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Photographer II

Job Description

TITLE: Photographer II

JOB CODE: 8817



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 5

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 20,796.00
midpoint 25,788.00
maximum 30,780.00

PURPOSE: To provide advanced technical skills in the photography of general, medical, and/or scientific phenomena and subjects. Responsible for employing a wide variety of photographic technical and methods in the preparation of photographic materials for clinical, teaching, and research activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Photographs a wide variety of subjects and materials using variations of black and white and color film. Maintains current photographs and negative files. Processes film, papers, plates, and filmstrips. Responsible for inventory control of photographic supplies. Makes estimates of time and materials needed to produce prints, slides, and other photographic materials. Operates various types of cameras. Performs related duties as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from department head; close supervision seldom required. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: May occasionally supervise Photographer I or student assistants.


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

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Three years 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 have the ability to recognize work which is not properly done. 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.