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Production Graphic Designer (Strategic Communications/Relations) - District

Employer
Riverside Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Administrative
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title:
Production Graphic Designer (Strategic Communications/Relations) - District

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
10/14/2021

Department:
Strategic Comm/Relations (D)

Position Type:
Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)

College/Campus:
District

Physical location of the position:
District

Employment Type:
Full-Time

Position Length:
12-month

Salary Range:
Grade K

Salary Amount:
$ 5,142 - $ 6,260

Salary Type:
Monthly

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
No

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the supervision of the area Vice President, performs a variety of duties in the production of documents and publications, including computer applications, graphic design, concept development, and layout for offset press.

EDUCATION:
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:
Two years of closely related work in publications development, which includes one and one- half years of full-time experience on computers with familiarity of related software are required.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Knowledge of digital imaging process is desired. Color, balance, and good layout techniques are essential; the offset process is essential.

ABILITY TO:
Communicate tactfully in pressure situations; keyboard at a speed of not less than 30 net words per minute; effectively estimate completion times of assigned work; work well with staff, faculty, students, and the public.

Other:
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

CONTACTS:
Co-workers, clients, students, other departmental personnel, and faculty.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Requires the ability to exert some physical effort, such as walking, standing and light lifting; dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs and body in the operation of office equipment. Tasks require extended periods of time at a keyboard.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Normal graphics production environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
1. Develops and designs major educational products and publications while working with strict deadlines using required software including, but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXpress, PageMaker and InDesign to produce projects to be used in advertisements, printed pieces and large format printing.
2. Interprets customer ideas to produce digital artwork and documents utilizing design techniques in a professional cost-effective manner; works with customers to coordinate needs and final proofs to ensure accuracy in the final product.
3. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of new software and software upgrades used in design production by utilizing research, manuals, and attending conferences.
4. Works with Production Printing Specialist and Production Printing Coordinator to prioritize printing projects; meets deadlines and maintains a daily tracking of jobs in progress.
5. Provides technical advice and troubleshooting for district employees, campus publications, and outside design projects.
6. Operates large format printer, laminator and performs routine maintenance as needed.
7. Assists in determining design needs and the development of procedures and systems to create an effective work flow environment.
8. Maintains an inventory of materials and supplies used in the design area and for the large format printer.
9. Offers guidance and directs student help as needed.
10. Assists students and instructors as needed.
11. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs.
12. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public.
13. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement take place on the first day of the first month following the anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status until the maximum of the grade is reached.

HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.

VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days after completion of five continuous years of service to the District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15 continuous years of service to the District. This computation is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.

SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months. There is no limit to the number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.

FRINGE BENEFITS: The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the District and the Bargaining Unit.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Other Document

Other Document:
3 PDF samples of graphic design work completed. Plus, a link to online portfolio.

Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated Start Date: December 2021

Application Deadline:
10-14-2021

Special Comments:
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IMPORTANT NOTICES:
*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 1st or 2nd week of November.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.

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* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.

* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.

* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

To Apply, visit:
http://pa379.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=59782

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