A/V Media Technician III

Job description

Reporting to the Manager of Classroom & Event Support, this position is responsible for delivering audio visual technology support for University events, conferencing events, and special events, along with support for video conferencing services. The work schedule is Tuesday through Friday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, and Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. The position participates within the Digital Media Services team environment, possesses an understanding of established procedures, and has the ability to apply skills and knowledge in multiple functions.

The work environment is a university with cyclical periods of increased workloads with the possibility of moderate to high stress levels. The department is highly automated with attention paid to ergonomics and safety. The unit is one of several working collaboratively and cooperatively in a team-based organization. The position may require working irregular hours including both weekends and evenings. The work environment consists of surroundings with moderate noise levels and frequent contact with electrical devices.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions which include: Ability to sit in front of a computer for an extended period of time. Stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; teach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl under desk/tables to troubleshoot cables and network connections; talk or hear; walk-up flights of stairs. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Essential Functions

Events Support

  • Set up, test and operate A/V equipment in accordance with the acoustics of the room and select, place, and adjust microphones for University events.
  • Perform proper recording techniques to insure quality recordings.
  • Instruct faculty, staff and students in the operations of A/V equipment including LCD projectors, document cameras, DVD/Blu-Ray players, Flat Screen Monitors, mixers, microphones, laptops, and computers.
  • Operate controls to maintain correct sound levels for events.
  • Provide information to principal users regarding policies and procedures for all media services.
  • Perform video conferencing and teleconferencing services.

Classroom Support

  • Provide customer service and technical assistance to patrons using University classroom equipment over the phone and on-site.
  • Perform basic repairs and log problems in ticketing system.
  • Provides backup support for all units within the University Multimedia Services department.

Equipment Maintenance

  • Maintain equipment on a routine basis.
  • Perform periodic inventories as needed.
  • Maintains an inventory of event equipment, software, and materials.
  • Maintains an aging schedule for equipment rotation.

Team Member/Other Duties as Assigned

  • Participates as a member of the department's team structure and performs other duties assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Must be able to communicate with diplomacy, tact, and judgment, both in person and on the telephone.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Navigation of OS and Windows based operating systems.

  • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, organize work, set priorities and develop possible solutions for problems.

  • Ability to prioritize work requests and be able to concentrate and not be distracted while performing task.

  • Good organizational skills, punctuality, and dependability.

  • Ability to interact with all members of the University community.

  • Ability to perform well under pressure and be able to change behavior in relation to others actions.

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Prior experience working with audio visual, video, and computer equipment.
  • Prior customer service experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in producing digital media and technology.
  • 1-3 years of experience with audio visual, video, and computer equipment preferable in a college or university environment.
  • Live Sound Engineering.
  • Crestron Certification.
  • CTS certification.
  • Stage Hand experience.

Work Schedule

Tuesday through Friday, 3:00pm - 11:00pm, and Saturday, 8:00am - 4:00pm.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00pm (MST) on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Applications may be accepted and reviewed until position is filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.




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Job No: 005981
Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable