Successful applicants will be organized, detail-oriented individuals, who can remain calm and problem solve in fast-paced situations. This individual will be expected to provide exceptional customer service to our faculty, staff, students, and community. Work performed is often time sensitive, therefore multitasking skills are very important. Duties include but are not limited to:
Operate specialized Technician-assisted classroom and laboratory technology.
Inspect classroom audiovisual equipment systems regularly and perform periodic preventative maintenance to ensure system operation.
Repair and adjust audiovisual equipment: projectors, document cameras, microphones, public address systems, speakers and related audiovisual equipment.
Communicate progress on technology issues and resolutions to faculty, staff and students and share satisfaction levels with full-time AV staff.
Work with full-time AV staff to replace worn parts, lens and lamps, rewire equipment, and service equipment as needed.
Assist faculty, staff and students on the use of audiovisual equipment and systems.
Assist full-time AV staff with the development of documentation on the usage of audiovisual equipment and systems.
Maintain and report daily service logs of system checks.
High school graduate or equivalent
Knowledge of the principles of electronics, ability to make repairs on audiovisual equipment, and operate equipment
Knowledge in the operation of audiovisual equipment
Mechanical aptitude and physical coordination
Ability to communicate and relate well with academic and student personnel
Bachelor's degree in electronics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired, is preferred
Two years of work experience in experience in commercial audio visual installations that included projectors, screens, displays, wiring, cabling, computer controls, and rack-building or related experience - or - Five years of work experience in residential that included home theaters, structured wiring and Smart house designs is preferred
Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Certification is Preferred
Possession of other industry certifications such as AMX, Crestron, or Extron Installation certification is preferred
Full Time/Part Time
13.27/hr - 15.86/hr
Open until filled
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachments. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
For questions about how applicants apply, please call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
We intend to hire two candidates to fill two positions from this posting.
We are recruiting from the Volker Campus but the position's assigned work location is on the Hospital Hill Campus.
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Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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