St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
The AV Systems Engineer works with the technical teams to maintain AV systems operation,
develop/design new AV systems and increase efficiency of current AV systems. The AV Systems Engineer is responsible with collaborating with vendors, consultants, and service partners to delivery reliable AV services.
The AV Systems Engineer is tasked with ensuring that system documentation is up to date and training to operate systems is implemented. The AV Systems Engineer will enforce protocols and ensure procedures are followed, maintain asset inventory, and collaborate with engineering teams on operational requirements. The AV System Engineer will enforce operational efficacy and work to diminish service outages by leveraging effective ITSM processes (e.g. incident, service request, problem, change, and configuration management). The candidate will work closely with the IT teams in the evaluation, selection and implementation of AV Systems technology.
The AV Systems Engineer uses independent judgement and discretion on the current state of the AV systems. The candidate will adjust processes and procedures based on frequently encountered issues or complex problems. The AV Systems Engineer will continue to examine new technologies and explore their potential value to the University's strategic goals and mission.
The Audiovisual Systems Engineer should have at least four years of experience with audiovisual installations, audiovisual engineering, or audiovisual programming. The AV Systems Engineer should also be a Certified Technology Specialist (CTS). Upon hiring, the AV Systems Engineer will begin to work towards acquiring the Certified Technology Specialist - Designer (CTS-D).
The Audiovisual Systems Engineer should have experience working with audiovisual technology such as: projectors, touch panels, digital signal processors, audiovisual switchers, wireless/wired microphones, video CODECs and other associated audiovisual equipment. In addition:
Demonstrated experience working in collaboration with a team as an effective team member.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse clientele.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Organizational skills and attention to detail is critical.
Exercise good judgment, logic and troubleshooting skills to anticipate and solve problems independently.
Proven experience in handling multiple priorities simultaneously.
Experience developing, training, and supporting faculty and administrative staff in the use of instructional technology.
The employee may occasionally need to move AV equipment to classroom locations (20 lbs or less).
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This position is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Work hours are flexible, but generally 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. This position will require the candidate to come to the St, John's Queens campus on a periodic basis. Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends, when necessary.
Required Education and Experience:
Audiovisual Systems Engineer should have 5-7 experience.
Completed a bachelor's degree program or higher in computer science, technology, or equivalent field.
Non-bachelor's degrees are accepted with equivalent years of experience and relevant professional certifications.
All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law.
This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.