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Multimedia Specialist II

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Lake Tahoe Community College
Location
South Lake Tahoe, CA

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Position:Multimedia Specialist II Department:Information Technology This position is open until filled. First screening review is scheduled for:07/25/2022 Starting Salary:$45,626 - $50,368 annually, dependent on education and experience Details:

Lake Tahoe Community College District is widely recognized as the hub of culture and education for the surrounding community and is working toward its vision of becoming “California’s premier destination community college.” LTCC is excited to announce a professional opportunity in the information technology department as the Multimedia Specialist II. Information technology plays an important role supporting educational services and providing access to the students of LTCC.

Administrative Services provides the campus with essential services to ensure the ongoing operations of the college and serves as the liaison to classified staff. Each of the departments within the Administrative Services provides critical support to ensure continued safe and sound operations of the college. The Information Technology department supports virtually all areas of the College.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
After review, suitable applicants will be invited to participate in a skills assessment stage of the screening process. These applicants will be notified by phone or email on or about Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Successful candidates will then be interviewed by a committee of 3 to 5 individuals; these interviews are tentatively scheduled for August 8, 2022. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. LTCC reserves the right to return to the applicant pool at any point during the recruitment process.

COMPENSATION:
Salary Range: LTCC offers a competitive compensation package that includes a starting placement salary of $45,626 to $50,368 annually, dependent on education and experience. There is potential to reach $58,410 annually, through step advancement plus longevity when appropriate. In addition to base salary, this position qualifies for extra bilingual (Spanish), masters or doctorate pay.

Benefits: Health and Welfare benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long term disability. Several plan options maintain a zero monthly premium cost from the employee and include full coverage of a gold-level medical plan that, on average, covers 80% of healthcare expenses for a standard population. LTCC also matches 25.37% of an eligible employee's salary and contributes it into a CalPERS pension account for qualifying employees.

Work-Life Balance: This positions is 40 hours per week and 12 months per year, including summer and winter hours. Hours are expected to be Monday-Friday, generally within the hours of 8 am to 5 pm with some night and weekend requirements, hours may vary according to the needs of the program. This position is eligible for overtime compensation (non-exempt) and may qualify for the telecommute pilot program, which allows employees the opportunity to telecommute for up to 20% of the work week.

LTCC provides 16 paid holidays per year plus 12 days vacation (with the potential to reach 24 days through years of service) and 12 days of paid sick leave per year. Furthermore, LTCC has made a commitment to full closures during holidays and several weekends adjoining holidays to provide employees the ability to take advantage of holiday and vacation usage.

Preferred start date:09/01/2022 Description:

Under the direction of Director of Information Technology Services, perform highly technical and professional work in support of the district’s multimedia installation, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting and minor repair of instructional and institutional digital and multimedia systems; assist staff in their use; and perform functions related to multimedia production routines.

Representative Duties:
  • Coordinate all multimedia equipment for use on and off campus, including the University Center, and ensure equipment is installed according to designated layout. Set up and install equipment such as but not limited to; microphones, audio speakers, video screens, flat panels, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards for events and functions such as concerts, sporting events, meetings, lectures, conventions, presentations, news conferences, lesson capture, and marketing events.
  • Maintain and/or update all existing audio/visual equipment, including programming and firmware, located in all college locations including the University Center. Test and resolve equipment issues; diagnose and correct media system problems; send in equipment for repairs as needed. Coordinate and direct outside vendor repairs as needed.
  • Specify necessary equipment and materials for smart classrooms based upon technology plan. Assist in providing technical specifications for the design during production phases of multimedia high-tech classrooms and laboratories systems for current/existing, new and remodel construction. Remotely or physically troubleshoot and monitor smart classrooms in order to assist faculty. Investigate and assist planning classrooms to ensure appropriate electronic interfacing with existing equipment.
  • Provide in-service training for faculty, staff and students in the effective use of audio/visual equipment.
  • Assist faculty and staff with technology needs in the classroom; maintain classroom and portable equipment; organize media collection for ready access to users.
  • Develop and design video production projects including capturing, processing, editing, printing, archiving, digital delivering, and posting online as needed.
  • Set up and operate sound equipment. Monitor sound feeds to ensure quality. Duplicate audio and video materials for students and faculty and funded programs. Create podcasts of college meetings and events, including recording, processing and uploading to the website. Compress and digitize audio and video content as necessary.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of logs, records and reports related to assigned activities; assist in budget preparation and monitoring, specifically of multimedia supplies and repairs.
  • Ensure inventory of equipment and materials; maintain supplies for printers, paper, lamps and all media products; schedule equipment requests and maintenance.
  • Coordinate related data content and data storage with Information Technology Services department; specify, create and maintain a multimedia library that is user-driven, allowing users access to digital content uploads and downloads; label and tag physical and virtual media for easier search by users; Ensure integrity of data and its safe, private, and secure storage.
  • Collaborate with staff on college social media to promote and gather digital media from students and staff; cull, label, tag and organize and allow access to media to campus users.
  • Order supplies as needed; remain current with changes in multimedia, streaming technologies, and learning modalities; develop techniques to use new protocols and equipment as they become available.
  • Participate in available training to meet new safety and technology standards; maintain learning space, classroom, and portable technology in a clean and orderly fashion

Other Duties:

Perform related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to: Associate’s degree in computer science or information systems, electrical engineering, multimedia or the equivalent AND at least two years’ experience or training in highly skilled technical multimedia systems, tech system configuration and support OR: at least five years’ experience or training in highly skilled technical multimedia systems, tech system configuration and support.

Knowledge of:

  • Technology and computer software applications relative to multimedia processing, circulation, cataloging, record keeping, instructional set-up and other office functions.
  • Wiring and component placement in racks
  • Audio room acoustics
  • Network connectivity and IP Protocols
  • Techniques and procedures in record keeping, inventory and related courseware.
  • Methods and practices of purchasing and receiving inventory.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and other learning and educational software used in the classroom
  • Safety protocols for ladders, lifts, and electrical installations.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation, letter and report writing.

Ability to:

  • Process a wide variety of multimedia materials.
  • Use initiative and judgment in solving problems.
  • Install, organize and interconnect with the computer systems, the District’s digital and analog AV equipment.
  • Operate camera and video equipment.
  • Set-up, configure and use live-streaming equipment.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate the work of other employees and students.
  • Read, understand and follow laws, rules, regulations, processes, policies and methods of the office, the District, the State, and Federal.
  • Learn and use technology and computer software applications as appropriate to the work environment.
  • Maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Use an alpha/numeric keyboard and standard office equipment including devices and related courseware such as computers, printers, multi-media towers, projectors, lap-top carts etc. effectively with a reasonable rate of speed and accuracy.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Establish and maintain co-operative relationships with those contacted during the performance of required duties, including students, school personnel, parents, vendors, co-workers and the community.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
  • Perform under demanding and varied work schedule with ability to remain flexible and focused during interruptions and distractions.

Additional Requirement (Licensure/Certification):

  • No additional requirement.

Working Environment:

  • Indoor Office/Lab environment.
  • Frequently moves from one work area to another as needed.
Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/CV Job Category:Classified

Organization

Opened in 1975, Lake Tahoe Community College is a two-year, public institution offering associate degrees, certificates, career education and continuing education program.  LTCC is focused on providing outstanding educational opportunities for every student in a personal learning environment.

LOCATION

South Lake Tahoe, California is a small community of nearly 30,000 located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. The beautiful 164-acre, wooded campus less than 2 miles from the lake shore.  At 6,229 feet above sea level, LTCC is the highest altitude college in California.  The campus is near bike trails, ski resorts, Desolation Wilderness, and Emerald Bay State Park with miles of hiking trails, environmental education, and recreation.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

With over forty associate degree options in addition to career and technical certificates, students can pursue a wide variety of interests such as a fire academy program and offerings in allied health, business administration, commercial music, criminal justice, digital media, and wilderness education. Transfer degrees prepare students for admission to California State University campuses.

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

Undergraduate: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T), Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T), Certificate of Achievement

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