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Shreya Shah


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Profession: Seeker
Location: Chicago, Il , United States
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Member since: 24 Nov 2005 11:11


I graduated from the University of Michigan with an undergraduate degree in Political Science in 2004, focusing on International Development and International Relations.  More recently, I finished 2 projects in traditional black & white documentary photography at the Salt Institute of Documentary Studies (Fall 2005).  I am interested in photographing internationally, working on different women’s health and rights initiatives.

They said, “You have a blue guitar,
You do not play things as they are.”
The man replied, “Things as they are
Are changed upon the blue guitar.”

Wallace Stevens
from The Man with The Blue Guitar




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Dig. Video/ Stills PT job in MASS, USA

> Tufts University: DOCUMENTARY SPECIALIST – Education Department
> Job Requisition Number:
> 3110
> Job Title:
> DOCUMENTARY SPECIALIST – Education Department
> Employment Status:
> Limited Appointment
> Location:
> Medford, Massachusetts 02155-0000
> Campus:
> Medford/Somerville
> Hours per Week:
> 19
> Weekly Schedule:
> Will vary by project; occasional Saturdays
> Weeks per Year:
> 52
> External Description:
> This is a part-time, limited appointment, grant -funded position.
> The Department of Education seeks a resourceful individual with
> knowledge of a wide range of media technologies to fill its
> challenging position of Documentary Specialist.
> The Department of Education not only prepares students to teach and
> share their knowledge and expertise with others, but also teaches
> to appreciate what knowledge and learning are all about. Students
> explore what it means to learn, to teach, to assess, and how to
> develop and value scholarship and research. The Department of
> Education sees itself as essential to the mission of Tufts as a
> liberal arts institution.
> The Documentary Specialist position is split among three entities:
> grant projects (Project LOCAL and the Fulcrum Institute) and the
> Curriculum Resource Center, which is part of the Department of
> Education. The Documentary Specialist will attend events held by each
> of the three entities for the purpose of documenting them in moving
> and still image. Examples of these events include: department and
> program-level meetings, classes taught by students in these programs,
> special occasions such as speakers and invited guests of the
> Department, special events such as summer programs, and traditional
> classroom teaching by participants in the grant programs. The
> Documentary Specialist will document these events using digital
> photography and digital video for the purpose of creating materials
> suitable or publication on the Department’s website and in printed
> materials. She/he will produce still and moving image publications,
> such as DVDs, posters, postcards, flyers, and other informational
> literature to be used in presenting the public face of each project
> program.
> Required qualifications: This position requires a High School
> Diploma/GED and 3 years of experience. The individual in this
> must have expert skills in photography, digital video, print media,
> digital media, image and video editing. The Documentary Specialist
> will be self-managed and able to operate independently with limited
> day-to-day guidance. She/he will initiate communications with
> individuals to be filmed and photographed, represent the Department
> within the school district and the local community, and generally
> carry themselves with maturity and composure. The Documentary
> Specialist must be able to work well in classrooms grades k-graduate
> level and interact diplomatically with administrators and teachers of
> all backgrounds. The selected candidate will be skilled at
> a low profile while visiting in district classrooms and capturing
> useful images of students and teachers at work. He/she must be able
> work Saturdays. The individual in this position needs to have an
> expert aesthetic sense combined with a high level of technical skills
> so that they can successfully compose and capture images of education
> in action. This individual will often work independently, so they
> be adept at managing multiple projects with competing demands on
> time in such a way as to maintain good relations with teachers and
> administrators in urban, suburban, and urban-rim communities. In some
> cases, the Documentary Specialist may be the sole representative of
> this Tufts program in the school community. They must be trustworthy,
> dedicated, and collegial. All applicants must possess a valid
> license and have the ability to travel by car to district classrooms
> in the greater Boston area.

09 Jun 2006 22:06 | 0 replies


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