Multicultural Center - Graphic Designer

The Multicultural Center supports the mission of the University, the Division of Student Affairs, and the initiatives set forth in the University Strategic Plan to foster a campus community that respects and celebrate diversity. The University Assistant position supports the mission of the office and the University. The University Assistant reports to the Coordinator of Multicultural Student Activities. The regular term of service is a year, but the contract may be renewed for additional years. This position is part-time, 19 hours per week. The Associate Dean and/or the Coordinator for Multicultural Affairs, the graduate intern and student staff look forward to the hiring of a person who is a team player, energetic, computer oriented, people person and organized.

Position Responsibilities:

v  Responsible for designs, printing, and distribution of all flyers, banners, brochures, logos, advertisements and posters for the center.

v  Must have knowledge of and proficiency using design software including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

v  Responsible for design and development of the MCC website, including web pages, graphics and program updates.

v  Ability to develop and maintain positive relations with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds and interests.

v  Assist with the coordination of some evening programs, such as movies, lectures, talent shows etc.

v  Have a strong graphics background and be interested in the various programs and services of the Multicultural Center.

v  Able to work with minimum supervision and able to receive feedback and modify projects according to the needs of the center.

v  Must have an appreciation of human diversity and diverse ideas.

v  Attend weekly staff meetings

v  Works closely with the Graduate Intern and other student staff of the Multicultural Center in the creation of publicity for its program and activities.

v  Assist with special projects when requested

v  Ability to work quickly and efficiently under the pressures of deadlines.

v  Performed other duties assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field: experience designing multicultural programming and working with a diverse population preferred. Minimum of two years of professional work-related experience preferred. Be able to take direction well and juggle multiple projects at once.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Dian Brown-Albert @ Brownd2@southernct.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is after July 1, 2013.