Media Specialist II

Fairfax, VA
Jun 02, 2017
Aug 02, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : $40,000-$42,000; commensurate with education and experience.

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Audio-Visual Engineer

The George Mason University Student Centers invites applications for the position of Audio-Visual (A/V) Engineer. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Ensure functionality and perform maintenance, repairs and upgrades on Student Centers’ and Student Centers’ managed in-house A/V systems; * Ensure functionality and perform maintenance, repairs and upgrades on Student Centers’ portable A/V equipment; * Supervise and train approximately three to five student staff to help provide on-call support; and assist with maintenance, repairs and inventory duties; * Train Student Centers’ personnel on capabilities and system usage of equipment and in-house systems; * Assist Production Supervisor in projects and other duties as assigned; * Maintain database of equipment that tracks history, and usage of equipment, including repair/maintenance/installation information; and * Maintain inventory database of housed location, quantities, serial numbers, purchase dates, of all equipment in conjunction with the university barcoding/inventory tracking system.

Required Qualifications: * Knowledge of all aspects of sound reinforcement systems; * Knowledge of all aspects of lighting systems; * Knowledge of all aspects of projection systems; * Functions effectively as a member of a support or instructional team; * Ability to meet deadlines; * Ability to communicate effectively; * Ability to adapt and communicate in a diverse environment; * Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, dignitaries and off-campus patrons; * Ability to learn as well as sharing training knowledge with others; * Ability to work outside regular business hours; * Ability to prioritize and juggle many responsibilities simultaneously; * Demonstrates a strong commitment to higher education; * Basic computer skills required (e.g., MS Office suite, e-mail navigation, electronic database systems); * Valid driver’s license; must be insurable; and * High school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: * Trained and detailed working knowledge in Crestron, Extron and ETC systems; * Knowledge and experience with video camera and/or video conferencing systems; * Any trade-specific or rigging licenses; * Bachelor’s degree; and * Demonstrated experience in student center/student union operations, events production or A/V installation-related fields.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09428z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter (indicating which campus location being applied for), resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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