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Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6679

Working Title GRAPHIC DESIGNER Number of Vacancies 1 Location Rio Grande Valley Department University Marketing and Communications FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

To provide professional graphic design services for University marketing.

Description of Duties

• Creates visual aspects of marketing materials for print, outdoor, the web, and social media platforms. • Works with supervisor to ensure that creative designs present accurate information and reinforce the mission, vision, values of the University. • Ensures consistent brand articulation and helps maintain the UTRGV brand in accordance with University style guidelines. Assists with revision of University graphics pieces as needed to ensure they align to University brand standards. • Collaborates on and contributes to the creative development process and partners with other creative areas within the organization and externally. • Collaborates and works closely with the different marketing and communications functions and offices. • Provides research and concept development for University-related marketing materials. • Adheres to quality control standards, including proofing, reviewing, and evaluating creative output. • Effectively manages projects and deadlines with timely reporting to supervisor. • Participates in creating and presenting creative pitches. • Responsible for production of materials using industry-standard software (i.e. Adobe Suite). • Reviews pre-print proofs to assure highest quality production and prepares artwork to be sent for production. • Coordinates multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. • Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in graphic design, fine art, or advertising from an accredited University.

Preferred Education



Preferred: Specific training, certifications, licenses or similar related to graphic design.

Required Experience

One (1) year experience as a graphic designer.

Preferred Experience



Use of standard office equipment, personal computer, and audio/visual equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Work is performed primarily in a general office environment to include hybrid work (subject to change based upon business needs). If the work is performed off campus, high-speed internet and a designated workspace are required.


• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume creative environment while setting priorities, managing time, and meeting deadlines. • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, ensuring deliverables are achieved on time while maintaining the highest quality. • Ability to produce high-resolution, pre-press-ready artwork. • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, and typography. • Knowledge in the principles and techniques of artistic and graphic design. • Knowledge of graphic design, typography, and layout with proven skills in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and industry-standard design programs as needed. • Strong written and verbal communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and an aptitude for making quick, quality decisions • Strong sense of customer service and consistently interact with clients with a high standard of professionalism • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 04/26/2023 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth Gender Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

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Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UTRGV employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
  • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Please select your highest level of completed education.
  • 6th grade education
  • 10th grade education
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • Masters Degree from an accredited university
  • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
  • None of the above
  • Please provide the field of study for your education:
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 7 years
  • 8 years
  • 9 years
  • 10 years
  • Over 10 years
  • Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • Other Document
  • List of 3 References
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Job details




    University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley


    United States


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Architecture and Design,Arts and Culture