Director of Creative Services
Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: August 9, 2019
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the
University of Arkansas is accepting applications for a Director of
Creative Services. The Director of Creative Services is responsible
for developing, executing, and maintaining a comprehensive web and
visual design communications strategy for the Fulbright
Strategies are used to increase the visibility and profile of the
college among its various constituencies, including the national
media and other external stakeholders as well as potential
The director must have highly developed professional skills and be
ready to put them to work on behalf of Fulbright College and the
University of Arkansas.
The director of creative services reports to and is evaluated by
the director of development and external relations in Fulbright
College and works in collaboration with the development and
external relations team, college and campus colleagues, and the
division of university advancement.
This position creates cohesive marketing materials that reflect the
branding of the college and promotes events. These materials
include flyers, brochures, invitations, posters, programs, emails,
newsletters, micro sites, etc.
Regular, non-disruptive and reliable attendance is required, as
well as the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious
working relationships with others.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION
MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* Bachelor s degree from an accredited institution of higher
* At least two years of full-time professional experience in web
management and design
* Demonstrated experience with current web technologies such as
* Demonstrated experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and
DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE ANY LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION(S)*
IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY
* Experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Publisher)
* Demonstrated graphic and interface design experience
* Language/development proficiencies in PHP 4+, XHTML 1.0, HTML 4+,
CSS level 2+, MySQL 4+, AJAX
* Experience with PHP/MySQL content management, blog, or wiki
systems (WordPress, MediaWiki, OmniUpdate, etc.)
* Experience with Dreamweaver, and OmniUpdate
* Experience with emergent web and internet technologies
(podcasting, blogging, etc.) and demonstrated history of
exploration of emergent technologies
* Experience in a higher education communications setting
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS)
* Excellent client relations skills, practiced interpersonal, oral,
and written communications skills
* Demonstrated excellent training and supportive skills
* Strong attention to detail and efficient time management
* Creative and good organizational skills
* Ability to support the use of social and new media
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position
and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All
individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an
activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures;
transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading;
and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse
environmental conditions (such as in typical office or
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on
IS THIS POSITION WEATHER/EVENT ESSENTIAL* IF YES, THE EMPLOYEE IN
THIS POSITION WILL REPORT TO WORK AT THE SCHEDULED TIME WHEN THE
UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT CONDITIONS.
Fayetteville Campus - Old Main
Starting at $50,000 (Commensurate with Experience and
TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
National criminal background and registered sex offender check
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus
community. We conduct background checks for applicants being
considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain
positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check,
a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening.
Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial
history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the
absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.
Background check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE (FOR TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS)
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of
Arkansas employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to
listed recruitment contact.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution. The university welcomes applications without
regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin,
disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran
or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable
federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to
work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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