Title: Media Services Technician
Office/Department: Information Technology Services
Description: This full-time staff position is responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of technical support at campus events and conferences, including maintaining and planning for audiovisual equipment needs and advanced media services. This position is also responsible for supervising and developing a team of student AV technicians, overseeing training and scheduling their work. This position offers secondary support to Media Services team members in the areas of classroom AV troubleshooting and upkeep, in-house media integration projects, post-production audio/video editing or related digital media jobs, stagecraft and theatrical venue assistance, as well as media asset management.
Routine tasks can include any of the following: working daily with event schedulers, campus departments, student organizations and external vendors to plan and execute complex technical requirements for their events; training and mentoring a team of fifteen student technicians through individual and group meetings each semester; weekly scheduling AV resources and personnel; supervising special campus production needs including chapel services, concerts and dances, live broadcasts, high-profile lectures, guest artist performances and summer conferences; ensuring quality control/assurance of services rendered both via on-site supervision and post-event feedback mechanisms; invoicing departments and student groups for any billable services; distributing produced media online; maintaining AV systems and organizing/repairing AV equipment.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or commensurate technical work experience, demonstrating significant live production expertise with audio, lighting, video and projection. In addition, strong organizational and leadership qualities are vital to developing a team of student technicians and coordinating their work schedules. Successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact on a professional basis with a wide range of constituents, particularly in planning and executing technical resource needs for events and serving as liaison to external parties and vendors. Candidate should be able to maneuver heavy objects and work with heights and confined spaces for event setup/teardown needs; he/she should also be proficient with personal computers in a Windows environment, and have fluency in Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of Adobe Premium Production Suite or similar professional audio/video editing software, Crestron control systems, video conferencing platforms, or other digital media management tools is also preferable, along with basic AV hardware repair experience, cable soldering/wiring skills and any technical certifications.
Candidate must be able to work on select evenings and weekends year-round to accommodate campus event schedules and departmental needs. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates with the appropriate skills should send their letter of interest, resume and names of 3 professional and/or pastoral references to:
Grove City College
ATTN: Jamie Christy
100 Campus Drive
Grove City, PA 16127
Date Posted: 07/02/2013
Human Resources, Grove City College
100 Campus Drive, Grove City, PA 16127