State University of New York at Oswego — Instructional Support Assistant – Graphic Artist

The Lifestyles Center at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Instructional Support Assistant – Graphic Artist position. The graphic artist position is a full time, 12 month position.

Posting Date: September 30, 2016

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit:  or

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Description of Responsibilities:
The Instructional Support Assistant – Graphic Artist will be primarily responsible for creating promotional and educational materials and other virtual media. Duties include design work, assistance with a team of undergraduate students (street team), maintaining the visual identity of the Lifestyles Center, Mary Walker Health Center and Counseling Center within the context of Oswego’s graphic identity and guidelines, digital still and video photography, interactive web development as well as video and photo editing.

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • Knowledge of industry standard graphic design and web software, Adobe Design Suite, Adobe Acrobat Suite, basic HTML, web based social media and Drupal or other comparable software
  • Knowledge of Final Cut Pro video or other comparable video editing software
  • Photography and videography experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design
  • A diverse portfolio containing video, photo, illustration, flash, and three dimensional works

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:

Trisha DeWolf
Phone: (315) 312-5648

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  The Lifestyles Center provides students education and outreach to engage and empower them to pursue healthy lifestyle choices, and addresses four main topic areas:  alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, violence prevention and sexual health.  Lifestyles is located in the Mary Walker Health Center.  

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

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