Classification: Graphic Designer -12 Month-Designer I
Sub-Division: VP Student Affairs
Salary Range: $3,224 - $5,665 per month
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours.
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish. About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
About the Position: The Athletics department at Cal State Fullerton strives to provide an intercollegiate athletics program that is an integral part of the total educational experience at California State University, Fullerton and fits within the overall mission of the University. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Graphic Designer, Athletics (Graphic Designer I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director, the Graphic Designer administers the graphic identity of the intercollegiate athletics program. Provides necessary marketing materials for all digital and print media, facilities, and apparel. Coordinates brand identity for fifteen sports while ensuring that departmental logos are consistent and compliant with university standards. Responsible for continued development of desktop publishing's technical capabilities and internet publicity and marketing including website, social and print media for Intercollegiate Athletics. Assists in developing marketing plans that will increase the visibility and brand for the Athletics Department, facilities, apparel as well as the university. Produce layout, artwork, photographs, and video via the University's website. Design artwork for athletics website, schedules, posters, and print advertisements. Communications should have far reaching implications to include local, regional, and national news media, Facebook, and Twitter including publicity for teams, promotion of events and ticket sales. Maintain orderly and accessible files and archives of institution's athletic achievements in files, paper, photographic, and electronic form of teams, coaches, athletes, and significant team events. Provides support for coaches and support staff as well as hire, train, and supervise volunteers and interns. Maintain working knowledge of and compliance with relevant NCAA and Big West Conference rules. Performs all job functions with integrity. Works to promote and safeguard the integrity and proper operations of the Athletics Department. Other duties as assigned. .
Essential Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or a related field or the equivalent technical experience and/or relevant coursework. Foundational knowledge of the principles and techniques of artistic and graphic design, as well as demonstrated design and artistic skills. Possession of strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to utilize and remain current with applicable computer software packages and systems. Working knowledge of the principles of artistic and graphic design and illustration including the ability to design, layout, and prepare finished artwork to develop a visual products. Working knowledge of applicable graphic, design, and desktop publishing software packages, as well as the ability to effectively use them to create visual material. General knowledge of the principles of print design, typeface, color, layout, and production techniques. Working knowledge of the use of color, tone, shading, harmony, and perspective drawing. General knowledge of systems, techniques, and processes used in website design, photography, printmaking, and other applicable media. Demonstrated understanding of various communication vehicles and methods. Basic knowledge of copyright laws related to creative properties. Demonstrated ability to understand communication goals.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Special Working Conditions: Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.