Carleton College’s Office of College Communications is seeking a full-time Senior Graphic Designer to join its creative team. The department develops communications strategies and produces multimedia marketing materials for student recruitment, special events, fund rising, alumni and institutional relations, and other campus clients. As an integral member of our team, the Senior Graphic Designer will work on projects from concept through delivery to ensure that they reflect Carleton’s established brand.
The Senior Graphic Designer must have the ability to lead design strategy and trend discussions along with provide solutions to meet our clients’ goals and objectives while keeping within budget. This position also requires project management skills to develop creative briefs for larger-scale projects, instruct clients on production schedules and deadlines, and have the ability to successfully manage multiple projects at one time.
This position will supervise one full-time graphic designer and hire and supervise up to three student designers per academic term.
What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, a generous paid time off as well as access too many other campus amenities.
The successful candidate possess a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, art, or a related field, plus five to ten years of professional experience in graphic design.
Preferred qualities include experience in a college or university setting. Preference will be shown to candidates who possess illustration, photography, infographics, motion graphics, and social media experience.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers small town living with a sophisticated feel.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you are in need of assistance with the application process or have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 507-222-7471.
Additional Salary Information: Please contact our Human Resources Department at 507-222-7471 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional salary information.
About Carleton College
Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a small, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.