K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a DIRECTOR OF GRAPHIC ARTS FOR FOOTBALL, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.
An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:
•Oversee all branding as it relates to football recruiting
•Develop a recruiting graphics calendar to be used by the director of recruiting
•Strategically create and implement a graphic plan to be used by assistant coaches for recruiting
•Create graphics that give the K-State football program a strong presence on social media for recruiting
We are looking for someone who wants to become a member of our staff to help advance the K-State Football Program through the creation of superior graphic art.
WE SUPPORT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s dedication to the Principles of Community.
SUMMARY OF BENEFITS:
•Medical, dental and vision health plans
•Earned leave plan – vacation and sick
•Term life insurance
•Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
•Long term disability insurance
•Paid KSU designated holidays
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
High School graduate or equivalent
Must possess superior experience/skills with Photoshop and similar supporting software for graphic creation
Must be up-to-date with the graphics industry and college football recruiting
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations for football
Knowledge of Big 12 Conference rules and regulations for football
Working knowledge of Lightroom software
Serviceable understanding of lighting concepts for photography
Experience with professional level still camera equipment in a sport environment
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Must be a self-starter who is punctual and reliable with proven ability to work independently and perform the duties of this position
Must possess the experience to independently prioritize and multi-task in order to meet tight deadlines
This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.
HOW TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete the KSU on-line application and upload the following:
Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position
Resume which includes three professional references (including contact information--name, title, phone number, email address)
Three sport-related graphic art samples. NOTE: You may also provide a link to your graphic art portfolio, HOWEVER, you MUST upload the requested samples.
SCREENING OF APPLICATIONS BEGINS: Immediately. For best consideration, apply by June 18, 2018.
BACKGROUND SCREENING STATEMENT: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY / K-STATE ATHLETICS, INC.
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