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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 12/4/2017
FPP Project Manager

Fire Protection Publications (FPP) is seeking applications for the position of FPP Graphics Unit Manager. FPP is a department within the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology (CEAT) at Oklahoma State University (OSU) and is the headquarters of the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA). As the world's leading publisher of high quality and technically accurate training materials, FPP provides a vital service to the fire and emergency services community. Manage the Graphic Production Unit of Fire Protection Publications, establish goals, provide direction and supervision in the preparation and final production of resale products, advertising/marketing materials and in-house forms and publications. Oversee acquisition and distribution of materials and equipment necessary to the daily operation of the production department. Prepare cost estimates specifications for new projects and re-orders and monitors product scheduling to assess needs for temporary or long-term expansion to facilitate preparation of materials. This person currently supervises four (4) fulltime Senior Graphic Designers. Handle sharp knives and tools. Some products used daily are chemicals which are irritants or can cause allergic reactions for some individuals. Continual use of computers is required in this position.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Business, or related field and three years work-related experience in graphic production, graphic design, printing, or a related field. Organizational skills; ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects with overlapping deadlines in a professional publishing operation; ability to supervise creative professionals; skills in graphic design and typography, photography, knowledge and experience in publishing and printing; budgeting, and cost analysis and estimating; developing specification for print and electronic materials.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Graphic Design, Business, or related field. Five years work-related experience in graphic production, graphic design, printing, or a related field. Apply online at Applications should include a letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications and a resume which includes the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) persons who have direct knowledge the candidate’s experience and professional abilities. Please, include examples of work in this area. For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)