Graphic Designer - Prospective Student Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of Assistant Director Prospective Student Services (PSS), the Graphic Designer Prospective Student Services will: design and create printed and electronic materials for UVU recruitment programs; design and produce professional illustrations and layouts for use in university recruitment publications; assist in production of recruitment events.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:

1.Plan and implement graphic design for PSS on-line and in print

2. Design department materials using quality design including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

3. Represent UVU in presentations, events, referral, and follow-up for prospective students.

4. Produce professional illustrations by hand and on the computer

5. Work effectively with vendors as well as create budgets for projects

6. Communicate with other departments effectively

7. Create focus groups for student insight on PSS marketing materials

8. Coordinate with University Marketing creative services to conceptualize and fulfill marketing and ad campaigns

9. Help maintain UVU branding to ensure proper usage on advertising materials

10. Demonstrate flexibility with creative design and time tables

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor degree and one year experience in similar duties, or Associate degree three years experience in similar duties, or any combination of education and experience equalling five years.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Extensive knowledge of graphic design and the creative process for both printed and on-line materials

2. Skill in broad range of graphic design computer applications including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator on a Mac platform

3. Ability to be flexible with creative design and time tables

4. Experience in working effectively with vendors

5. Experience with higher education requiring knowledge of admissions, registration and referral for prospective students

6. Strong organizational skills

7. Strong interpersonal and decision making skills

8. Ability to manage workload effectively

9. Extensive knowledge of creating budgets for projects

10. Ability to interact and communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be prepared to bring examples of your graphic art work to the interview.

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.

- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.

- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.

- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.

- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.

- Application materials become the property of UVU.

- For questions contact Human Resources at

Keyword Phrases

  • Graphic Designer
  • Prospective Student Services
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Student Activities
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 4/25/2012