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Graphic Consultant (W/T: Graphic/Social Media Specialist)48008450

Date: Oct 2, 2020

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Requisition No: 245862 

Agency: School for the Deaf & Blind

Working Title: Graphic Consultant (W/T: Graphic/Social Media Specialist)48008450

Position Number: 48008450 

Salary:  $29,344.38 - $35,344.38 

Posting Closing Date: 10/26/2020 

Pending Reclassification


POSITION TITLE:  Graphic Consultant (W/T: Graphic/Social Media Specialist)


POSITION TYPE:  Career Service


DEPARTMENT:  Communications and Public Relations


FSDB SALARY RANGE - 12 months: $29,344.38 - $35,344.38 annually. This range is inclusive of verified experience and education.


REQUIREMENT: Five years of professional experience in graphic design, social media and communications/creative content preparation and coordination. College education from an institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required experience.


PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in graphic design, digital communications or equivalent. Adobe Creative Cloud proficiency - Acrobat DC, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Spark. Microsoft Office 365 proficiency - Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams and Word. Advanced English (writing) proficiency.


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be required to complete background investigation.  Fingerprints will be taken and sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a background check of your criminal history record(s) at the state and national level.


WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 North San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida


WORK HOURS: Monday through Friday, 80 hours biweekly; schedule may vary.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent in this position is responsible for graphic design, writing and social media work. Plans, designs and develops digital/print content for various stakeholders and distribution channels (e.g., organizational brochures, fact sheets, event materials, training resources, infographics, reports and related items). Produces templates to maintain brand consistency across all functional areas. Organizes creative assets across a range of platforms - social, web, digital and print. Maintains inventory of branded promotional materials. Executes social media strategy across multiple platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube). Facilitates engagement through online conversations and responses to inquiries. Exercises careful judgement on sensitive matters and seeks consultation as needed. Monitors social media reviews/feedback and proposes new strategies. Coordinates social media deployment efforts among campus schools/departments. Manages social media posting schedule, taking into consideration insights, web traffic, engagement metrics and trends. Proposes enhancements to the organization’s brand identity, presence and reputation. Develops and implements content marketing strategies that reflect the organization's vision, mission and strategic goals. Creates high-impact content that is on-brand, visually appealing and relevant. Collaborates with campus personnel to identify opportunities for sharing of student and staff achievement and success stories across multiple platforms. Additional duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of industry-wide principles, practices, standards and techniques for graphic design/layout and social media, including federal accessibility standards; Skills in using Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office 365, Canva and Smore; Skills in English writing, editing and proofreading using Associated Press style; Skills in graphic design/layout  for digital, print and broadcast purposes for internal and external dissemination; Skills in social media planning, content preparation and engagement analysis; Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with campus personnel that supports a cooperative work environment and positive engagement with stakeholders; Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects under pressure and within tight timelines; Ability to independently carry out work assignments; Ability to perform duties in line with applicable federal and state laws and regulations and organizational strategic plan and operational policies; Ability to complete training and administer skills acquired in CPR.


Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain a Survival Plus standard in sign language, within four years of hire. Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.




All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


An attached resume is not a substitute for the information required on the application. It is the responsibility of all applicants to keep their application current.





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APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on October 26, 2020.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville