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Photography Assistant

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Photography Assistant

Assists departments and organizations with photography needs. Operates copy camera, slide duplicator, slide mounter, and assists photographers on assignment. Prepares photographic materials for delivery (sorting, trimming, and mounting). Assists in maintaining photographic equipment. May be responsible for action shots in black and white. Darkroom experience desirable. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Further clarify their academic focus and career goals
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
PHT 1 $8.00/hour No experience
PHT 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
PHT 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training