Visual Resources Specialist

Texas State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Information

Posting Number 2020389 Posting/Functional Title Photography Lab Manager University Pay Plan Title Visual Resources Specialist Location San Marcos Department School of Art and Design Recruitment Type Open to All Job Type Full-Time Monthly Salary $2,348.00 - $3,377.00 Job Category Non-Exempt Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

BFA or equivalent experience with a solid background in photography is required. Successful candidates will have a working knowledge of current trends and techniques in contemporary photography that includes technical knowledge of analogue and digital photo equipment and chemistry processes. They must have photo and video documentation skills. Ideal candidates will have the ability to work independently, possess strong oral and written communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. They must have experience working in a photography lab, ideally in a university context. They must have supervisory and budget skills and an ability to follow detailed policies and procedures. They must have a commitment to diversity with an ability to work well in a multiethnic and multicultural environment with students, faculty and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Description

The School of Art and Design at Texas State University seeks a Photography Lab Manager ( PLM ) for the BFA Photography Program.

Job Duties

The PLM will oversee the operation of the photography program’s facilities, budget, and service needs for students and faculty. They will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the photography building including gallery space, digital and chemistry labs, equipment, checkout protocols, and other digital and darkroom-related business, as well as in charge of financial reporting, budgeting, and purchasing. Additionally, they will supervise students, lab monitors, and will work closely with faculty to manage lab needs for courses and various programming events. They will also be responsible for photo and video documentation of BFA Thesis Exhibitions, visiting artist lectures, presentations, and other related events for the School of Art and Design.

Additional Information to Applicants




Occasional work beyond normal 8-5 business hours will be required for photo and video documentation of events, lectures, and exhibitions.

Job Open Date 08/14/2020 Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight) Open Until Filled Yes Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM Posting Notices YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES. Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE .

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Link Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (all in one document)
  2. Letter of Recommendation #1
  3. Media File
  4. DD 214/DD1300
  5. Veteran's Preference
  6. Licensure
  7. Certifications
  8. Letter of Recommendation #2
  9. Letter of Recommendation #3
  10. Other Required Documents
  11. Digital Files (Personal Creative Works)
  12. URL - Digital Portfolio
  13. Work Experience
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