Audiovisual Industry, Information Technology, Other
4 Year Degree
The Lead Audio Visual Specialist plays a key role in various decision-making capacities related to classroom, office, conference, and auditorium audio/visual and multimedia technology. This position provides classroom and events support with a strong customer service commitment and user satisfaction as the ultimate goal. This position has two major areas of responsibility: 1) operate, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair audio/visual equipment in classrooms and other campus venues to support classrooms and events; 2) support students, faculty, and staff in the use of A/V equipment.
This position is a salaried, nonexempt, full-time, 12-month position. Typical hours are 7:30am to 4:00pm, M-F. Some weekend and evening work will be required. Westminster is a drug-free, smoke-free campus.
High School diploma required; Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university preferred, CTS certification and four years of related experience preferred.
Thorough knowledge of and experience in installation, operation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of analog and digital A/V equipment, including:
multi-channel audio mixing in live event production environments using analog and digital boards (64 channels or more, mixing 20+ simultaneous channels)
wired and wireless analog, digital, and networked microphone systems, including installed and touring/portable systems, for reproduction of vocals, acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments
setup, operation, and takedown of portable/touring audio systems for amplification of speech and vocal and instrumental music
operation and troubleshooting of classroom and event technology including video projectors, sound systems, automation and control systems, and interactive technologies
connection, configuration, and troubleshooting of computer-driven content sources with installed and portable projection, audio, and video systems
production lighting systems, including installation, focus, and control systems connection and operation in both temporary and fixed configurations
2+ years minimum experience with Microsoft and Apple desktops/laptops
Advanced knowledge or vendor certification in configuration and operation of Yamaha, BSS, BiAmp, Crown, and Shure professional audio products.
Advanced knowledge or vendor certification in configuration and operation of ETC lighting control systems preferred
Advanced knowledge or vendor certification in configuration and operation of Epson and Christie projection systems preferred
Crestron certifications preferred
Avixa CTS certification preferred
Excellent communication skills and customer service orientation, with the ability to work as a flexible, collaborative, and supportive team member, while excelling in a fast-paced service environment.
Intellectual flexibility, technical curiosity, and a sense of humor, including the ability to learn independently.
Must be able to work evening and weekend hours as needed to support events.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to grasp, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity, both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Required travel is primarily associated with conferences and professional development opportunities.
About The Westminster Schools
Faculty and staff will join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the School’s mission and vision, including core values of diversity and service. Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life—from academics to athletics to the arts—achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources.
Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators and staff to offer and support a rich and engaging curriculum, preparing our students to be lifelong learners and citizens well equipped to address local and global challenges.