Athletic Communications Student Photographer
Highland Heights, KY 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
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Position Information

Working Title Athletic Communications Student Photographer
Department Sports Information
Type of Work Study
Building/Office Location HC - A. D. Albright Health Center
Work Schedule

This position may have some office hours during the regular work week (8:30-4:30). However, when sports are in competition the primary schedule will revolve around home events that typically occur on nights and weekends. Most of these events will require between 2-4 hours of work, depending on the event.

Job Description

The Northern Kentucky University Athletic Communications department seeks a qualified candidate to fill the role of Athletic Communications Student Photographer. The student-worker will assist two full-time staff and one graduate assistant with regular photography duties in the department, which includes both still (headshots and posed action) and live (in-game action) images.

Primary Responsibilities

* Assist with and shoot game-day events, providing a set of images for an array of purposes (website, social media, archival, etc.)
* Assist with other photography needs, including headshots and posed action pictures
* Aid athletic department by taking images during special events (golf outing, gala, etc.), as well as photographing facilities
* Edit photographs using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom)
* Archive photographs


Must be accepted into an NKU undergraduate program and enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours, maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better.
Position is under contract for one academic year with option for renewal.
Experience in photography, particularly with the use of a DSLR.
Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop is a plus.
Evidence of strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly to convey thoughts, ideas and plans clearly to NKU Coaches, Administrators and other staff members.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

  • Employee will not be required to have their own equipment.
Minimum Education High School Diploma
Pay Rate $7.75 (w/ annual increases)
Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 20201299
Job Open Date 09/09/2020
Job Close Date
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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