The Lead AV Repair Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the audio visual equipment for all academic facilities for the Glendale campus. This individual reports to the Assistant Director of Media Resources.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Managing the preventative maintenance and operation of all audio visual hardware
Coordinating repairs with outside vendors and manufacturers
Completing basic in-house repairs and maintenance to AV systems and equipment
Assisting with daily AV setups and projects
Troubleshooting and diagnosing system and equipment problems in academic and clinical spaces with AV equipment
Completing basic Crestron, Biamp, and Extron updates to systems including firmware updates, zone updates, and pulling software reports
Acting as the key point of contact for all Glendale audio visual vendors working with the Media Resources Department for repairs
Working with the Media Resources Production Assistant to coordinate shipping payment, repair purchase orders and equipment delivery/shipments
Troubleshooting and repairing equipment problems while keeping department staff involved, and submits repair recommendations when appropriate
Coordinating repairs with internal and external technicians
Participating and assisting in all Media Resources projects that are not necessarily in job parameters (ie: computer installations, software instruction),
Evaluating and providing quality standard recommendations for all AV services
Participating in Media Resources special projects and events
Other duties as assigned by Assistant Director or Director
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner and must have regular, predictable, in-person attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College/Technical school required. Bachelors degree preferred. CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) desired. 5-7 years of audio visual related experience required. At least 3 years of high level technical experience in audio visual component repair, audio visual projection, sound engineering, and project management required. Understanding of signal flow operations and as-build drawings required. Crestron Programming experience, DSP Programming experience, cable testing and termination experience, and installation experience desired.
Successful candidates will be able to relay technical specifications to industry professionals while also being able to relay technical problems to novice users. This position interacts with all levels of management and will be required to manage technical malfunctions in a professional manner during situations that may be stressful (large events, high profile demonstrations, etc.)
Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Windows is required. Basic Crestron and Biamp programming experience required.
Intermediate skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.
High skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Intermediate skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions and proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The individual is occasionally required to taste and smell. This individual will frequently lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 40 pounds. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 in at least one eye.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This individual will frequently work near moving mechanical parts and be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. This individual will regularly work in high, precarious places and occasionally be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).
About Midwestern University
Midwestern University consists of the following colleges: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, Chicago College of Optometry, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy–Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Our history, which has been guided by our mission to provide the best in health education, tells the story of amazing accomplishment and professional leadership.