AV Support Technician

Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

AV Support Technician

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status: Temporary/Contract Positions

Basic Function:
Provide Audio/Visual (AV) support for a variety of events in various locations on the WPI campus. Knowledge of AV equipment and experience in AV set-ups involving laptops, projectors, display resolutions, audio recording, sound mixing, wired and wireless microphones, and videotaping helpful. Training will be provided. Other duties may include checking in/out AV equipment, providing lecture capturing support for classes, and assisting with printing posters for academic projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Qualities of a successful candidate will include reliability, desire to provide excellent customer service, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and a willingness to learn new tasks, equipment, and software.

    Position Requirements

  • Available to work afternoons/early evenings during weekdays and as needed, between 8am and 5pm on weekends.
  • Able to work 15-20 hours per week, September through May.
  • Extra hours may need to be covered occasionally depending on the nature of the support required for a campus event.
  • Must be able to frequently lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs. with no restrictions.
  • Candidate pursuing degree in Communications or related field, preferred.

    Posting Date: 09/14/2017

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Hiring Range: $12 to $15 per hour

    EEO Information:
    WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

    To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/4996

    WPI’s reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation’s first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are low—faculty members, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for “faculty who best combine research and teaching.” (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016) Located one hour west of Boston, the university’s campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21stcentury college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.