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Graphic Designer, Student Affairs

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Available Title(s):

198F-YN_CS_NPS - Graphic Designer

Business Title:

Graphic Designer, Student Affairs

Employee Type:

Classified

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Graphic Designer is a highly creative position responsible for the conceptualization, development, and production of a variety of graphic elements, illustrations, and visual media that serve the diverse communication needs of Student Affairs. Maintains WSU brand and graphic identity standards while implementing branding elements for various departments. Assists with overall artistic direction, timelines and workflow, and communicates with constituents through proofing process to deliver a final product that meets deadlines. This position may supervise part-time student staff.


Required Qualifications:

  • Two years of college-level training in graphic arts, illustration, drafting or closely allied field AND one year of experience as a Graphics Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Proficiency in publishing software including, but not limited to the current versions of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

  • Ability to produce error free and accessible work.

  • Demonstrated experience creating designs for use in a variety of mediums including but not limited to print publications and digital advertisements.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing for a target audience of high school and college age demographics.

  • Experience with brand management and implementation.

  • Shows creativity and ability to adapt to modern trends in graphic design industry.

  • Experience supervising staff.

  • Demonstrated experience applying high standards of typography and creative design techniques to solve graphics communication problems.

  • Experience working with marketing professionals, editors, graphic and web designers, web developers, or photographers.

  • Experience with animation or motion graphics creation with Adobe After Effects or similar programs.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, and ability to quickly learn and apply changing graphic design and publishing technologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a collaborative environment and work independently.

  • Knowledge of marketing principles.

To support WSU’s ability to attract talent in a competitive job market, this recruitment has been approved for a hiring incentive payment of up to $2,000.00. More information regarding the hiring incentive payment program can be located on the HRS website: Hiring Incentive – Human Resource Services, Washington State University (wsu.edu).

This recruitment is approved for a referral incentive for eligible WSU employees. For instructions to complete this process and eligibility visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/employees-benefits-total-compensation-package/hiring-incentive/

Upon successful completion of the employee’s 6-month probationary period and training, this position may be eligible for a hybrid telework agreement. All telework agreements are assessed and extended on a semester basis.

Additional Information:

Area/College:

Student Affairs


Department Name:

Strategic Initiatives - Marketing & Communications

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link:

https://www.studentaffairs.wsu.edu/who-we-are/marketing-communications

Monthly Salary:

$3,537 to $4,723 | Range 42 (Step A-M) |

Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/2023-Benefit-Overview-for-Civil-Service.pdf .

Find total compensation here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.

Overtime Eligibility:

Overtime Eligible

FTE: 100%

This is a Permanent position.

Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by Monday, May 27, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload all required documents listed below to their online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications.

  • External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

  • All documents must be attached before submitting the application. The application cannot be edited once submitted.

  • Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files.

  • Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible.

  • Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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