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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:
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
- Assisting with classroom and event support.
- Recording AV requests.
- Assisting faculty with lecture capture.
- Testing AV equipment and replacing defective or malfunctioning
Required Education and Experience
- Part Time, 25 hours/week.
- Onsite presence is required.
- This shift is Monday-Friday 8:00am-1:00pm.
Preferred 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
- Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Previous AV experience or a background in audio technology or
- 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.
- 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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age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal
appearance, gender identity and expression, family
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status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases
under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its
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