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Technology Manager, AV Specialist (71150)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 27, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Technology Manager, AV Specialist (71150)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute is seeking an A/V Specialist who is a creative problem solver with excellent communication, technical, and organizational skills to support the Instructional Computing Department. The successful candidate will manage the daily operations of the Satellite Computer Lab and the Audio/Visual infrastructure. The successful candidate will provide physical plant support of the Satellite Computing Lab facility and technical support of hardware, software, servers, and network connectivity for all computer lab equipment, supervise student staff, and provide support to lab users and digital output services. This position will handle administering the standardization of all A/V systems, including planning, analysis, and implementation of A/V-related processes and best practices. If you can demonstrate the ability to operate and oversee the use of technical equipment and hardware, can demonstrate excellent analytical and time management skills when managing multiple tasks simultaneously, and have experience with service management platforms, then we want to hear from you!

On a typical day you will be required to:
  • Manage the daily operation of the Satellite Labs' physical space including computing equipment, network, and furniture; and coordinate with Facilities for all necessary work.
  • Responsible for infrastructure support of the department's audio and visual equipment and communications resources.
  • Manage student worker staff including hiring, scheduling, and training.

Education: Associate’s degree or HS Diploma with equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: Two years minimum experience in a networked Windows and Mac computing environment.

Skills: Advanced knowledge of Windows and Mac Software and hardware, Advanced knowledge of Audio/Visual Systems.
Experience imaging and configuring computers, basic troubleshooting skills, deployment and migration skills, customer service skills, and demonstrated knowledge of graphics software and practical knowledge of video input. Must have the ability to work well with diverse populations.

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Pratt Institute gives the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institute’s impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, an additional historic building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for professional and personal success in creative fields and with the goal of contributing to a more just and sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Pratt Center for Community Development, the Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement, the Pratt Center K-12, and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates' diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratt’s 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

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