Audio Visual Systems Designer

Worcester, Massachusetts
Jan 22, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Educational Technology & Media Services Director, this position is responsible for the design, implementation, and upgrade of major AV systems on campus. Working with other members of the campus community, such as Athletics, Conference Services, and Facilities, the incumbent will design AV systems in new construction and major renovations that meet Holy Cross specifications and meet the needs of customers, including considerations of users with disabilities and applicable FCC regulations. They will also coordinate with and support other members of the Audio-Visual Services team and larger ITS department. The incumbent will manage relationships with vendors to ensure deadlines and final product specifications are met. The individual will also provide support and training on such systems to the user community.

This is an Exempt level position.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

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Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. CTS-D or documented equivalent experience required. DMC-D, Beam, EAVA and/or ECS certification preferred. PMP certification a plus. Extensive experience in design, operations and maintenance of audio-visual equipment and multimedia technologies in an educational setting. Familiarity with current A-V standards, evolving technologies, and applicable laws and codes. Familiarity with the construction lifecycle. Dedication to liberal arts education. Ability to program Extron and Lutron systems required. Ability to lift 50 pounds, work in a seated, kneeling or standing position, climb ladders and stairs, discern colors, adjust focus of optical systems, and adjust audio systems required. The position entails moderate levels of exposure to dust and hot/cold environmental conditions.