This is a 35% to 43.75% limited position for one (1) year with the possibility of extension or conversion to career status depending on the needs of the department.
UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California's 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world's premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. UC San Diego Athletics is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. UC San Diego Athletics is now seeking qualified applicants for the position of Graphic Design-Social Media Intern.
The incumbent will assist in brand management and content creation for each of department’s external units with a specific focus on producing digital and print creative assets, managing social media activities, executing graphic design projects for the intercollegiate athletics department. The Graphic Design-Social Media Intern will create, implement, and execute comprehensive graphic and multimedia projects and assist with recruiting collateral. Maximizing interest, driving attendance, creating affinity and revenue opportunities while increasing campus engagement, are all key components of this role.
The Intern will assist with the visual brand of Athletics across print and digital platforms, including large-format design such as facility graphics. They will need to possess an innovative and creative mind to assist in the production of digital media assets and graphic design strategies that work cooperatively with the areas of communication, marketing, video production and game day staff during a transformative time for UC San Diego Athletics. The incumbent will follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and NCAA, and possess a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.
This position will handle the collection and analysis of social media data reports while utilizing Sprout Social (Social publishing tool). They will coordinate all department graphic design efforts and assist with the maintenance of department branding guidelines. Incumbent will assist in the day-to-day content management for UC San Diego athletics social media accounts and aid in helping tell the unique and engaging stories of UC San Diego athletics through all social media channels as well as interacting with the fanbase.
The Intern will also help establish and cultivate relationships with the University social media content creators in order to enhance and promote positive collaborative relationships. They will also update/development ancillary content for UCSDtritons.com and related official athletics channels.
Prior experience in graphic design, motion graphics and social media, preferably in an athletics setting.
Proficiency in the use of basic computer programs relevant to job duties, including Adobe Creative Suite programs (After Effects, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and project management tools such as Microsoft Teams, Asana and various content management systems.
Excellent and highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to engage with constituents, on and off campus and with individuals of all ages and of varying backgrounds.
Adaptable and quick thinking and perform well under potentially stressful situations.
Must be able to work the frequently non-conventional hours is required (including evenings, weekends and holidays).
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
Apply Here - https://employment.ucsd.edu/111263-athletics-graphic-design-social-media-intern/job/17491509
"A Proud Tradition of Academic and Athletic Excellence." That is the slogan most often associated with the UC San Diego Athletic Department. Since becoming a member of the NCAA less than 25 years ago, the UCSD program has backed up those words with achievement.
UC San Diego Athletics is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. UC San Diego Athletics sponsors a broad based program of 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, with approximately 600 student-athletes. It promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University. The 23-sport athletics program is subject to NCAA regulations and must demonstrate compliance to Title IX which is recorded in the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) annual report to the Department of Education.
This is UC San Diego Athletics...
•Triton teams have captured 30 national championships while 44 squads have finished as national runners-up and 49 others have achieved national third-place honors. All told, UC San Diego has won 262 national, regional, and conference champi...onships.
•UC San Diego student-athletes have won 138 individual national championships.
•A remarkable 1,348 Tritons have been named to All-America teams, including 39 in 2017-18.
•UC San Diego student-athletes have excelled academically as well, earning 36 prestigious NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarships and 80 Academic All-America selections, including a program-high 10 over the 2015-16 campaign. Consistently, over 55 percent of student-athletes earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, placing them on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
•In 2017-18, UC San Diego posted a 10th-place finish out of 268 Division II schools in the Learfield Directors' Cup, an award emblematic of the best overall athletics department in the country. It marked the third-straight year that UC San Diego placed in the top 10. Since moving to the NCAA Division II level for the 2000-01 academic year, UC San Diego has placed in the top seven programs in the country on 12 different occasions and finished second overall twice.
•UC San Diego won its seventh California Collegiate Athletic Association Commissioner's Cup title in 2017, an award symbolizing the best overall athletics department in the prestigious conference.
•For eight straight years from 2007 to 2014, UC San Diego was ranked first in Division II in the National Collegiate Scouting Association Power Rankings, which are based on student-athlete graduation rates, academic strength and athletic prowess of the university.