Visual Arts Specialist
Western Carolina University 56 reviews - Cullowhee, NC

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Visual Arts Specialist

Working Title:
Graphic Designer/Production

Does this position accept online applications?


Chancellor's Division

Job Category

Staff (SPA)



Posting Information:
This is a Production Designer team member within the Office of Creative Services. Primarily working with design templates, within university approved guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Competencies:
Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign (CS6 or above) necessary. Provide original ideas for publications to creatively convey and meet clients' needs and meet or exceed clients' expectations, as well as the ability complete projects in a timely manner.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements

Graduation from high school and two years of visual/graphic arts experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preference will be given to those applicants with the following training and experience:

4 years or more working in a University setting

Salary Range (displays in advertisement)

$26,761 - $33,452

Competency Level: (SPA Banded positions only)


Applicant Pool:
All Applicants


Creative Services - 410250

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Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, you must apply online. Please attach a cover letter and a resume with a link to your online portfolio to complete the application process. You may also submit a CD for portfolio viewing to: Rubae Schoen Communications & Public Relations 1 University Drive 409 HFR Administration Bldg. Cullowhee, NC 28723 For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this contributing level position is considered a Salary Grade 61 . If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. WCU is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution ( Final candidates for employment will be subject to criminal background checks. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. An official set of transcripts must be sent to Human Resources within 30 days of hire. Degrees must have been awarded by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.

Additional Comments:
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301).. The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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Founded in 1889, Western Carolina University is one of 16 senior public institutions of The University of North Carolina. A comprehensive...