Graphic Design and Digital Media Assistant
Community College of Aurora - Aurora, CO

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Graphic Design and Digital Media Specialist

Position Title: Graphic Design and Digital Media Assistant
Position #231100
Position Status: Exempt
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Director of College Communications
Supervises: None

Located in the beautiful Rocky Mountain Region, the Community College of Aurora is looking for an individual who can play an important role in promoting the College as it continues to grow and develop new and exciting programs. Competitive candidates will be creative and energetic and demonstrate a passion for putting forth innovative ideas and utilizing new and up and coming marketing strategies while supporting the College Strategic Plan. The successful candidate will be able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines and pay close attention to detail while maintaining quality service and the integrity of the College. Note: This is an 80% appointment, working approximately 32 hours per week. This position could become full time in the future, if funding is available .

Assists communications department with marketing and public relations projects by designing and producing print and web publications, copywriting, assisting to support social media, the college website, and video content. In order to perform the essential functions of this position, the individual must possess the ability to communicate effectively, concentrate, analyze data, pay attention to detail, retain learned knowledge, and demonstrate strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills.

This position will assist with design marketing materials: brochures, flyers, catalogs, posters, direct mail pieces, newsletters, etc.; produce press ready documents; write copy for various marketing materials; support the web in the content management system with graphics and content; pull analytical reports, and provide support on projects as needed. This position works with the College Communication team to market the college via web, print, public relations, and video. The position assists with networking through Twitter, MySpace, Face-Book, and You-Tube, etc., in daily communication on these sites. The individual hired will need to remain current in the newest and latest social media advancement and work collaboratively within the team to analyze feasibility of the College’s participation in various social media networks. There will be other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Excellent English grammar skills
  • Excellent editing and writing skills
  • Excellent computer skills
Required Qualifications: (In order to advance in this search process, your resume must demonstrate that you meet all of the following required qualifications)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media, Social Media, Journalism, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • Demonstrated Social Media experience (resume must list specific social media experience)
  • Experience with professional graphic design software such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or Adobe Acrobat
  • Photography skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pre-press experience
  • Experience with Drupal (CMS)
By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at . A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.

Salary Range: Anticipated Salary range is in the mid $30’s based on experience and education. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included. For more information on the insurance benefits, click on the following link : Benefits .

Deadline to Submit Application Material: This position will remain posted until October 11, 2013. Resumes received by the application deadline will receive priority consideration. Please note that any resumes received after this date will be held on file, and will only be forwarded if the committee requests additional resumes for review.

Application Process : To apply, please email a cover letter specifically addressing the position requirements and a professional resume to the Human Resources Department at .

If you have questions regarding this position, we do request that you send an email
  • to Notice to all Applicants: Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire. Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment. Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process. Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
  • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit .
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

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