Media Technician I - Classroom Technology Support - Round Rock Campus

United States, North America
Feb 12, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Media Technician I - Classroom Technology Support - Round Rock Campus

Job Number: 2014209

Job Description: The Media Technician I is a critical support staff for faculty and presenters. Broad-based responsibilities range from installing projection and audio/video systems, computers, audiovisual control equipment, videoconferencing equipment, troubleshooting new and old equipment used in classroom instruction and larger teaching theaters. A Media Technician I functions as a multi-role support and technical educator, assisting users in using and understanding the equipment within the instructional spaces, and how best to take advantage of emerging technologies.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge of audio-visual systems and equipment. Skill in troubleshooting technical problems in audio-visual systems. Skill in troubleshooting computers & software. Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Skill in using a computer for general productivity and communication. Skill in managing and tracking inventory using a computer. Ability to carry and climb ladders. Ability to lift 30-40lbs. unassisted. Ability to work with hand tools and electronic testing equipment. Ability to work varied scheduled shifts including weekends and or late evening shifts. To qualify for this position, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would produce the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Extron control systems. Knowledge of AC/DC solid state electronics as they relate to instructional media equipment, its installation, maintenance, and repair. Skill in using iPad, iPhone, or other mobile platform for productivity. Skill in setting up A/V equipment for live events. Skill in effectively establishing strong and effective working relationships, and dealing tactfully with staff and faculty. Ability to prioritize workload while effectively directing the work of others and motivating output. Highly proficient in PC and Apple computer software and platforms, highly familiar with Microsoft Office, Filemaker, and remote management software applications. Experience in installing audiovisual equipment and designing multimedia systems in an educational environment. Technology related Associates degree, or at least two years of equivalent experience, and/or InfoComm CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) certification.

Additional Information for Applicants: Please Note: This position will be located in Round Rock. This position will involve lifting and transporting audiovisual equipment and media cabinets, climbing ladders, and working with hand tools.

Classroom Technology Support will not sponsor or transfer visa sponsorship for this position.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

If selected for an interview you will be required to sit for a one-hour multiple choice test on your job-related knowledge given on a computer prior to your interview. This will be part of the interviewing process.

Must have a valid Texas driver's license or obtain a Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. A driving record check will be performed on the selected applicant and you must be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the Texas State University driving standards system.

Texas State University will not discriminate against any person (or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs) on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex or disability, veterans status or on the basis of sexual orientation.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Job Posting Number: 2014209

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 29,000 students and 2,300 faculty and staff.

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of nearly 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

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