UConn Football is seeking to hire a motivated and imaginative candidate to join our team. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Football Operations, this position is responsible for marketing the UConn Football program through the creation of inspiring and innovative visuals that will be used to communicate with and recruit prospective student-athletes across all forms of social media. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: directing the design, creation, and output of all creative media for the UConn Football program; overseeing the communication plan for prospective student-athletes; serving as the graphic designer for the UConn Football team with a primary focus on creating visual graphics for recruiting prospective student-athletes.
Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts or appropriate field; one to two years of graphic design and photography experience; experience with Adobe Creative Suite–specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Design; proficient in graphic design and phot editing, with the ability to create in both digital and print, including web, social media, emails, invitations; experience utilizing various social media platforms; ability to take feedback and incorporate into revisions, edits, modifications, resizing and other adjustments to drafted or previously completed work; demonstrated ability to plan, schedule, organize and execute the communication plan for prospective student-athletes; strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to balance multiple projects; ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
Two-three years of graphic design and photography experience; experience in motion and animation graphics; knowledge of NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics and FBS Recruiting Calendar; experience working in a collegiate or professional athletics setting; and experience managing student workers.
This position is a 12-month appointment. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term.
Your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. You will find specific information, rates and forms on the Human Resources website https://hr.uconn.edu/health-insurance-for-adjuncts-and-temporary-employees/. As you consider this option, you should be aware that you have 31 days from the commencement of your employment to enroll in medical and/or dental insurance. For further information, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 486-3034.
Applicants must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: email@example.com. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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