Journalism Department Job: Photo Tech Assistant

Author: Journalism Department Job: Photo Tech Assistant
August 31, 2021

The Journalism Department seeks a responsible undergraduate or graduate student to work as a photo tech assistant.
Days/Hours: Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and/or other hours by arrangement, up to 20 hours available
Duration: Fall Semester 2021
Pay rate: $17/hour

• Check out the photo, video, and multimedia equipment for journalism students
• Assess the condition of and maintain equipment
• Prepare equipment for checkout Set up and maintain web-based reservation system for equipment
• Work effectively with Journalism Department staff and faculty to support requests and assist them with photo, video, and multimedia equipment • Help students with video, photo, or multimedia equipment questions
• Keep equipment room organized and tidy
• Help with office tasks like photocopying and campus deliveries.

• Experience working with photo, video, audio, and other multimedia equipment
• Familiarity with Excel
• Reliable
• Must be able to lift 25 pounds
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
• Experience working with Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Audition desirable
• Experience cleaning and maintaining photo, video, and multimedia equipment desirable
• Excellent communication skills desirable
• Course work in photojournalism, video, broadcast, or cinema production classes desirable

TO APPLY: Send an email with cover letter, resume, Fall 2021 class schedule, and names and contact info for two references (including at least one SFSU professor) to Amber Wehrer at

This position could be combined with the computer lab assistant position.