Utah State University

  • Graphic Designer

    City Logan Campus
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2020 8:26 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2020-2426
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-UT-Logan
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Extension
    Position Type
    Benefited Full-Time
    Job Classification
    Exempt
    College
    Extension
    Department
    Youth Programs
    Advertised Salary
    Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits
  • Overview

    Utah State University Extension invites applications for a 4-H Graphic Designer position.  This position will coordinate all graphic design and website management efforts on behalf of the Utah 4-H program.  This position will also be responsible for providing assistance to County Extension 4-H staff in order to maintain and ensure the branding of the organization.  This position will report to the Extension Youth Development Director.

    Responsibilities

    Typical Functions

    1. Manage the Utah 4-H website, beginning with a complete overhaul of the current site.  Long-term, maintain the overall aesthetics and brand representation, make updates in a timely manner, and create the graphic content for the site
    2. Manage all graphic design projects to fit the needs of the Utah 4-H projects
    3. Create content for social media, websites, advertising campaigns and any other digital media as needed
    4. Provide support for 4-H State Events by designing t-shirt logos, schedules and other event documents, making nametags, and other assignments as needed
    5. Provide the design work for publications, such as program guides, manuals, rule and regulation books, policy documents and other projects as needed
    6. Provide graphic design and formatting for project-specific program needs
    7. Provide graphic design assistance to County Extension 4-H staff as needed
    8. Provide web page management assistance to County Extension 4-H staff as needed
    9. May provide training to Extension 4-H staff in graphic design and website management topics and procedures
    10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

     

    1. Skilled in customer service and ability to explain design concepts to others
    2. Ability to manage several projects at a time and organize priorities
    3. Ability to be flexible and adaptable to frequent changes in projects and tasks
    4. Ability to communicate with team members regarding their project requests and understanding their needs, requirements and vision for the project
    5. Ability to interact with faculty, staff and/or 4-H volunteers and members in a team environment
    6. Ability to exercise a high level of creativity, decision making, problem solving, and discretion as work is varied and may be undefined.

    Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience in graphic design, communications, or other related field. Or combination of education and experience. Or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.
    2. Experience with graphic design.
    3. Knowledge of web management preferred.
    4. Experience in using design-related programs, such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Spark, Canva, etc.

    Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

    1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

    2. Attach 1-3 samples of design work and/or a link to a website you have worked on in the Candidate Profile under Documents 1-5

    3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application under "Cover letter"

     

     

    **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

    Advertised Salary

    Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits

    ADA

    Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

    University Highlights

    Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

     

    A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

     

    The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

     

    USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).

    The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

    For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.

    Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/.

    USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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