The Part-time Marketing and Communication Photographer shoots high quality digital images, as requested, to meet the university’s needs for marketing, web, digital and communication initiatives, including social media. This position collaborates closely with the creative directors to ensure photography needs are met, and works with the editorial, web and graphic design staff to bring initiatives and creative items from conception to completion. The Part-time Marketing and Communication Photographer updates university photography files of campus locations, buildings, faculty, staff and students and serves as a main resource for an online photo database and works with student employees to ensure correct classifications and image details. In collaboration with creative directors, this individual develops a recognizable university photo style to become an element in the university’s visual identity. In partnership with creative directors, this position coordinates the recruitment and oversight of freelance photographers, as needed.
Of particular focus for the role will be to manage photography for high-profile university events, programs and activities of students, faculty, staff and alumni to be used for university communication, publications, marketing materials and advertising campaigns. To facilitate the coordination and usage of such imagery, the role will manage photography assets, equipment, software and space dedicated to photography production needs. In addition, it is anticipated the role will mentor student interns in capturing such photography.