Casual WagePosition Title:
Technology Event Specialist (no benefits)Full Time/Part Time:
Dean of the FacultyDepartment:
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.Accountabilities:
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.
-Operation of classroom and auditoria equipment – control systems, projectors, DVD players, document cameras, microphones, etc. Professional Experience/ Qualifications:
-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.
-Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. Preferred Qualifications:
-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
- A minimum of an Associate’s degree in related field, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are acquired Physical Requirements:
-A minimum of 6 months experience working with AV Equipment is preferred
-Previous supervisory experience is preferred
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and move equipment from vans to the event venue.Requisition Number:
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:
07/22/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial 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).EEO Statement:
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.
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:
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