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Hourly Library Intern - GraphicsCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #9987 FLSA Non Exempt Non Civil Service Identification Position Title: Hourly Library Intern Job Title: Graphics Intern Department: Community & Access Services Division: Library Immediate Supervisor: Community & Access Services Coordinator Job Summary Under supervision of the Community and Access Services Coordinator, assists the Library Graphics Assistant and Public Relations Specialist with the design and creation of library publications, calendars, signs and displays. Helps prepare graphics for library website and other publications. Helps fill other library art and graphics-related requests from all library departments. Creates routine content for library digital signs. Takes photos as needed. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Assists in the design, printing and distribution of library publications. Helps design and create library displays and posters. Creates routine content for library digital signs. Assists in photographing library staff and library events. Assists with library website design and graphics. Helps produce and maintain signage for the library. Implements established policies and procedures regarding the safety and security of patrons and fellow staff members. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or Job Class #9987 Community & Access Services Page 2 Updated 04/29/2022 move up to 20 pounds. The position must have the ability to apply up to 50 pounds of force to move or push a book cart. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification Enrollment as an undergraduate in graphic design or related field required. Coursework in graphics or related field required. Must pass criminal background check Preferred Education, Experience and Certification One year of experience in production design and publication production preferred. Experience designing website and social media graphics preferred. One year working with the public preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of design and layout skills, with proficiency in using Adobe CC in a PC environment. Knowledge of photographic techniques, skill in operating 35mm SLR, skill in operating 25 mm SLR, and digital cameras. Skill in operating scanners, laminating equipment, graphics tools and related equipment. Knowledge of social media platforms such as Snapchat and Tik-Tok and skills in creating social media graphic content. Ability to communicate effectively over the telephone, in writing and in person. Ability to work independently and in a team environment to deliver Library services. Ability to consistently deliver excellent customer service. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.