Opportunities at John Hopkins

Full-time positions available at Johns Hopkins…

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Johns Hopkins has posted two positions now accepting applications on their website. The details are listed below. Scroll to view details on both positions:

Associate Director

Classified Title: Academic Program Administrator

Requisition #: 314347

Range: MC

Level: 3

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Status: Full Time

School: Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Location: Homewood Campus

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Administrative

Contact: Central Talent Acquisition Office: 443-997-5100

 

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General Description

The Baltimore Youth Film Arts Program is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Film and Media Studies Program with a three-year grant from the Mellon Foundation. It offers free filmmaking and photography workshops to Baltimore youth ages 16 to 29, and shares student fellow work with a wide audience through public screenings and the website: filmartsbaltimore.org. The program is assembling an archive of Baltimore stories told by new, young artists. The program has entered year two of the grant. The program is a complex network of partner organizations and individuals; participants with a wide variety of needs and from a wide variety of backgrounds; and a range of workshops, events, and locations. The Associate Director will work in close collaboration with FMS faculty and the Program Coordinator in administering the program, and must be fully devoted to the mission. Periodic weekend hours will be required for program workshops and events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Performance Management:

(For employees who supervise full-time staff.)

  • Conduct annual reviews
  • Staff development
  • Provide ongoing feedback and constructive criticism
  • Prioritize and direct work efforts, providing guidance and direction
  • Conflict resolution
  • Motivate for higher collaboration and performance
  • Conduct interviews and make recommendations for hire

Examples of Measures for Performance Management:

  • Expectations are clear, well communicated, and relate to the goals and objectives of the department or unit
  • Staff receive frequent, constructive feedback, including interim evaluations as appropriate
  • Staff have the necessary knowledge and skills to accomplish goals
  • The requirements of the performance planning and evaluation system are met and evaluations are completed by established deadlines with proper documentation
  • Performance issues are addressed and documented as they occur
  • Safety issues are reviewed and communicated to assure a safe and healthy workplace and a reduction in work related absences
  • Notifies staff of upcoming job-related training opportunities and encourages attendance
  • Frequent interaction with staff to keep informed of workloads, issues, accomplishments, etc.
  • Equitably assigns tasks/evaluates priorities considering team members’ workloads and skill sets
  • Takes a team approach to issue resolution and/or completing tasks/projects

Program Administration and Oversight:

  • Oversee all aspects of recruitment and enrollment of in-school and out-of-school youth from high schools, youth programs, and other community organizations; and registrations and releases for student fellows, minor and adult
  • Work with principal investigator in all aspects of promotion of the program, from recruiting for workshops to promoting events to raising awareness of the program in Baltimore and beyond
  • Oversee and maintain program website
  • Work with program director to review workshop proposals, develop workshops, and revise workshop descriptions
  • Oversee all aspects of workshops. Responsibilities include:
    • Coordinating workshop proposal submissions for review by FMS faculty (receive, log). This includes collecting curriculum vitae, syllabi, and equipment lists
    • Scheduling correspondence with instructors and teaching assistants who themselves keep workshop attendance sheets
    • Overseeing delivery deadlines for workshop materials from instructors to program office
    • Maintaining communication with student fellows between workshop meetings
    • Manage instructor, assistant, and student fellow contracts (draft using a template; mail to instructors; maintain a checklist to track signed, returned contracts)
    • Monitor background checks for instructors and assistants (maintain a checklist in cooperation with JHU HR)
    • Assist in identifying and hiring instructors and teaching assistants
    • Work with principal investigator to identify and pursue community partnerships to support workshops and events
    • Represent the principal investigator as needed at meetings and special functions
  • Oversee all aspects of event planning 3 to 6 times per year. Responsibilities include:
    • Identifying and scheduling event spaces for the exhibition of student fellow work
    • Planning the program for each event
    • Scheduling caterers and AV support
    • Identifying and scheduling guest speakers when necessary

Financial

  • Monitor all aspects of payroll administration, vendor payments, student fellow stipends, guest honoraria and other financial matters
  • Provide oversight in the development, preparation, projections and reconciliation of program budgets
  • Oversee and monitor the budget and program expenditures, including payment of instructor and assistant salaries, outreach and other contractor payments, student fellow stipend awards, location rental fees, transportation fees, equipment and office supply acquisition
  • Reconcile accounts and make journal transfers as required
  • Develop required program reports, both budget and non-budget for the Program Director

Academic and Administrative Support:

  • Monitor day-to-day operations of the office
  • Oversee all aspects of program communications and relations with other departments, general office administration, computer/data services, and facility/maintenance needs
  • Administer academic support services
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience required. Prefer experience in hiring and supervising staff; in teaching and curriculum design; and in children’s programs, arts programs, and/or community outreach. Prefer experience in film production.

Knowledge and Skill:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication skills, oral and written
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to details
  • Solid working knowledge of video, audio, and sound recording equipment
  • Solid working knowledge of software to support film and photographic arts
  • Highly proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of SAP and other JHU systems preferred
  • Website management skills helpful

Preferred Qualifications

*Cover letter and resume should be submitted for full consideration

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Position number two:

Program Coordinator

Requisition #: 314348

Range: OF

Level: 3

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Status: Full Time

School: Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Location: Homewood Campus

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Administrative

Contact: Central Talent Acquisition Office 443-997-5100

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General Description

The Baltimore Youth Film Arts Program is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Film and Media Studies Program with a three-year grant from the Mellon Foundation. It offers free filmmaking and photography workshops to Baltimore youth ages 16 to 29, and shares student fellow work through public screenings and the website: filmartsbaltimore.org. The program has entered year two of the grant. The Program Coordinator supports FMS faculty and the Associate Director in administering the program, and must be fully devoted to the mission. The ideal candidate will be organized, energetic, efficient, and detail-oriented.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Coordination and Administration

  • Administer payroll, including student fellow stipends (receive and log, review for accuracy, enter into database); instructor salaries (enter data in SAP for payroll purposes, process any salary changes); assistant salaries; and occasional guest honoraria.
  • Assist in administering other aspects of the budget including payment of location fees and transportation fees
  • Assist in coordination of instructor and student fellow contracts (draft using a template; mail to instructors; maintain a checklist to track signed, returned contracts)
  • Coordinate permissions and releases for student fellows, minor and adult (maintain a checklist, follow up on missing permissions and releases)
  • Monitor background checks for instructors and assistants (maintain a checklist in cooperation with JHU HR)
  • Assist in coordination of student fellow applications and registration (maintain a checklist)
  • Track student fellow attendance (monitoring instructor attendance sheets)
  • Assist in assembling course completion certificates
  • Coordinate course proposal submissions for review by FMS faculty (receive, log)
  • Other duties as assigned

Course/Event Planning and Marketing

  • Assisting in scheduling of courses and workshops
  • Assisting in event planning, 3-5 times per year, including scheduling rooms for screening of student fellow work and/or assisting in scheduling guest speakers, and assisting in promoting events via social networking sites
  • Assisting in oversight of program website
  • Assisting in promotion of program
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

High School Diploma/G.E.D. required, Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. Requires 5 years of progressively responsible experience. Experience in social networking; children’s programs and/or community outreach; or in film and photographic arts a plus.

Special Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and working with databases
  • Familiarity with SAP is desirable

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

MICA Photo alum featured in “The Guardian”

Rafael Soldi’s images featured in “Guardian” article…

MICA Photo is proud to announce that alum, Rafael Soldi, has his photographs featured in an article by “The Guardian”. One of his images from the article is featured below:Screen Shot 2017-04-27 at 10.38.55 AM

Follow link for full article and photographs:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/04/man-shot-milo-yiannopoulos-protest-seattle-trump-interview

 

Above photograph courtesy of “The Guardian”.

 

Attention photographers: Position open at Longwood University in Farmville, VA!

Longwood University seeks photographer for marketing & communications position…

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Longwood University invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of University Photographer/ Media Specialist III within the University Marketing and Communications department.

 

http://www.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/00002-Media-Specialist-III-Univ.-Photographer.pdf

 

The University Photographer should be a talented and motivated individual that is truly excited to help bring the university’s brand to life through creative and visual storytelling. This individual will build and lead a dependable team of student workers, as well as work closely with the rest of the marketing team, to help set and accomplish strategic content goals consistent with the tone and strategy outlined in Longwood’s brand guide. This position will report to the Assistant Vice President of Digital Marketing and Content Strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Plan and develop creative original photography through a variety of techniques (studio, conceptual/fine art, landscape, candid, portrait, action, etc.) for websites, social media, print and other avenues that will help tell Longwood’s story and engage internal and external audiences
  • Capture photography at university events as needed to help support marketing goals
  • Conduct post-production image editing and prepare files for cataloging appropriately
  • Build and manage a dependable team of skilled student photographers (as well as an outside collection of freelancers) to help accomplish content goals and cover events as needed
  • Manage and organize archive of digital photos with appropriate metadata and tagging, as well as assist marketing team in photography recommendations for a wide variety of print and electronic media
  • Coordinate an ongoing calendar of photography, and confer with the rest of the marketing team to determine photographic needs and recommend solutions
  • Remain mission and goal-oriented, placing the brand and strategic marketing needs first
  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant Vice President of Digital Marketing and Content/Strategy

    REQUIREMENTS:

• Considerable amount of experience in professional photography or equivalent combination of training and experience required

  • Must demonstrate strong creative photography talents with working knowledge of advanced photography principles and techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and deal with multiple priorities
  • Must demonstrate the ability to conceptualize new and creative ideas, set and achieve goals, learn and become proficient with new equipment and software, and work independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate well with diverse audiences
  • Strong portfolio showcasing high quality, creative photography with an emphasis on people is required. Portfolio must demonstrate advanced photography principles and techniques.Pay Band 4, minimum starting salary of $32,619.Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. Position will be posted a minimum of five days. Review of applications will begin immediately. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. Submit a completed Commonwealth of Virginia application online at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applicants must include all qualifications and work history on the State application. A link to the applicant’s online portfolio must be included in the Additional Information section of the state application. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application. Resumes will not substitute for a complete application.Human Resources Longwood University
    201 High Street Farmville, VA 23909 Phone: 434-395-2074 Fax: 434-395-2666 Email: humres@longwood.edu

 

Summer photo courses in Open Studies

“Open Studies” offers photo classes for credit this summer…

MICA Photo is pleased to announce that there will be two very interesting photo courses offered in the “Open Studies” (previously known as Continuing Studies) program here at MICA. Instructor Nick Simko is teaching two different sections:

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CSPH370: “Queer” Photography: Definitions, Dissonances, Departures

Dates: 5/25 to 7/13 on Thursday from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 1.5 Credits Offered through MICA Open Studies under “Summer Community Education Courses”

Course Description:

What does it mean to be a “queer” photographer? This term is certainly a loaded one, especially when entangled with the image-maker’s pivotal role in re-presenting themselves and others. The term “queer” is used by some photographers today to contextualize their practice (for purposes such as political intention, subject matter, methodology, etc.) Simultaneously some photographers epitomize “queer”-ness in their work through strategies of purposeful ambiguity and definitional transgression by never allowing the term to come to the fore at all. As we move forward in a cultural climate of national and individual identity emergency (that is, a situation in which “emergence” can occur), this course will aim to expand upon the myriad definitions of what “queer” photography might be.

“Queer Photography: Definitions, Dissonances, and Departures” will feature several thematic studio-based assignments informed by queer theory readings, in-class discussions, written response, and critique. The course will culminate in a self-directed final project that explores the methods in which artists seek out and discover unaccounted-for sites of radical reinvention in the context of their photographic practice.

 

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CSPH315: Setting the Scene: Staged Photography

Dates: 5/25 to 7/13 on Thursday from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 1.5 Credits Offered through MICA Open Studies under “Summer Community Education Courses”

Course Description:

Though the discovery of photography was largely fueled by a desire to objectively capture visible reality, it has equally been a methodology in which to manifest manifold imagined worlds of the photographer’s own invention. As a relatively new medium, less than two hundred years old, photography has produced countless artists who exploit both its possibilities and limitations in order to represent our dreams while also challenging the power of the photograph as a “fact.” These image-makers go to great lengths to enchant, deceive, inspire, and fool their audience, using tactics sourced from theater, film-making, literature, and even by reiterating the very history of art itself. As our contemporary age is governed by a seemingly endless configuration of images, it is now more than ever that we must examine how these constructed photographic narratives shape our world and ourselves.

This course will cover strategies and ideas relating to staged photography. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of artists who have employed an element of fiction, narrative, drama and/or myth into their photographic practice. Through the consideration of historical and contemporary sources, students will be required to develop their own concepts resulting in a cohesive body of work. In order to realize these final projects the coursework will also cover the multifaceted processes of “building” a photographic image including storyboarding, studio lighting, digital imaging techniques, print production and more.

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Nick Simko is an interdisciplinary artist and educator. Simko’s studio practice focuses on the deconstruction of visual culture through material experimentation, inventive iconoclasm, and visual play. Simko’s photographs, collage, and tapestries have been exhibited at museums and galleries throughout the United States. Simko holds a BFA degree in Art History, Theory & Criticism from the Maryland Institute College of Art and is presently completing an MFA in Photography at the University of New Mexico.

National Gallery of Art offers new series of photo evenrts

National Gallery of Art launches Spring lectures & demos on photography…

The following programs are made possible by the James D. and Kathryn K. Steele Fund for Photography. These presentations are held in conjunction with East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography, the first exhibition to focus exclusively on landscape photographs made in the eastern half of the United States during the 19th century. On view from March 12 through July 16, 2017, East of the Mississippi showcases some 175 works—from daguerreotypes and stereographs to albumen prints and cyanotypes—by numerous photographers whose efforts have often gone unheralded. Celebrating natural wonders such as Niagara Falls and the White Mountains, as well as capturing a cultural landscape fundamentally altered by industrialization, the Civil War, and tourism, these photographs not only helped shape America’s national identity but also played a role in the emergence of environmentalism.

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April 23 at 12:00 p.m.

James Welling, artist

East Building Auditorium

James Welling discusses his series Railroad Photographs, made from 1987 to 2000 in the context of his 19th-century predecessors. Fascinated with railroads since childhood, Welling has photographed train and railroad landscapes, radiating out from his home in New York City up through Connecticut, Massachusetts, upstate New York, to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, and eventually Wyoming and California.

www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/lectures/lectures-signings/railroad-photographs.html

Picturing Landscape through Nineteenth-Century Photographic Processes

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France Scully Osterman, artist, educator, lecturer at Scully & Osterman Studio, and guest scholar at George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film

East Building Auditorium

France Scully Osterman provides an overview of historical photographic processes used to create works in the exhibition East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography. Osterman also demonstrates how to make cyanotypes and salted paper prints, two popular 19th-century photographic processes. Beginning with coating papers by hand, she prints the light-sensitive papers with collodion negatives, and she then elaborates on the similarities between the salted paper and albumen printing processes and how they were toned. Osterman will also show examples of photographic techniques, including retouching negatives and waxing prints.

www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/lectures/lectures-signings/picturing-landscape.html

The Geography of Culture: Photographic Narratives in the Landscape of the American East

May 21 at 12:00 p.m. Screen Shot 2017-04-24 at 10.45.55 AM

Mitch Epstein, artist

East Building Auditorium

Mitch Epstein shares how the distress of the New England industrial town of his childhood and the vibrancy of the city of New York, where he’s lived for 45 years, have informed his photographic sensibility. Epstein traces his work, drawn from the eastern United States for nearly five decades, and considers it in the context of his 19th-century predecessors.

www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/lectures/lectures-signings/geography-of-culture-geographic-landscapes-american-east.html

Events are free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Registration is not required.

Photo Credit: James Welling, courtesy of the artist (detail); Photo (detail) by Mark Osterman; Mitch Epstein, Amos Coal Power Plant, Raymond City, West Virginia 2004 (detail)

Jay Gould featured in Hopkins exhibition

MICA Photo faculty, Jay Gould, shows new work at Johns Hopkins…

MICA Photo is pleased to announce the upcoming reception for the opening of Jay Gould’s new exhibition, “Extreme Materials & Conditions”. This show is part of Jay’s collaborative effort with the HEMI/MICA artist-in-residence at Hopkins.  This video gives an a glimpse of the work that Jay has been doing with the lab a Hopkins. Please come and attend the opening reception, and kudos to Jay for this outstanding collaboration!

 

Job opportunity at Full Circle!

Full Circle Fine Art Services in Baltimore, MD is currently looking for a Digital Imaging Specialist!

See the link below for the full job description and application information!

Digital Imaging Specialist Job Description