Student Opening: Photographer


Number of Openings: 1

Pay Rate: 11.50

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Marketing


The Student Marketing Photographer's primary responsibility is to shoot and edit photographs for events that are planned by SUA and select events that occur in Student Union facilities. Images will be added to the SUA archive and may be used for exhibits and promotional initiatives. The Photographer will work with a team within Student Unions and Activities to ensure that a variety of events are documented over the course of the school year.

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  • Current UMTC student. See student employment eligibility
  • Understanding of introductory video and/or photography principles and editing
  • Strong storytelling and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and on deadline
  • Ability to collaborate with ideas on projects

All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Majoring in Art, Photography, Journalism, Cinema & Media Culture, or Communications.
  • Experience expressing ideas via visual media
  • Experience using relevant computer programs and social media, e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, Google Suite, MS Office; Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Experience using both

Notes for This Posting

This photographer position will work with the Student Unions & Activities Marketing Department.

Position may require some evenings and weekends to attend events as well as accommodate photography requests. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm.

*Applicant should provide a link for an online portfolio with samples of their of work.

Hiring manager hopes to complete hiring as soon as possible.

Work study applicants welcome to apply!


  1. You must be able to work for the Fall, Summer.
  2. You must be able to work 3 shifts per week.