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Graduate Assistant, Marketing and Communications, Graphic Design

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Position Details

Position Title Graduate Assistant, Marketing and Communications, Graphic Design
Position Status Staff Graduate Assistant

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Graduate Assistant in Marketing and Communications is a full-time graduate student in a Lewis University graduate program. The Graduate Assistant will assist Marketing & Communications in creating graphic design solutions for university departments.


Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission and Catholic and Lasallian higher education.
-Create graphic solutions – from concept to design – for print and non-print media. Participate in all phases of design development including design, layout and production.
Understands the process to produce quality publications through the proofing, production, printing and finishing processes.
-Work with University departments and offices regarding project specifications, including content, graphic direction, output recommendations, timelines, and budget requirements.
Coordinate production of materials with graphic design director and ensure deadlines are met.
-Ensure that print and electronic materials adhere to the University’s graphic standards. Adapt established branding into designs to ensure consistency in all related
communication pieces.
-Send publication specifications out to bid, requisition print jobs based on bid results, and
coordinate printing and delivery.
-Utilize Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator on Macintosh operating systems.
-Maintain, organize and archive computer files for creative projects and also maintain electronic photo image archives. ’

Minimum Qualifications

Must be enrolled and maintain satisfactory progress in one of the University’s graduate programs. Bachelor’s degree required in graphic design, visual arts or experience in
graphic arts professions. Operating knowledge of Macintosh Operating Systems required. Experience in the use of design software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
required; familiarity with HTML, Adobe Dreamweaver, and Microsoft PowerPoint desirable.

Preferred Qualifications
Essential Duties
Work hours

Part time; minimum of 20 hours per week. Full year position.

Position begins in Spring semester, January 2018.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00232
Posting Date 09/20/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio
Optional Documents