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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - Graphic Designer 2017-18

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About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.

EEOC

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 - the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # ST001513
Employer Syracuse University
Department Code N/A
Department Marketing & Communications
Semester Full Year
Geographic Location Main Campus
Workstudy Type On-Campus Workstudy and Non-Workstudy
Type of Students Accepted for this Position Any
Job Title STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - Graphic Designer 2017-18
Location OMC-OP-Spiders
Hourly Rate $10 to $15 per hour, dependent on experience.
FLSA Status Non-exempt
Hours

15-20 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm (minimum 2hr blocks).

Job Type STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
Campus Syracuse, NY
Job Description

As a Spiders graphic designer, you will use a variety of programs, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, to work on a wide-range of projects with the Executive Director of Creative and Digital Media at Syracuse University. From branding to web design, and everywhere in between, our designers are expected to be well-versed in the design process and open to critique. We’re looking for true passion and creativity — Spider designers don’t just bleed Orange, they bleed Pantone 1665C.

Skills and Specifications:

True Creativity
Adobe Suite Skills
Pixel Perfect detail
Belief that everything comes down to the details
Understanding of what makes a strong design
Appreciation for WordPress
Capability of staying motivated even though winter is coming
Love of deadlines

NOTE – Due to the training time required for this position, freshmen and sophomores are preferred.

Responsibilities

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Required Qualifications

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Job Specific Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Tools/Equipment
Job Posting Date 08/10/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Consideration
Job Category STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
Message to Applicants

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.

EEOC

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Portfolio Website URL
  3. Writing Sample

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a great attention to detail?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do small mistakes bother you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Can you present your designs effectively and passionately?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Describe any editorial experience (copyediting, professional writing, proofreading, editing, etc.). If none, enter "None".

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you a currently enrolled, continuing Syracuse University student registered for 6 credits or more?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * What is your expected Graduation date?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have Federal Workstudy (not required)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Can you work over the Summer/Winter break(s)?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Can you work 15-20 hours per week during the semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * What is your home SU School/College?

    (Open Ended Question)