AV DESIGN ENGINEER

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Vacancy IDS2398Job TitleAV DESIGN ENGINEERDepartmentEngagement and Client TechnologiesSchool/Parent OrganizationInformation Technology Parent OrgDivisionFinance and Administration DivisionEmployment CategoryFulltime-RegularAnticipated start date02/18/2019If temporary, expected end dateHours per week37.5Weeks Per Year52.2Normal Start Time08:30Normal End Time17:00Position/Job Summary

Lead the design, development, and installation of AV technology hardware, peripherals, and system installations located in classrooms, conference rooms, offices, event spaces, theaters, and digital signage for the College. This position will consult and collaborate with campus stakeholders, vendors, architects, electrical and carpentry trades, and internal Network, Endpoint, and System Administration Teams. Develop and maintain expertise in audio-visual configuration and an awareness of the latest trends and best practices in AV industry.

Position/Job Responsibilities

1.Provide advanced technical expertise; develop, design, document, and commission installations of AV technology and systems to include AV control, digital signal processing, and wireless presentation to assure the AV technology need of the College are met.

2.Plan ongoing enhancements and make recommendations concerning functionality and system requirements and capabilities of the physical and virtual AV technology infrastructure and systems.

3.Design, implement, and manage assisted listen systems to ensure the College’s AV environment meets the accessibility, compliance and risk standards.

4.Develop and review Statement of Work and Bill of Material specifications for each initiative.

5.Provide system administration for the enterprise AV technology management systems supported by Information Technology. Troubleshoot network and digital AV technologies and work collaboratively with internal Information Technology teams to assure AV systems meet design, security, safety, and system standards.

6.Provide Tier-3 AV technical support for the AV Service team, both full-time and student staff.

7.Serve as a liaison with AV hardware and software vendors and service providers; obtain technical specifications and knowledge of technological changes relevant to the College’s AV systems; analyze and make recommendation regarding AV systems, technologies, architectures, designs, and products.

8.Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.

Position/Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience with audio-visual system design and integration or the equivalent combination; previous hands-on experience with performing AV system installations, management, and troubleshooting modern AV technology systems; experience with CAD and Visio, knowledge of modern construction processes, and familiarity of ADA requirements, as they pertain to audio-visual system design; Avixa CTS certification or equivalent; CTS-D certification must be obtained within a year from hire date; demonstrated record of strong customer service skills, excellent attention to detail, and strong analytical organizational, written and verbal communications skills; high degree of professionalism, judiciousness, diplomacy, and sensitivity to the needs of all constituencies in an academic environment and and the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment; valid New York State Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one and ability to work overtime required. Experience with Crestron DM Tools, Crestron Fusion RV, Utelogy and Mersive Solstice Dashboard; experience supporting Apple operating systems 10.11 or higher; and Avixa CTS-D and/or CTS-I and networking certification, such as CompTIA Network+ or equivalent preferred.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Work authorization (select one):Visa sponsorship is not provided for this positionDepartment description

Information Technology organization provides a full-breadth of IT-related services to the campus. The department of 65 full-time professionals and 95 student employees is a fast-paced environment, working on numerous priorities to ensure support for the campus technology needs.

College Description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu

Market Hiring Range$65,000 to $70,000FLSA StatusExemptIs this position eligible for benefits?YesQuick Linkhttp://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/15383Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 7/16/2019
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