Date Posted: 11/14/2023 Location: SU Graphics Address: 5500 Campanile dr City: San Diego State: CA Country: United States of America Category: Aztec Student Union Description Under the direction of the A.S. Graphics Manager, the Graphics Assistant is responsible for producing graphic design projects for all Associated Students Departments/Programs and will also assist with the design and regular maintenance of the A.S. website.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for completing a variety of design projects including, but not limited to: flyers, posters, annual reports, t-shirt designs, banners, social media images, digital screen images, forms and brochures
Responsible for initial designs of new and revised A.S. websites (no coding, only design development)
Responsible for preparing graphics files for a variety of print vendors
May at times assist with the maintenance of A.S. websites, as needed
May at times assist with the production of print and online advertisments for The Daily Aztec, as needed
Customer Service and Collaboration
Establishes and maintains working relationships with various A.S. departments and programs
Ensures all operations are conducted with safety of staff and customers as first priority, and in accordance with the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan and other safety policies
Adheres to Associated Students' Code of Safe Practices
Reports accidents to supervisor and reviews changes required to avoid reoccurrence Ensures completion proper documentation is completed for each accident (employee and/or non-employee) and forwards to supervisor
Reports maintenance problems and/or broken and unsafe equipment to the appropriate party immediately
Must be currently enrolled at San Diego State University, taking a minimum of 6 units
Must be an SDSU Graphic Design major
Graphic Design training and/or experience required
Web design training and/or experience desirable
Trainings to complete within 30 days of hire:
Computer Security Awareness
Anti-Harassment for Non-Supervisors
Must be a self-starter and able to prioritize multiple simultaneous projects and meet deadlines
Must be proactive, positive and conscientious at all times
Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure handling multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work as a member of the A.S. Graphics team
Ability to work well with diverse staff and customers required
Know and adhere to the mission and goals of the Associated Students
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to relate and communicate effectively with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, colleagues and guests
Must have strong English language skills and the ability to read, write and verbally communicate at a level appropriate to the duties of the position
Ability to operate a computer, proficiency with:
Mac OS system
Ability to learn and utilize new software programs
SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS
This is a part-time (20 hours per week), position with expected hours to be worked in the A.S. Graphics Office during business hours of Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking around campus. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires the individual to spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. This person will also spend time filing and have to do some lifting of supplies and materials from time to time, including banker boxes and files.
Inside the Organization:
Reports to the Graphics Manager
Works closely and collaborates with Graphics team: Web Design Coordinator, Graphic Design Specialist and Web Designer
Interacts with A.S. Department and Program Staff Members
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Range I, Step I - Starting Rate: $16.30/hour
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.