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Photographer I

Job Description

TITLE: Photographer I

JOB CODE: 8818



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 4

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 18,732.00
midpoint 23,040.00
maximum 27,348.00

PURPOSE: To provide skilled work in the photography of routine and technical subjects. Responsible for photographic manipulations, methods, and techniques used in the production of photographic materials for clinical, teaching, and research activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Takes pictures using various types of film and cameras. Develops both black and white and color films, Mixes developers, fixers, and related chemicals following standard formulas. Selects lights, cameras, film and techniques to implement work assignments. Performs routine photographic assignments on and off campus. Performs related duties as assigned. May be called upon to perform other journalistic assignments not directly related to photography.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Close supervision by superior. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: May occasionally supervise student assistants.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High school graduation supplemented by specialized training in photography.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of photographic experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must present portfolio for interviewing purposes. Must have ability to use varied types of cameras and darkroom equipment. Must be accurate in all phases of the work performed and be able to recognize work which does not meet established performance standards. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involves some mechanical or chemical hazards and a need to work in confined space and prolonged standing. May be required to work weekends or nights. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with University Personnel. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.