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PHOTOGRAPHER-MSS Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Media Support Services

A Life-Changing Career


Responsibilities: The Photographer’s role is multi-disciplinary, providing photographic support for Mayo Clinic within a clinical and editorial setting. Responsible for patient photography and video in surgical, clinical, and research areas. Responsible for operational event photography and also for image acquisition in a creative role from conceptualization through image selection. which requires creative thinking, decision making, self-motivation, and a high level of technical skill. Collaborates with Art Directors, designers, Project Managers and/or customers in support of institutional directives. Works independently as well as in a team environment in the completion of responsibilities. Effectively communicates with a wide variety of people in the completion of work. May be asked to provide light video acquisition during editorial assignments with DSLR. Provides training to other photographers. May serve as on call photographer for medical documentation during non-business hours. Must adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines and maintain a high degree of professionalism during stressful situations. Evening and weekend hours will be expected. Traveling for assignments will be required. The images created may appear in internal Mayo publications, intranet and internet web sites, external media, and electronic presentations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Photography or Visual Arts with a minimum of three (3) years’ professional photography experience is required. Portfolio required for consideration.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated proficiency at the Associate Photographer level. Prior experience in the medical, scientific, or corporate environment is preferred. Possess a thorough understanding of all current photographic equipment and knowledge in the use of all photographic formats. Demonstrated in-depth understanding of computer-aided photo image enhancement is essential. Demonstrated understanding of photographic lighting and techniques for studio, outdoor, location, and journalistic situations. Ability to give and receive clear and concise direction and possess problem solving skills.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $23.65 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 80

Recruiter: Karissa Wirt

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Business Professional
Job Posting Number: 79866BR

Date: Mar 21, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Photography, Medical, Patient Care, Creative, Healthcare, Research