Multimedia Specialist

Mar 17, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Multimedia & Audiovisual
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description: POSITION TITLE: MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST SFMDIA-SPEC01 STATUS: Full Time DEPARTMENT: Instructional Media Services DIVISION: Information Technology CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt UNION: Support and Technical REPORTS TO: Manager, Media Services PLACEMENT: Support Staff Grade 7 MINIMUM PAY RATE $43,672 annually Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. POSITION SUMMARY Joliet Junior College has three campuses and three satellite centers with multimedia technology at all locations. The college recognizes the advantages of technology in our learning environments and embraces our instructors' use of technology in the classroom. The Multimedia specialist will be responsible for improving classroom design, enhancing existing classrooms, maintaining our multimedia technology, installing new equipment and driving the futurization of technology at the college. This position will provide training and support for all campus technology including projectors, TVs/monitors, sound systems, classroom capture, device integration, control system function and configuration. The position also will provide assistance with video production and be expected to set up and operate audio and visual equipment for live events on campus. Good judgment, initiative, and independent action will be expected as an all-campus multimedia representative of the IT division. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Responsible for ensuring the functionality of audio, video, and multimedia technologies at all JJC locations. 2. Design, install, maintain, and replace multimedia systems and equipment. 3. Provide technical support and training to faculty and staff for classroom AV and presentation technology. 4. Research and prepare recommendations on purchases and replacement of multimedia related equipment. 5. AV technician, sound engineer, camera operator for live events, webinars and video conferencing. 6. Keep an inventory of system schematics and maintain firmware / software updates for all multimedia technology. 7. Maintain, update and repair the closed circuit cable system 8. Assist with the daily reservation, distribution and setup of AV equipment; 9. Assist with digital signage operation, video production, graphic design, print signage creation and mounting, photography and content creation for any service offered by media services. 10. General office responsibilities, including phone, data entry and maintaining clean environment. 11. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. High School Diploma or equivalent. 2. Three (3) years of AV experience. 3. Knowledge of AV best practices. 4. Vehicle to travel between JJC's 6 campuses/centers. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 1. Active CTS holder 2. Experience with Extron, Crestron and/or AMX control systems. 3. Experience with Networked AV equipment. 4. Experience with Live AV setups. 5. Experience with permanent installation of AV equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 1. Equipment (50lbs. or less) will be lifted, hung or transported via carts throughout campus. 2. Power tools will be used. 3. Office and classroom clean-up will require ability to kneel on floor and/or bend at waist. 4. Campus is large and employee will be expected to walk multiple miles within 8hr. shift. WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Most duties performed indoors; some exterior AV setup/production may be required. Internal candidates must adhere to the terms of employment regarding length of time in current position as outlined in their union contract. Application Procedures: "Apply to this Job at" Application Deadline: April 21, 2017 Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity. ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN "ON CAMPUS" STUDENT HOUSING Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in "on campus" student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : along with other safety information. If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses. This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.