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Part-time AV Technician (5215) - SVB

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Part Time
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The Audio Visual Technician assists with the setup and operation of audiovisual equipment for classes, conferences, and special events at the Spring Valley Building. The Technician also helps the office maintain staff presence by answering the SVB AV phone line and assisting with AV scheduling.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:
  • Assisting with classroom and event support.
  • Recording AV requests.
  • Assisting faculty with lecture capture.
  • Testing AV equipment and replacing defective or malfunctioning cables.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Part Time, 25 hours/week.
  • Onsite presence is required.
  • This shift is Monday-Friday 8:00am-1:00pm.
Required Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Excellent customer service, organization, communication, and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of video recording techniques, and a basic understanding of signal flow for both audio and video.
  • Working knowledge of Mac and PC computers.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Previous AV experience or a background in audio technology or visual media.
  • Familiarity with Mac and PC computers, Blu-Ray players, projection systems, PA systems, video cameras, digital audio recorders, as well as basic and advanced control systems.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • It is highly recommended that a cover letter and resume be submitted as attachments to the online application.

AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their families, several leadership development certificates, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly worksite.Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options .

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