Location: Bristol, RI Category: Staff positions Posted On: Fri May 24 2019 Job Description:
The Portfolio and Documentation Associate provides graphic design, writing, and organizational support for student work documentation and assessment, public events and school activities for web and hardcopy distribution. Working closely with the SAAHP deans, faculty, and staff, the Associate conducts and organizes photo/digital documentation and related public events, web and print publication support activity.
Document SAAHP student work for the SAAHP Digital Archives and for faculty and student use.
Maintain collection and storage of original student work and manage storage or placement of the original materials.
Supply digital images for web and print publications working in conjunction with SAAHP deans, faculty and the University marketing and public relations staff. This includes periodic documentation of SAAHP facilities and initiatives.
Provide image updates and periodic graphic design for web, academic and admissions/marketing related activities, illustration and distribution, coordinating activities with the Dean on an annual basis.
Manage process and assist faculty and students with course software related photo documentation needs.
Assist deans, program directors and faculty with selection, organization and graphic design of representative student and faculty work for annual curriculum-based web and print collections of student outcomes.
Plan, prepare and execute SAAHP Gallery exhibitions and logistical support including but not limited to packing, shipping, set up and break down.
Collect and disseminate SAAHP Public Event Series information for publicity including design of web and print announcements.
Student and Other Oversight
Direct work study and graduate students who assist with documentation, portfolio and event activities.
Train students, faculty and staff on safety procedures for equipment and materials utilized in the Lab and Workshop.
Bachelor's Degree in a studio related field such as Architecture or Art.
Proven expertise in photography/digital media including development skills with at least three to five years of directly related experience working with digital and related media.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Arts and Architecture documentation in a digital platform.
Ability to create and/or select, organize and present visual material including student work, marketing materials and web design in the best manner to meet requirements.
Must be a highly organized individual who can prioritize independently and manage multiple tasks at once and to meet deadlines.
High degree of proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Lightroom.
Intermediate proficiency with MS Office Suite and expert proficiency with PowerPoint and/or Publisher.
Ability to relate and interact with faculty, students, administrators, and the general public using tact, poise, patience and courtesy.
Ability to direct and instruct others.
Precise and exacting in work product.
Preferred Qualifications: Two to four years academic experience in a comparable program and student enrollment as the University.
Experience in using course management software.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
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Internal Number: 111054
About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams' philosophy, and what has been called his 'lively experiment,' nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.