Provides presentation support including importing and manipulating presentation slides and supporting the capture, editing, publishing, and upload of final webcast and approved media.
Sets up, operates, supports, breaks down and transports AV equipment.
Presence of mind with quick decisions and resolutions when technical problem arise, especially during live production, cable, and internet streaming of all events.
Inspects and maintains functionality/appearance of conference and board meeting rooms for quality assurance.
Identifies any IT and network related issues and asks for IT support in a timely manner.
Collaborates with organizational policy makers to operationalize AV practices and procedures.
Conducts quarterly inventory of hardware, components, cables, and applicable AV supplies.
Performs preventative maintenance on equipment to ensure reliability as needed.
Works a varying schedule in accordance to business demands.
Installs, operates and troubleshoots audio-visual systems, such as video conferencing, digital media and desktop and network-based technologies.
Provides projection services and presentation support for academic and public events within standard operating procedures. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively which includes professional interaction with Faculty and visiting film makers.
Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum 1 -3 years of experience with various computer related technologies, including advanced knowledge of audio/visual technologies in a corporate or event-based environment.
Conference center/hotel or related experience.
Technical certification in related network and end user operating systems.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Use of web streaming equipment and platforms including hardware encoding for webcasting.
Use of web conferencing and web meeting platforms such as Zoom, Blue Jeans, Webex, etc.
Extron and/or Crestron AV and Lighting control systems experience.
Programming and troubleshooting installed audio and video control systems as well as patch bays, AV matrix switchers and routers.
Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Effective time management skills.
Exceptional organizational skills with emphasis on detail and follow-through.
Outstanding listening skills with the ability to empathize and focus on client service.
Communicate technical information to a non-technical audience in a clear and coherent manner.
Maintain strictest confidentiality when working with sensitive information.
Demonstrate initiative in the resolution of problems.
Accountability - proven track record in owning up to commitments.Â Highly self-motivated, taking ownership of tasks.Â Ability to make responsible decisions, promote a sense of urgency, and collaborate with team members effectively to establish high performance standards.
Customer Focused - takes the initiative to represent the user and performs daily work to improve the overall end user experience; anticipates customerâ™s needs and consistently provides services above customerâ™s expectations.
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