Schedule: Monday-Thursday 8:00a-1:00p, Saturday 9:00a-2:00p. Work hours not to exceed 29 hours/week.
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there's no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation's education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation's only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America's fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That's why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.
The Multimedia Technician provides expertise to students, staff and faculty regarding software and media equipment, and performs setups and strikes in our event space. This position also collaborates with library staff regarding graphics for promotional materials.
Performs various basic-level technical duties in the Multimedia Support Center. Provides technical support to end users and others. Provides orientation and audio/visual assistance to students, faculty, and staff in the use of multimedia support labs inside the Library.
Tests and trouble shoots technical equipment. Performs general repairs to technical equipment, and identifies need for major repairs for referral to skilled repair technicians. Performs A/V equipment set-ups and strikes in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring that equipment is correctly configured and operating properly for the event. Confers with Technician II or other skilled technician to resolve difficult technical problems.
Produce and create graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites. Provides user-centered design expertise from concept to delivery. Performs technical support, record, editing, and distribution of media content to support campus initiatives.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Attends all required department meetings and training. Communicates any concerns related to building operations to appropriate contacts. *Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required.
Usual Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee regularly sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks and uses hands to hold and control equipment and tools. The employee regularly reaches with hands and arms, climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employee regularly converses with others in person. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee lifts or exerts force of varying weight of up to 50 pounds.
Normal office working conditions. Employee is occasionally exposed to dirt, dust, debris, smells and outdoor weather conditions when moving or installing equipment. Employee is occasionally exposed to minor cuts, burns or other incapacitating injury and risk of electrical shock. Employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: media technical services; personal computer hardware and software, including image scanning and processing software; audio-visual presentation equipment. Skill in: verbal and written communications; operation of computer; application and integration of computer software; document formatting, layout and design; effective communication skills with all levels of organization; project management leadership; application of technical skills in area of specialization; customer service. Ability to: complete tasks independently without close supervision; exhibit creativity in performing basic graphic design support tasks; attention to detail; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, patrons and general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; use good judgment; perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects; develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the College; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity; problem solve effectively; exhibit a pleasant public manner.
Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree in a technical field of study closely related to the function of the position. One (1) year professional experience in a closely related technical field. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). *An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.
Preferred Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal skills to support work with both technical and nontechnical personnel and students at all levels throughout the organization. Working and operational knowledge of all AV equipment commonly used for presentation support, including consumer and professional electronics. Includes, but is not limited to: Computers (Windows and Mac operating systems) TVs, monitors, DVD & BluRay players, Digital audio recorders, video cameras, and mixing consoles. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver). Experience with 3D printers.
Additional Information: Applicants MUST provide both a cover letter and resume in order to be considered. Cover letter should describe the candidate's level of interpersonal skills, knowledge of AV equipment, and experience using Adobe Creative Suite.
Internal Number: req2822_1575909491
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.
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