Tracking Code005629 Job Description
The Division of Marketing & Communications serves as a strategic advisor to partners and units across campus, purposefully fulfilling partners' goals and objectives, helping to increase knowledge, support enrollment and engage students, alumni, faculty and staff. The division proactively shapes the University's brand and optimizes the University's reputation internally and externally in a transparent manner.
In words, in pictures, online and in the news media, the Division of Marketing & Communications shares the many stories of how DU and its people are improving the human condition, for the purpose of advancing the University's strategies. The team specializes in brand management, strategic communication, community engagement, media relations, digital and social media strategy, website development, content training and strategy, print and online publications, and videography and photography.
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Art Director and will lend his/her experience in graphic design and energy towards, print, publications, signage, digital advertising, pamphlets, and logos, typically under tight deadlines. The incumbent must clearly demonstrate the ability to define and analyze complex problems and make sound decisions independently and/or under minimal supervision, as well as the ability to anticipate the needs of the project/department and show proactive leadership in planning to meet specified goals and deadlines. The incumbent will be required to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The incumbent must be able to adapt to quickly to changing priorities, and must uphold a commitment to the highest standards of journalism, marketing and public relations. Finally, as an employee of the University of Denver, the incumbent must uphold the highest standards regarding inclusive excellence.
Provide graphic design development and support of design projects for the University
Work with art director and project managers, serving internal clients on various branded projects; manage design from beginning to end
Generate concepts and design options under the supervision of the Art Director and/or Director of Creative Services
Other projects as needed and/or assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent written and spoken English language skills and the ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form
Positive outlook and professional demeanor
Ability to operate standard office equipment such as computer, calculator, phone, printer, copier and fax required
Solid competency in all Adobe programs, especially InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat and Illustrator
Competency with Microsoft Office products, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
Commitment to organizational priorities
Ability to be flexible with assignments and multiple priorities
Production management (or experience working with outside vendors) is preferred
A team player who is adept at building relationships and strengthening ties across multiple departments
Ability to travel to other buildings on campus on a regular basis
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers, subordinates, and senior leaders in achieving objectives
Track record of success in a highly matrixed environment with multiple constituents; able to integrate thinking across divergent points of view
Ability to generate creative ideas and also lead execution of these ideas
Strong design skills and a meticulous attention to detail
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and/or military training in graphic design, or other related fields
Demonstrated career success, with supporting design portfolio. Three (3) to five (5) experience in the graphic arts, with at least one (1) year client relations experience managing art, creative and working with multiple clients with disparate needs simultaneously
Proficiency with design software
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 12, 2018. Applications may be accepted and reviewed until position is filled.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. For questions concerning the application process, please contact email@example.com.
To be fully considered for the position, you will need to include the following documents with your application:
Cover Letter; the Marketing & Communications Department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational and working environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their current and ongoing work duties.
The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law are not taken into account in any employment decision.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
DepartmentCommunications and Marketing (154000)Position TypeFull-Time/Regular
University Of Denver