TEMPORARY Audio-Visual Technician
Madera Community College, CA
MCC Technology Services
Under general supervision, provides audio-visual (AV) support to users; distributes, collects, sets up, takes down, maintains and stores AV-related equipment for an assigned campus; troubleshoots connectivity issues in classrooms and at special events; assists the Lead AV Specialist with the installation of audio-visual systems; and performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
- Delivers, sets up and troubleshoots AV and related equipment including laptops, projectors, public address (PA) systems, video cameras, visual presenters, microphones, media players and various control systems; connects various systems in classrooms and at special events and makes adjustments for optimal use; transports equipment utilizing an electrical cart.
- Assists users with the proper use of AV equipment; troubleshoots AV equipment; replaces broken AV equipment and parts; creates and completes Help Desk work orders; performs equipment setup and teardowns with appropriate wiring for the stage for special events; troubleshoots problems related to AV equipment used in classrooms and conference rooms.
- Documents equipment usage and maintains an inventory database of AV equipment; handles surplus equipment functions following established procedures.
- Sets up PA systems for special events including amplifiers, wired and wireless microphones, speakers, equalizers and cabling; monitors equipment functionality during events.
- Assists with the installation of new equipment including projectors, Smart Systems, projector screens, speakers and cables.
- Trains users in the proper operation of AV systems; assists instructors and staff with the creation and/or editing of video content; duplicates and converts various types of media into video or digital formats.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.
- Secures equipment and office during evenings and weekends.
- Keeps abreast of AV and digital media trends.
Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Performs related duties as assigned
- Audio-visual equipment and methods and techniques for operation, repair and maintenance.
- Operational characteristics of computer systems.
- Networking concepts and connectivity issues.
- Methods and techniques for troubleshooting AV equipment including the use of software tools.
- Video editing and duplication software and associated hardware and equipment.
- Basic principles of electrical circuitry and currents.
- Practices and procedures of recordkeeping.
- Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.
Skills and Abilities to:
- Occupational hazards and standard safety practices pertaining to area of work.
- Deliver, install, set up, operate, repair and maintain various AV and related equipment in a safe and effective manner.
- Provide support and respond to requests and inquiries from users involving AV equipment and systems.
- Train users in the use of AV equipment.
- Perform basic video editing including splicing audio and video from multiple cameras.
- Operate a District vehicle in a safe and effective manner.
- Maintain accurate records and logs.
- Work independently in the absence of supervision.
- Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
- Operate a computer and standard business software.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and at least one year of experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of AV-related equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Coursework in audio and visual production, desktop computing and instructional media technology is preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance program.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. 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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use shop math; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; work under deadlines with constant interruptions; and interact with District staff, other organizations and the public.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employees generally work in a standard office environment, but some activities are performed in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings. The employee may be exposed to varied weather conditions.
The employee may be required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and to adjust to work schedule changes and requirements to work overtime.
Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the assignment.
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