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Title: Photo Lab Technician

Department - Photography Labs

Type - Full-time staff


This position is responsible for photo lab operations, which entails digital support, sign-off on student work, mix chemistry and capture silver recovery, and repair all lab equipment and stages lamps.  The Photo Lab Technician keeps machine developer activity logs and monitors developers activity.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor the overall functioning of the B/W Lab
  • Maintain all photo and related equipment
  • Dip and dunk film processors, roller transport paper print processors, enlargers, print finishing equipment, print dryers, print washers and repair stages lighting equipment


  • Bachelor’s degree in photography or equivalent experience
  • 3–5 years of experience in photo lab
  • Knowledge of basic electrical repair
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and faculty to ensure appropriate safety protocol is conveyed regarding lab equipment and chemicals

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter with their resume and state their salary requirements.


To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and salary history to hr@artcenter.edu
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