As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The Visual Media Coordinator assists the Director for Brand Management & University Photography in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the University Photography (UPhoto) Office. The Coordinator administers and manages the UW's internal and online digital asset collection for use by various UW stakeholders. This position maintains the unique needs of the Photography Office, including providing support for on-location photography and commercial filming. This position is the front-face of the Uphoto Office and sustains the uphoto email account, web site, and provides customer support to clients and partners. University Advancement has an outstanding opportunity for a Visual Media CoordinatorDuties and ResponsibilitiesDigital Asset Administration Catalog and curate the historical and current digital photography collection. Develop and implement processes and systems to organize and digitize existing visual media assets. Work with clients on archival asset orders. Manages the tagging, storage and distribution of daily images provided by the Visual Media ProducersPhotography Office Coordination Order maintenance and repairs for facility Assist with all supply orders. Monitor budget and track expenditures Maintain updated inventory on all office equipment and supplies. Maintain a shared uphoto email address, and respond to inquiries Manage parking and UCar reservations for all shoots. Maintain the UPhoto policy and procedure handbook. Set-up/prepare new UPhoto employee work stations and general orientations. Performs other duties as assigned. Assist photographers as needed.Requirements High School graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in Informatics, Communications or equivalent/related field. Ability to manage multiple projects at once and work under tight deadlines Proven ability to use Photoshop or other Adobe Creative Suite software. Strong interpersonal skills. Poised, professional manner with the ability to express oneself clearly in interactions with others in all forms of communications. Ability to work independently, problem solve, take initiative, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Demonstrated organizational ability, and strong attention to detail. Ability to make decisions in ambiguous situations, exercise good judgment based on information and analysis in a fast pace, dynamic, deadline drive environment. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidences and protect confidential information; acts in a selfless manner and models ethical values of the UW Desired Bachelor's degree in Informatics, Communications or equivalent/related field. Knowledge/familiarity with the University of Washington Knowledge of metadata, taxonomy, archiving technology and techniques Comfort using online CMS system.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.Working Environment Open office/desk environment Mac Platform Frequently carry objects up to 20 lbs. and lift objects up to 25 lbs. BENEFITSFor detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Application Process The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.