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|About the Position: The PC Graphic Designer is responsible for timely design of promotional materials for clients of the Publicity Center. |
Term of Position: The term of position will generally begin at the start of Fall quarter and end the Friday of finals week the following Spring quarter. Position holder is required to attend any trainings or orientations as required by the office coordinators or Director. Position may begin later in the year. The position requires an average of ten (10) to fifteen (15) hours per week, and no more than sixty (60) hours per month.
|About the College/Department: The AS Publicity Center (PC) provides promotional services such as graphic design, printing, reproduction, media coordination, internet facilitation, distribution, photography, and coverage in The AS Review to students, student organizations, and some campus departments. |
Reportage: Publicity Center Graphic Designers reports to the Graphic Design Coordinator.
|Position Responsibilities: |
- Design and prepare electronic and print promotional campaign materials, which may include posters, newspaper advertisements, table tents, tickets, banners, handbills, logo design etc.
- Attend staff meetings and training as requested by the Graphic Design Coordinator and required by the Publicity Center Coordinator.
- Generate ideas for improving and furthering the position.
- Perform other duties as needed or assigned.
- Work with your direct supervisor to complete the hourly evaluation process as outlined by the Personnel Director.
- Keep accurate track of work hours on office timesheets and submits them on time.
AS Employment Responsibilities:
- Serve the membership of the Associated Students in a professional and ethical manner by:
- Being familiar with and upholding the AS Charter, all WWU policies, and all AS policies including the Employment Policy, Code of Conduct, and Program Standards.
- Being knowledgeable of the AS organization and its general operations.
- Ensure the continuity and legacy of this position by:
- Working with supervisor and Personnel Director to revise and update position job description.
|Required Qualifications: |
- Maintain a minimum credit load throughout term of position of 6 credits for undergraduates and 4 credits for graduates.
- Maintain a minimum of a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
- Ability to complete the entire term of the position
|Preferred Qualifications: |
- Working knowledge of and interest in publicity, communications, graphic reproduction and advertising.
- Experience in the design and layout of posters, table tents, banners, logos, etc.
- Knowledge of PC based computer-generated graphics.
- Organizational and time management and client communication skills.
|Academic Emphasis: All majors encouraged to apply.
|Job Location: Western Washington University - Viking Union 411
|Salary: This position receives $9.19 per hour.
|Bargaining Union: Not applicable|
|Application Instructions and Requested Documents: |
Please log in below and submit your application via Western's Electronic System for Employment (EASE). Note: You will need to be using Internet Explorer to utilize our online application system.
A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. In your cover letter please also specifically address the following questions:
You may cut and paste or upload your resume and cover letter as noted on the EASE application. Please complete the education and work experience section of the EASE application and submit the names and contact information of two professional references. For this position, please also submit a portfolio.
- Why are you interested in working for the Associated Students?
- Why are you interested in working in this position?
- What specific skills, knowledge, and/or experience (paid and volunteer) do you have that would help you be successful in this position?
- What is your schedule of availability for a job interview?
|Other Information: N/A
|Job Posted: 10/2/2013|
|Closing Date: 10/16/2013|
|Recruitment #: 130161|
|Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU's Policy on Providing Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination.
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