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Sr. AV Engineer (7355U) Haas School of Business, 34903

University of California, Berkeley
San Francisco

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Sr. AV Engineer (7355U) Haas School of Business, 34903 About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

Haas Digital's mission is to enrich and expand the reach of Berkeley Haas'world-class learning experience with innovative pedagogy and educational technology. Our team's professionals have a wide range of pedagogy and learning technology expertise. We develop a variety of fully online and hybrid offerings for the Haas School of Business.

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 5/13/2022


Initiates develops and manages a range of highly complex AV IT projects from assessing needs through design, engineering, final installation, and system commissioning, often requiring the application of AV IT engineering principles to unique environments.

  • Participates in stakeholder meetings and interviews.

  • Monitors change requests, requests for information (RFI), submittals and other key project-related documents and reports any effect on the project's budget.

  • Coordinates with relevant IT, structural, mechanical, and electrical professionals.

  • Coordinates any required inspections of complex projects and adjoining spaces with institutional inspectors in and Capital Projects.

    Leads design of facilities and systems based on analysis of clients' needs, applicable codes and regulations and AV principles and best practices. Independently creates and oversees the creation of highly complex, detailed drawings and proposals for facilities and systems using modeling software including AV flow diagrams, schematics and AV infrastructure drawings.

  • Makes recommendations on installation plans including the creation of documentation, drawings and schematics needed by client to hire a third party installation firm.

  • Verifies that entire projects' systems designs are installed to plan specifications.

  • Leads in communicating assessment to client with suggested remediation if needed.

    Initiates and conducts product research and provides recommendations including approaches, trends, sources, and uses that have a significant impact on Berkeley Haas.

  • Reviews and estimates schedules and design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, and other related costs.

  • Prepares bid packages for outside contractors and leads on-site bid walks.

  • Schedules and assigns projects to staff and provides direction and guidance to lower-level engineers. May lead a team of AV IT professionals.

    Maintenance/troubleshooting of complex AV systems including audio programming (QSC, Tesira (and similar),Dante audio, Crestron Control (and similar) programming updates, firmware updates, device and cable repair. Coordination of vendors including programmers.

    Proposes and develops short, medium, and long-range project schedules for Berkeley Haas classroom AV/IT renovation and upgrade programs.

    Schedules and assigns projects to staff and provides direction and guidance to lower-level AV or Educational Technology professionals.

    Professional Learning and Growth

  • Embraces the principle of being a "student always" by engaging in opportunities for training, workshops, seminars, continuing education pertinent to the position, or at the suggestion of the supervisor
  • Actively contributes to a team environment that fosters and promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the unit and at Haas

  • Engages in ongoing education to promote diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging by completing University sponsored certifications & training sessions (Ie: MEP Workshop, Implicit Bias Certification, LinkedIn Learning workshops, and other workshops & seminars offered by the University or Haas, as they are made available) or by engaging in external seminars & resources related to DEIB.

  • Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.

    Required Qualifications
      Strong creativity and problem solving skills to apply principles, practices and procedures within discipline to complete difficult assignments. Demonstrated skills to create AV flow diagrams, schematics and AV infrastructure drawings. Demonstrated experience managing phases of AV projects including obtaining scope, budget, planning, design, bid preparation, installation, inspection, testing and final walk through. Skills to test and operate installed AV IT equipment. Knowledge of electronics theory with emphasis on audio, video and communications circuitry, AV IT control systems and signal flow. Knowledge of acoustic design theory. Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills, effectively adapting quickly to meet deadlines. Effective communication skills to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Demonstrated written communication skills to document issues and coordinate across teams. Self-motivated and works efficiently as an individual and as part of a team. Strong project management skills needed to assume responsibility for accomplishment of project objectives. Advanced knowledge of audio, video and control systems as well as architectural and cabling requirements. Advanced knowledge of AV IT design and field implementation. Demonstrated leadership skills to lead a project or team and to maintain a climate of fairness, cooperation and professionalism. Minimum of 3 years of related work experience. Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Knowledge of acoustic design theory Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong skills in working with others from diverse backgrounds and demonstrating a desire to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to establish and maintain positive & professional working relationships with colleagues, students and team members. Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself. Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable codes and regulations and ability to provide technical advice based on a sound understanding of AV principles and practice.
    • Advanced knowledge of Crestron, Q-SYS, and Evertz systems.
    • Advanced knowledge of lecture capture and web conferencing systems.
    • Experience in an educational setting.

    Salary & Benefits

    This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience up to $110,000.00

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

    Other Information

    This is a 100% Career position.

    Conviction History Background

    This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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