Communications & Marketing
Job #: 1908820
Starting Salary Range: $80,000-$90,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
University Relations supports the teaching, research, and public service of UC Santa Cruz by making and keeping deep, heartfelt connections. Building enduring relationships among students, alumni, faculty, donors, and others is the lifeblood of our work and helps to make UC Santa Cruz a thriving community of knowledge, inquiry, public service, and social mobility.
We are a welcoming group of ambitious and creative professionals pursuing our mission in support of the university's overarching purpose. We take our work seriously because we care - but we don't take ourselves too seriously! The University Relations culture is lively and dynamic; we value collaboration; and our staff is resourceful, enthusiastic, and hard-working.
The division is a fun, friendly, and open place, and staff is supportive of and positive about one and other's goals and aspirations. We often jump in to help where needed, rolling up our sleeves to get the job done. We dare to approach challenges as opportunities. Our custom is to seek creative ways to overcome obstacles, at times with limited resources, while keeping our eye on the objective: helping students achieve their goals, providing crucial public service, and advancing life-changing research and discovery.
Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing Communications, the Art Director will be responsible for executing and overseeing the design and creation of digital and print collateral that will support University Relations and some campus-wide initiatives.
This position designs, produces and approves visual presentations, publications or communications for audiences that are either broad or highly influential using various creative methods. Requires subject matter expertise and an in-depth understanding of the audience and visual communication strategies / methods. Work is of considerable difficulty and requires consultative skills for leading projects with clients. Functions as a lead within the department.
* Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
* Advanced knowledge of design and communications concepts and applicable software applications.
* Advanced knowledge of production processes for a variety of media and knowledge of vendor requirements for a variety of products.
* Advanced knowledge of the location, including its vision, mission, goals, and objectives.
* Advanced design, creative and artistic skills.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Work-site location is the UC Santa Cruz Scotts Valley Center (100 Enterprise Way, Scotts Valley, CA).
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 07-14-2019
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @ https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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