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Graphic Designer (Temporary)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. A completed LRCCD Classified Application (required). 2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required). 3. Portfolio - Submit samples of your work or provide a URL (link) to access your work (portfolio) online when applying to this position (required). 4. Resume (recommended). 5. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended). 6. Letter of Interest (recommended). Do not submit additional materials that are not requested. * TRANSCRIPTS: - Individuals who have completed colleges or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States. - Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts. - It is the responsibility of Los Rios CCD employees to provide transcripts for the application process, if required by position. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title Graphic Designer (Temporary)
Location Los Rios Community College District (District Office)
Department Location
Posting Number C00019P
The Institution

The Los Rios Community College District is a two-year public college district serving the greater Sacramento region. Our district includes American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges; major centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova; and special services for business and industry.

Our colleges offer transfer education – students complete freshman and sophomore years and transfer to a four-year college or university – and AA/AS degrees and certificates in over 70 career fields. The District’s 2400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties. Approximately 75,000 plus students are enrolled in our four colleges and outreach centers.

The District office houses a number of district-wide services. These include the Chancellor’s office, Board Room, Legal Services, Business Services, Human Resources, Institutional Research, District Police Department, Resource Development and Information Technology. Other district-wide services which can be found at various locations around the community are the, Facilities Management Department and the Workforce and Economic Development Center. Each department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities for our communities and staff.

Position Summary

Under supervision of the assigned administrator, plans, designs, prepares, and produces graphic arts for production, web applications, printing, and special projects.

For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employee’s Association (White Collar) position Job Descriptions click here

Assignment Responsibilities

• Carries production from concept to delivery including the design of materials such as class schedules, catalogs, reports, student guides, handbooks, manuals, directories, newsletters, brochures, programs, invitations, advertisements, posters, letterhead, logos, business cards, presentation slides, forms and charts in support of instructional, student services, and campus-related activities.
• Uses computer-based, photomechanical, and traditional methods to implement and maintain print production standards; oversees photo shoots and/or selects appropriate photos for projects; performs all computer based layout and preparation for printer and/or directly to film; and prepares all files on a computer.
• Trains staff on various graphics software products.
• Gathers, refines and enhances information required to develop campus website
• Analyzes website’s structural foundation and functional specifications; evaluates digital design software for use with web page development
• Designs site including home page, college services pages, department and division pages
• Creates, develops and maintains website using design strategy, information design, interactive design, information architecture, and user interface design
• Uses computer based and traditional methods to implement and maintain high quality digital design production
• Ensures the pages are communicated effectively and efficiently to target audiences with appropriate navigational hierarchies, integrated multiple media, and dynamic/interactive components
• Creates, manipulates and stores images for optimal usage in web publications and creates database of images that can be sourced, both for print and web imaging.
• Maintains skills in the field of digital design/technology including web page design, raster imaging, page composition, multimedia, site management application, Internet browsers, social media and file compression formats.
• Performs related duties as required.

Work Year N/A
Work Schedule

To be determined.

NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 110 work days per fiscal year, per board regulation.

Total Hrs per Week/Day To be determined.
Special Requirements

Portfolio, to be submitted at the time of interview showing samples of work in all areas of competency. Show demonstrated skills in design, layout, typography, printing, and use of photographs.

Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Two years successful experience in graphic design production; freelance work in graphic design production desirable in business, industry, design firm, advertising agency or college setting. Must possess a solid production background. Experience using computer graphics software and related equipment. EDUCATION: Minimum of two years of college with a concentration in art and design, including emphasis in illustration, layout, and production. Additional successful experience in graphic design may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles. (Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 12 units are equal to six months of education; 24 units are equal to one year of education.)

Application Instructions

1. A completed LRCCD Classified Application (required).

2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required).

3. Portfolio – Submit samples of your work or provide a URL (link) to access your work (portfolio) online when applying to this position (required).

4. Resume (recommended).

5. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).

6. Letter of Interest (recommended).

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

  • TRANSCRIPTS:
    - Individuals who have completed colleges or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
    - Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
    - It is the responsibility of Los Rios CCD employees to provide transcripts for the application process, if required by position. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Physical Demands
Salary $15.27 per hour
Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 12/08/2016
Closing Date
Open Continuously Yes
Beginning and/or Ending Dates

N/A

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. Submission of applications are by midnight of the posting closing date.

Conditions

All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form <a href="http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf" target="_blank">http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf</a> and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
  2. Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: San Francisco
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Craigslist
    • EdJoin
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • HigheredJobs
    • HispanicsinHigherEd
    • Indeed
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento African American Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • ScholarlyHires

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Transcript 1
  2. Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
  6. Transcript 2
  7. Transcript 3
  8. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  9. Transcript 4
  10. Transcript 5