Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of
Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.
A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional
communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship,
respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is
- One LSC
- Student Focused
- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
- Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is
designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in
creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding
of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact
on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence
in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace &
Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .
Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-University Park
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer
and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC
is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community
college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head,
Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of
higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact
of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university
centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is
continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of
Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus
that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with
Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing
Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school,
several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of
the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the
model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s
“Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and
international awards and recognitions, including one patent.
Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston,
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The PT Graphic Designer designs and creates graphics that adhere to
LSC’s brand and standard, and meet the needs of the customer. He or
She uses a variety of tools and mediums to create artistic or
decorative products and visual solutions for communications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Guide student workers on assigned projects.
- Responsible for keeping the advertising materials current on
campus wide and external locations.
- Meet with creative services manager for direction and develop
layouts for assignments based on customer needs.
- Design graphics for assigned projects, including but not
limited to brochures, flyers, newsletters, handbooks, maps,
posters, newspaper and magazine ads for digital/print internal and
external advertisements, and non-standard or unique projects (point
of display, signage and vinyl wrap graphics).
- Create draft layouts using traditional sketches and computer
software for customer review and selection including color, type,
illustration, photography, animation and layout techniques.
- Manipulate and optimize final graphic materials and make
available to print vendors and content editors for print,
production or online marketing.
- Produce original art for logos and illustrations from sketched
concepts to digital designs through the use the Adobe Creative
Suite computer software.
- Consult with the creative services manager and prepare quotes,
bid specifications, contracts and coordinate services with
specialty vendors, printers, mail houses, and other out-sourced
services relating to marketing, advertising and publications, and
oversee their work.
- Coordinate the distribution of print materials and quality
control campus wide and at external locations.
- Plan, schedule and execute photography sessions as needed per
- Set up photography studio and equipment as needed. Photograph
special events or activities happening on campus.
- Must be detail oriented, team player and technologically
- Must be comfortable with Microsoft Excel, Word and
- Knowledge of professional printing processes, pre-press
production, printing techniques, paper selection, coating,
- Knowledge of PC's (Microsoft Office) and MACs and related
graphic design software
- Knowledge of a variety of design software and tools, such as
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, DreamWeaver, HTML, Constant
- Flexibility with prioritizing deadlines and managing
- Strong attention to accuracy and detail
- Knowledge of general layout principles and basic aesthetic
- Ability to adapt to changing technology and acquire new
- Ability to work in a fast pace environment and meet
- Excellent customer service skills
The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to
do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending;
carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or
driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to
perform the work.
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
- Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a
Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general
- Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to
carry out the functions of the position
- Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal
exposure to safety hazards
- High school diploma or GED and at least 3 years of related work
experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
Hourly Pay Rate is $17.5 .
Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part
of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work
environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver,
participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.
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How to Apply
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We will not accept application material received via fax, email,
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are
subject to a criminal background check.