Primary Function: Conduct maintenance, and installation of AV and computer equipment in classrooms, laboratories and meeting rooms. Provide operational support such as video recording and editing for university-sponsored lectures and events.
Typical Duties & Responsibilites:
- Respond to classroom technology service requests.
- Perform audio visual systems maintenance; audio visual and theatrical equipment operation in support of large and small public events.
- Troubleshoot audio visual systems to determine appropriate course of action.
- Perform preventative maintenance on audio visual equipment.
- Respond to technology questions from faculty, staff, and students.
- Provide AV equipment circulation support.
- Build lecterns and other equipment enclosures for audio visual systems.
- Design appropriate install layout and wiring for new equipment.
- Install structured and temporary wiring solutions as appropriate for classrooms, meeting rooms and special University events.
- Install, maintain, repair and inventory audio visual equipment.
- Configure and program media control systems for classrooms and meeting rooms.
- Setup, configure, test and operate a variety of audio visual equipment in support of University special events.
- Video record and post-produce lectures and other University events.
- Facilitate live web streaming of major University events.
- Hang, focus, program and operate lighting equipment in Guerry Auditorium; operate audio equipment for the venue; be present in the auditorium for rehearsals and to assist acts with load-ins and load-outs.
- Operate sound system in All Saints Chapel for various religious and University events.
- Maintain proficiency in the operation of both PC and Mac computers.
- Train new staff in system operations, troubleshooting, maintenance, and programming.
- Create, setup and facilitate videoconferences.
- Maintain an accurate inventory of equipment for circulation to students, faculty and staff. Some hours will be spent staffing the Technology Help Desk.
Education: High School Diploma. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. AVIXA CTS designation highly desirable.
Experience: Four years in theatre, video production or related experience.
Job Related Skills: Knowledge of operation of Mac and PC, lighting and audio equipment usage, camera operation and video editing, digital and analog audio mixing, web streaming, media control systems such as SP Controls, audio visual equipment installation and usage.
Working Envioronment: Frequent field work indoors and outdoors attendant to the staging of University special events; building new, and modifying existing instructional facilities. Some work in an administrative office planning activities and staging materials for installation and modification projects; post-producing audio and video recordings, and testing systems in advance of their use elsewhere on campus.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, Must be able to walk for extended periods of time, Must be able to climb (many stairs, ladders), Must be able to crawl and or kneel, Must be able to push and/or pull objects, Must be able to navigate steep and rough terrain, Must be able to carry between 21-50 pounds (Medium work)
Additional Requirements: Hours for this position are flexible and may include evenings and weekends.
Employment Prescreening: Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening
University Information: The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.
EEO Statement: The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.
Non-Discrimination Statement: ?The University of the South’s policy against discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation is consistent with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 34 CFR Part 106, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104.7, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008. In addition to contacting the Title IX Coordinator, who is the compliance coordinator, persons with inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 may contact the Regional Civil Rights Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region IV, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.
Location/Region: Sewanee, TN