Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/10/22
Applications Due: 06/09/22
Vacancy ID: 104589

Position Information

AgencyTeachers' Retirement System

TitleGraphic Designer 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitCSEA Local 658 (NYS Teachers’ Retirement System)

Salary RangeFrom $66261 to $82752 Annually

Employment Type

Appointment Type

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

Location

County Albany

Street Address 10 Corporate Woods Dr.

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12211

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree in an art or design field such as art, drawing, painting, illustration, digital design, or interactive media and two years of experience; or an associate’s degree in the same fields and four years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Previous graphic design experience with a variety of print and digital communications materials
· Extensive knowledge of graphic design concepts for print and digital communications materials
· Experience taking photographs
· Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop
· Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other Adobe Suite products
· Proven ability to handle multiple projects
·Strong oral and written communication skills

Duties Description The Education & Outreach office is responsible for educating both external customers (i.e., members, media, general public, stakeholders) and internal customers (i.e., staff and management) about NYSTRS and its services. This is accomplished through various forms of written, verbal and digital communications vehicles. The Education & Outreach department is comprised of the Public Information Office (PIO) and the Documentation & Training unit (D&T).
The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the design, formatting, layout and editing, as well as the print and digital production of NYSTRS’ media, including but not limited to publications, letterhead, business cards, infographics and signage. They will also create printing specifications and work with print vendors to print and receive publications and collateral; format and create Administrative Bulletins for participating employers and Delegate News for delegates; and take photographs at NYSTRS events. Other design projects will be assigned as needed to support the mission of E&O in educating and informing stakeholders, as well as to support other departments.
Under the direction of Education & Outreach’s (E&O) Communications Program Coordinator, the Graphic Designer 2 is responsible for designing and creating print and digital collateral using the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office products. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- The design, formatting, layout and editing, as well as the print and digital production, of:
Logos, letterhead, business cards
Publications including:
Newsletters, brochures, handbooks, fliers
Financial and investment reports, such as the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, Popular Annual Financial Report, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Asset Management and Financial Institution Strategy Report, Operating Budget Book, Investment Policy Manual and investment team reports (Some of these financial reports are maintained in a financial reporting software. Training will be provided.)
Legal publications, including the Compilation of Laws and Board Governance Manual
Administrative Bulletins (for employers participating in NYSTRS) and Delegate News (for teachers who serve as delegates)
Infographics
Signage
Presentations
- Preparing print specifications, working with NYSTRS’ Procurement Department and print vendors to prepare, publish, print and receive publications and collateral
- Photographing NYSTRS events and taking headshots of NYSTRS Board and staff as needed
- Working with other NYSTRS departments as applicable to coordinate the design and content of publications and reports, including charts, graphs and editorial content
- Other special graphic design projects and assignments as needed to support the mission of E&O in educating internal and external stakeholders

Additional Comments There are currently no mandatory re-employment lists at this time. However, please note that if such a list is certified against this title prior to the completion of the selection process, candidates applying based on meeting the minimum qualifications or transferability under Civil Service Law can no longer be considered.
The work hours of this position are subject to change in accordance with Article 12 of the collective bargaining agreement.
Submit Graphic Design Samples
Please provide samples of your professional graphic design work by submitting either a link to your online portfolio or a document (i.e., Word or PDF) containing up to a maximum of three samples. Please choose two designs and clearly describe what elements you specifically contributed to the project (i.e., your creative process, did you collaborate with others or was it solely your artistic vision, objectives and design specifications, design, layout, etc.).

In order to be considered for this position, you are required to complete a NYSTRS’ employment application for the position you are applying for. The link to the employment application is below.

https://nystrs.peopleadmin.com/postings/4430

Please note that resumes will not be accepted as a substitute, in whole or part, for a completed application.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Janelle Serritella

Telephone 518-447-8870

Fax

Email Address nystrshr@nystrs.org

Address

Street 10 Corporate Woods Dr.

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12211

 

Notes on ApplyingThere are currently no mandatory re-employment lists at this time. However, please note that if such a list is certified against this title prior to the completion of the selection process, candidates applying based on meeting the minimum qualifications or transferability under Civil Service Law can no longer be considered.
The work hours of this position are subject to change in accordance with Article 12 of the collective bargaining agreement.
Submit Graphic Design Samples
Please provide samples of your professional graphic design work by submitting either a link to your online portfolio or a document (i.e., Word or PDF) containing up to a maximum of three samples. Please choose two designs and clearly describe what elements you specifically contributed to the project (i.e., your creative process, did you collaborate with others or was it solely your artistic vision, objectives and design specifications, design, layout, etc.).