Graphic Designer

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Posting Information

Department to which position will be assigned Marketing
Position Title Graphic Designer
Position Type Management and Administrative
Application Deadline Date 01/21/2018
Posting Number 10139280
Salary or Wage Commensurate with experience
Full-time / Part-time Full Time
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Temporary / Permanent
Position Start Date
Work Schedule M-F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Due to the nature of University work, there is a potential for 24 hour coverage.
Bargaining Unit MANAGEMENT
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Position Summary Information

Job Description

The position of Graphic Designer requires a combined skill set of creative direction, design management, integrated communications and brand development.

The Graphic Designer will work collaboratively in the development of marketing and communications to create print and electronic media for various projects under the direction of the Director for University Marketing. Projects include, but are not limited to: publications, integrated digital advertising, brochures, posters, signage, visual identity and branding.

The Graphic Designer should be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

The Graphic Designer should have the ability to take direction from written or spoken ideas and develop them into effective design and communication solutions.

The Graphic Designer will be a member of a high-energy creative team that works proactively with other teams across the university to foster a collaborative environment and ensure a high-quality end product.


Other duties and requirements of this position are:

  • Staying current with market trends as they affect design and communications.
  • Excellent communication and customer services skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Experience in art direction of photography and illustration.
  • Work well within a team, and also independently with minimal supervision when necessary.
  • Manage production processes through external vendors; prepare bid specifications and deal directly with printers to see projects through to completion.
Required Qualifications

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design/Applied Media Arts. 3-5 years experience as a Graphic Designer in the field of Advertising, Marketing and/or Design in a public or private setting. Experience in Higher Education a plus. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software, including, but not limited to: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Strong design skills and creativity to design visually-appealing, effective communications is a must. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Specific Duties
Physical Demands
Diversity Statement

Edinboro University is committed to ensuring compliance with all Title IX, the Clery Act, and CampusSaVE requirements in order to provide safe and equitable educational opportunities for all students. Edinboro University is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, sex and disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact the Title IX Coordinator, 219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444; Phone: (814)732-2167; Email: Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East – Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a credential verification and all Act 153 criminal background investigations to include: a report of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, and the Federal fingerprint-based criminal history report and credential verification. Finalists will be required to complete an interview and/or demonstration. All candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. upon appointment.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Chronicle Vitae
    • Edinboro University Website
    • Erie Times News
    • PASSHE website
    • Other PASSHE school
    • Regional newspaper - Cleveland Pittsburgh Buffalo
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed
    • the Career Services Office on my campus
    • HBCU Connect
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Insight into Diversity
    • Diversity publication (not listed)
    • Academic Careers Online
    • Facebook/LinkedIn
    • Monster/Indeed
    • Equal Opportunity Council
    • Other (not listed)
  2. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • PhD, Ed.D, DBA or J.D.
  3. * Please list the graphic design software you have used:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample print and digital design work or link to online portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Graduate Transcripts (Official required if hired)
  2. Unofficial Transcripts (copies acceptable initially)
  3. Supplemental Information