Digital Print Lab Technician and Photographer
Brown University Visual Art Department
Position Posted 10/24/13 open until filled
This position serves the Department of Visual Art in the oversight of the digital printing lab and lighting studio, proactively maintaining lab equipment, scheduling and tracking the use of equipment, monitoring supply and equipment inventories, providing basic tutorials in the use of equipment, establishing and implementing policies for lab access, and supervising student lab assistants. This position also serves as the department photographer and publications assistant, documenting faculty and student art work for use in department publicity, event venues, and faculty research, and maintaining the photo archives, and providing workshops on basic photographic technical skills and techniques and assisting the Department with publications for print and electronic distribution including but not limited student and visiting artist posters, weekly departmental newsletter and other print publications. The position provides fundamental curricular support and requires attendance during the academic year. The position does not require staffing during major academic breaks including: winter break, spring break and the summer months. Ability to work some evenings and commencement required.
|*Qualifications:||Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. BA or BFA preferred. Two to three years of related experience preferably in an educational environment. Ability to maintain technical equipment (printers, cameras, run system checks, etc.) and experience in photographic documentation of art work. Strong organizational and time management skills. Initiative and judgment to independently problem solve and prioritize. Must possess the ability to independently develop and implement short and long term goals, and the ability to work independently, but also as a strong team member when the situation warrants. Ideal candidate will have confident public relations and interpersonal skills with the ability to provide workshops and tutorials on basic technical skills. Effective oral and written communication skills with a good command of English language and grammar are essential. Ability to research, analyze and summarize information. Computer proficiency in graphic design applications with continued interest in maintaining skills. Basic knowledge of FileMaker Pro required, advanced knowledge of FileMaker Pro preferred, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and other Adobe Creative Suite applications desirable|
|*Application Instructions:||Visit the Brown University Human Resources website (http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/jobs-brown) to view detailed job description. To apply, create an account and submit an on-line application for the position by following the instructions on the Human Resources site.|