Essential Functions: POSITION PURPOSESet-up, operate and maintain audio-visual equipment in support of teaching and research services for a School, College or Division at the University. Perform standardized work routines operating technical equipment and machines.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSSet-up, operate and control a variety of audio-visual equipment utilized for instructional and training presentations in large lecture auditoriums and class and conference room settings. Record and duplicate lectures and presentations for the University dial access - retrieval system.Operate and maintain a variety of high tech audio visual systems and equipment, e.g. projectors, (slide, movie, overhead and opaque) recorders, video receivers and monitors, display panels, audio amps, laser disc players, tape duplicators and light and laser pointers. Provide routine service, repair and maintenance of malfunctioning and inoperable equipment, e.g. cleaning tape recorder heads.Assist instructional faculty and staff in selection of appropriate audio-visual equipment. Instruct faculty and students on operation of audio-visual equipment, e.g. hooking up microphone and threading projector.Perform routine periodic equipment inventory. Maintain on-line or hard copy record of equipment usage and new equipment acquisition, e.g. films, video tapes, laser disc, etc.May provide functional work direction of assigned tasks to a small number (1-3) of student support personnel. Assign and monitor routine tasks. Train in appropriate methods and procedures.Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school graduate or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.Some experience in and knowledge of the operation and maintenance of a variety of audio-visual equipment preferred.Some knowledge of audio-visual wiring schematics preferred.Ability to keep abreast of audio-visual technological advancements.Ability to communicate effectively with others.Possession and maintenance of valid Michigan vehicle operator's license is necessary.Typically, incumbents have held part-time positions operating audio-visual equipment.
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