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Washington Univ. in St. Louis

Photography Technician

Location: St. Louis, MO
Posted: July 29, 2022
Application Deadline: August 30, 2022


Washington Univ. in St. Louis
Meghan Kirkwood
MSC 1031-104-001, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO, 63130
314 935 8406

We are seeking a Photography Technician (10-month position) to support teaching and creative activity in photography in consultation with the Photo Area Coordinator.

This position supports the technical needs of the photography area, including managing photo equipment, facilities, and technical operations. The position requires capable management of student workers; cooperative engagement with students, faculty, and staff who use the facilities; and the ability to offer technical workshops in analog and digital processes, use of analog and digital cameras, and lighting equipment; and instruction on displaying work in the Weitman Gallery. The position also requires technical knowledge and expertise in darkroom and digital printing and the technical management of darkroom, digital, and lighting equipment. Further, in consultation with the Photography Area Coordinator and area faculty, the Photography Technician will assist in the management of the Weitman Gallery, providing assistance with install/de-install, scheduling, and managing supplies. The technician is additionally responsible for the inventory and management of Time-Based media equipment in consultation with the Time-Based area coordinator.

An average of 37 hours per week are required (with a few hours reserved for email and other tasks that arise beyond business hours). Work hours will be coordinated with the area head in Photography including bi-weekly meetings.

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