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University of New Mexico

Photography Lab Manager

Location: Albuquerque, NM
Posted: February 22, 2021
Application Deadline: March 03, 2021


University of New Mexico
UNM Department of Art, MSC04 2560
Albuquerque, NM, 87131

All applications must be submitted via, Requisition 14737

Job Description: Oversees the dally operations, management, and staffing of the Photography Lab and classrooms in the Department of Art. Ensures the smooth and efficient functioning of the lab and classrooms in the Department of Art. Ensures the smooth and efficient functioning of the lab and the safe use and maintenance of equipment and facilities. This position will not involve teaching any classes.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a directly related field; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
B.A. or B.S. in photography, or emphasis in photography.

Experience in professional or institutional photography lab or studio.

Experience in organizing, training, and supervising student employees.

Knowledge of photography, with technical and mechanical skills including darkroom processes and equipment for black-and-white photography, all aspects of digital photographic processes, and studio lighting.

Computer skills with Macintosh operating systems, proficiency with Adobe software, creating and maintaining local area networks, color calibration, and inkjet printing.

Knowledge of safety policies and procedures according to standard trade practices.

Experience in handling emergencies such as equipment breakdowns, chemical spills, or accidents.

Experience in establishing and enforcing lab policies and procedures.

Ability to multi-task and successfully interact with faculty, staff, and students.

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