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Graduate Assistant-Photojournalism and Photography

Position opening: Graduate Assistant; Photojournalism and Photography

Department: School of Communication

Term of appointment: One-year assignment, renewable for second year, beginning with the fall 2017 semester. Assignment is 8 months, late August until early May. Fall semester starts in late August.

Salary: $6,400 ($3,200 per semester) annual stipend plus fully paid tuition and fees. 

Requirements: Undergraduate degree in journalism, mass communication, media studies, or similar degree. Professional and/or student media experience in journalism or mass communication field preferred. Applicants for this assistantship must already have been admitted into the M.A. program and must commit to enroll in a minimum of nine (9) credits per semester. The application processes for the graduate program and graduate assistantships are separate.

Primary duties: Graduate assistant will support the School of Communication’s photo departments and labs and is responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies and equipment for the photo labs; for putting up, maintaining and taking down displays of student and other work; and other duties to be assigned.

Qualified applicants should submit, by March 15, 2017, by mail or email, a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for at least three references to:

Dr. Steven Hallock
Graduate Program Director
School of Communication
Point Park University
Wood Street & Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984

Applications will be accepted until position is filled, and the successful applicant should be notified by May 1, 2017. Point Park University is an equal opportunity employer.