Media Services Coordinator

Location
Washington D.C., United States
Posted
Apr 16, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
Job Location Burns Law Library - 716 20th St NW - FB0062
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: GW Law School (LAW)

II. POSITION INFORMATION
Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Technical
Posting Number: Staff - 003112
Working Title: Media Services Coordinator
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Tues. through Thurs.: 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Fri. and Sat., 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Note: There is some flexibility on the work hours.
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 17
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 01/21/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

III. JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT INFORMATION
Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university


Job Description Summary:

To coordinate classroom and media services by providing high quality, customer-focused support and setup of audiovisual systems for the Law School’s faculty, staff, and external clients.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2-3 years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


Desired Qualifications:

Two years of troubleshooting, maintenance, and design of audiovisual systems.

Familiarity with computer-oriented applications.

Experience with classroom or courtroom technologies.

Experience with videoconferencing systems and digital media.

Excellent oral and written expression that demonstrates collaboration and teamwork.

Demonstrated superior interpersonal, communication, customer service, and organizational skills.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Provides training on the use of audiovisual equipment and makes recommendations on equipment and presentation requirements; assists the head of instructional and media services and/or the assistant director of information services in consulting with vendors on design and acquisition of audiovisual equipment; maintains and/or revises the Media Center Operations Manual; develops detailed knowledge of the Law School’s classroom facilities in relation to audiovisual needs; and attends external seminars to keep abreast of changing media technology

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the head of instructional and media services

  • Supervises and participates in operating equipment during recording sessions, videoconferencing sessions, and presentations, as well as coordinates other associated tasks including creation and storage of digital media

  • Reviews recordings for technical quality, edits, and recommends changes as necessary, as well as works closely with customers to edit and tailor their audiovisual recordings to suit their specific presentation needs

  • Prepares, updates, and maintains departmental records, compiles workload statistics and composes or assists in composing operational reports

  • Manages complex media center control system for remote administration of audiovisual equipment in classrooms

  • Coordinates classroom set-ups necessary for recording sessions, videoconferencing sessions, and presentations, as well as administers, troubleshoots, and documents issues arising from classroom set-ups

  • Selects, schedules, trains, and supervises student assistants

  • Maintains and troubleshoots media equipment and makes recommendations to the head of instructional and media services regarding replacement costs, and works with audiovisual contractors to arrange for equipment and presentation requirements

  • Communicates with instructors and conference planners to schedule and arrange for classroom and remote location recording sessions, videoconferencing sessions, and presentations


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience providing customer service in an academic environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2-3 years of relevant experience? Note that degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. If you do not have a Bachelor's degree, please describe your equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    (Open Ended Question)



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Names and Contact Information for References
Optional Documents



The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.PI75762785