Audiovisual Lead Technician - Tier II

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Logo Posting Number STA00125PO19 Classification Title Broadcast/Engineer Maintenance Technician III Internal Title Audiovisual Lead Technician - Tier II Campus Columbia Work County Richland College/Division Division of Information Technology Department DOIT Infrastructure Services Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $36,204 Advertised Salary Range $36,204 to $60,760 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week Work Schedule

This position requires one to work a variable schedule based on the needs of classroom support. Variable shifts might include 5:00 am to 12:30 pm, 7:00 pm to 4:00 am, or a 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm shift.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Information Technology About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under general supervision is responsible for the integration, repair and preventative maintenance of classroom audiovisual technologies throughout the Columbia campus. Working as a tier II technician, will work in identifying, troubleshooting and repairing of classroom technology issues while following all Division of Information Technology’s processes and procedures for documentation and accountability. Works closely with engineering team in developing and/or upgrading of new teaching and learning spaces and assisting in the installation of those facilities. Other than normal work hours may apply.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Associates degree in related field and 4 years experience in repair and maintenance of electronic equipment, or high school diploma and 6 years related experience.
Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Avixa Certified Technology Specialist (CTS)
Crestron Digital Media Certified – Technician 4K (DMC-T 4K)
Crestron Toolbox Course


Above average electrical and mechanical skills needed to troubleshoot complex electronic problems. Working knowledge of electronic test equipment. Soldering skills are a must. Ability to read and comprehend operations manuals and electronics schematics and drawings. Good organizational skills and work ethic is a must. Daily use of computers for communication and design is a must.
Responsible for performing assembly and installation of electronic equipment and system wiring as directed and specified in the project documentation which may include, but not limited to, rack assembly; pulling, labeling, terminating and testing structured cabling of cat5/6, video, RGB, HDMI, DVI and audio cables; and installing audio/video conferencing equipment, distributed audio, digital signage, sound reinforcement, video projection, control systems, and flat panel and projection screen mounting.
You must have a general understanding of, or experience with one or more of these areas of expertise:
Computer networking
Structured cabling, grounding, equipment rack fabrications, termination and calibration of audio video equipment
Commercial construction environments
Soldering and mechanical terminations
Responsible for reading and understanding assigned project documentation and determine if additional information is required. Informing the Project Manager of any problems and concerns with assigned projects; maintain updated as-built drawings and documentation for assigned projects, maintaining accurate inventory of parts and responsible for reporting daily time and activity to the Project Manager.
May be required to work a variable schedule based on the needs of classroom support. Variable shifts might include 5:00 am. to 12:30 pm, 7:00 pm to 4:00 am or a 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 04/16/2019 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/12/2019 Job Close Date 04/26/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by April 26, 2019.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least an Associates degree in related field and 4 years experience in repair and maintenance of electronic equipment, or high school diploma and 6 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume




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    Posted: 4/17/2019
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