EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity
and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and
COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
Employees in this class are under
general supervision. Work performed in assisting the Director in the day-to-day
operations and all photographic services of the Photo Lab, and performing other
work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
-Assists the Director of the Photo Lab in providing pleasing and interesting photographs combining artistic and technical elements for publications, news releases, audio visual presentations and other university, departmental and external client use.
-Assists the Director in location photography of events in a variety of environments.
-Coordinates photography with internal and external clients.
-Designs, edits and manipulates images for publication.
-Completes multiple, complex duties at an advanced artistic and technical skill level.
-Completes duties that require careful planning and organization to achieve end results.
-Maintains exacting accuracy as required.
-Maintains image and general office files.
-Plans, organizes and prioritizes order of work.
-Modifies existing and development of new photographic techniques and procedures.
-Develops and applies problem solving techniques.
-Maintains positive relationships with internal and external clients.
-Assists in the day-to-day operation of the Photo Lab.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
-Knowledge of principles and techniques of still and action photography.
-Knowledge of photographic equipment.
-Knowledge of image manipulation and presentation software.
- Knowledge of computers.
-Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to work independently without close supervision.
- Ability to multi-task, with attention to detail and accuracy.
-Ability to deal with a variety of people.
Applicants possessing these
qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However,
applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe
their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully.
Bachelor’s degree in Art, Photography or related field; and two years experience
as a photographer.
Date Skill Eval
06/09/06 10 724022462
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.