AV Technician - Tier II

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00933PO19Classification TitleBroadcast/Engineer Maintenance Technician IIIInternal TitleAV Technician - Tier IICampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionDivision of Information TechnologyDepartmentDOIT AV EngineeringBand 5Advertised Minimum Salary $36,926Advertised Salary Range$36,926-$61,975Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

The standard hours the employee is expected to work per week. For example, if the employee works 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with one hour for lunch, the hours per week is 37.50.

Type of Staff PositionFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryInformation 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 uscjobs.sc.edu.Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under general supervision, responds to and diagnose AV problems through discussions with customers using problem recognition, research, isolation, and resolution steps. 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 advanced level troubleshooting and repairs of AV technology in the enhanced classrooms and learning spaces, campus wide.

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.

· Soldering and mechanical terminations.

Responsible for reading and understanding assigned project documentation and determine if additional information is required.

May be required to work a variable schedule based on the needs of classroom support.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialSafety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNo Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date11/16/2019If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date10/16/2019Job Close Date11/29/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial 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 November 29, 2019.

Quicklink for Postinghttp://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/69167EEO Statement

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least an Associates degree in a 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 DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. List of References and Contact Information




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    Posted: 10/18/2019
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