Coordinator II - Graphic Designer (2 positions to be filled)
Sam Houston State University
Location: Huntsville, Texas
Internal Number: 29976
Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Bachelors degree in art, design, marketing, advertising, or a related field. Two years of experience in an agency, in-house marketing environment or related field. Experience with computer graphics hardware and software. Experience in Higher Education is desirable. Certifications may be required. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Provides vital support to the Marketing & Communications team by performing and managing high-quality graphic design projects for University clients.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Collaborates with the Marketing & Communications team, University clients, and print services. Designs and produces high-quality impactful visual materials to support and advance the University's brand and outreach efforts for both print and digital formats. Provides artistic guidance, conceptualizes design work with abstract thoughts, and prepares final design for production. Determines specification, color schemes, size layout, photography, and graphic placement for projects. Edits text as needed. Prepares production and costs estimates, sets timeframes, tracks time on projects, and manages efficient production workflow on various projects simultaneously. Assists in brand compliance and graphic standards. Responsible for building and managing relationships with assigned University clients. Oversees and creates graphics for digital signage. Liaisons with internal and vendor technology departments for sign upgrades and/or repairs. Manages time-sensitive projects and plays a key role in maintaining an efficient production workflow. Performs other related duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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