Web Designer (Graphic Designer)
San Diego State University

San Diego, California

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Web Designer (Graphic Designer)

Job No: 525085
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Marketing/Communications

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Communication Services/Digital Marketing and Creative Services Director and in collaboration with members of the Information Technology department, the Web Developer position will provide support and maintenance for OmniCMS (Modern Campus)-hosted websites managed or supported by Student Affairs and Campus Diversity. The incumbent is responsible for supporting the following areas: maintenance and migration of websites; website content review and updates; design, develop and maintain division web pages including web forms, surveys and newsletters, and aiding in search engine optimization.

The incumbent is expected to ensure websites and online products are Section 508 compliant and adhere to federal and state accessibility standards. This position also ensures the SA+CD sites are adhering to San Diego State university policies and guidelines with regard to web content and style including use of templates, logos, branding, etc.

To ensure timely and accurate website content, the incumbent will administer necessary content updates for a range of division websites. The Web Developer will remain current on trends and strategies related to user experience, accessibility, design and SEO tactics.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Department Summary

Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity facilitates the academic and career success, personal growth and well-being of all students, and works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:

  • Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world.
  • Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds.
  • Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff, including enhancing the learning environment and expanding learning opportunities for all students inside and outside the classroom, and expanding and connecting opportunities for students to participate in transformational experiences.
  • Developing leaders who believe in and lead others toward supporting civility, mutual respect and diversity in our society and workplaces.
  • Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.

The Department of Communication Services/ Digital Marketing and Creative Services develops, coordinates and executes communication efforts for the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity and its departments. Communications Services/ Digital Marketing and Creative Services creates print, electronic and social media communications that supports the Division's mission and programs. The department also leads and supports more general student

For more information regarding Communication Services click here

Education and Experience

Entry to the first level within this classification requires foundation knowledge in the principles and techniques of artistic and graphic design as well as demonstrated design and artistic skills. This knowledge and skill normally is obtained through a college degree in graphic design, fine arts, or a related field or through technical experience and/or relevant coursework. In addition, strong communication skills and the ability to use and maintain currency with applicable computer software packages and systems are essential to entering this classification.

Key Qualifications
  • Strong digital design, interpersonal and creative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and communicate clearly with co-workers and leadership team
  • Strong attention to detail and project management
  • Working knowledge of web design software and applications and programming language associated with web development and maintenance
  • Occasional weekend and evening work required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience using Adobe suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom)
  • Knowledge of CSS and HTML
  • Knowledge of WCAG 2.x and Section 508 web accessibility requirements
  • Familiarity with OmniCMS content management system

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $ 3,681 per month.

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,681 - $6,243 per month.

Diversity and Community at SDSU

At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.

Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.

Principles of Community

At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.

SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on April 13, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by April 12, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

CSU Vaccine Policy: The California State University has established a policy requiring faculty, staff, and students accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To access the SDSU campus, you must be fully up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster if you are eligible for one, or request a medical, religious, or off campus exemption, as applicable.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Olma Javonillo at ojavonillo@gmail.com

Advertised: Mar 30, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Applications Close: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://careers.sdsu.edu/en-us/job/525085/web-designer-graphic-designer

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