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AV Technician

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Fond du Lac Campus
Categories: University Staff

Working Title: AV technician
Official Title: Audiovisual Services Assistant
Employment Class: University Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation:

$19.23 - $21.63 an hour

FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Terms of Employment: Continuous
Position Summary: Designs, installs, and implements large, highly complex, and non-routine audio-visual (AV) hardware, software, and associated classroom technologies. Leads the preparation of classroom facilities with proper technology equipment to ensure proper functionality and security according to business needs.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.
Responsibilities

AV Equipment Support - 50% 

  • Sets up, installs, upgrades, configures, troubleshoots, adjusts, documents, and connects complex audio, visual, lighting, computer equipment, and peripherals in various environments for events, academic instruction, distance education, or meetings according to established requirements and requests.

  • Assists instructors and students in the use of classroom technology and software during classes.

  • Sets up rooms and coordinates coverage of distance education facilities.

  • Supervises on-campus student employees as needed to support these efforts.

  • Responsible for responding to assistance requests in the campus IT ticketing system.

  • Schedules logistics and secures resources for new installations of audio-visual equipment.

  • Tests, maintains, and provides recommendations for alternative hardware and software options to ensure proper functionality, security requirements, and business needs are met.

  • Provide consultation for audio visual equipment purchases. 

 

Support for Faculty and Staff - 40% 

  • Assists with the development and scheduling of operational work plans for classrooms technology

  • Coordinate with CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) to offer and promote active professional development experiences / opportunities for instructors to learn technology and incorporate use in the classroom.

  • Work with CETL to develop and implement a strategy for assisting instructors to learn and exploit possible technological uses in the classroom.

  • Provides consultation and answers questions regarding Audio Visual and Classroom Technology equipment and functionality to individuals and groups based on set material and standards.

 

General Responsibilities - 10% 

  • Provide backup and support for IT Account Manager on the Fond du Lac campus, and Classroom Technology on the Fox Cities campus.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications  
Required:
  • Experience providing training on use of technology

  • Communication skills to create instructions for use of technology

  • Customer service skills

  • Knowledge in and experience with troubleshooting audio-visual equipment

  • Organizational and administrative skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
Preferred:
  • Associate’s degree or at least 2 years of comparable experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Education or related field. 

  • Professional experience in higher education

  • At least 2 years experience supporting technology-enabled classrooms or distance education programs

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Sept 30th, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https://uwosh.edu/police/, or call UWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.

 

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or afaction@uwosh.edu.