AV Technology Coordinator I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Communications/Marketing/Public Relations/Graphic Design, Other

Position Title: AV Technology Coordinator I
Department: Broadcast & Audio-Visual Srvcs
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt = overtime eligible
Work Schedule: Traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend work required.
Salary: Targeted salary range: $39,760-$42,742
Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: Under direction of supervisor, assess and execute client requests for a variety of multimedia services and audio visual equipment. Work includes coordinating, setup, operation, and maintenance of sound reinforcement, sound mixing, digital video, and projection services for a variety of clients from NMU, regional, and national communities. The focus will be on day-to-day operation of the audio visual requests and events. Assist in hiring, training, and supervising student employees.

Assist with processing departmental invoices using the AV billing system. Provide diagnostic and maintenance services on departmental audio visual equipment. Assist with operation of the NMU digital signage system and cable channel 20 which provides program announcements and emergency messages to the NMU campus and local community.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area:  
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: One year experience as an audio visual technician.
Prior experience setting up, operating, troubleshooting, and supporting users with audio visual technology, preferably in an education or training setting.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Demonstrated knowledge and practical application of digital audio and video systems including audio and video compression, digital rights management, digital video communication protocols and standards, wireless technologies for video and audio distribution, videoconferencing systems, streaming video systems, and of industry practices and procedures as related to audio visual presentation services within a corporate or university teaching environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of acoustical sound properties, sound reinforcement design and operation, lighting system design and operation, and video projection technology especially as it relates to large venue settings.
Basic networking understanding including principles, standards, protocols, and applications.
Skill in operating a wide range of audio visual equipment such as data projectors, computers, cameras, analog and digital audio mixers, video recording equipment, fixed room and portable sound and lighting systems.
Demonstrated skills in diagnosing and troubleshooting end user problems, identifying client's needs, and recommending and/or performing appropriate solutions.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical issues to a non-technical audience. Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with individuals, schools, and state and community organizations.
Ability to organize and coordinate resources to expedite solutions and complete event requests within given deadlines.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative, work independently and follow through on requests and demands with minimal direction.
Ability to stand, climb, stoop, and crouch for extended periods of time, and able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. for short periods of time for set-up, installation, and repair of audio visual equipment and systems with or without reasonable accommodations.
Ability to provide positive customer service skills in a friendly, approachable and effective manner.
Ability to remain calm under pressure and when problems occur.
Ability to work evenings and weekends and be on-call.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certificate.
Bachelor’s degree or above in Education, Broadcasting, Media Technology, or related field.
Supervisory experience.
Large venue sound reinforcement experience.
Performance staging and lighting experience.
Experience directly supporting AV equipment and users in a higher educational, corporate or hospitality environment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume
Contact Information:
Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

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