Audiovisual Equipment Technician II, Instructional Media Services
Grade 16, AFSCME Unit Position, 37.5 hours/week
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (37.5 hours/week)
The Audiovisual Equipment Technician II is responsible for the set-up, maintenance, and effective operation of present, legacy and future AV equipment including, but not limited to, multi-media projectors, LCD/LED displays, sound systems, DVD/VCR, and basic computer systems and applications. Utilize professional photo and video production equipment for assigned projects. Work collaboratively with media staff and other technological components of the College as well as faculty and staff in all departments of the College.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Service and effectively troubleshoot common and basic media/technical issues and apprise Director of maintenance or future equipment needs.
Install, maintain, and repair media equipment in classrooms and conference rooms; Maintain equipment in proper operating condition and conducting routine preventative maintenance whenever possible.
Read and interpret schematic drawings and technical manuals as needed for equipment repair and/or installation.
Deliver, set-up, and pick-up media equipment, supplies and materials.
Determine inventory levels of all media equipment, supplies and materials.
Operate and maintain AV equipment and supplies needed for delivering, facilitating and documenting meetings, events, conferences, etc.
Maintain departmental database of daily equipment and materials use and communicate with departmental staff regarding equipment distribution in a multi-campus environment.
Assist with approval process regarding equipment requests for all college classroom and institutional media needs.
Assist the Director and Instructional Media Specialist with planning, producing, editing, and quality assurance of audio and video products consistent with the department's mission and college requirements.
Provide video and/or photo documentation of college events.
Recommend, design and/or implement AV solutions for videoconferences, podcasts, etc.
Communicate to evening and part-time day staff any necessary information that will ensure a smooth transition with regard to media service needs.
Advise faculty and staff on equipment needs and assist in training and proper equipment usage.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director of Instructional Media Services
SALARY:$847.93 per week ($44,092.36 per year) with benefits. An appointment made from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) must start at step #1 of the range or as adjusted in accordance with the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
Applicants must have at least two years' of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical experience in the repair and/or maintenance of audiovisual equipment; or the equivalent combination of experience and education. Associate's degree in a related field is preferred.
Knowledge of and experience with basic audiovisual classroom and production media equipment (professional and consumer) including multi-media projectors, monitors, VCRs/DVD players, audiovisual cabling, still cameras, video cameras, various types of storage media, and basic computer hardware and software concepts and practices.
Understanding of basic concepts of "signal flow" with respect to both audio and visual systems.
Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot a variety of common and predictable audiovisual/media technology issues.
Familiarity with A/V control systems (Extron/GVE preferred)
Knowledge of the principles of basic electronics (as applied to audiovisual equipment) and knowledge of testing/diagnostic equipment.
Ability to interact well with faculty, staff, and students.
Ability to give oral and written instructions in a precise and understandable manner.
Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare general reports.
Strong organizational skills.
Experience with various media formats and strategies for storage and archiving media.
Enthusiasm to learn and grow in field of media.
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations
Ability to travel between campuses or work on the Danvers campus as needed.
Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and EXPERIENCE:
Experience with, or ability to learn, photographic and video editing software applications such as Photoshop, Final Cut, DVD studio pro, Motion, Adobe Creative Suite
Experience with, or ability to learn and use, digital media capturing equipment for video, photography, and audio
Ability to learn on-the-job and participate in photographic and video projects through all aspects of production (pre-, pro-, post)
Understanding of computer networking systems and their applications in A/V equipment configuration and operation.
Experience in a higher education setting, preferably a community college
Additional Salary Information: $847.93 per week ($44,092.36 per year) with benefits. An appointment made from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) must start at step #1 of the range or as adjusted in accordance with the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement.
NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
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