Graphic Designer (Part-Time)

Allegheny College, a selective liberal arts college located in northwest Pennsylvania, seeks a part-time graphic designer to support the communication and marketing efforts of the College. The position is a non-exempt, hourly paid position, requiring approximately 20 hours per week.

The design team creates a variety of materials and artwork for the College including print materials, direct mail, signage, and digital graphics for email and the website. The part-time designer will create and update materials, including conceptualization, design, file preparation for print, client communication, and file management including archiving.

Qualifications include: talent for and knowledge of design practices, including typography and layout design; a thorough knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; strict attention to detail; ability to inspect content and organize information; the ability to work at a fast pace and to meet deadlines; an understanding of graphic identity standards and the ability to work within them; and excellent communication skills. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience is required.

Allegheny College is a Carnegie I national liberal arts college that ranks among the top 7% of liberal arts colleges in the production of future Ph.D.’s, business leaders and other professionals. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. The College is located in Northwest Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh. Its picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

posted 5/5/17