Casual WagePosition Title:
Technology Event SpecialistFull Time/Part Time:
Dean of the FacultyDepartment:
Information Technology Services - Classrooms, Digital Media and Events Hiring Wage/Salary Range:
$19.00 / hourDepartment Statement:
Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.Accountabilities:
Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University ‘Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore.This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.
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.
This position will support large and small events across campus, many of which are in the late afternoon and evenings, to ensure the sound delivery of video and audio programming, presentations, classroom content and other digital media. You will be operating audio visual equipment in classrooms, auditoriums and large event spaces, working with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff. Constant communication, excellent customer service and professionalism are required.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and inclusively with a diverse team and serve a diverse population.
- Operation of classroom technology and sound equipment.
- Setup, operate, troubleshoot, break down and secure AV equipment.
- Accountable for interpreting diagrams and drawings and setting up equipment as specified.
- Responsible for assisting with live and studio recordings, live streaming, lecture capture and campus wide seminal events as needed.
- Work with, and provide direction to, student employees.
We’d love to hear from you – even if you do not meet 100% of the preferred/desired qualifications.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
- 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:
06/07/2023Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions Summary:
Colgate values the individual and intersectional diversity of its student, faculty, staff, and alumni populations representing a variety of abilities, races, gender identities, religion, social economic status, sexual orientations, languages, and national origins. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan presents a framework for continuing the creation of an inclusive campus and engaging the Colgate community in this effort in the years ahead. Please describe how you would connect and work with a diverse community. The statement can be any length (e.g. paragraph or page). You can upload the statement under the Diversity Statement document heading. For information on how to write a diversity statement, see our Guidance on Crafting Diversity StatementsEEO 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
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