Graphic Designer
Government of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC

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Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.

Duration of Appointment: Career Term- 13-month appointment

Agency: Commission of Arts and Humanities

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Promotion Potential: None

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Tour of Duty: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm- Monday - Friday

Opening Date: November 30, 2012

Closing Date: December 14, 2012

Salary Range: $50,510 - $65,126

"Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS-301-11


Brief Description of Duties:
This position is located in the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, 200 I Street, SE,

Suite 1400, Washington, D.C. 20003. The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is

the official arts agency of the District of Columbia, reporting directly to the Deputy Mayor

Office of Planning and Economic Development.

Plans and designs print and online material for the D.C. Commission on the Arts and

Humanities' programs, activities, panel meetings, workshops and special projects as

assigned by the agency's Executive Director, Deputy Director and Marketing and

Communications Director.

Provides creative design to support agency-wide programs inclusive of grants, educational

programs, and special events such as the Mayor's Arts Awards, agency sponsored festivals,

performances and conferences. Assist in the creation of Purchase Orders to secure vendors

for printing and other needs to execute graphic design work for projects and programs.

Negotiates scope of work with vendors to achieve quality control, clarifY project

expectations, and communicate deadlines. Manages printing vendors in the delivery of

services for the projects and programs.

Ranking Factors

Submission of Ranking Factors: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors. Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

Ranking Factor #1: Demonstrated knowledge of the programs, policies and objectives of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

Ranking Factor #2: Demonstrated knowledge of federal and District agencies, CIVIC organizations, other groups and individuals with arts and humanities that affect the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

Ranking Factor #3: Deomstrated knowledge of and literacy in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and In Design, Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), all of which are instrumental to the development of publications, guidelines and reports.

Ranking Factor #4: Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Conditions of Employment

Physical Effort: The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, recurring bending or stretching or recurring lifting of moderately heavy equipment.

Priority Consideration

Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Eligibles for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.

Residency Requirement

A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, an attorney position in the Legal Service (series 905) other than in the Senior Executive Attorney Service (SEAS), or an attorney position in the Excepted Service (series 905) who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Information to Applicants

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

How to Apply

Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted.

Where to Apply (Judiciary Square): D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 - 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. All inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.

Closing Statement

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the Office of Human Resources Only.

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