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Assistant Director of Creative and Digital Media (Photography Assistant)

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:



Job Summary

Department Specific Responsibilities: Helps lead the Department's efforts in social and digital media, brand-building, and photography.
Manages assigned IU Athletics social media accounts, capture on-location and/or in-studio photography services, assist in editing photos, and develop brand strategy.
General Responsibilities:

Provides support for photography projects which advance initiatives and uphold the image, reputation, and reach of the university via digital content across multiple platforms.Work may include additional duties in support of other functions or administrative needs.

Captures on-location and/or in-studio photography services; develops, prints, and edits film and digital photographs for various marketing and communications needs, audiences, and platforms.
Maintains photographic equipment, including photo lab equipment, lenses, lights, and cameras, inventory, and supply ordering; may perform basic equipment repairs, escalating complex issues to Photographer(s) or supervisor.
Maintains file storage and familiarity with photo archive and may recommend photos for use in specific publications, websites, mailers, or marketing and communications campaigns.
May schedule logistics for off-site photography services.
May collaborate in broader marketing and communications project teams or committees.



Required High school diploma or GED.

Required 2 years of experience in a relevant field.

Required Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Preferred Comprehensive digital and social media expertise and basic photography skills.
Ability to recognize compelling stories, distribute and present them in a creative manner, and create professional post-production video content.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Internet programming tools such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and web design.
Demonstrated ability to exercise good, sound judgement in all communications and work with diverse individuals including members of the public, ticket buyers, fans, and alumni both independently and as part of a team.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to handle equipment. This role frequently requires the ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. This role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The role requires the ability to detect items in close proximity as well as far away; discern between colors; detect objects in peripheral space of self; discern items in detail; and to have good depth perception. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Job Classification

Career Level: Intermediate

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Marketing & Communications

Job Family: Visual Communications

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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