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Graphic Design and Marketing Graduate Assistantship

The Center for Student Engagement (CSE) invites applications for the Graduate Assistant for Graphic Design and Marketing. This position will support the department with graphic design and content creation for over 150 events annually and serve as a key contributor on marketing and communications strategies. This person will serve on a team of energized and creative professionals dedicated to a “student-first” philosophy. The CSE team creates opportunities for education and connection through programs and activities, as well as providing support to over 450 registered student organizations on campus.

Responsibilities and Tasks

The Graduate Assistant for Graphic Design and Marketing will:

  • take on tasks related to graphic design and content creation
  • work with CSE staff and student leaders to process graphic design requests and create media kits for
    events and programs
  • support digital marketing efforts for events including digital screens, calendars, Volink events, etc.
  • support the management of the CSE website and social media accounts
  • communicate event information with campus partners for monthly and weekly newsletters
  • serve as liaison to campus printing services and advertising outlets
  • serve on the CSE marketing sub-committee
  • assist with developing promotional plans and content calendars
  • manage the CSE asset and photo banks
  • assist with large scale CSE events
  • perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements/Qualifications

A successful candidate for this position will have the following:

  • bachelor’s degree
  • demonstrated understanding of marketing strategies, techniques, and ability to develop marketing
  • working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, or other design software and experience with Canva
  • experience utilizing social media analytics for effective social media outreach
  • awareness and understanding of branding and trademark adherence policies


This position will be responsible for working 20 hours per week and involves occasional night
and weekend work. It includes a full tuition waiver, monthly stipend of approximately $2,155 (before taxes), and optional health insurance. The position is a 1-year appointment with a flexible start date for the summer of 2024 with the opportunity for an additional second year based on performance.

Application Process

Please submit all application materials to the hiring manager, Associate Director for the Center for Student Engagement, Dianna Foulke, at by Sunday, April 21, 2024.

  • resume
  • portfolio and/or website
  • work sample
    Please create an 11×17 flyer design for an event with the below details:
    • Event Name: Welcome Back Bash
    • Date: Thursday, August 22, 2024
    • Time: 5 – 8 PM
    • Location: 21st Mortgage Plaza
    • Target Audience: All UT Students, especially first year students living on campus
    • Anticipated attendance: 500-800
    • Event Details: Free Food, Live Music, Neon Golf, Slime Making, Giveaways

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