The position reports to the Director, Marketing and Community Development. Under general supervision, carries out work assignments in accordance with the policies and objectives the supervisor has established. The employee plans and organizes work, determines the work methods that will be employed and assists in determining priorities and deadlines; completed work is reviewed in terms of the employee's effectiveness in producing the desired results.
This is a Classified, overtime eligible position and represented by the Washington Public Employee Association of Higher Education (WPEA-HE).
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components.Competitive salaryis within the Range stated above, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.Generous benefitspackage is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiplemedical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of ourmission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Institutional Advancement (IA) Division of Bellevue College works across the full academic enterprise to solidify a multi-faceted culture of brand awareness, philanthropy, and internal and external engagement. IA supports the College's mission by increasing awareness of, advocacy for, engagement in, and giving to Bellevue College. As part of the IA division, the Marketing & Communications department is responsible for stewarding the BCbrand anddriving the college's marketing strategy to increase awareness, support enrollment, and drive community engagement.
Create original graphic designs and artwork for publications such as brochures, posters, signs,bulletins, publications, educational information and digital communications. Consult with and advise faculty, staff, editors and other clients regarding graphic designprojects. Determine appropriate and economical solutions including developing budgets for specificprojects. Produce a variety of deliverables, including PowerPoint presentations, digital magazines andlarge publications, primarily through layout of text and images to produce catalogs, studenthandbooks, accreditation manuals, etc. Monitors projects through production to ensure that files are error-free, that the originalspecifications and production schedules are met, and quality standards are maintained. Coordinatesproduction with the traffic manager and service providers as needed. Implements and ensures compliance with brand standards and design style guide. Photograph and direct photo shoots as needed for events and marketing collateral. Maintains file organization on the server and SharePoint, including all design and digitalphotography files associated with specific projects. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in visual communications, graphic design or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience can be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Creative Suite (lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite Experience working in a collaborative environment with diverse employees, and customer/client groups Experience with digital pre-press, one-, two- and full-color design, production and scheduling processes for print and web visual development Visual design capability with attention to accuracy, detail and thoroughness
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years of graphic design experience One (1) year of experience within higher education Two (2) years of professional experience in digital media arts (multimedia) including photography, videography, video editing and animation Strong knowledge of typography Effective customer service, project management, and prioritization skills; working knowledge of SmartSheet project software, Project Management Professional certification Experience in web design, including UX design and working knowledge of HTML Experience or knowledge of PC and Mac based computers in order to effectively integrate graphic cross-platform with campus
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS
Applications received by02/21/2020will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.Qualified internal applicants will be given preference over external candidates. As an EEO/AA employer, the best overall candidate will be hired for the position.
Background Check: Prior to start employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
How to apply: Click on the wordApplyat the top right corner of the job announcement.
All individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete.Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position Complete an online Application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire Attach a Cover Letter Attach a Resume Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity. (max 1 page)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.