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Graphic Design Office Assistant

Graphic Design Office Assistant

Our ideal candidate will be eager to learn about career development and gain real-world experience using their graphic design skills to help market Career Services.

The day-to-day:
 Designing (45%): You’ll use Adobe Creative Cloud to create print and digital marketing material such as social media content, brochures, fliers, and web design elements.
● Office Assistance (30%): 
  • Answering and directing phone calls
  • Maintaining Handshake (U of M’s online job and internship posting system)
  • Assistance designing presentations and other documents that go out to a public audience
  • Researching and analyzing information to help staff prepare for meetings and presentations
  • Scheduling interview center reservations
  • Supporting on-campus interviews by welcoming employers and checking-in students
  • Office organization
  • Misc projects as assigned - typically administrative and organizational tasks, data management, website maintenance, and educational outreach (based on the candidates skills and interests)
● Website management (15%): You’ll be helping maintain multiple websites for our department. We’re looking for creative insight and a detailed eye for copy-editing.
● Video Editing (10%): This position may require assisting in video production and editing of educational and promotional content.

● A current University of Minnesota student. See student employment eligibility. Work study funding is preferred, but not required.
● Able to work a set schedule of 8-12 hrs a week during the full academic year.
● Strong graphic design skills. (Self-taught or learned in a classroom)
● Able to both take direction and drive projects.
● A team player with a service oriented mindset.
● Organized.
● Detail oriented - comfortable copy editing.
● PLUS: Interest and skill in social media strategy and creation.
● PLUS: HTML coding knowledge.
● PLUS: Interested and able to work more than one academic year.

Application Instructions
Apply through the University Employment site or email your resume and cover letter to Jessica Hoarn at
Work Hours
This is an in-person position. Hours will be scheduled between Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 4:30 PM, 8-12+ hours per week. We provide a set schedule for each semester and work around class schedules.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting 
and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

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