The photography student assistant within the Division of Student Life Department of Marketing & Strategic Communications is visually minded, a storyteller at heart, and energized by creative challenges and reimagining what’s possible. This position will focus on Student Spaces, it will be part photographer, part marketer, and all parts essential to the creating the gator student experience.


Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Photograph student programs, special events, activities, and scheduled studio shoots highlighting the programs, offerings of student spaces, primarily within the Reitz Union and Newell Hall
  • Ideate, create and pitch unique content ideas for the area’s various social platforms
  • Maintain and organize the database of photography
  • Maintain care of photography equipment
  • Assist in and provide an educated voice in the planning, development and execution of marketing plans
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers and vendors in an agency style work environment with both student and professional staff including graphic designers, marketing assistants, communication specialists and more
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Portfolio submission is required. The portfolio may be submitted via link in the application or by email to Hannah Farrell at
  • Must be a currently enrolled University of Florida student
  • Willing to work 10-12 hours per week
  • Must be available to work weekdays, and some evening and weekends
  • Demonstrated previous experience utilizing photography equipment and Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom software


Preferred Qualifications

  • Have an interest in people and building positive relationship that make our department and the UF community better
  • Possess solid photography and editing skills, as well as the ability to craft and maintain a consistent voice and tone with imagery
  • Ability to demonstrate intelligent thinking and an eye for detail and accuracy
  • An interest in thinking creatively, strategically and collaboratively to aid in educating our community on the experiences and offerings available to enhance the UF experience


Additional Information

  • This area is Mac based utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud