The photography coordinator provides photographic services for key Student Life events, multimedia projects, studio and on location portraits, printed and online publications and special projects for all departments and student organizations within the Office of Student Life; utilizes technical knowledge of camera functionalities, lighting and studio arrangements as well as creativity to meet clients visual marketing and communications needs; collaborates with Student Life Marketing Specialists and client to identify desired outcomes, and maintain effective communication throughout project processing, from order placement to final product distribution; photographs and coordinates studio setup for headshots and portraits of student organizations and Student Life department staff; oversees interview and hiring process of student photographer employees; supervises and trains student employees; manages incoming photo assignment requests and conducts research on photo requests to achieve desired results; updates and maintains online photo catalogue; utilizes expertise in photo editing software to edit and retouch client photos; assists in distribution of images to users and client, and archives completed projects; evaluates and establishes an efficient work flow process for photography services.
Bachelor degree in Photo Journalism or a media-related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience; 1-3 years of experience in photography/video/audio production and digital media fields; experience with photo editing and retouching; experience with photography and lighting equipment; working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom and metadata software; client management experience; written and verbal communication skills; comprehensive knowledge of media file formats, their capabilities, and delivery aspects.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, PhotoMechanic, WordPress and Smugmug content management systems; experience working with digital media platforms; experience working in a student affairs setting; knowledge, appropriate training and ability in all facets of the video/audio production life cycle; knowledge of equipment interconnection, cable and signal types, and connections.
Target Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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