Title: Educational Assistant I - Graphic Design
Employee Classification: Part Time Classified/A/P
Department: Mass Communications
Salary Range: $16.20/ Hour
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
This position will create and design newspaper layout for digital and print.
What you'll do:
• Create and design monthly newspaper layout for text and photos for The Forum, the print
and digital version of the student newspaper at STLCC-Florissant Valley on a Mac
• Select and edit photos and assist with determining placement of text and photos on the
• Select and edit photos to assist with determining placement of text and photos on
digital/social media platforms
• Work with Adobe InDesign graphic design software
• Complete projects in a timely manner and adhere to deadlines
• Communicate our needs to the printing company and editorial staff to complete and revise
pages based on feedback
• Collaborate with adviser/staff to develop new approaches for creating effective graphics
• Manage multiple projects within design specifications and budget restrictions
• Implement feedback suggestions and changes
• Analyze and communicate reasoning behind design elements
• Create and design some advertisements
• Other job-related tasks as required, including photography
Education, experience, and other requirements:
High school graduate with at least four months (one semester) of experience or education in Graphic Design using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop or other photo editing software