AV IT Engineering Manager Information Technology Services its.ucsc.edu
Job #: 1808080
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $60,000-$80,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Involves applying user-centered design processes, industry standards, engineering, or best practices to create, evaluate and modify designs and prototypes in support of audio visual (AV) systems design. Creates plans and specifications for highly detailed, complex AV IT projects based on clients' needs aligning design with codes, regulations and AV IT engineering best practices. Communicates to client and monitors projects. Creates documentation and specifications for third party installation teams and verifies installation work. Coordinates with other construction engineering teams, participates in building meetings and coordinates inspections.
Under the direction of the Learning Technologies Director, manages the operations of the Media Systems Engineering department. Designs, develops, installs, and maintains complex AV IT systems in support of the campus instructional mission. Researches and evaluates emerging technologies, components, and practices to ensure state of the art AV IT systems design. Works collaboratively in team environments and serves as the campus technical AV IT leader and design consultant to ensure adherence to campus standards. Is responsible for department staff, budgets, scheduling, and operational processes.
Manages a comprehensive program to provide design, installation and technical support for on-campus audiovisual equipment and systems, including audiovisual equipment installed in general assignment classrooms, centrally-managed instructional computer labs, distance education facilities, and other specialized instructional spaces, such as active learning classrooms. Oversees the cable television system and assists with the transition to an IP-based TV programming service. Coordinates with other ITS units to provide technical support for special events on campus and for University events off campus or in conjunction with the Santa Cruz community. The incumbent offers consultation and design services to other campus units and manages the installation of complex multimedia projects. Works collaboratively with Physical Plant and Physical Planning and Construction, campus architects, and outside contractors.
Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Reviews and approves recommendations for functional programs, projects and standards that affect immediate operations and may also have impact in other areas of AV IT and the broader organization. Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules. Provides leadership and technical expertise to the department and campus at large.
Working at UCSC puts you in the center of a world class hub of teaching and research, in a setting of incredible natural beauty, with a team of dedicated, professional colleagues. Information Technology Services (ITS) at UC Santa Cruz offers the campus a wide range of systems and services that support instruction, research and operations.
- We are a group of enthusiastic people who produce extraordinary results. - We value a workplace where individuals know that they can truly make a difference. - We value people who care about each other, the quality of our services, and the satisfaction of our customers.
Come work with us! We're looking for bright and energetic people who want to make a difference.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Ability to articulate AV IT design standards and processes to technical as well as non-technical audiences.
Advanced knowledge of AV IT engineering, including at least five years of experience in at least two of the following: AV Consulting; AV systems contracting; AV systems service and support; Broadcast systems; or Network engineering / maintenance.
Demonstrated problem solving and customer service skills. Experience in engineering and maintaining video and computer display system.
Knowledge of data transmission protocols and transmission standards.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 07-19-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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