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Graphic Designer

Seton Hill University
Job Location:
Greensburg, 15601
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs

Seton Hill University seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Graphic Designer within the Office of Institutional Advancement (IA). The Graphic Designer manages IA design projects to support development, communications and alumni relations goals and creates and develops materials for community and overall visibility and awareness building for Seton Hill University. This position designs two major publications, the Forward magazine (spring issue) and the Forward/Honor Roll of Donors (fall issue) for IA; both publications are sent to alumni, donors and friends of Seton Hill. The Graphic Designer serves as a liaison to select vendors and assists the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Associate Vice Presidents, and the Director of Communications and Media Relations with the development of IA fundraising, alumni relations, advertising, event, media relations and communications materials and projects.

The Graphic Designer works closely with the Director of Communications and Media Relations and the Senior Writer for Advancement to provide materials (e.g. magazines, special publications, specialty logos, ads, postcards, pamphlets, programs, invitations, brochures, digital marketing pieces, video and social media graphics, motion graphics, etc.) annual fund, capital campaign, alumni relations, and general visibility pieces to alumni, friend, and donor audiences. The Graphic Designer is responsible for overall project management as well as print production and following the University Style Guide.

Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and project management experience. Previous work in higher education or the nonprofit sector is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Candidate must be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.), along with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the Google Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive). Skills in animation, illustration, photography and/or video are a benefit to this position. Travel outside the University environment for regional conferences may be required.

The Director of Communications and Media Relations supervises the Graphic Designer. This position works in a cooperative relationship with all members of the IA staff to meet the needs of the department.

Chartered in 1918, Seton Hill University is a leading Catholic coeducational liberal arts university founded by the Sisters of Charity and embracing students of all faiths. Located in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands (yet only 35 miles from Pittsburgh), Seton Hill educates its more than 2000 students to “think and act critically, creatively and ethically as productive members of society committed to transforming the world.

The position is open until filled with the Search Committee reviewing no fewer than five (5) working days from posting. Please submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for 3 professional references and a portfolio of work.

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