The University of Tennessee Athletics Department is searching for a Photographer to join their Media Relations unit. This position serves as the secondary photographer for Tennessee Athletics. Covers home and away games/practices/events and some portrait and location shoots. Edits, post-processes and uploads images into digital asset management system. Delivers high-quality images for use in print, web and social media applications. Actively focuses on preservation and digital conversion of physical photo archives. Recruits, teaches, and manages student work force.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Game/Practice/Event Photography • Studio/Portrait/Location Photography • Editing/Post-Processing/Metadata and Keywording • Digital/Physical Photo Archiving, Photo Request Fulfillment • Student Development/Management, Teaching • Evening and weekend work required. Some travel may be required. • Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree required Experience: 1 year of sports/news photography, preferably in college athletics. 3 years of sports/news photography, preferably in college athletics preferred. Skills: Knowledge of college athletics/sports, Adobe Creative Suite, Photo Mechanic, Off-Camera Lighting, In-Game Photo Transmission, Digital Asset Management, Metadata and Keywording. Skill in producing high-quality images in a fast-paced/high-pressure environment. Ability to prioritize tasks/meet deadlines, communicate effectively with coaches/student athletes/staff and teach/develop students. Knowledge of Canon camera systems, social media platforms/strategies. Demonstrated behavioral expectations include: Unquestioned integrity and trustworthiness. Adherence to university, SEC, and NCAA rules and regulations. Commitment to the Athletics Department and University’s mission. Ability to work with cross-functional teams and to foster teamwork. Ability to work with diverse populations in a positive manner
Applicants must apply online at: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_system/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000000V3&tz=GMT-04%3A00
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