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Multimedia / Extended Reality Technologist

Employer
Husson University
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Multimedia/Extended Reality (XR) Technologist is a 12 month position that provides operational support for XR initiatives at Husson University. This includes operation and maintenance of the virtual production system, interactive augmented reality environments, and extended reality equipment.

TECHNICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up, operate and maintain LED wall, audio and lighting systems.
  • Set up, operate and maintain motion capture and Unreal virtual production system (training provided if similar skills exist).
  • Set up, operate and maintain disguise and blacktrax system (training provided if similar skills exist).
  • Manage and maintain extended reality kit inventory of over 50 kits with systems like VR goggles, AR Glasses, Mocap suits, AR projection and virtual production systems.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • This position will supervise work-study students and must carry out those supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable state and federal laws.
  • Following daily and weekly management checklists Logging maintenance issues and creating RMAs.
  • Maintaining studio and equipment distribution technical readiness at all times (productions, demos, R&D, etc.).
  • Run boot procedures, ensuring peak working condition of the stage for creative technologists.
  • Upkeep of labeling, storage and organization for readiness of all equipment. Assist with the organization of events, meetings, schedules, and budgets to advance the mission of the iEX Center and related programs and University.
  • Manage communication through multiple media (including but not limited to written text, verbal, email, video, and web).
  • Prepare and coordinate purchases of supplies and materials for the department, requests for reimbursement and other budget-related items approved by the director.
  • Prioritize, manage, and resolve conflicts as they arise.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders to ensure quality assurance.
  • Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance, with the expectation of additional flexibility of hours during events that take place outside of normal working hours. Adhere to university policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
  • Primary technical skills are related to LED systems, power, media servers, lighting, camera equipment, video infrastructure, audio, routing, and XR/AR/MR (training provided on specific systems if substantive skills exist)
  • Experience in a live production atmosphere
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to a variety of constituencies including students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize competing goals and responsibilities.
  • The ability to work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Associate's degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred (Multimedia, Communications, Video Production, Computer Systems, or Similar).

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