University Photographer 7328BR Marketing and Communications University Creative Services
Detailed Job Description Please note-this position may require occasional after-hours and weekend work.
Under the guidance and creative direction of the manager, employ photographic skills, creativity, and knowledge of photography software to capture, edit, and deliver impactful images, using both natural and artificial lighting. Produce photography for RIT's marketing campaigns, websites, print publications, news coverage, social media endeavors, student and faculty portfolios, and other uses as deemed appropriate by the manager.
Responsible for cataloging imagery based on established archival workflow. Enhance the photography catalog with select images per guidelines established by Assistant Director of University Photography Services and Director of University Web Services.
Hire, train, mentor, and deploy student photographers as needed.
Create project estimates and work on billing on a regular basis. Collect and archive model releases. Maintain camera and studio equipment and make recommendations for equipment purchases
Work with Assistant Director of University Photography Services and cross-functional business partners, for example, marketers, designers, writers, web developers, social media managers, and other communications experts to determine visual potential and execute the agreed plan. Partner with and support other photographers in the team and at the University to work on campaigns and other photography projects.
Maintain knowledge of current and upcoming industry trends in photography. Pursue continual skills enhancement on photography, and media technology.
Minimum Qualifications Experience/Education:
Two to four years photography experience.
Bachelor's or Equivalent experience
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to interact with customers. Must be able to put customers at ease, communicate with them and make them feel comfortable and natural in front of the camera.
Good understanding of professional photography equipment not limited to cameras, lenses and lights.
Good understanding of professional lighting techniques in the studio environment and on location.
Ability to supervise professional and student production assistants.
Ability to budget time and schedule resources effectively.
Good verbal and written skills.
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 117A
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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