PROJECT AUDIO-VISUAL SPECIALIST, Audio-Visual Services, maintain and upgrade advanced audiovisual classrooms and lecture halls. Will participate in the design of facilities; consult on the design features of audiovisual-equipped spaces; provide instruction on the features and operation of facilities; and participate in large-scale media and multimedia events. Position requires no supervision for protracted periods of time.
REQUIRED: high school graduate; graduation from two-year technical day school; minimum of ten years’ applicable experience; advanced skills designing and installing complex audiovisual systems; additional hours of training as offered by schools/vendors in the audiovisual, communications, and computer science fields; and all of the skills of a senior A/V specialist. More than one of the following required: very high degree of computer literacy; familiarity with spreadsheet, database, and CAD software; ability to troubleshoot failures in audiovisual media and environmental control systems; advanced abilities in design and control of large-scale audio and video distribution systems and matrices; functional knowledge of Ethernet and TCP/IP-based computer networking and resolution of IP addresses; familiarity with developments in computer to video/projection interfaces; developing and installing of low-voltage wiring as used in audio, video, and control applications; familiarity with RS-232, current loop, and contact closure standards and systems of low voltage control; high degree of competence installing and operating telephone systems. Intercoms, and other wired and wireless communications systems and standards; practical knowledge of optics, brightness scales, white balance, and light measurement; current video standards, i.e., Y/C, VHS, PAL, SECAM, RGB, composite, component, and digital; and keen awareness of bandwidth considerations and limitations of wired transmission of computer and video signals. Graduation from two or four year college program preferred. Job #11157