Quinnipiac University

AV Systems Administrator – Media Services

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/18/2018 3:06 PM)
Job ID
2017-2372
# Positions
1
Department
Information Services
Category
Administrator

Overview

Quinnipiac University is seeking an Audio Visual (AV) Systems Administrator to participate in the design and engineering of new AV initiatives, including refreshes and new construction. As part of a team, you will be responsible for the general maintenance and support of all the AV-related infrastructure and setting up additional equipment for larger events where additional equipment is required, or events that occur in spaces that do not have AV equipment. 

 

The Audiovisual Infrastructure department is part of the Technology Infrastructure department within Information Services and is responsible for all AV infrastructure in all university spaces.  This includes over 200 classrooms, dozens of conference rooms, and several other unique spaces.  Within these spaces, Quinnipiac has a variety of AV footprints ranging from simple classrooms with projection and wireless/wired connectivity to large lecture halls with video teleconferencing, lecture capture technologies, digital whiteboards, and advanced Crestron control systems, and everything in between.  

 

About Quinnipiac University:

 

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor the status of all rooms to ensure all AV systems are functioning properly
  • Support campus events that require additional AV setup or support as needed, including during off hours, nights and weekends.
  • Provide quick and customer-friendly service to all individuals seeking audio-visual assistance, maintenance, or advice
  • Maintain inventory and status of loaner AV equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair various types of AV equipment as required
  • Work with equipment vendors to resolve technical issues when required
  • Assist in the design and development of audio, visual, and data conferencing solutions. 
  • Provide cost-effective and user-friendly solutions for integrated conference room build-outs
  • Work closely with project and design teams as well as with audio-visual vendors (e.g., LCD displays, projectors, microphones, speakers, etc.) throughout the project life-cycle
  • Install, test, and support on-site audio-visual systems for internal clients and research projects 
  • Develop audio-visual drawings/diagrams as needed

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the design and development of audio-visual control systems, including experience and/or knowledge of audio-visual needs within a higher education environment
  • CTS Certification
  • Writing experience necessary
  • Familiarity with project management
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong emphasis on teamwork and collaboration
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds

 

Additional qualifications:

  • Experience troubleshooting all basic AV technologies, including projectors, flat panel displays, touch screens, and necessary connectivity of various client devices required
  • Experience with wireless display technologies and related software is helpful; experience with Mersive’s Sostice product line is a plus
  • Training and experience with Crestron controls and/or programming (or similar) extremely helpful 
  • Experience with a range of Video Teleconferencing solutions, including room solutions and client-side software solutions is very important
  • Experience with Sonic Foundry Mediasite (or similar) for Video capture in classrooms is important
  • Experience with Crestron Fusion (or similar centralized management platform) is helpful
  • Basic to intermediate skills and experience troubleshooting a wide range of client computer and mobile devices, specifically around AV related software and connectivity
  • Experience designing AV for new spaces and participating in construction projects where AV is required is a plus.

 

Must be able to work off-hours, including nights and weekends when required.

 

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

 

TO APPLY:


Applications must be submitted online only, and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Contact information for three professional references must be submitted on the application form.

 

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity. 

 

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Code: 2017-2372

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