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Photography Technologist (Part-time)

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Job Number:
Application Deadline:
October 31, 2019
Job Title:
Photography Technologist (Part-time)
Faculty of Animation,Arts & Des

Faculty/Department: Animation, Arts and Design      

Employee Group: Part-time Support – Regular
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)    
Hourly Rate: $20.47 /hour + 4% in lieu of vacation pay
Hours/Week: 24 hours (Evening and Saturday hours required)
Hours: Weekdays and weekends (hours may vary)
Reference Number: 19/PT/64    
Application Deadline: October 31, 2019    
Application Details: Please note this is an 8 month per year position

Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our team part-time servicing our photography programs in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
•    Supporting students and provide advice and mentoring, with appropriate equipment selection, lensing, and lighting strategies for various assignments;
•    Providing support for students and faculty on field trips;
•    Providing research support for new equipment purchases;
•    Troubleshooting and rectifying problems that may occur with equipment such as Phase One Camera backs;
•    Maintaining equipment and facilities in accordance with Health and Safety standards;
•    Training and acting as a technical advisor to students and staff on equipment and procedures used within the program;
•    Signing out equipment using VimBiz software;
•    Other related duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
•    Post-Secondary Photography credential and 5 years of relevant experience
•    3 years teaching experience (or similar capacity)
•    Demonstrated photo studio experience. (This could be a portfolio)
•    Experience with studio and location flash, and continuous lighting equipment.
•    Experience with large-format cameras.
•    Experience with Capture One software and Phase One Camera backs.
•    Work experience in a customer service position. This could be retail experience.
•    Video experiences an asset.

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.