Journalism Department Job: Photo Tech Assistant

Tuesday, 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 photo, video and multimedia equipment to journalism students
• Assess 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, Premier 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 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.