Dept Number/Name: 0-0435-000 / Housing & Residential Edctn
College Division: Business & Finance
Salary Plan: Administrative
Job Code/Title: 9559 / Publications Designer
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $48,000
Position Number: 00032541
The Publications Designer works closely with staff members in Housing & Residential Education and other campus partners to develop
the department’s creative multimedia communications, currently serving over 6,300 on-campus students. The Publications Designer will
be an integral part of Housing & Residential Education’s residential communications planning and development as the department
highlights the advantages of on-campus housing and communicates with current residents and families. This position has the primary
responsibility for the coordination of videos and photographic productions used for promotional, educational, and training purposes
using storyboards, copy writing, filming, editing, and final packing of video projects for various professional and student audiences. This
position will supervise undergraduate and graduate student staff, student photographers, and student interns. The Communications
team serves to support students and staff by utilizing technology and innovative practices to build, maintain, and deliver programmatic
support that aligns with the H&RE brand. The Publications Designer will report to the Assistant Director for Communication. Hours may
vary depending on departmental needs such as Grand Opening, transition days, hall closing, etc.
Develop educationally-based print & electronic deliverables (video and photograph) that will be used for advertisement, promotion,
training, information dissemination, residential programmatic support, and brand-building. Examples would be producing educational
training videos; co-producing the Housing Live! YouTube show; promoting a robust on-campus living experience through video
Under limited supervision, allocate and prioritize resources to accomplish assigned directives efficiently and effectively. Assist
supervisor with the development of major campaigns for various stakeholders and delegate project assignments to the student
Hire, train, and evaluate a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate student leaders employed or interning with the
Communications unit. Motivate student team members to ensure productivity and creativity through positive reinforcement and
constructive development. Coordinate student employee schedules to meet deadlines and in accordance with the student OPS budget
allocation. This position will provide leadership to at least one student video production assistant and at least one student intern.
Design a robust new hire training program that re-enforces HRE’s philosophies and values as well as the technical aspects of the
position. Conduct monthly in-services that support on-going training needs, other profession-based developmental opportunities, and
career readiness. This may include inviting speakers as needed to achieve program objectives.
Policies and Procedures
Conducts policy, procedure, technique, and training research according to best practices that ensure a successful operation and
delivery of services to students and partners.
Present any findings to the supervisor for discussion and direction. Disseminate any changes to partners as directed.
Review and refine the HRE and Residential Education handbooks such as the Operating Manual, Marketing Handbook, Social Media
Guide, and serve as a central resource for all HRE Marketing unit procedures.
Other duties, projects, and committee involvement, as assigned.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, Technical Writing, Digital Media, or related
field, with two years of experience in related positions; or a Master’s degree in the fields listed above. Appropriate college coursework or
vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
A Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, Communications, Writing, Graphic Design, Public Relations, or related field from
a regionally accredited university/college and three years of related experience of University Student Housing or Student Affairs
experience. extensive experience with live streaming using a multi-camera system, experience using various editing/streaming
software such as Wirecast, Adobe Suite, Final Cut Pro, etc., experience using advanced camera and lighting equipment, and
experience mentoring in the profession. The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, is a team collaborator, and is solutions oriented.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 24291
Posting Date: 01/21/2020
Posting End Date: 02/04/2020
How To Apply
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relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL,
MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.
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