Classificaiton: Graphic Designer II Department: Diversity and Equity Sub-Division: Vice Presidents Office, Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion Salary Range: $3,717 - $6,726 per month (Anticipated hiring range is $4,140 - $4,167 per month) Appointment Type: Ongoing Time Base: Full-Time Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position: The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs (DIEP) supports the CSUF mission of preparing our diverse student body for academic and professional success. We develop and support practices, programming, and policies across the broad spectrum of inclusivity, equity and civility for the CSUF campus community. Through the provision of consultation and training, we strive to promote a campus community wherein students, staff and faculty are engaged in the values of inclusive excellence. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Marketing Specialist (Graphic Designer II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
The Marketing Specialist is a collaborative, versatile, and creative individual who ensures alignment in the messaging, branding, and visual representations for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs (DIEP). Under the general supervision of the Assistant Vice President for DIEP, the Specialist works independently on a variety of small to medium scale projects or on a significant portion of a larger project. The Specialist will implement strategic marketing plans to brand and promote the Office, its activities, initiatives, programs, and partnerships. The Specialist will use creativity to create and execute graphic art and designs while leveraging their expertise to further the Office's efforts.
Aiding in campus re-entry efforts following the COVID-19 pandemic, the Marketing Specialist will support an equitable return to campus operations by providing direct graphic design and marketing support to the Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs Office (DIEP). The Coordinator Specialist will work closely with content developers, facilitators, and subject matter experts within DIEP and across campus. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in graphic design, fine arts, or a related field or through technical experience and/or relevant coursework. Foundational knowledge of the principles and techniques of artistic and graphic design, as well as demonstrated design and artistic skills. Comprehensive knowledge of graphic design, production principles, and communication theory including a basic understanding of marketing and promotion concepts. Possession of strong graphic design skills and the artistic ability necessary to translate communication needs into artistic design. Solid working knowledge of applicable graphic design software packages, hardware systems, and peripherals. Ability to use interactive technologies and create new methods of combining software and graphic packages to address communication and visual product goals. Ability to understand university level curriculum concepts and convey them graphically. Thorough knowledge of current campus documents and university-wide publication needs. Thorough understanding of printing and vendor services to prepare specifications for printing. Ability to prepare camera-ready materials and a working knowledge of design and electronic prepress processes used in the production of complex publications. Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct graphic art communication projects and handle multiple priorities. Working knowledge of copyright laws applicable to design work and creative properties. Possession of strong critical thinking skills and excellent writing and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to consult and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students and to interpret and translate their needs into effective visual formats. Ability to plan and coordinate projects amongst multiple priorities and deadlines.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Design, Graphic Communications or related field from an accredited four year college or university or equivalent experience preferred. Demonstrated graphic design skills and artistic ability to translate communication needs into an artistic design. Minimum two (2) years of experience working with creative/graphic design and social media. Experience in a higher education diversity-related office is highly preferred.
Additional Information: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the State of California.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.