Campus Audiovisual Technician and Lab Coordinator

Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
$40,000.00 - $40,000.00
Posted
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary 

The Campus Audiovisual Technology Services team designs, integrates, and supports technology for the computer labs, campus events, and the classrooms, maintaining the AV equipment throughout campus to ensure that all students, staff, and community clients are able to use the systems properly and will troubleshoot as needed.  The Campus Audiovisual Technician and Lab Coordinator is a member of the Campus Audiovisual Technology Services team in the Information Technology department.  

 

The Campus Audiovisual Technician position primary job is to setup, install, and support media equipment such as projectors, speakers, microphones, cameras, TVs, monitors, etc. Additionally, they complete low voltage wiring, programming, and basic construction related to the media equipment. Participates in a rotation of duties including livestreaming, coverage of the Media Services desk, providing timely support for the classrooms, and supporting campus events.  

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Three or more year of closely related work experience may substitute for an associate’s degree.  
  • Technical familiarity with audio/video equipment: projectors, sound systems, PA systems, TVs, etc.  
  • Technical familiarity with desktop operating systems, both Windows and Macintosh  
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office products  
  • Ability to organize, follow procedures and have attention to detail  
  • Ability to produce written technical documentation in a user-friendly format  
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience  
  • Experience with Footprints incident and problem manager or similar ticketing system  
  • Experience working in a higher education environment  
  • Experience working with Crestron control units  
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment  

Major Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the AV equipment in all classrooms, ensuring reliability, availability, and Faculty support and training.  
  • Help keep the Media Services area organized.   
  • Sets up, operates, and maintains AV equipment, including microphones, PA equipment, video screens, projectors, video monitors, and recording equipment.   
  • Complete low voltage wiring, programming, and basic construction for AV projects  
  • Assist Fort Lewis staff with special event A/V setups. These often occur outside of normal business hours.  
  • Operates sound and lighting equipment for any associated event requiring a full PA and special lighting.  
  • Operate live streaming equipment for events  
  • Coordinates and mentor student workers.   
  • Monitoring the Labs includes cleaning, checking supplies, and making sure users are complying with lab policies.  
  • Work Media Services desk. Duties include checking-out items to Students, Faculty, and Staff, answering questions, and monitoring the Lab and Lab equipment.   
  • Assist Technology Support Services team in the large scale refreshing of lab and classroom workstations.  
  • Assist the IT Inventory Clerk  
  • Facilitate the rental, shipment, maintenance, return, and billing of technology rentals to students. Maintain communication with renters about their equipment, dues, and potential fines. Cooperate with other IT members in the process of maintaining the inventory of rental equipment.   
  • Research, test, and implement innovative technologies to update teaching spaces, facilitate “Hyflex” learning, and meet the increasing demands of a more internet-connected education system.  
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities  
  • Maintains knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the American with Disabilities Act and Section 508  
  • Produces and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards  
  • Perform other duties as assigned  

Work Conditions 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).  
  • Ability to work in a confined area.  
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.   
  • Inconsistent Schedule: The Campus Audiovisual Technician must be able to work days, nights, and weekends in support of events that take place during these times.  

Compensation  

Salary is $40,000, plus a comprehensive benefits package.  

 
Application Process 
A complete application packet includes: 

  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position 
  • Include details regarding how your personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion.  “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” 
  • Resume 
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references 

Submit materials as one PDF file via email to: 

CATS-Search@fortlewis.edu 

Application materials received by August 8, 2021, will receive full consideration. 

Position will remain open until filled. 

The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts,  

and pass a background check. 

The College and the Community  

Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas. 

 

Equal Opportunity   

Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  

To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.  

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?  

Office of the Title 9 Coordinator  

Molly Wieser  

230 Skyhawk Station  

1000 Rim Drive  

Durango, Colorado 81301  

(970) 247-7241 wieser_m@fortlewis.edu  

Other discrimination questions?   

Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator  

David Pirrone  

192 Education Business Hall  

1000 Rim Drive  

Durango, Colorado 81301  

(970) 247-7182 djpirrone@fortlewis.edu  

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request. 

 

  * Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.  

ADAA Accommodations  

Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email kpolens@fortlewis.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.