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AV Support Technician

Willamette University
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
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Full Time
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AV Support Technician

Posting Number: R0003684
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:
The Audio/Video Support Technician supports the Music Department in the College of Arts & Sciences at Willamette University. By lending expertise to ensure that events and facilities are properly organized and run smoothly, the AV Support Technician enhances the student learning experience and facilitates a positive audience experience.

The successful candidate will join a department committed to designing, fostering, and facilitating learning environments that are welcoming to a diversity of communities, with an emphasis on communities historically excluded from access to music programs. Technical competence is essential, together with an enthusiasm for learning and personal growth, a joy in collaborating, and a desire to encourage and foster growth in others.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manages sound reinforcement, recording, and video streaming for music events;
  • Maintains studio/lab spaces in consultation with the studio director;
  • Purchases equipment and supplies in consultation with the department chair;
  • Supervises student workers, including developing work schedules, onboarding, and providing ongoing mentoring.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience managing live sound reinforcement, video and audio streaming technology, and lighting for music performances.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain music facilities and equipment, such as recording studios, mixing consoles and microphones, and performance spaces.
  • Fluency in digital audio recording software to record, edit, and mix music. Fluency in DAW software including LogicPro and ProTools.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team setting which involves scheduling, coordinating, and managing the work of team members.
  • Must have proven communications skills adequate to assist students in understanding the work they are to perform, to work successfully with guest artists, and have a demonstrated ability to lead others.
  • A demonstrated commitment to supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Typical Work Schedule

Predominantly Monday - Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Occasional evening and weekend hours required. This is a 10-month position following the academic calendar, August - May.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

Intermittent physical effort involving lifting up to 25 pounds is required. Work is typically performed indoors, with the possibility of occasional outdoor work.

Salary Range: Up to $25/hour depending on experience

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received. Position will remain open until it is filled.

All University positions require that candidates submit to a criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

You will need to upload the following documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled Resume:
  • Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve emphasis
  • Current Resume

​Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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