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Graphic Design Student Assistant-IE

Company: James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Graphic Design Student Assistant---IE

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Institutional Employment

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Part Time


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100247 - Alumni Relations

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Position Summary Information

General Information

The Office of Alumni Relations is seeking an outstanding student to assist in designing for print and web projects for various constituents within the office. The student assistant must be detailed-oriented, willing to work in a team atmosphere and have the ability to be creative while working within the parameters of the JMU brand.

The Student Graphic Design Assistant must be available to work 12 hours per week (to be determined based on availability) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday within the Leeolou Alumni Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Create designs that can be used across multiple platforms, including print, video, web and social media
* Support alumni events (Alumni Awards, Reunions, Homecoming, etc.) by creating cohesive design elements that can be used across all marketing and event materials
* Contribute design content to the Homecoming supplement to the Breeze Newspaper
* Work with the Associate Director of Marketing and Operation to create a design timeline that ensures project deadlines are met
* Maintain the overall voice and brand integrity of the JMUAA
* Create other graphic projects as needed by the office


* Current JMU student
* Must be enrolled in at least 6 credits
* Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
* Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
* Knowledge of AP style
* Proficient with Microsoft Office
* Effective time management, task organization and prioritization skills
* Able to work within the JMUAA brand and identify

Conditions of Employment

Students must be degree-seeking students, enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credits for undergraduate and 5 credits for graduate).

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EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are a student with a disability and need assistance please contact the Office of Disability Services at (540) 568-6705 or disability-svcs@jmu.edu. You may also visit the Office of Disability Services, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1202 and they will be happy to assist you.

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Keywords: James Madison University, Harrisonburg , Graphic Design Student Assistant-IE, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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