Division of Online & Strategic Learning
Ball State University
Ball State University’s Division of Online and Strategic Learning welcomes applications for a part-time multimedia designer, working .75 (3/4) time. This position does offer part of our BSU benefits, including Health/dental, disability, and sick/vacation accruals. Please see our website for more in-depth information.
The part-time multimedia designer is a member of the Teaching Innovation Team and conceptualizes, designs, and executes effective, cohesive, and impactful multimedia graphics and animation for programs and courses. This position will also support the Division of Online and Strategic Learning at-large, with content for social media, e-mail, web, and other channels. This Multimedia Designer is responsible for all design aspects of projects, from research to delivery, as well as adhering to and bringing to life Ball State’s brand to various viewers. The multimedia designer looks at curriculum, instruction, and marketing challenges in a fresh and unique way, and collaborates with key stakeholders meaningfully and effectively.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. At least one year of work experience in a similar role as demonstrated by a portfolio of multimedia design content showcasing skills and experience. At least one year of experience using software design programs including Adobe Creative Suite. Ability to collaborate on long-term and short-term projects. Excellent knowledge of storyboarding, visual design principles and animation. Artistic, with a keen eye for aesthetics and visually appealing content. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to explain complex ideas or processes to a broad array of audiences. Ability to adhere to high standards of quality and accuracy while managing multiple projects and deadlines. Enthusiasm for learning new technologies. Experience with brainstorming ideas and concepts for new projects and working collaboratively with other team members.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in graphic design, digital media, or related field. At least three years of work experience in a similar role as demonstrated by a portfolio of multimedia design content showcasing skills and experience. At least three years of experience using software design programs including Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with web development software or platforms such as HTML5, WordPress, or other web content management systems. Knowledge or experience with using analytics or market research to help guide design choices. Knowledge or experience working within a Learning Management Software such as Canvas.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/26724. Include the following documents with your application: resume, portfolio, inclusive excellence statement, and cover letter addressed to Trudi Weyermann. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through September 23, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.