Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 11, 2019.
Typical Activities Under general supervision of the Assistant Vice President of Student Services, the incumbent will be responsible for the artistic, graphic design and creation of print and multimedia materials. The incumbent uses both design and production elements to organize ideas visually that convey the desired impact and message to the target audience. The incumbent designs and creates a wide range of materials including, but not limited to, print materials, exhibits, training sessions, videos, websites, presentations and public information projects. Work is used to reach a variety of internal and external audiences and to build brand affinity. In addition to aesthetic judgment and project management skills, the incumbent provides expertise in the development and evaluation of effective communication strategies and techniques. Responsibilities include but not limited to:
The incumbent will develop a variety of complex, appealing, sophisticated visual materials for department/division promotion and informative communications to meet the diverse needs of the Division of Student Affairs.
The incumbent will develop creative designs tailored for targeted audiences in print and digital applications.
The incumbent will work independently and will manage multiple projects to support all areas of Student Affairs. The incumbent will work collaboratively with all units within the Division.
The incumbent will be responsible taking direction from written or spoken ideas and converting them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs.
The incumbent will maintain a graphics and photographic library and maintain digital records.
The incumbent will keep abreast of new technologies in information technology, particularly graphic design and photo imaging programs.
The incumbent will apply design knowledge, creative skills and awareness of the university's brand and visual identity standards. The incumbent will work with the Office of Strategic Communications as needed for compliance.
The incumbent will collect and distribute publication/digital files to appropriate agencies, supplies, etc.
The incumbent will prepare and communicate printing specifications for jobs with staff and off-campus vendors as needed.
The incumbent will perform other related duties as assigned.
Applicants must possess the equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in a related field, or the equivalent of two years' experience of professional or technical experience, preferably in the area of graphic design, desktop publishing, graphic software packages and/or marketing.
Applicants must have general knowledge of the principles of print design, typeface, color, layout and production techniques.
Applicants must have working knowledge of the use of color, tone, shading, harmony and perspective drawing.
Applicants must have knowledge of systems, techniques and processes used in website design, photography, print production and other applicable media.
Applicants must have knowledge in a variety of software programs used in the visual communication field such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Applicants must have the ability to successfully multi task, meet deadlines, be detail oriented and accurate, work in a fast-paced environment, take initiative and manage production of projects from concept to completion in a timely manner with attention to detail, along with the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of individuals.
Applicants must possess a strong technical and graphic design skill set for a fast paced work environment while demonstrate ability to edit, conceptualize and execute multiple projects simultaneously.
Applicants must possess knowledge of copyright laws applicable to educational and creative design work.
The ability to consult and communicate effectively with staff and students and to interpret and translate their needs into effective visual formats is required.
Applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills.
Applicants must have the ability to compose appropriately formatted correspondence and reports.
Applicants must have the ability to serve as a key contributor on division and university communications and marketing teams.
Experience working in a university setting.
Experience designing for ADA accessibility requirements.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.