Instructional Multimedia Center Technician

Job description

Antelope Valley College


Instructional Multimedia Center Technician

short-term, hourly

Salary:  $24.15/hour

Deadline: Open till filled


Under the direction of the Dean of Instructional Resources/Extended Services, installs, repairs and maintains a variety of multimedia equipment; sets up and operate satellite communication equipment; provided skilled video production techniques for campus productions; performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned.


REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: E = indicates essential duties of the position

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Performs technical and complex repair and maintenance duties and minor repairs in the care of audiovisual equipment; assumes overall technical responsibility for assigned area. (E)

• Assembles, installs, tests, trouble-shoots, repairs and maintains multimedia equipment including television receivers, video cassette recorders, digital video disc players, video cameras, LCD projectors, audio amplifiers, video editing equipment and other multimedia equipment. (E)

• Designs custom circuits to perform specific functions and tasks; specific to classroom needs; develops standard test procedures for customs circuits to conduct functional and operational test evaluating performance and quality; maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology and systems to effectively recommend changes, updates, and redesign of facilities. (E)

• Videotape and edit scheduled events for archival and instructional us. (E)

• Trains faculty, District personnel and students in the proper operation, capabilities, principles, techniques, methods and care of campus audiovisual equipment. (E)

• Disassembles faulty equipment and determines source of malfunction; removes defective parts and install new parts as appropriate; verifies proper operation. (E)

• Maintains and operates various tools and electronic testing equipment such as drills, grinders, waveform generators, oscilloscope, logic probes, digital multi-meter and a variety of power hand tools and electronic test apparatus. (E)

• Performs preventive maintenance duties according to established procedures; reviews and revises procedures when applicable per manufacturer specifications. (E)

• Responds to emergency requests for equipment repairs and multimedia concerns throughout the district. (E)

• Maintains monitor and upgrade videoconferencing equipment. (E)

• Interacts with department coordinator and Dean to determine equipment purchases and repair needs; provides recommendations concerning the purchase of new equipment for departments requesting new equipment purchase assistance. (E)

• Prepares and maintain files, logs, records and reports; maintains inventory of supplies and equipment and reorder according to established guidelines. (E)

• Produces video, audio and other media for use by instructors and campus administrators; operates on/off line video editing equipment; steaming audio via the Internet for CD reproduction to support classroom instruction. (E)

• Sets up audio and video equipment for special activities, presentations and events as required. (E)

• Trains and provides work direction and guidance to student workers as assigned. (E)

• Establishes daily/weekly workflow schedule with goals including work assigned by coordinator and dean. (E)

• Assures compliance with federal, State and local codes relating to health and safety concerns. (E)

• Receives, inspects, installs and prepares new equipment for the District. (E)

• Performs other related duties as may be assigned.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: two years college-level or technical school training in electronics, multimedia equipment or related field and two years experience in the maintenance and repair of multimedia and electronic equipment..



• Operation and maintenance of multimedia, video and related equipment.

• Techniques in video production including planning, script writing, camera and recorder usage and video editing.

• Electronic and electrical theory and practices.

• 35mm photography cameras and related equipment.

• Safety practices and precautions.

• Methods, equipment and materials used in the maintenance and repair of audio-visual equipment and production of films.

• Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.

• Technical aspects of field of specialty.

• Theory of operation for television, satellite, audio and video recording devices.

• Record-keeping techniques.

• Oral and written communication skills.



• Perform skilled work in the repair, maintenance and installation of a wide variety of multimedia equipment.

• Analyze and interpret equipment specifications.

• Operate electronic measuring instruments and test equipment.

• Operate hand and power tools in a safe and correct manner.

• Demonstrate proper and safe use of equipment to students and staff.

• Prepare a variety of video, slide and other multimedia presentations.

• Operate computer equipment and maintain computerized records including inventory.

• Estimate and order needed supplies and equipment.

• Understand and follow oral and written directions.

• Maintain records and prepare reports.

• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

• Meet schedules and time lines.

• Work independently with little direction.

• Plan and organize work.

• Train and provide work direction to others.


WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides work direction to student workers.

Instructional Multimedia Center TechnicianCONTACTS: Coworkers, other departmental personnel,



• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

• Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.

• Carrying, pushing or pulling multimedia equipment.


WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 5/28/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $24.15/hour