State University of New York at Oswego — Publications Associate / Community Relations Associate

The Office of Publications at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill two vacancies for full time Publications Associate/Graphic Designer positions.    

Posting Date: August 22, 2018

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

Benefit Information: 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:    https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-Nov-2017.pdf   or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/ 

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Description of Responsibilities: 

The Publications Associate duties include design, layout, editing and pre-press production of one-color, spot color and process-color posters, brochures and forms. Under supervision, will secure information from faculty, students and staff. The Associate is also required to follow through on project correspondence, specifications, proofing, record keeping, and customer service. Duties also may include light production assistance.

In addition, the Publications Associate 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 at time of application.
  • Proficient with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat on a Mac OSX workstation.
  • Proficient with basic hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task. 
  • Sound attention to detail and problem-solving capability. 
  • Ability to use feedback as an opportunity for improvement.
  • 2 year’s experience with design for offset printing

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field at time of application

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to: 

http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=101752

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

Rose Throop
rose.throop@oswego.edu

Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.  

Visa sponsorship not available for this position. 

Description of Department:   The Office of Publications assists SUNY Oswego’s faculty and staff with college-related printed publications, from planning and set-up through in-house printing or off-campus print vendor.

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 www.oswego.edu.

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, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/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 hr@oswego.edu.   

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/annual-security-and-fire-report

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/sites/human-resources/files/tobacco_smoke_free_policy_final.pdf

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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