University of Pittsburgh Photographer/Videographer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/30/2016

Working Title Photographer/Videographer

Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring

Job Type Student

Job Category Communications Support

Federal Work Study Required? No

Job Summary

The Office of University Communications is seeking a student worker with strong communication, photography, and/or videography skills to help tell the University of Pittsburgh’s story. The student will work directly with staff on a variety of projects including, but not limited to: taking photos and videos of various University activities and events; creating, developing, and editing digital copy; assisting with the development of social media content, performing various office administrative work; and other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Candidates should be personable, highly motivated, well-organized and possess: • Strong digital photography and videography skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must be comfortable talking and interacting with students, staff, faculty, and the public • Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgement, and discretion • Ability to work well independently as well as with a team, and to work with interruptions to meet deadlines • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and prior experience office is a plus

Applicants must provide 5-7 examples of photography, including photography samples of people, complete with written photo descriptions. An online portfolio is ideal, but links to samples of work or transmission of files is acceptable.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate 8.15

Anticipated Number of Openings 2

Anticipated Hours per Week 12-20

Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Undefined but flexible around classes and other obligations. Schedule may include after business hours and weekends.

Campus Pittsburgh

Primary Work Location 400 Craig Hall

Posting Number S-03936-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • Other Document

  • Media Sample