Graphic Designer

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will participate in a group process, which results in the creation and implementation of a broad range of high quality communication vehicles.


  • Be a maturing disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Contribute to the creative process and development of communication tools
  • Participate in the ministries of InterVarsity
  • Contribute to the team effort
  • Maintain sound financial status


  • Annual affirmation of InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement
  • Bachelor’s degree (Art or Design degree preferred)
  • 1 year of design experience preferred
  • Commitment to Jesus Christ and with a heart for students, visual communication, and the arts
  • Commitment to growing relationships with God, his Word, his people, and the church
  • Experience with computers and up-to-date working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • Strong artistic sense, creative skills and technical expertise in visual communication
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and put others’ needs before own needs
  • Sensitivity to and ability to work with diverse cultures and ethnicities
  • Experience with or knowledge of InterVarsity, or ability to quickly understand and be committed to InterVarsity’s purpose
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently  
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn new things and think "outside of the box"
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work well in a deadline-driven environment
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Available to work 40+ hours and to travel at least two to three times a year; willingness to work flexible hours
  • Capacity for self-awareness and awareness of others
  • Demonstrates emotional and relational maturity
  • Ability to articulate ideas and think critically about culture and communication
  • Ability to relate well and maintain good relationships with co-workers, field staff and other teams at the National Service Center
  • Ability to participate in collaborative process and accept critique from numerous people

How to Apply

External candidates must submit:
  1. Completed InterVarsity General Application*

​​If located in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont, Puerto Rico, Albany and Westchester Counties (NY), New Orleans (LA), New York City (NY), or Philadelphia (PA),  use the General Application – without salary history

  1. Portfolio of at least 10 recent design pieces that demonstrate your strengths, style, and overall ability
  2. Completed InterVarsity Staff/Pastor Reference
  3. Completed Employment Reference
  4. Email the completed application along with cover letter and resume to Human Resources

Internal candidates must submit:

  1. Internal Application
  2. Portfolio of at least 10 recent design pieces that demonstrate your strengths, style, and overall ability
  3. Email the completed application to Human Resources

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.