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Audio/Visual Systems Specialist I

Albany State University
Job Description
Posting Details
Posting Number: 0600973  
Position Category: IT Client Support Paraprofessional/Professional  
Job Title: Audio/Visual Systems Specialist I  
Position Code: 00663X  
Position Type: Staff  
Department: Information Technology  
Nature of Work: The Audio/Visual Systems Specialist I position is vital to the success of everyday technology at Albany State University. The Audio/Visual Systems Specialist I will also provide technical assistance and support for all classroom technology. The Audio/Visual Systems Specialist I will also provide technical assistance and support during events as requested or needed. This position includes the installation, renovation and decommissioning of Audio/Visual technology across the campus. Technical Services staff work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment which provides services over the phone, through e-mail, in person and self-service.  

Associates degree or equivalent in relative work experience required. 
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. 
CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) certified or will achieve within 6 months of hire. 
Ability to work nights and weekends is required. 
Ability to work very flexible hours including nights and weekends. 
Knowledge of information technology computer systems and software. 
Knowledge of current network protocols, operating systems and standards. 
Knowledge of computer hardware, software and peripherals. 
Knowledge of current Audio/Visual technologies 
Knowledge of technical documentation procedures. 
Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs. 
Skill in Audio/Visual equipment operation and troubleshooting 
Skill in the operation of tools, components and peripheral accessories. 
Skill in the identification and resolution of a wide variety of hardware, software, and computer peripheral problems. 
Skill in the provision of customer services. 
Skill in oral and written communication. 
Skill in identifying and solving problems. 
Skill in effectively prioritizing and executing tasks in a high-pressure environment. 
Skill in working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.  
Testing Requirements:  
Illustrative Examples of Work: -Sets up, operates and troubleshoots audio/visual equipment such as portable PA systems, mikes, cameras and projectors. 
-Manages a SharePoint calendar with all pertinent events and dates. 
Coordinates technology support for campus events needing IT or AV support. 
-Provides professional audio/visual guidance, advisement and technical/logistical support for all events, meetings, and seminars held throughout the University. 
-Manages all Video Conferencing for site-to-site meetings. 
-Manages all Live Event Streaming across the University and assures the highest quality of content. 
-Trains and assists faculty, students and staff with installed technology and portable equipment use. 
-Assists with general maintenance of various audio/visual systems in the school such as changing projector lamps. 
-Tests and resolves equipment issues. 
-Diagnoses and corrects media system issues. 
-Troubleshoots and maintains printers and other peripheral devices. 
-Manages the servicing, installation and support of classroom technology. 
-Supervises, schedules and trains student workers as assigned. 
-Researches, evaluates and implements software. 
-Utilizes Crestron Fusion where applicable. 
-Trains faculty and staff in the use of hardware, software and classroom technology. 
-Makes equipment recommendations for new purchases when necessary. 
-Maintains inventory of AV equipment and classroom technology. 
-Provides information technology support to students, faculty and staff in person and by telephone; resolves hardware and software issues. 
-Assigns work order tickets. 
-Performs other job-related duties as assigned.  
Posting Date: 04-04-2019  
Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
FTE: 1.0  
Special Instructions to Applicants:  
Funding Source: General Operating (State)  
Number of Openings: 1  
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: Student Technology Fees  
Fringe Benefits: Yes  
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience  
Physical Demands Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines. 
Sitting for extended periods of time. 
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components. 
Ability to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings. 
Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.  
Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, B.C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442.  
Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  
Optional Applicant Documents:  
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter  
Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application  
Quicklink for Posting: www.albanystatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51645  
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