Graphics Coordinator & Visual Literacy Instructor
Position Summary:This position has two core roles. One is to lead the design and development of visual content for the University Libraries. This includes print-based marketing, as well as web and digital signage. In addition to promotional materials, the graphics coordinator will also assist with the production of annual reports, fundraising documents, program proposals, presentations, and other strategic communications.The second role for this position is to contribute to the Libraries’ teaching and learning program by leading visual literacy instructional efforts. This ranges from teaching for-credit courses to hosting workshops and training sessions.The position reports to the associate director for learning & outreach and is expected to be part of a collaborative communications and production team.Required Qualifications:-Master’s Degree in graphic design or related field.-Experience developing and designing a variety of print and digital materials.-Demonstrated success in communicating with diverse audiences.-Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.-Experience teaching, training, or public speaking.-Proficiency with commercial design software.Preferred Qualifications:-Previous work experience in the design field.-Experience with video production, photography, and multimedia development.-Experience designing for the web, including social and mobile.-Leadership experience.-Understanding of design theory principles, including color, typography, and interaction.How to apply:Submit your application along with the following required documents:-Resume/CV-Cover Letter-Three design samples highlighting variety of formats and skills and/or URL for online portfolio.Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.