Produce visual communication materials for the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit. Responsibilities include creative design of materials for the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety project and research dissemination materials. Must be able to work collaboratively on creative projects, and have strong design skills and an aesthetic that demonstrates an understanding of current and emerging trends.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Produce design materials to communicate the research deliverables of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit.
Assist in the planning and execution of print and electronic communications and take design from concept to production.
Identify proper mediums for visual communication.
Perform administrative/clerical duties in support of communications efforts, e.g., maintain database, lists and records; manage website content and updates which may involve some graphic design or desktop publishing; coordinate mailings and calendar of events; produce multimedia files, presentations, audio/video recordings, photographs.
Create a range of visual materials including logos, icons, signage, annual report templates, and social media content.
Draft, write, edit, proofread communications pieces (e.g., articles for publications, newsletter, press releases, general announcements).
Monitor, facilitate and coordinate production and distribution of communication pieces, including production schedule layout, interface with vendors, writers, freelance writers and photographers.
Ensure proper balance of form and function in all materials.
Process project-related invoices and monitor expenses.
Respond to routine inquiries from the media.
Work independently and in cross-functional groups on visual communication projects. Work with a combination of internal and external communication materials
Two (2) years of related college coursework.
Some related experience required.
Advanced degree may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis.
Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, graphic design, or related field preferred.
1-2 years professional experience in the design field preferred.
Experience working in public health.
Experience contributing to collaborative projects preferred.
Understanding of production process.
Strong oral presentation skills.
Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently and in groups to offer design solutions to communications opportunities.
Proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite and emerging technologies.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Research translation skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good team work and flexibility skills.
Classified Title: Communications Coordinator Working Title: Commuications Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OE Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $17.42 - $23.95 / commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: up to 27 hrs Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001141-Health Systems Personnel area: School of Public Health
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.