Arkansas Hospital – Director of Educational Operations
The Arkansas Hospital Association has an opening for a Director of Educational Operations. This position requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field (i.e., education or related field), which is equivalent to that which is acquired through the completion of a regular four-year college program. Healthcare experience is desired, but not required. Meeting and event planning/organization desired. Strong computer, proofreading, time management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills needed. Some travel required.
For more information contact Lyndsey Dumas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arkansas Department of Career Education – Digital Graphic Design Specialist
Recruitment Period: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 through Monday, April 24, 2017
Position Number: 22082022
Classification Title: Public Information Specialist Class Code: P027C
Grade C116 Entry Level: $30,713
The Arkansas Department of Career Education-Rehabilitation Services Division is recruiting for a Public Information Specialist. The Public Information Specialist will function as the Digital Design Specialist.
The Digital Design Specialist is located in the Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Division,
Communications Unit. The position is responsible for designing all collateral materials to support the Arkansas Department of Career Education (agency), all four divisions, and large and small departments within the agency with promotional/outreach activities. The position also serves as a staff designer and contributor to collateral supporting employee communications, internal/external communications, and publication design, as needed.
This position is located in the Central Office, 525 W. Capitol Ave., Little
Rock, Arkansas 72201.
Thoroughly read the attached Public Information Specialist Functional Job Description for qualification requirements, job duties, and responsibilities. This job vacancy is posted on the Arkansas State Jobs website.
Employment Application Procedure
Apply online through the Arkansas State Jobs website at http://www.arstatejobs.com . Upload your current resume with your employment application.
Each candidate is expected to respond to the position-relevant questions that are posted near the end of the electronic employment application. The Deaf or Hard of Hearing may telephone the Arkansas
Relay Service at 1-800-285-1131.
Applications and resumes are subject to inspection under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Applications and resumes must be posted on the Arkansas State Jobs website by 04:30 p.m., Monday, April 24, 2017.
The Arkansas Department of Career Education-Rehabilitation Services Division is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, or political affiliation. Qualified applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation needed to participate in our application process.
Education and Professional Work Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in communications, journalism, public relations, or related field; plus one year of experience in public relations or related area.
3-5 years’ experience in graphic arts, graphic digital design, the design/production of publications, including layout, design, writing, editing, photography, videography and photo scanning – with working knowledge of printing techniques and typography.
Experience in the development of branding/public awareness campaigns (including familiarity with print, outdoor, radio and television, concept and copywriting) or promotional/outreach activity materials production, as well as experience in the concept and design of logos and logotypes a plus.
Up-to-date with industry leading software and technologies (Adobe Creative Suite – In-Design, Photoshop® CS6 Extended, Illustrator® CS6, InDesign® CS6, Acrobat® X Pro, Flash® Professional CS6, Flash Builder® 4.6 Premium Edition, Dreamweaver® CS6, Fireworks® CS6), Microsoft Word,
PowerPoint and Excel software as well as video editing software. Highly proficient in all design aspects.
Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines.
Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio and experience coordinating and managing large scale printing jobs using a commercial grade copier a plus.
Job Responsibilities and Expected Results
The Digital Design Specialist reports to the Director of Communications. The position will lead the efforts of the graphic and digital design of materials supporting promotions, communications, public relations, and community activities as assigned. The position is responsible for creatively conceptualizing and graphically communicating messages through multi-media platforms as well as the website. The position is responsible for special design projects (as assigned) in support of all four agency divisions.
The Digital Design Specialist works closely with the promotional/outreach activity of the communications team to ensure a thorough understanding of the services to be promoted through graphic design. The Digital Design Specialist has responsibility for translating into visual concepts the key messages to be communicated regarding services and for communicating those messages clearly to defined audiences.
The Digital Design Specialist is responsible for keeping all promotional/outreach activity materials related to services up to date and accurate from a graphics perspective. The position serves as a contributing designer to the organization’s Internet and intranet sites as needed.
Schedule project implementation and define budget constraints.
The Digital Design Specialist will possess creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality. Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas, extensive working knowledge of publication layout and design techniques; experience in desktop publishing and computer operations; the creative ability to conceive, adapt and implement effective graphic design elements within communications programs; basic writing skills, including the use of proper grammar and style, and editing skills a plus. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; experience in vendor relations and utilize photography equipment to produce effective photographs.
Ability to work in teams, both as a team member and as a team leader. Ability to organize, set priorities and produce under pressure. Oversee accurate accounting of inventory including purchase orders, outside printing, internal printing requests, requests for bids on equipment and supplies. Commercial printing and large scale printing experience a plus.
Graphic design responsibilities for agency services brochures, flyers, PowerPoint presentations, forms, and for agency public relations and promotional/outreach activity design projects
including print ads, banners, signage, invitations, etc. Design support of other division
communication activities, for special projects, agency affiliates and divisions. Serve as an
agency photographer on occasion at special events and celebrations.
The Digital Design Specialist must ensure the security and confidentiality of records and information to prevent substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, or unfairness to any individual on whom information is maintained. The integrity of information must be maintained as outlined in the agency employee handbook.
Commit to function as an effective team member and contributor in the production of
promotional/outreach activity communications and other visual communication efforts.
Commit to the process of continuous quality improvement and the goal of enhanced customer
satisfaction in all activities. Possess willingness to learn new skills and/or software to support ongoing communications efforts of the agency. Accept accountability for work and the work of the division. Exhibit professionalism, pride and service in all work done on behalf of the agency