Graphic Designer

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Ag Communications and Marketing
Full/Part Time:


The College of Agricultural Sciences Department of Communications and Marketing is seeking a skilled part-time Graphic Designer. The position is responsible for assisting the creative services unit with design and production of college and extension print and web-based materials. Products include new and revised educational fact sheets, manuals, books, and guides––many with complex tabular materials––as well as general marketing materials. Candidates are required to have a thorough understanding of design and typography, digital and offset print processes and color systems, and must be highly proficient with Mac OS, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop and basic Microsoft Office products. This position requires an ability to provide creative design and typographic solutions, color-correct images, and develop interactive and accessible pdfs. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational and customer service skills, be able to handle multiple projects, and consistently meet deadlines. Familiarity with CMS and/or html is a plus. Responsibilities also include tracking projects in various software and maintaining all archives. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Creative Services and will work closely with writers, editors, designers, and the web team. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience in print design and production, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A cover letter, resume, and link to an online portfolio is required with all applications.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088