Apr 02, 2024

Graphic Designer

  • Ventura County Community College District
  • Camarillo, CA, USA
Full time Digital Media

Job Description

Graphic Designer

 

Ventura County Community College District

 

Salary: $5,430.00 - $7,489.00 Monthly

 

Job Type: Classified

 

Job Number: 2023-03286

 

Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA

 

Department: Districtwide

 

Closing: 4/21/2024 11:59 PM Pacific

 

Description

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

 

Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, perform advanced journey-level graphic design and production functions to support a variety of programs and activities.

There is currently one part-time (18 hours/week, 12 months/year) vacancy located at Ventura College.

 

This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year.

 

WHERE YOU'LL WORK

 

Established in 1925, Ventura College was one of the first community colleges in California and currently has an enrollment of 14,500 students. Located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara, the 112-acre campus is set in the rolling hills of Ventura - so close to the ocean that there is a clear view of the Channel Islands from several spots on campus.

 

More information can be found on the https://www.venturacollege.edu/.

 

WHO WE ARE

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents through Ventura County. VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training, basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.

 

The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

 

The Ventura County Community College District does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, sex, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

 

SALARY PLACEMENT

New Employees: Generally, new employees are placed on the first step of the appropriate range of the salary schedule.Current Employees: An employee who is promoted will be placed on the salary step of the new range of the appropriate salary schedule that provides a minimum increase comparable to a one-step increase in salary.New and current employees may be eligible for advanced step placement as outlined in https://www.vcccd.edu/sites/default/files/media/pdf_document/2021/PC%20Rules%20for%20Classified%20Handbook%20Final%2003.18.2021.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/.

 

Representative Duties

 

Create, design, lay out, edit, and produce visual concepts and original layout for a variety of digital and printed materials such as catalogs, schedules, handbooks, programs, flyers, pamphlets, brochures, posters, logos, and web graphics using industry-standard graphic design software; create and design materials from concept to completion based on information received from requesters. E

 

Prepare camera ready graphic materials for various types of reproduction processes including art for spot color, 4 color process, and black and white printing; facilitate printing requests and provide printing instructions and specifications regarding ink, paper, and other printing specifications such as die cuts, varnish, and special coatings. E

 

Choose design elements and type styles and sizes to effectively convey the message presented in the materials. E

 

Perform basic copywriting and editing of verbal content of materials. E

 

Take, edit, and enhance digital photographs for use in publications and online. E

 

Determine the most cost effective and efficient use of materials for printing. E

 

Consult with faculty, staff, and administrators to determine the most effective visual presentation of material. E

 

Provide technical information and assistance to department staff as needed; confer with staff to coordinate production of graphic materials. E

 

Establish, organize, and maintain a variety of records, logs and files. E

 

Provide input regarding software and hardware acquisitions and upgrades.

 

Work collaboratively and professionally with faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, and ethnic communities. E

 

Demonstrate cultural humility, sensitivity, and equity-mindedness in working with individuals from diverse communities; model inclusive behaviors; and achieve equity in assignment-related outcomes. E

 

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

E = Essential duties.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in graphic design, multimedia, commercial art, or related field AND one year of experience in graphic design and production

 

OR

 

An associate degree from a recognized college or university in graphic design, multimedia, commercial art, or related field AND two years of experience in graphic design and production

 

OR

 

Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency AND three years of experience in graphic design and production

 

Supplemental Information

 

EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

 

This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by the posted deadline date on this bulletin.

 

The examination process may consist of any of the following components:

 

A) Training and Experience Evaluation = Qualifying (pass/fail)

 

B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (T&E) EVALUATION:

 

A T&E is an assessment of training and experience, beyond the minimum requirements, that has prepared the candidate for the position as evidenced in the application materials. Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience (T&E) evaluation.

 

The candidates with the highest passing scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview.

 

TECHNICAL INTERVIEW DATE RANGE AND LOCATION:

 

Date Range: Monday, May 13, 2024 - Friday, May 17, 2024

 

Location: Zoom

 

The examination components and dates are subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:

 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated, including the possession of licenses, certifications, or other requirements, by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the recruitment process. You must attach copies of any documents that demonstrate your attainment of the minimum qualifications (e.g., unofficial transcripts, foreign transcript evaluation, copies of any required licenses, and/or certifications). Failure to submit any required documents may result in disqualification. All required documentation must be attached to your application; Human Resources staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.

 

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS. If additional versions of your application are submitted, only the most recent will be considered.

 

When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Duration of work experience is calculated based off a standard 40-hour full-time work week. Part-time work experience will be prorated based on a 40-hour full-time work week. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. When completing the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience.

 

ELIGIBILITY LIST:

 

Upon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview.

 

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:

 

All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion, with certain exceptions, shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer. Classified management, police, and designated executive classifications shall be probationary for a period of one (1) year of paid service from initial appointment or promotion.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS:

 

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodation should document this request in an email to mailto:HRMail@vcccd.edu including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

 

DEGREE INFORMATION:

 

If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. Visit the https://www.chea.org/state-licensed-or-authorized-institutions or the https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the https://www.vcccd.edu/sites/default/files/media/pdf_document/2020/AGENCIES%20APPROVED%20FOR%20FOREIGN%20TRANSCRIPT%20EVALUATION.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/. If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

 

For more information about the recruitment process at VCCCD, including responses to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our https://www.vcccd.edu/departments/human-resources/employment/classified-non-academic-careers.

 

To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/5148444

 

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