AV Support Specialist, Silicon Valley Campus-2011749
In 2002, Carnegie Mellon University established a branch campus in Silicon Valley to connect its many distinctive technology education programs to the creative business community at the epicenter of the 21st-century technology revolution. Most courses required for the degree programs at CMU-SV campus are available directly on the campus, taught by local faculty. Several courses are also available via video-cast to or from Pittsburgh, to ensure full integration between programs. CMU now has over 9,000 alumni working in the Bay Area. Virtually every local company has a cadre of Carnegie Mellon alumni in leadership positions, and many companies founded by this growing network of alumni.
We are looking for a AV Support Specialist to join our team of IT and AV experts and help us maintain high quality of distance learning, provided on CMU's Silicon Valley campus. Do you thrive in an interesting and challenging environment? Then this is an excellent opportunity for you. In this role, your primary emphasis will be on integrated video and audio conference systems, smart classroom technology, and program delivery. You will have a deep understanding of the application of technology to instruction and familiarity of AV technology in academic settings. You will provide equipment diagnostics, testing, set-up, operation and maintenance, and oversight to ensure daily connectivity of video conference and classroom technologies. You will also handle the scheduling of equipment.
Core responsibilities will include:
Advising users on the selection and use of A/V equipment used in events and classroom instruction
Handling the scheduling of equipment, set-up, operation and maintenance of audio/visual equipment
Directing the work of vendors, non-university contractors and staff for the construction of classroom systems used in instruction and for scheduling of classroom capture activities
Instructing and assisting students, faculty and staff members in the operation and potential uses of a/v and classroom technology equipment as well as with the set-up, performance requirements, use and capabilities of instructional equipment
Filming video productions and participate in elements post-production
Programming instructional classroom control equipment and designs touch panel operation requirements based on user expectations
Troubleshooting installed A/V issues/problems, crafting assignments for repairing equipment, deciding if repairs or replacement parts are necessary
3-5 years of Audio Visual Equipment Operation experience required
3-5 years of Multi-media Production experience required
Strong interpersonal skills required
Free training for Crestron, ClearOne and other high-end corporate AV technology will be provided.
Are you passionate about this dynamic opportunity with us? Please apply.
Internal Number: 2011749
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.