Part-Time Lead Photographer
Venice Arts seeks a paid part-time (20 hours) Lead Photographer whose primary responsibility is to teach in its award-winning Art Mentoring and Education Program, with an assignment of four academic year classes and one Summer Media Arts Camp class.
The ideal candidate is a graduate of a photography program (graduate degree preferred, but not required), with a background in visual storytelling (documentary, photojournalism, street photography).
Candidate demonstrates a broad knowledge of historic and contemporary practices; a working artist preferred.
The candidate is personable, an excellent communicator, and able to demonstrate an ability to self-initiate and work independently.
Must posses a high level of technical expertise with cameras, computers (Apple), and software (Adobe Suite); experience with audio capture and multi-media a strong plus.
Experience supervising volunteers and working in a community-based setting and with project-based learning a plus.
Must posses valid California Driver’s License with a clean record for at least five years, and must be willing to transport students in Venice Arts’ van.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, while classes are largely expected to be in-person, remote teaching may also be required.
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How to Apply
Please email your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience (“Lead Photographer” in the subject line), to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please no phone inquiries or walk-ins.
We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission.
Venice Arts maintains a pool of qualified, professional photographers, filmmakers, and multimedia artists interested in teaching at Venice.
We particularly seek photographers and filmmakers with a strong background in documentary media and storytelling, as well as experienced working with youth. Artists are asked to design their own syllabus in support of Venice Arts’ learning objectives. Creativity encouraged!
Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: artist, arts education, school, and teaching. States: California.
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