Photography Lab Manager

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Oct 21, 2019
Closes
Oct 22, 2019
Ref
STF9338
Function
Management
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Photography Lab Manager

The George Mason University School of Art (SoA) is looking for a Photography Lab Manager to work with the coordinator of the photography program to oversee the operation and maintenance of the technical aspects specific to both traditional and digital photography labs and classrooms. This position coordinates with the SoA Technical Director in the operation and maintenance of the digital photography-specific classrooms and equipment. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities * Maintaining, repairing, cleaning, and inventorying cameras and lab equipment; * Managing and scheduling work-study students and lab monitors; * Assisting instructors and students; * Ordering and inventorying supplies; and * Day to day operations of darkroom. Required Qualifications * Ability to work independently in order to make decisions regarding the operation and maintenance of traditional photography equipment such as color processors and enlargers, b&w wet labs, and digital photographic equipment such as professional level printers and scanners; * A thorough understanding of film, digital, and video cameras; * Ability to oversee work-study assistants and assist students in the processing of film, paper, and other traditional skills; * A full understanding of the proper operations of digital equipment; * BA or BFA in Traditional and Digital Photography, Lens Based Media, Alternative Processes, or equivalent combination of education and experience; and * Must have at least a couple years of experience working in a photographic lab and working interactively with the public.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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