Posted: Mar 16, 2023

PART-TIME (not freelance), 12 hours/week

Under the supervision of the Communications and Multimedia Engagement Manager, the photographer will document the diversity of our community, programs, and collections. This includes photographing library and community events, taking portraits of staff and patrons, staging product shots of circulating materials, documenting daily life at the library, shooting images for use in print publications and social media posts, and other assignments. The photographer will also edit, crop, color correct, and prepare images for print and digital publication, maintain metadata and healthy digital archives, and assist in curating images for publication and various promotional uses. Additionally, they may assist the staff videographer with equipment setups. 

Selected Responsibilities:

Photographs library and community events, takes portraits of staff and patrons, takes product shots of circulating materials, documents daily life at the library, shoots images for print and digital publications

Edits, crops, color corrects, and prepares images for print and digital publication

Maintains metadata and healthy digital archives

Assists in curating images for publication and promotional use

Maintains current knowledge of library and equipment

Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance

Selected Requirements:

At least 3 years of professional or freelance experience

Strong portfolio of documentary and editorial work

Proficiency with photo editing workflows and software like Photoshop and Lightroom

Knowledge of web and print production

Familiarity with DSLR cameras and lenses

Familiarity with social media

Skokie Public Library offers:

An opportunity to work in a collaborative and compassionate environment alongside talented colleagues in service to a diverse, vibrant community

A pay range for new hires in this position is $20.96 to $26.20 per hour. Offers are made within this range based on competencies, experience, and internal equity. 

We strongly urge people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position open until filled.

Please include a cover letter and resume along with your application. 

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