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Graphic Designer

Apply now Department: 3670053010 K-State Olathe
Job no: 502277
Work type: Temporary Part-time
Location: Olathe
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Graphic Design / Printing / Publishing, Office/Clerical

General Description of Position:

Kansas State University Olathe (http://olathe.k-state.edu) is seeking a part-time graphic designer to assist with creating a wide range of marketing communications materials. The successful candidate will work closely with the communications and marketing team to conceptualize and implement creative and professional designs for a range of materials. Projects may include recruiting materials, brochures, fliers, graphics for the web site and social media, and presentation support. The position will consist of working up to 16 hours (0.40 FT) on the K-State Olathe campus.

Information about the College/Unit:

Kansas State University has set a visionary goal to be recognized as a Top 50 Public Research University by 2025. In support of this goal, the Olathe campus was launched in April 2011 and is the newest campus of Kansas State University. Olathe is located in Johnson County and the Kansas City metro area. The campus embodies a unique vision jointly developed with regional community, government, industry and university stakeholders for higher education partnership in an urban, innovative and industry-based environment. The campus is a strategic partner of the Johnson County Education and Research Triangle. The Kansas City metro area has a diversity of industries ranging from trade, transportation, utilities, professional and business services and health and education.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Conceptualize and design a wide variety of print materials, including brochures, direct mail, fliers, templates and a range of pieces to support events.
  • Develop graphics for use on electronic platforms, including the K-State Olathe web site, social media and in presentations. This may include banners, infographics, icons and templates for presentations.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining the K-State Olathe web site. This includes revising current web pages and creating new pages to support programs as directed.
  • Work closely with the Division of Communication and Marketing’s graphic design team to produce high quality designs within Kansas State University’s branding guide.
  • Participate with staff and stakeholders in brainstorming sessions that involve new projects or campaigns.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree
  • Highly proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of experience as a graphic designer or similar position.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, contact information for three current professional references and required to submit 2-3 samples of work with application.

 Application materials must be submitted online to be considered:  http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/502277/

 For questions please contact Roberta Robinson at olathecareers@k-state.edu (913.307.7316).

 Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins:

September 11, 2017 with a deadline to apply of September 21st. 

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

Salary Range:  $36,674-$56,845. Salary commensurate with candidate's ability and experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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