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University of Washington
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MEDIA TECHNICIAN SENIOR Req #:205633Department:UW TACOMAJob Location: Tacoma Campus Posting Date:04/21/2022 Closing Info:Closes On 05/05/2022Salary:$3,320 - $4,425 per month Union Position:YesShift:First Shift Notes:As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The University of Washington Tacoma is an anchor institution that is deeply invested in its local communities and in student success. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma’s commitment to access and diversity is central to an environment where students, staff, faculty and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. More information about UW Tacoma and its strategic plan can be found here.

This individual will provide technology support for classrooms, events and the Multimedia Lab.

This includes set up, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain multimedia equipment and systems such as data projectors, room control systems, document cameras, audio and video conferencing, Blu Ray players, speakers, audio and video recording and playback systems, amplifiers, speaker systems, digital still cameras, video cameras and accessories, microphones, mixers, monitors, lighting equipment, and stage gear.

The Multimedia Lab – support students with the creation of their media projects, primarily work with video editing and Photoshop, assist faculty with course media materials, collaborate with a student employment team, and provide support for the Electronic Media Producer.

  • Set up, operate, and troubleshoot all media equipment for in-person instruction & event support.
  • Provide technical assistance for virtual and hybrid events, AV conferencing and lecture capture.
  • Regularly use both PC and Mac workstations with Adobe Creative Cloud and Final Cut Pro X.
  • Provide assistance to walk-in students with a variety of media projects.
  • Perform maintenance tests, installation of equipment and projector lamp replacements.
  • Utilize departmental ticketing system for tracking campus issues.
  • Provide technical advice and training to assist faculty, staff, and students in effective use and operation of media equipment in classrooms, conference rooms and event spaces.
  • Maintain inventory records on materials, equipment, and parts.
  • May direct the work of student workers.

  • High school graduation AND one year of experience as a Media Technician OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Experience in support of AV media operation OR equivalent education/experience.
  • Proficient with video and photo editing, use of Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Basic computer skills, using MS Office software, and basic troubleshooting.
  • Excellent customer service.

    Ability to demonstrate the following: properly lift/move 50 lbs., reach overhead & under equipment, walk long distances across campus, climb ladders for installation of equipment

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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