qualified and dedicated people to join our team. Our employees take advantage of state of the art learning and technology centers that focus on student success. It’s no wonder LSC continues to be recognized as a Top 10 degree producer by Community College Week.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Lone Star College. We’re redefining the community college experience for our students, and our community. LSC created the Honors College for high achieving students in 2013 to push beyond just offering a limited number of honors courses. The Center for Civic Engagement launched in 2015 to increase student civic responsibility and help make our community a better place to live. We continue to expand and refine our workforce education and career training programs in partnership with regional and global employers and a rigorous alignment to their needs. LSC leads statewide reverse transfer, student success and pathway projects to increase student completion rates and improve learning outcomes.

And we’re increasing our international focus to support the increasingly global nature of our workforce.

At Lone Star College, tomorrow starts today.  LSC is building the community college of tomorrow by taking action today.

Visit to learn more about how LSC is changing the way people think about community colleges.

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