Technology Event Specialist (no benefits)

Employer
Colgate University
Location
Hamilton, NY

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Job Details

Job Category:

Casual Wage

Position Title:

Technology Event Specialist (no benefits)

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Division:

Dean of the Faculty

Department:

Information Technology Services - Classrooms, Digital Media and Events

Department Statement:

Colgate University is seeking a collaborative, organized, and motivated person for a Technology Event Specialist position.

ITS endeavors to foster an inclusive environment that values diversity, professional development, creativity, and innovation to support the growth of individuals and the organization. Under the leadership of the CIO, ITS is embarking on a strategic planning process to align services and resources with several exciting new initiatives identified in Colgate’s Third Century Plan. More information can be found https://www.colgate.edu/about/third-century-plan.

The Classroom, Digital Media, and Events (CDME) team provides direct support to students, faculty, staff and alumni. Our expert team supports over 200 learning and event spaces on and off campus facilitating audio visual installations, maintenance, repair, technical event support, education and consultations. Our team is in the field, front facing representatives of Colgate University’s IT organization In this role you will work closely with other Classroom and Event Support Specialists and our Engagement and Support team to support our students, staff, and faculty and work with the rest of the ITS teams as escalations and projects require.

We’d love to hear from you – even if you do not meet 100% of the preferred/desired qualifications.

Accountabilities:

-Operation of classroom and auditoria equipment – control systems, projectors, DVD players, document cameras, microphones, etc.
-Setup, operate, troubleshoot, break down and secure AV equipment – speakers, microphones, projectors, screens, etc.
-Diagram, open, set-up, tear-down and secure rooms as scheduled.
-Responsible for video recording and live streaming of events.
-Ability to work with and provide direction to student employees.
-Selected candidate will be required to sign up for events utilizing whentowork.com.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications:

-Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
-High degree of attention to detail
-Ability to problem solve, work as a team player and manage multiple priorities
-Knowledge of Mac and Windows operating systems
-Desire to learn and adapt in an ever changing environment
-A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle use Policy is required

Preferred Qualifications:

- A minimum of an Associate’s degree in related field, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are acquired
-A minimum of 6 months experience working with AV Equipment is preferred
-Previous supervisory experience is preferred

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and move equipment from vans to the event venue.

Requisition Number:

2021CW033Posting

Temporary:

Yes

Work Schedule:

This position is slated to work 20 hours per week. Individuals will be required to work some evenings from approximately 6:00pm – 9:00pm and on weekends occasionally at noon and more typically from 4:00pm – 9:00pm.

Job Open Date:

07/22/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

Colgate is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. We strive to be an inclusive community — one that embraces and values diversity (in the broadest sense possible) in an environment of mutual respect, communication, and engagement. A variety of cultures and perspectives enriches the quality of campus life, and the opportunity to share different views and experiences is at the core of Colgate’s educational enterprise. These differences can include but are not limited to: race; ethnicity; gender and gender expression; sexual orientation; socioeconomic status; geographic background; national origin; culture; age; mental, cognitive, and physical abilities; religious beliefs; and political beliefs. As a result, we ask all candidates seeking consideration for the Technology Event Specialist position to submit a diversity statement with their application materials. You can upload the statement under the Diversity Statement document heading. A diversity statement may be any length (e.g. a short paragraph, a page) explaining your experiences, contributions, and/or commitments related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Examples of topics you may discuss include (but are not limited to): 1) how your experiences or competencies might serve to advance the university’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive campus, 2) your experiences working with diverse populations, or 3) how you will contribute to the university’s strategic initiatives in this area (see “Colgate’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan”:https://www.colgate.edu/about/third-century-plan/plan-diversity-equity-and-inclusion).

For guidance, please refer the Office and Equity and Diversity Website for a Diversity Statement Guidehttps://www.colgate.edu/about/offices-centers-institutes/provost-and-dean-faculty/equity-and-diversity.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act:

CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING AND STATISTICS

The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at [email protected]. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: www.colgate.edu/offices/support/campussafety.

Organization

Colgate is a nationally recognized liberal arts college set on a beautiful campus in central New York.

Some 2,900 undergraduates are enrolled in 54 programs, taking advantage of the university's award-winning curriculumoff-campus study program, and numerous research opportunities.

Students enjoy small class sizes taught by expert faculty members -- not teaching assistants.

The university’s strategic plan offers a blueprint for turning today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders, joining the scores of alumni already playing major roles in a variety of fields. The Center for Career Services is a key player as students make this transition.

Colgate hums with activity. It is a place where the arts thrive. Student-athletes compete at the very highest level of NCAA Division I sports. There are dozens of club and intramural sports programs, and the college’s outdoor education program is second to none.

Above all, Colgate is about academic excellence. It is a tradition forged in 1819 and honed through the years by each class of select students.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

The Office of Equity and Diversity at Colgate is charged with fostering a diverse and collaborative community by increasing understanding, respect and inclusion. It is the mission of the office to support campus diversity initiatives with the goal of increasing understanding, respect and inclusion, and to ensure compliance with policies relating to affirmative action, discrimination, and harassment.  The university’s strong commitment to equal opportunity and inclusivity is clearly articulated in the diversity mission statement found here.  The university strives to provide an environment where everyone in our community can learn about, appreciate, and celebrate our diverse cultures and gain understanding, knowledge and skills to be engaged citizens locally as well as globally.

Colgate University fully subscribes to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in private institutions of higher education. Colgate will not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. This nondiscrimination policy covers both employment and access to educational opportunities.  It is the policy of the university to provide equal opportunity in employment and not to discriminate against any individuals with disabilities who are qualified for employment in the positions for which they apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

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