Job Description As a member of the Washington State University Athletic Department team, you have the opportunity to serve over 450 student-athletes and 17 athletic programs. Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. As one of the nation’s top public research institutions, WSU conducts research that improves the lives of people in the state of Washington, the United States, and across the globe. WSU is located in the college town of Pullman, situated in the picturesque Palouse. The region offers countless activities to explore the beauty of our state and the inland Northwest. The mission of Washington State Athletics is to unleash excellence. We provide a transformational student-athlete experience, while elevating Washington State University through competitive excellence, campus collaboration, and community engagement. Our core values represent passion, resiliency, integrity, diversity & inclusion, and excellence. WSU Athletics is committed to serving our student-athletes and representing our university on a national platform by competing in the Pac-12 Conference. Benefits at WSU include comprehensive and competitive packages and the department provides a support structure for professional growth and development. Together, we will achieve what was once defined as impossible. Go Cougs!
Summary of Duties: Leads the graphics design team in direction and creative vision for the department. Maintains a comprehensive department graphic identity program and ensures its compliance. Works with staff to conceptualize, develop, design, and prepare original designs, graphic layouts, and images for a variety of publications. Is a member of the External Directors team providing input and guidance for division goals and objectives. Provides professional, creative, and technical assistance to staff. Prioritizes and schedules design assignments. Designs, develops, creates, and produces graphic designs for all departmental publication and digital projects.
Bachelor’s degree in sports administration, administrative, business, liberal arts, social sciences, or related discipline plus four (4) years of demonstrated experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified for the particular unit, including one (1) year of supervisory responsibility. Any combination of relevant experience and education may be substituted for the required education. Extensive knowledge of rules and regulations established by governing associations.
Proficiency in publishing software including, but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel. Minimum of two years of management experience. Must be able to work occasional nights and weekends.
Master’s degree. Work experience that demonstrates successful budget development and staff management. Work experience that demonstrates extensive and broad-based oversight of multiple design projects in collegiate or professional athletics. Experience that demonstrates the ability to work well with a variety of constituents, including student-athletes, coaches, and Athletic administrators. Experience that demonstrates breadth and depth of knowledge and familiarity with all media platforms. Work experience that demonstrates successful project management. Experience working with NCAA, conference, university and departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Familiarity with In Motion Now software platform.
Internal Number: 112496
About Washington State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 26,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, it is Washington’s original land-grant university, with a mission of improving quality of life. It is located in the Palouse region of Southeastern Washington, eight miles from the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID and 80 miles south of Spokane, WA.