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Visual Communications Specialist

Summary: The Office of International Affairs’ (OIA) Communications Team is seeking a part-time Visual Communications Specialist to help tell IUPUI’s global story. The Visual Communications Specialist will put their eye for design and graphic design skills to work, helping to support OIA’s mission and various initiatives through both the production of digital and print communications.
·        Brainstorm, design, and develop marketing materials for digital and print consumption
·        Develop social media content and curate templates and designs for OIA’s various social media presences, including on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
·        Support OIA-sponsored events, including IUPUI International Festival, through the creation of marketing materials
·        Other duties as assigned to support OIA’s mission online and across campus
·        Experience with graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite (Creative Suite provided) and Canva
·        Familiarity with social media (YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) and management platforms such as Hootsuite,, etc.
Location: Flexible between remote and on-campus working arrangements available
Employment details: Up to 29 hours/week at $16/hour, beginning mid-July 2022
To apply, please provide a cover letter, resume, and online portfolio that includes 3-5 submissions showcasing your graphic design and visual communications skills. Applications that do not include a portfolio will not be considered.
About the Office of International Affairs
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is a comprehensive office of international education and program development that stimulates, coordinates and serves as a focus for international activities on the IUPUI campus. We work with people and organizations on campus, in Indianapolis, and throughout the world to:
·        Develop IUPUI students into global citizens.
·        Facilitate international engagement and partnerships.
·        Recruit and enroll international students.
·        Provide transition support, expert advising and visa services for international students and scholars.
·        Oversee IUPUI’s study abroad activities.
·        Support international teaching and learning—for example, through use of the Global Crossroads videoconferencing lab.
·        Increase cross-cultural understanding through events and programs, including the International House.
What the student will learn in this position:
·        Students will need to practice clear, professional written communication to parties within and outside the office. They will need to develop best practices to record, update, and keep information organized for the use of others within the office.
·        Students will gain knowledge of event planning and the process of implementing a new storytelling initiative from beginning to end.
·        Students will learn how to stay organized and manage their time effectively by balancing various administrative tasks in an office setting.