Job Number: 525588
Classification: Student Assistant 2
Grade: Student Assistant 2
Work type: On Campus, Student Employee
Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit: UAF University Relations
Categories: Student Affairs/Services
The Student Photographer position at UAF University Relations assists the Chief Photographer in covering a wide range of photography assignments, from in-studio and on-location portraits to documentary coverage of events, setting up and staging photo scenarios for specific usages, gathering a wide variety of “Campus Life” images, some sports photography and the occasional field research assignment. The Student Photographer is responsible for editing and processing the photos, following the appropriate procedures to ensure proper metadata entry, model release collection, photo shoot archiving and processed image sharing. The Student Photographer will have the opportunity to grow and expand their portfolio under the mentorship and direction of the Chief Photographer, and will also have the opportunity to assist in social media and marketing efforts. Student Photographer must be available to work occasional evening and weekend duties with advance notice.Duties:
10Maintain a weekly work schedule calendar bases on assignments delegated by supervisor.Essential
10Navigating through several archive platforms to search for and fill image requestsEssential
1-70Assist Chief Photographer on photoshoots and library management. Edit and add metadata and assist student photographers with projects and distribution.Essential
2-10All other duties as assigned.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Intermediate-level photography skills preferred, including both ambient and artificial lighting capabilities, with journalism experience a plus. Ability to interact and socialize with a variety of subjects under a variety of scenarios and conditions. Ability to process photos using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, and ability archive and share photo catalogs using Google Drive preferred.
Digital Photography required, Journalism preferred, marketing and social media a plus.
Required Education or Training:
Any Photography and/or Journalism classes, and school newspaper and/or yearbook experience.
This is a part-time, non-exempt temporary student position.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.
This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.
To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www. alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Bridget Thimsen, SBO Sr. HR Coordinator, at [email protected] or 907-474-5979.
Advertised: 30 Aug 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 31 Aug 2024 Alaskan Daylight Time