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Audiovisual Systems Engineer, IT Customer Service
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 10, 2023
Title Audiovisual Systems Engineer, IT Customer Service
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department IT Customer Service
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Position Summary

The Audiovisual Systems Engineer (AVSE) programs, designs, installs, and administers educational technologies throughout the University at Buffalo (UB) supporting the academic, administrative, and research missions of the university. The AVSE plans installations and coordinates with renovation contractors, construction design teams, and consultants.

Responsibilities Include:
    • Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electronic equipment and advanced projection systems used in technology enhanced spaces across all university campuses.
    • Assists in project management for the integration and installation of audiovisual systems and instructional technologies, such as direct view LED systems, classroom recording/capture, and enhanced audio technologies, to ensure that the university keeps pace with the changing needs of higher educational instructional environments.
    • Develops programming control solutions for complex audiovisual systems, configures and commissions DSP devices, and collaborates with network and server teams on the configuration and setup of instructional management server (Fusion) and XIO cloud applications.
    • The AVSE oversees the Classroom Technology Services (CTS) inventory database.


To be successful in this position, completion of programming course P-201 is expected or be able to complete it within six (6) months of hire.
About UBIT:
It is a great time to join UB Information Technology (UBIT)! Our staff are highly skilled and motivated to succeed and have cutting-edge training and technical resources at their disposal. For more information about UBIT visit our website. All the duties & responsibilities listed above continue to occur in a 24×7 environment, therefore, working extended hours, holidays, or varied hours may be required.

Outstanding Benefits:
In addition to professional growth opportunities, UBIT staff have access to benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal, and academic to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electronics or a related field with 3 years of AV design and implementation experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • This position requires local travel between each university campus and off-campus. Must have the ability to demonstrate that the candidate can meet the transportation needs of this position.
  • Ability to read and interpret building plans, blueprints, and schematics to incorporate infrastructure and media systems into new and remodel projects
  • CTS AVIXA certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of experience working in a highly complex higher education environment
  • CTS-D and CTS-I
  • Crestron Certified Programmer certification or be able to obtain a certified programmer certificate withing 18 months of hire.
  • Crestron Digital Media Certification-Engineer (DMC-E-4K)
  • BiAmp TesiraForte certification
  • Dante certification

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to identify colors used for standard wire coding
  • Occasionally ascends and descends a ladder to install and/or repair A/V equipment weighing up to 50 pounds

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