University Enterprises, Inc.   Sacramento, CA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 24, 2024
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Graphic Designer II 

University Union 

REQUISITION #554102326 

University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) at Sacramento State is seeking a Graphic Designer II for the University Union. The University Union  is part of the Union WELL Inc., an auxiliary of Sacramento State and a California 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation. The University  Union facility, totaling approximately 220,000 square feet, currently houses food service operations, retail operations, multiple meeting  and conference spaces, Associated Students, Inc., Student Organizations and Leadership offices, Women’s Resource Center, PRIDE  Center, KSSU Student Radio, Public Information Desk, Games Room, Union Gallery, Terminal Lounge (music/video digital media),  Student Computer Lounge, Meditation Room, computer and printer workstations throughout the building, a University Police Service  Center, and various open lounge spaces. The facilities provide services to over 31,000 students, as well as faculty and staff on campus.  Visit the University Union ( and Union WELL Inc. websites to learn more. 

RATE OF PAY: $4,403 - $6,605 per month 

BENEFITS: UEI offers an excellent benefits package that includes: 

  • Participation in CalPERS Retirement Program 
  • Paid Vacation Time – starting at 6.66 hours accrued/month 
  • Paid Sick Time – 8 hours accrued/month 
  • Paid Holidays – 14 paid holidays per year including paid time off the week between Christmas Day and New  Year’s Day as the CSUS campus is closed 
  • Excellent medical benefits – 100% employer-paid medical & dental for employee-only coverage and low cost for  family coverage 
  • Educational Assistance Program for employees and/or dependents 
  • Child care subsidy 
  • View a comprehensive list of all of the benefits at content/uploads/UEI_Benefits-At-A-Glance-Brochure_Union_Well.pdf

FILING DEADLINE: This position closes to new applicants on June 10, 2024 

APPLY ONLINE: To be considered, all applicants must apply through the UEI website at Applicants who apply outside of this link will not  be considered. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a full-time, non-exempt (eligible for overtime pay), benefited position that is  covered under the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. Continued employment in this position is dependent  upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises and the employee, and either University Enterprises or the employee  can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause. 

The selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States. University Enterprises, Inc. is not a  sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1B Visa). 

It is strongly recommended that all University Enterprises, Inc. employees follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations  adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health  (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field.  
  2. Demonstrated professional experience in the graphic design field with thorough knowledge of the production  and print processes of graphic design. 
  3. Demonstrated professional experience with the design, layout, and implementation of final artwork into a visual  product. 
  4. Demonstrated extensive professional experience working with Apple Macintosh computers and peripheral  devices such as scanners, printers, and digital cameras. 
  5. Demonstrated professional experience in creating computer illustrations and performing digital image  manipulations and techniques. 
  6. Demonstrated extensive experience with graphic design software, including Adobe Creative Suite.  7. Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills, including accurate English usage and  exceptional proofreading and editing skills. 
  7. Demonstrated extensive experience with the principles of print design, typeface, color, layout, and production  techniques. 
  8. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and storyboard ideas and coordinate a production team.  10. Must possess good time/project management skills for working in and meeting deadlines in varied and hectic  environments. Demonstrated ability to coordinate, and establish project production schedules, work  independently with little direction and coordinate many different tasks, determining the importance of each,  setting deadlines, and completing projects accordingly. 
  9. Demonstrated ability to perform a variety of research and to develop ideas for the design, layout, and  preparation of printed materials. Demonstrated ability to write and edit material on a variety of subjects. 12. Experience supervising or leading one or more staff members. 
  10. Must be free from color blindness. 
  11. Must pass a background check, which may include fingerprinting. Must continue to meet the established  standards. 


  1. Master’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field.  
  2. Demonstrated experience in website maintenance using content management systems. 3. Demonstrated experience using motion graphics and digital video editing software.  
  3. Demonstrated professional experience in capturing, editing, and assembling video footage into a final product. 5. Demonstrated photography skills.  


With or without reasonable accommodations: Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and  eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office/design  production equipment including computers, scanners, printers, telephones, copiers, laminators, and digital cameras. 


Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with staff, campus community and the public. 


This position is part of a creative team of professional staff who are responsible for initiating, supervising, providing, and  maintaining the workflow and production of graphic design services such as posters, static and digital displays, fliers,  websites, directional signage, brochures, video, advertisements, and other marketing/public relations and promotional  materials for the various programs and departments throughout Union WELL, Inc. This position reports to, and receives  general supervision from, the Union Design, Identity, and Studio Manager. This position provides creative and work direction to student design interns and employees. This position meets regularly and works with professional and support  staff of the University Union and The WELL. 

The specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:  

  1. Designs, develops, and creates marketing/public relations and promotional materials for print, web, multi media, and motion graphics, using primarily Macintosh computer systems (with appropriate software.) Print  applications include (but are not limited to) multi-page layouts, brochures, posters, calendars, advertisements,  fliers, logos, signs, promotional displays, and presentation materials. 
  2. Takes full leadership in design campaigns, managing and creating print, web and multimedia collateral for Union  and WELL programs and services. 
  3. Meets with staff and clients to discuss and establish the goals, design approaches, content needed, and realistic  timeline for fulfillment of their work order submissions.  
  4. Proofs and verifies accuracy of work and assists with the review of the unit’s design output for spelling,  punctuation, grammar, consistency, format, and spacing. 
  5. Researches project information, develops ideas and design comprehensives, and produces final products or  campaigns consistent with the initial research or supplied event information. Establishes project requirements,  materials, production schedules, and project costs. 
  6. Coordinates and schedules printing and vendor services in the preparation of final products. Performs press  checks and approves final copy before the commencement of printing production runs. 
  7. Supervises project workflow, develops historical files on design projects, and implements scheduled data  archiving. 
  8. Provides design and work direction for student interns and student assistants. Participates in the review and  selection process for design interns and student assistant positions. Provides daily training and development  opportunities for junior staff members. 
  9. Responsible for ongoing design, maintenance, and online presence of various components of the University  Union and The WELL and related web sites. Develops styles, templates, navigation, page layouts, and forms for a variety of web-based projects. 
  10. Conceptualizes, designs, writes, and creates storyboards for development of complex digital graphic collateral  projects, utilizing various technologies and delivery vehicles. 
  11. Designs and maintains projects for frequent display on digital signage in the University Union and The WELL and  for periodic distribution through the University’s outdoor digital signage system.  
  12. Leads and/or assists with special projects for the design team, as assigned. 
  13. Maintains professional relationships with both on and off-campus vendors, as well as other University  departments and operations. 
  14. Scans and performs digital photo manipulation for both print and screen applications. 
  15. Assists the Design, Identity, and Studio Manager in upholding style guide compliance and protecting the visual  integrity of the University Union, The WELL, and related brands. 
  16. Represents the design team with the campus community, the public, and others connected with the services  provided by the Union WELL, Inc.  

Note: This position vacancy is with University Enterprises Inc., an auxiliary organization of California State University, Sacramento. This is not a  University position; the incumbent will be an employee of University Enterprises. University Enterprises operates commercial enterprises on the  California State University, Sacramento campus; it is responsible for grant and contract management and fiscal services for University research and  sponsored programs and provides fiscal services to University related agencies and activities. University Enterprises is a non-profit corporation  governed by a board of directors in conformance with the appropriate State of California codes and policy directives of the Board of Trustees and the  campus administration. 

University Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of University  Enterprises that all employees and applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All recruitment, hiring, placement, and promotions  will be on a basis of qualifications of the individual for the position being filled, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age (over  40 years), sex, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (diagnosis or history of cancer)*, citizenship, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. Any persons who feel that they have been discriminated against in connection with an application for employment should contact  University Enterprises' Director of Human Resources at (916) 278-7003. *As defined in Section 12926(F), Government Code 12990.  


In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Sacramento  has made crime reporting statistics available on-line at Print copies are available in the CSUS library and by  request from the CSUS Office of Public Safety and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

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