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AS Publicity Center Graphics Production Specialist 2019-2020

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Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: Student Employee

Position Title AS Publicity Center Graphics Production Specialist 2019-2020
About the Department

The AS Publicity Center (PC) provides promotional services such as graphic design, printing, reproduction, media coordination, distribution, photography, and coverage in The AS Review to students, student organizations, and some campus departments.

About the Position

The PC Graphics Production Specialist is responsible for operation of large and medium-format inkjet printers, assisting the graphic designers with file preparation for printing, and completing graphic design projects as assigned. The position is intended to work approximately half time on technical graphics production tasks such as printing, trimming, laminating, etc., and half time on client-driven design projects.

Terms of Position

This is a three quarter position.The term of position will generally begin two weeks before Fall quarter and end the Friday of Finals Week the following Spring quarter. Position holder is required to attend any trainings or orientations as required by the Project Managers or Publicity Center Coordinator. Position may begin later in the year or at any point in which a position becomes vacant. This position works an average of 10-15 hours per week  .

Required Qualifications
  • Maintain a minimum credit load throughout term of position of 6 credits for undergraduates and 4 credits for graduates.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
  • Ability to complete the entire term of the position.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graphic design experience
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple people and organizations.
  • Ability to work within deadlines and problem solve.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Basic knowledge of department and position specific responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
AS Employment Responsibilities
  • Serve the membership of the Associated Students in a professional and ethical manner by:
    • Being familiar with and upholding the AS Charter, all WWU policies, and all AS policies including the Employment Policy, Code of Conduct, and Program Standards.
    • Being knowledgeable of the AS organization and its general operations.
  • Ensure the legacy of this position by:
    • Working with supervisor and Personnel Director to revise and update position job description.
    • Developing and maintaining a legacy document for future position holders.
AS Publicity Center Responsibilities
  • Provide Support to the Publicity Center by:
    • Maintaining a minimum of 12 office hours per week coordinated with the Publicity Center Project Managers.
    • Attending periodic Publicity Center staff meetings.
    • Assisting with clients at front desk when needed.
    • Completing other duties as assigned.
Position Responsibilities
  • Ensure the timely production of printed promotional materials by:
    • Printing all scheduled projects on large format printer
    • Maintaining inventory of supplies for large format printer and other related equipment.
    • Meeting daily production milestones assigned.
    • Reporting any material or equipment issues to the Publicity Center Coordinator.
  • Ensure files are prepared correctly for print by:
    • Working with clients and/or design staff to inform them of specific requirements.
    • Sharing learned techniques with design staff.
  • Ensure that the AS 6th floor calendar is printed on time by:
    • Coordinating with the AS Communications Office for upcoming event information.
    • Laying out and printing slips for 6th floor calendar.
    • Delivering materials to the VU Information Coordinator on a regular schedule.
  • Ensure departmental development by:
    • Monitoring and recommending emerging practices and products that may improve delivery of service.
  •  Ensure graphic design projects are completed to client satisfaction and within deadlines by:
    • Addressing client questions and input through project management software
    • Posting design drafts and updates as project progresses to completion
Academic Emphasis All majors are encouraged to apply.
Wage Starting hourly rate of $12.00.
Application Instructions A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. In your cover letter please also specifically address the following questions: 

1. Why are you interested in working for the Associated Students? 
2. Why are you interested in working in this position? 
3. What specific skills, knowledge, and/or experience (paid and volunteer) do you have that would help you be successful in this position? 
4. Will you be available for all mandatory AS Staff Development trainings (this will not conflict with school) including Fall Training between September 9th – September 20th, Winter training on Jan 6th, and Spring training on March 30th? 
5. What is your schedule of availability for a job interview?  
Closing Date Notes Application open until May 24th.

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay);

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.


Job no: 496724
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