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AV/IT Engineer (3D CAD)

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
USD $64,800.00/Yr. - USD $137,600.00/Yr.

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AV/IT Engineer (3D CAD)

University of California Los Angeles

Budgeted Pay Scale:

120,201 - $133,557, annually

Full Salary Range:
USD $64,800.00/Yr. - USD $137,600.00/Yr.

Department Summary

Situated on 419 acres, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is enriched by the cultural diversity of the dynamic greater Los Angeles area, as well as the geographic advantages of Southern California. One of the world's preeminent public research universities, UCLA is an international leader in breadth and quality of academic, research, health care, wellness, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs, with more than 5,200 faculty members who teach approximately 47,500 students in the UCLA College and 12 professional schools. UCLA is consistently ranked among the top institutions nationally for research funding, having generated $1.7 billion in research grants and contracts in the last fiscal year alone.
Position Summary

The Digital Spaces department manages physical and virtual classrooms, specialized learning environments, and other learning environments (e.g., conference spaces). Oversees that they are suitably equipped and functional to meet the needs of the educational experience. Oversees the installation and long-term management of displays technologies (e.g., screens) across campus. The Digital Spaces department ensures physical classrooms, specialized learning environments, and other learning environments (e.g., conference spaces) are suitably equipped with technologies and functional to meet the needs of the space and its users.

The AV/IT Engineer (3D CAD) will create and maintain audiovisual systems designs and line-drawings for general use classrooms, lecture halls, live event venues, digital signage, conference rooms, and other ITS-controlled spaces. The AV/IT Engineer (3D CAD) will leverage CAD, Revit, BOMs, 3D modeling, digital twin, and virtual environment tools to generate and document space designs for installation, project deliverables, and as-builts. The AV/IT Engineer (3D CAD) will positively impact UCLA's operations and culture by enabling University stakeholders to effectively leverage data and insights in service of the institution's academic mission. This team member will advance the University's mission by delivering exceptional information technology services comprehensively and consistently across faculty, staff, and students. This role will execute UCLA's vision while modeling UCLA's culture and values.

Salary & Compensation

*UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.

  • 3 years experience working in one or more of the following fields: audiovisual programming, audiovisual design, computer science, computer information systems, or related field. (Required)
  • Experience servicing and troubleshooting new and legacy AV equipment. (Required)
  • Experience working in a project-based environment using leading project management practices including schedule management, status reporting, and communication of project risks and issues. (Required)
  • Experience participating in activities to advance an inclusive environment that values equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging. (Required)
  • 5+ years experience working in one or more of the following fields: audiovisual programming, audiovisual design, computer science, computer information systems, etc. (Preferred)
  • Experience in complex higher education environments, serving academic and administrative functions of a large public university. (Preferred)
  • Ability to design AV solutions in CAD, Revit, and virtual tools, based on project specifications. (Required)
  • Basic knowledge of network topology, equipment, and capabilities in an AV systems environment. (Required)
  • Demonstrated ability to create AV flow diagrams, schematics and AV infrastructure drawings. (Required)
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulations and ability to provide technical advice based on sound understanding of AV principles and practice. (Required)
  • Knowledge of electronics theory with emphasis on audio, video and communications circuitry, AV IT control systems and signal flow. Knowledge of acoustic design theory. (Required)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and is able to communicate technical information and ideas to a diverse community of colleagues and stakeholders. (Required)
  • Able to establish and advance positive working relationships and a strong rapport with team members, stakeholders, and customers. (Required)
  • Strong organizational skills and is able to balance competing priorities and support concurrent projects. (Required)
  • Strong demonstrated problem-solving skills; scopes solutions based on knowledge of available resources and timelines. Able to ask questions, gather information, evaluate options, and make decisions with integrity. (Required)
  • Thinks creatively and proposes innovative ideas, including the incorporation of new technologies or processes. Is able to work with agility in a fast-paced environment. (Required)

  • Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations

  • Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience/training in one or more of the following fields: information technology, computer science, public administration, business administration. (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in one or more of the following fields: information technology, computer science, public administration, business administration, communications. (Preferred)
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS), Certified Technology Specialist-Design (CTS-D), Certified Technology Specialist-Installation (CTS-I) (Preferred)

  • Special Conditions for Employment

  • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

  • Schedule

    8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. PT, Monday through Friday and/or variable based upon operational needs.
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    Working at University of California, Los Angeles

    UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

    The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

    The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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