Rochester, New York

Photographic Media Specialist 6086BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Communications, Marketing & Multimedia Services Detailed Job Description Please be advised that this position requires occasional evening and weekend work required NTID's Photographic Media Specialist creates engaging, impactful, and brand-focused imagery to serve the marketing, news, and archival photography needs of the college. This involves working in a creative, fast-paced, high-volume environment on projects that include portrait, studio, product, location and event photography, and the preparation of digital files for a variety of media, including print, web, social media, and presentation graphics. Also maintains supplies and equipment, and hires, trains and supervises student assistants. This position reports to the Director of Public Relations and Technology Transfer in NTID's Communications, Marketing and Multimedia Services Department and works with cross-functional partners, including, marketers, designers, writers, web developers, social media managers, and other communications experts. Must maintain knowledge of current and upcoming industry trends in photography and pursue continual skills enhancement in photography and media technology. Occasional evening and weekend work required. Department/College Description The NTID Communications, Marketing & Multimedia Services team leads marketing communication efforts for NTID, using a collaborative, results-oriented approach. We provide innovative solutions to marketing communications challenges, developing strategic, market-focused, creative communications that help achieve goals and support RIT/NTIDs brand and major areas of focus. The National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one of the nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, a leading career-oriented, technological university recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's 'Best College Values,' and by The Princeton Review as one of the top 20 colleges nationwide for 'Best Career Services.' More than 15,000 undergraduate students from around the world, including more than 1,100 who are deaf or hard of hearing, come to campus every year to take advantage of the benefits of an RIT/NTID education. Required Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree in photography, multimedia, new media, media arts and technology or related field Minimum of one to three years photography experience. Artistic and design skillsability to compose and frame a shot, understand color and lighting. Creativity and innovationability to tell a story through images. Ability to interact with photographic subjects. Must be able to put people 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 student assistants. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work collaboratively and independently. Good attention to detail. Proficiency in sign language or the ability to achieve proficiency within three years of hire. Preferred Qualifications Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function: Wage Band: Required Application Documents 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. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details 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 Copyright 2021 Jobelephant.com Inc. 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Rochester, New York

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