Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is part-time and works approximately 21 hours per week.
This appointment supports the technical needs of the photography area, including managing the photo equipment, facilities, and technical operations. An average of 21 hours per week presence on campus are required. Work hours will be coordinated with the area head in Photography and include weekly face-to-face coordinating meetings.
Technical support for darkroom, digital, and lighting studio areas.
Equipment Maintenance (lighting studio, darkroom, scanning room, and digital printing lab).
Co-management of Weitman Gallery.
Assist students in technical problem solving.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the College of Art, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Bachelor's of Art or Bachelor's of Fine Arts.
Knowledge of photography, photographic processes, and photographic equipment is required.
Abilty to work in and help service darkroom, digital, and lighting studio facilities.
Ability to lift heavy boxes of darkroom chemistry.
Ability to work occasional hours required outside of business hours (e.g. gallery opening, etc).
Masters of Fine Arts or other equivalent professional experiece in photography.
The hiring range for this position is $21.18 - $26.99 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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