Audio Visual Tech II

Lawrenceville, GA
May 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Audio Visual Tech II

Job Category:

Instructional Technology - 4006010310

Educational Technology

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

The role of the AV Tech II is to provide leadership to the Classroom Technology Support team in assisting faculty, staff and students in carrying out the academic, business and co curricular goals of the college through the innovative use of technology. This position reports to the Instructional Technology Support Specialsit and will work closely with other members of Educational Technology.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • First and second tier support for daily classroom AV operation with primary focus on maintaining up time and rapid response to outages.
  • Responds promptly to calls, walk in and helpdesk requests.
  • AV equipment evaluation, maintenance, and installation.
  • Requires the use of project management tools including Help Desk and scheduling software.
  • The AV Tech II position follows the programs set forth by the Assistant Director of CTS in providing training and guidance for faculty, staff and students.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills are required. Including the ability to follow detailed verbal and written instructions.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintains and upgrading skills and professional development by attending training and industry events.

Salary: Hourly rate commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Required: Two years of full time experience showing progressive involvement in AV projects of increasing scope and complexity. High School Graduate or GED required.

Preferred: College Degree or Tech School Diploma or military training in related field. Experience desired in integrating and/or programming AV systems. Education and/or Industry Certifications a plus. Intermediate experience troubleshooting and maintaining AV Technology including Video Projectors, Crestron, control systems, video capture/editing, IP video conferencing, sound systems and a working knowledge of PC's and Mac's.

Preferred Skills:

1.Electronics and AV systems troubleshooting ability

2.Understand Digital/Analog video signal flow

3.Understand audio signal flow

4.Understand control logic

5.Basic network knowledge ( TCP/IP/Ethernet)

6.Ability to use general small hand tools like screwdrivers, cutters, pliers, cable crimpers

7.Basic knowledge of Low Voltage wiring for signal and control

8.Basic installation skills for equipment and cables

9.Basic Understanding of HDBaseT

10.Ability to use electronic test equipment like

a.Multimeter( Volts /Ohms/Amps

b.Network tester

c.Cable tracer ( Fox & Hound)

d.Audio Frequency generator

e.Video Pattern Generator


g.Audio Analyzer or RTA

h.Luminance Meter

11.Basic understanding of room control systems like Crestron , AMX, or Extron

a.Load and save code to devices

b.Update firmware

c.Test and operate installed systems

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:
Position requires non-standard work hours. This position will support evening and weekend classes and events as needed.

Position Status:



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