FWS Student Assistant - Graphic Designer, Photographer & Videographer

The New School
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$19/hour
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Position Title: FWS Student Assistant - Graphic Designer, Photographer & Videographer Requisition Number: 0406073262 Location New York City Position Type: Student Department: Stdnt Srvcs/Enrollment Ops Responsibilities:

The Communications Office within Student Success is seeking an experienced student graphic designer, photographer, and videographer to work on a wide array of projects that will highlight and strengthen programs and services for students. This includes designing promotional materials (social media graphics, digital flyers, newsletter images, etc.) for events and initiatives, taking photos during programs, creating video montages, and storytelling of the student experience. This role will have the opportunity to see designs and projects through from conception to final production, expand their portfolio, and work in a professional environment that seeks to improve the educational experience of all New School students.

Applicants should anticipate working 5-10 hours per week during the academic year from approximately September 2023 to May 2024. Payment is $19/hour through their Federal Work Study award. This position is predominantly in- person in Fanton Hall (72 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011), with some meetings over virtual video calls.

The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.


  • Design graphics for projects including but limited to brand identity, posters, event graphics, and much more.
  • Creating engaging and creative social media video and photo content
  • Script writing, filming, and editing high-quality video to be used on various platforms
  • Take high-quality photos and videos that highlight, recap, and promote various endeavors and events
  • Be involved and participate in team discussions about campaigns and strategies

    Hybrid/Split – Employees hired for this position have regularly scheduled, consistent percentage of time on campus (ex 1-4x/week) and also work some of the time remotely.

    SALARY RANGE Pay rate: $19/hour

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS Required: Work Samples, Portfolio, or Website. Upload in application as other documents

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Progress toward a Bachelor's or Master's degree in graphic or communication design or equivalent work experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (mainly InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, and
  • Photoshop), Canva, Microsoft Office and G Suite.
  • Experience shooting and editing high-quality photos and videos
  • Commitment to inclusivity and social justice and an understanding of intersectionality and universally accessible design.
  • Experienced in the creative process, including applying feedback and providing revisions and iterations in a timely manner
  • Can work with The New School's branding and style guides to create a suite of coherent collateral across Student Success
  • Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 Policy
  • Preferred Qualifications: Job Family: Student Services Department Posting Date: 08/22/2023 Closing Date: Open Until Filled No

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you currently have a federal work study award?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Optional & Required Applicant Documents:

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Federal Work Study award letter
  • Other Document 1
  • Optional Documents

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