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Photographer II

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  University Marketing & Communications (10000993)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU > connectu.olemiss.edu

Definition of Class

This position provides photographic services for the University. The incumbent creates digital images and visual marketing materials that support the institutional goals and priorities; coordinates the setup, photography, digital processing and archival of images and associated photographic media and/or digital files for institutional and publication purposes; and provides guidance and supervision to support staff. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Creates digital images and visual marketing materials that support the institutional goals and priorities.
  • Processes requests for photographic services, establishes job priorities, and schedules assignments.
  • Operates and sets up photographic equipment to create original images on location and in studio.
  • Produces digital images and visual marketing materials for use in multiple marketing platforms.
  • Creates or edits digital images and prints to suit client needs using imaging and archiving software
  • Consults with clients regarding image needs, including creation, retrieval and visual marketing consultation.
  • Assists with image selection, color correction and marketing-based imaging needs.
  • Determines appropriate lighting and other criteria for photographic assignments.
  • Maintains and updates network storage visual database of images and online image archives.
  • Researches, recommends, and utilizes new technologies for media and publications.
  • Prepares digital images created for inclusion in visual database and archives.
  • Maintains photography equipment, facilities, supplies, and archives.
  • Provides guidance and supervision to support staff and student interns.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with SEC and NCAA rules and university policies.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Creates digital images and visual marketing materials that support the institutional goals and priorities.
  2. Maintains and updates network storage visual database of images and online image archives.
  3. Provides guidance and supervision to support staff and student interns.

Minimum Education/Experience

Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

 

AND

 

Experience:
Three (3) years experience related to the above described duties.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi