Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and
residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution
(HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus
CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and
academically diverse student body in the nation. The University
enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as
first-generation college students.
Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who
reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The
ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy
of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have
demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will
contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an
inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working
environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and
those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.
Under general supervision, the incumbent will perform a broad range
of photographic assignments and multimedia projects for the campus.
Lead work direction and objectives will be provided by Creative
Media & Technology (CMT). Incumbent will work effectively with
internal and external clients of Chico State to provide visual
content by request. Typically incumbents at this level work fairly
autonomously under limited oversight accountable for project
results reviewed against expectations and goals. Performance
involves the flexibility to coordinate actives involved for a full
range of organizational and technical work associated with
providing creative digital photography assets and engaging
experiences for a diverse range of small to medium location and
studio photography projects. Communication requires regularly
exercising judgment and discretion to interpret needs and make
production decisions with individuals at all levels within the
organization in the development and execution of projects.
Incumbent will be using computer systems responsible for
photographic post-processing including review selection, metadata
and keyword entry, post-processing image corrections, archival of
images, and other general management of digital assets. Additional
responsibilities include maintaining photographic studio,
equipment, and digital archives. Incumbent is expected to support
training and direction of student photographic assistants within
department when applicable.
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing
campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have
received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates
should be prepared to comply with this requirement.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they
may be considered specialized skills:
Required Education and Experience:
- At least one year of on-the-job experience in an academic
environment, or a related field or through technical experience
and/or relevant coursework.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Digital Asset Management (DAM) system
such as Extensis Portfolio.
- Advanced photography knowledge with aerial photography,
cinemagraphs and short video.
- Flexibility to adjust to change (scheduling: nights and
weekends/work environments: indoor/outdoor)
This position requires experience and/or education to be proficient
in performing most or all work assignments. This knowledge and
skill is typically obtained through a Bachelor’s degree in a
related field, such as Photography, Videographic Design, Multimedia
Production, Distance Learning.
Two years of professional experience in a related field.
* Additional experience during which the applicant has acquired and
successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be
substituted for the required education on a year-for-year
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm (This position requires
a flexible schedule. Early morning, evening or weekend hours may be
required to complete work assignments.)
Salary and Benefits Information:
$3,515 - $6,358 per month / $42,180 - $76,296 annually (New
employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning of the
This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick
leave, vacation, health insurance). For more information please
California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy,
requires that the successful candidate complete a background check
(including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry
check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position.
Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may
impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU
employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.
This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU
Throughout employment in this position incumbent must maintain a
valid California Driver's License as well as continued completion
and compliance of the CSU Defensive Driver's Training course.
This position requires a flexible schedule. Early morning, evening
or weekend hours may be required to complete work
About Chico State:
Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research
experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global
engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides
Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential
learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience
prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and
inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources.
Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the
state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San
Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor
leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene.
We acknowledge and are mindful that California State University,
Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first
people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their
distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters
that run through campus.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition,
National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status,
or any other protected status.
Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management
positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).
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