Senior Audio Visual Technician (F/T), CF4N14262OCT

Glen Ellyn, IL
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Responsible for installing and maintaining audio visual systems throughout campus. The requirements for installation of equipment and training staff and faculty are very stringent to support these goals. It is our responsibility to install and maintain all equipment, materials, and to provide all of the skills required to perform this function.

Position Title: Senior Audio Visual Technician (F/T), CF4N14262OCT

Duties of Position:

  • Installation, security, and maintenance of the equipment for the College's technology enhanced classrooms.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains high tech digital, analog and microprocessor-based electronic equipment such as computer video projectors, computer video distribution systems, compact audio disc players, television displays, and public address systems. Assists in the troubleshooting and repair of security cameras and access control systems.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains overhead projectors, stereo receivers, audio amplifiers, compact disc players, turntables, and associated hardware.

  • Troubleshoots, maintains, and programs audio visual control systems from Extron, Crestron, and others.
  • Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that cannot be solved solely by referencing to manufacturer manuals or similar documents. Examples of such problems include determining the location and density of circuitry, evaluating electromagnetic radiation, isolating malfunctions, and incorporating engineering changes.
  • Operates sophisticated repair equipment including Sencore Universal Video Analyzer, Waveform Analyzer pattern generator, low distortion audio generator, multimeter, oscilloscope, color bar/dot generator, and other pieces of test equipment.
  • Prepares audiovisual and computer related equipment for classroom use. Designs and implements security measures to prevent theft, loss, or damage of the equipment. Creates documentation for use of equipment.
  • Consults with faculty, staff, and administrators about the design and installation of specialized equipment and/or unique or unusual applications.
  • Instructs faculty, staff, administrators, and community members in operations, uses, and applications of all audiovisual equipment including connection to Windows, Mac and mobile devices.
  • Initiates and monitors budget for parts and maintains inventory.
  • Assists in the preparation of specifications and bids.
  • Initiates and monitors requests for new audio visual equipment.
  • Interviews, hires and supervises any personnel working in the repair area.
  • Coordinates service of outside installation/repair contractors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:



3 years of audio visual repair; general knowledge of microprocessor-based electronic equipment. General knowledge of PC’s and PC software.


Minimum of a 2-year degree in a related field or certificate in electronics or related area.



3-5 years of training in the audio visual field; experience repairing microprocessor-based equipment; repair down to component level. Experience in a variety of computer software programs.


Advanced courses in electronics or engineering.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Operates sophisticated repair equipment including Sencore universal video analyzer, waveform analyzer pattern generator, low distortion audio generator, multimeter, oscilloscope, color bar/dot generator and other pieces of test equipment.

Required lifting heavy boxes and pieces of equipment. Work involves lifting, reaching, stooping, crouching, and crawling. Good eyesight and color vision is needed to inspect and work on small, delicate parts and good hearing to detect malfunctions revealed by sound. Good dexterity of hands a plus.

This position requires a background check and drug screen.

Department: Office & Classroom Technology - OCT

Position Type: Full time - FT

Pay Type: Hourly Non-Exempt