1) Provide direct, on-call support and maintenance for media-enhanced spaces, online media services, and the daily use of media equipment in teaching, learning, and research.
2)Â Both independently and as part of a team, support academic projects and campus multimedia activities, including recording courses, digitizing materials, and editing.
3)Â Provide expertise and support for the design of AV-equipped spaces, the evaluation of new technology, the development of new services, and the improvement of existing services.
4) Researches, develops, installs and operates audio-visual systems and related technologies (including but not limited to video conferencing, digital media and other desktop and network-based technologies) for meetings, classrooms, etc.Â
5)Â Maintains systems, troubleshooting problems when necessary.Â
6) Trains faculty, staff and students to operate audio-visual systems.Â
7)Â Performs post-production tasks, including advanced editing, digitization and incorporating graphic enhancements.Â
8)Â Advises on media alternatives; may oversee the work of and train other audio-visual technicians. Â
9)Â Perform other duties as assigned. Â Â
Unit-Preferred Competencies 1) Familiar with accessible technologies.
2) Strong knowledge of the correct configuration and use of microphones, audio mixers, projectors, professional-grade video cameras. 3)Â Capable of planning, testing, and executing an AV design in support of a live event. 4)Â Professional and patient customer service attitude, understand customer needs quickly and explain technical topics to a non-technical audience. 5) Outstanding communication and collaboration skills. 6)Â A record of reliable and responsible performance. 7)Â Manage multiple priorities and competing projects under supervisory direction.
1) Standard office environment.
1) Take initiative and learn new technologies without extensive direction.
2) Work normal business hours. 3) Work in high-pressure situations.
4) Sit for short or extended time periods. 5) Stand for short or extended time periods. 6) Bend, crouch, or stoop. 7) Extensively use computer. 8) Make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements. 9) See, including color, depth perception, or clarity. 10) Hear, including making fine discrimination in sound.
11) Carry/lifts loads of 25 lbs. to 49 lbs.
12) Use tools requiring high dexterity. 13) Climb ladders/scaffolds and maintain balance. 14) Feel, including perceiving size, shape, temperature, or texture.
1)Â Technical certification in a technical/AV-related field, or equivalent work experience in related field.
2)Â Minimum two years of experience supporting live events. 3)Â Experience working with Final Cut Pro and Adobe Connect.
Required Documents 1) Resume/CV
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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