Harvard University Audio Visual Technician in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard University

Campus Services

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Faculty Club

Salary Grade

55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Delivers and sets up audio/visual equipment for a wide variety of University events, including but not limited to video conferencing units, LCDs, laptop computers and amplification systems.
  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of audio/visual and theatrical equipment.
  • Operates the lighting and/or sound for performance events under the direction of management.
  • Under the direction of management, assists with inventory control of audio/visual equipment.
  • Responds to customers' questions during events in a polite and professional manner with complete and accurate information.
  • Maintains records and may prepare periodic reports pertaining to media usage.
  • May assist in training, scheduling and distributing work of students and temporary workers.
  • Conducts oneself in a manner of professionalism and discretion at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • At least two years of experience working with a variety of audio/visual equipment including, but not limited to video conferencing units, LCDs, laptop computers, amplification systems, etc.
  • Excellent computer skills; Knowledge of MS Office Suite and other software applications related to audio/visual and media systems.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and a changing schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays, as event schedules dictate.
  • Ability to work unplanned and scheduled overtime.

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate with a diverse constituency.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to frequently lift, push and pull up to 50lbs with no restrictions.
  • Experience working within a University setting.
  • Associates Degree in a related field or other formal technical training.

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