Oct 09, 2018
$2,600 - $4,500 monthly
Employment Status: Part-time, "non-exempt" temporary appointment for one (1) year, projected-based as needed and up to 40 hours per month. Work Schedule: To be determined. First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 22, 2018. Overview: The Desktop Publishing/Graphic Specialist is a broad classification with two position skill levels. Positions in this classification are responsible primarily for the production of and incorporation of graphics into a wide variety of printed materials and presentations including letters, charts, forms, contracts, reports, technical manuals, statistical charts, catalogues, and manuscripts. Work also may involve participating in the production of multimedia presentations. Incumbents typically work with originators on the textual layout and graphics components. Incumbents at this level perform standard assignments related to the production of printed materials and presentations and are assigned smaller scale projects or a component of a larger project. Typically, they are involved in the textual and graphics layout of the piece. In most cases, they work under the direction of staff more experienced in print production and graphic design.
Under the general supervision of RAFFMA Director, the Incumbent will work closely with RAFFMA Marketing, Membership and Engagement Coordinator and, in case of the exhibitions-related graphic projects, also with RAFFMA Exhibition Designer. Responsibilities include:
Maintain and update the museum's visual identity while designing for print and media; for promotion and education.
Combine art and technology to communicate and disseminate ideas through graphics on the website, social media sites and printed materials.
Use a variety of design elements to achieve effective artistic and visual effects, working with both text and images. Select the type, font, size, color, line length of headlines, headings, and text, and will decide how images and text will work together on a print or media materials.
Work on demand on selected exhibitions, events, and other projects determined to be of key importance for RAFFMA designed include printed announcements, ads, flyers, posters, brochures, exhibition catalogs and other specialized publications, as well as electronically distributed materials for Mail Chimp, email, and social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
In addition, work on various exhibition graphic elements, typically the design of title walls and didactic panels.
One to two years of related work experience or equivalent training and experience.
Ability to effectively use applicable software tools and features to create a variety of printed materials and presentations.
Working knowledge of applicable desktop publishing and graphic software packages.
Knowledge of specific software packages and processes such as photo scanning.
Ability to use software features to generate graphic displays.
Working knowledge of campus protocols for document layout, format, and style.
Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Ability to manage own projects and meet required timelines.
Ability to judge spatial relationships, linear sequence, and related graphics and design characteristics.
Working knowledge of layout needs for photography and printing processes.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
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