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Assistant Director of Graphic Design

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/18/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/17/2017
Working Title Assistant Director of Graphic Design
Job Classification Communications II
Department Name 87010-Athletics Administration
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135732
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Assistant Director of Graphic Design. This position will assist the Director of Graphic Design in developing the visual brand of the Athletic Department across print, digital, and audio/video platforms, while also working with outside companies on facility graphics and other design projects. This individual will collaborate with Marketing, Media Relations, Panther Club, Team Store, and PantherVision to provide a consistent brand and message across all projects including (but not limited to) the production of original and creative designs, a variety of print materials (including digital and social media), posters, game programs, schedule cards, advertising, email graphics, social media graphics, and varied promotional materials, as needed.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Must have a proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, or similar programs. 2-3 years experience in graphic design with a minimum fo 1 year of that experience working in a fast-paced environment.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Work schedule may vary due to games and events.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents