The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for a Graphic Designer/New Media Assistant to work in the Football Recruiting unit. This is a full-time position, salaried, with a comprehensive benefits package.
The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Director of New Media and will be expected to collaborate with members of the football program, the Department of Athletics, and the University of Cincinnati to create content for print and digital media focused on recruiting prospective student-athletes. Duties include but are not limited to:
Utilize knowledge of current graphic design software, specifically the Adobe Creative Suite, to produce visual material.
Generate, proof read and edit finished product and ensure that all design work follows university branding standards.
Maintain design standards for all material produced; stay abreast of technological advances in the field; recommend alternate approaches to design and production for cost-effective printed materials; maintain records and files.
Consult with staff on requested projects; make recommendations and decisions related to design, ideas, approach, costs, technical specifications, etc.
Work with the Director of New Media on social media efforts.
Develop, capture, and edit additional visual content, including photo and video
Assist with and/or manage recruiting visit photoshoots
Liaison with printers, suppliers, etc. for assigned projects; write all specifications for printing, supplies, bids, etc.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Bachelor’s degree; OR Associate’s degree with two (2) years’ experience; OR four (4) years’ experience. Experience must be in graphic design or related field. Previous experience in college athletics is preferred.
The position requires travel, evening and weekend hours.
Interested candidates must apply online at jobs.uc.edu (Req ID 41622). Online applications must include a curriculum vitae, cover letter explaining your credential, and portfolio/website with work examples.
The Cincinnati Bearcats compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UC fields 19 varsity teams with over 500 student-athletes supported by almost 200 full-time staff on the award-winning UC campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats have won six national championships and 83 conference championships during its proud history. Numerous luminaries and Olympians have worn UC's red and black through the years including hall of fame legends Sandy Koufax, Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman.
UC student-athletes averaged a 3.312 GPA in the fall of 2018 with 73 percent of our student-athletes earning spots on the honor roll. For more information on UC Athletics, visit www.GoBEARCATS.com.
The Department of Athletics is committed to comprehensive excellence in the pursuit of creating positive academic, athletic and social experiences for our student-athletes. We strive for victory and will represent our university with pride. Guided by the principles of integrity, respect, determination and excellence, we stand as one team, together in all we do.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.