Date Posted: April 25, 2018
Job Number: Photo

Samford University is looking for a part-time University Photographer to work approximately 20 hours per month.  The photographer will be a contracted position and will serve as the photographer for University events.  

Duties include:

  • Provide photographic services for the university, including both studio and non-studio photography.
  • Provide images that can easily be cropped to fit a variety of media and collaborate with other Division of Marketing and Communication team members to select photography for use in university communication channels.
  • Assist in maintaining updated photographs on the university’s primary websites.
  • Accurately maintain and update photographs in a secure but accessible online photography storage system in a timely manner, ensuring accurate identification information for all photographs taken.
  • Assist university offices, departments, organizations and individuals in selecting photographs for official university needs.
  • Participate as a collaborate member of the Division of Marketing and Communication team.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Photography, Journalism, Communication or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of professional photography experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional photography experience might be considered in place of an undergraduate degree
  • Ability to move quickly while carrying and using photography equipment
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Some travel required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience in a higher education setting; sports photography experience would be a plus 

In order for your resume to be routed to the appropriate hiring manager, you must include the job code "Photo" in the subject line of your email.


Submit a resume and cover letter with current salary/salary requirements to:

Office of Human Resources
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229
FAX: 205-726-4027

Resumes received after the posting is removed will not be considered.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer.