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Posted: 05/22/2023
FRTI Program Graphic Designer

Hiring Department

University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement

Univeristy of Missouri Fire & Rescue Training Institute (FRTI)

Job Description

MU TITLE: Educational Program Coordinator III

LOCATION:  2800 Maguire Blvd, Columbia MO

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu.

The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) provides training throughout Missouri and nationally, to volunteer and career firefighters, fire specialists, fire officers, members of industrial and institutional fire brigades, and members of allied emergency services organizations.


40% – Develop and implement design projects in collaboration with FRTI and Extension’s Integrated Marketing Communications team. Design all creative elements (e.g. print ads, digital ads, direct mail, out-of-home) for multi-channel campaigns that align with marketing and creative strategy and are relevant to target audiences, increasing understanding of and differentiating the brand.

40% – Create, schedule, and manage the MU FRTI, LETI, and NACIS social media accounts. Shoot, edit, and archive photos and videos of classes and event for use in all promotional materials. Create, schedule, and manage the MU FRTI, LETI, and NACIS in DotDigital platform.

10% – Enter and edit classes, conferences, and event details in MyExtension, Cvent, and Magento platforms for publishing on website. Collaborate with MU Extension web services to maintain accurate information. Administer and schedule online and blended classes using the Cherwell Portal, Canvas and Catalog platforms. Maintain archived MU FRTI curriculum. Create and distribute Qualtrics course surveys.

5% – Serve on various committees within Extension, FRTI and/or LETI.

5% – Other job-related duties as assigned.

Conduct all activities in accordance with the Civil Rights Acts, Title IX, Rehabilitation, Americans with Disabilities Act and local, state and region affirmative action plans.


Administrative supervision is received from the Assistant Director of First Responder Education, Coordinator of the Fire and Rescue Training Institute. Functional supervision may be exercised over a small to medium sized office support staff and student assistants.


Exhibit a high personal standard of excellence, be an effective team player, and demonstrate inclusivity, civility, and respect for all.

Engage stakeholders and learners; maintain positive interpersonal relationships; and exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.

Operate with minimal guidance and be a self-directed learner who is flexible and adaptable to changing environments.


The University of Missouri, also known as Mizzou and MU, is the Flagship University of the four-campus University of Missouri system.  It is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most comprehensive universities in the United States.  MU’s broad undergraduate programs and its’ graduate, professional and research programs attract annual enrollment of more than 30,000 students.  MU is centrally located in Columbia, MO, which is consistently ranked as one of America’s most livable cities.  MU Extension and Engagement programs are located on all four campuses and in 114 counties and St. Louis city.


Salary Range: $50,638 – $55,000 annually

Grade: GGS-009E

University Title: Educational Program Coordinator III

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Premiere


  • DotDigital
  • MyExtension
  • Cvent
  • Magento
  • Cherwell Portal
  • Canvas
  • Catalog
  • Mimeo
  • Qualtrics


  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Copywriting/Editing
  • Social Media
  • Customer Service

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources.  Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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