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Marketing and Graphic Design Assistant

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

**MUST HAVE WORK STUDY AWARD LETTER IN HAND** Please complete the online application and attach Reference Contact Information. You may optionally attach a Resume and Cover Letter.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Marketing and Graphic Design Assistant
Position Type Student
Department Art
Department Web Address
Job Description


The Marketing and Graphic Design Assistant work study student is responsible for providing direct design and marketing assistance to the Director of University Galleries. The ideal candidate is an individual open to growing his or her skills with developed graphic design skills, organizational and communication skills, and attention to detail. This individual will work under the supervision of the Director and the Exhibitions Coordinator; he or she will receive consistent coaching, but should already have an advanced comfort level with delegating limited tasks to other work study staff, narrating progress, prioritizing, and conducting business with professionalism. This staffer will act as a role model for all staff as she or he demonstrates best practices in production and release of design products for University Galleries. It is imperative that this staffer exercises an intense level of ownership and responsibility for the success of this area of gallery operations.

This position requires 8 hours of work a week. The graphic design work study student will meet with the Director for 30 minutes each week and as needed. The Director should be cc’d on all email communications made on behalf of the gallery.

Required Qualifications

Successful candidates will have a strong record of social media management, demonstrated skill in Adobe Creative Suite, and an ability to communicate effectively with the public.

Following a training period, this student staff person:

• Works directly with the gallery Director, Manager, and other gallery staff
• May correspond directly with artists, artist managers, gallerists, and estate managers
• Creates postcards, fliers, digital advertisements, social media images
• Assembles source materials for catalogue essays; may provide limited support to contracted essayists
• Uploads images to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter regularly
• Creates title lists
• Designs wall text from object lists
• Is responsible for identifying support tasks and delegating them to a team of volunteers and work- study students; charges work study staff with sharing postcards and hanging fliers
• Attends exhibition program meetings
• Scans original artworks for digital storage
• Helps brain storm and design marketing campaigns

Preferred Qualifications

Students with second language skills are encouraged to apply

Students with a strong social media brand may submit links for review.

Contact Information for this Position

Prof. Baker Prindle

Special Instructions to Applicants


Please complete the online application and attach Reference Contact Information. You may optionally attach a Resume and Cover Letter.

Responsible Search Coordinator Paul Baker Prindle
Job Open Date 08/23/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date
Search Number 1001687

Student Posting Details

Student Position Type Part Time -- Work Study Only
Job Classification Student Worker II
Term Available Academic Year
Approximate Hours per Week 8
Hourly Wage $14
Number of Openings 1
Note to applicants:

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * To qualify for a student position on the UNR campus a student must be enrolled as an undergraduate student, graduate student or graduate special during the fall or spring terms in any academic year. This information will be verified prior to hire. Please select the option that applies to you:
    • I am an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT who meets the minimum international student employment eligibility requirements
  2. * Do you currently have a financial aid award for work study?
    • Yes
    • No