SA: Graphic Designer (S99949)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Graphic Designer for the Office of Campus Life is responsible for supporting graphics needs for Campus Life, which include: developing and maintaining a cohesive and versatile brand for the office; utilizing this brand in the design, layout, artwork, and color for promotional materials related to the office and its events and programs; and completing design assignments from student clubs and organizations. They will contribute to the overall creative process driving Campus Life marketing in conjunction with the Social Media Coordinator. The Graphic Designer will work on an as-needed basis, and will be given assignments by Campus Life staff. They are expected to attend all meetings and trainings required for the position.

The Basics

Department: Student Affairs
Supervisor: Nick Dressler
Office Location: Chase Hall 108
Pay Grade:
Hours: 4-8
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Have a strong graphic design background and/or professional aspirations or experience, with minimum Canva-level proficiency. Experience working with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign, or equivalent platforms, preferred. Must be organized, responsible, personable, enthusiastic and able to work well with others. Must be able and willing to work with a diverse group of students and staff. Must be able to respond to communications (predominantly via email) in a timely manner (no more than 24 hours except under special circumstances). These communications may originate from office staff and/or student clubs and organizations. Should have an exceptional ability to multitask and engage in time management. Must be able to adhere to established project deadlines. Should have an awareness of Bates social life, and an interest in events and programming. Preference will be given to work study students. Applicants are asked to provide two work samples with their application. Applicants will be asked to complete a graphic design assignment prior to their interview.


The Graphic Designer reports to the Director of Campus Life. They will work closely with the Social Media Coordinator. They may also interact with Student Programming Fellows and other staff members in the Office of Campus life.


The Graphic Designer may hold office hours, but will likely complete the majority of their work remotely. They will attend a biweekly meeting with Campus Life staff and the Social Media Coordinator.