Primary Responsibilities: ? Design, maintenance and management of professional, broadcast digital video equipment, systems and facilities for studio. on-location and field production settings, including production switchers, studio and field cameras, PTZ cameras, tripods, wired and wireless microphones, intercom, sound mixers and amplifiers, TelePrompTers, LCD displays, recording and IP distribution devices, routing, signal metering and test equipment, and digital lighting control systems. (30%) ? Facilitation, management, maintenance and operation of hardware, software and IP-based web and teleconferencing systems and facilities for online meetings, workshops, webinars and conferences, including room and event scheduling, setup, testing, operation and troubleshooting. (30%) ? Design, integration and maintenance of audio-visual systems in classrooms, collaboration and learning spaces, including integrated control systems, matrix switchers, LCD display and projection, mounts, scalers, signal distribution amplifiers, audio distribution, wireless BYOD collaboration and lecterns. (30%) ? Maintenance of campus cable television distribution system and infrastructure, in cooperation the Office of Residential Life, including addressable tap system, traps, frequency agile modulators, distribution amplifiers, splitters, cables and connectors. (5%) ? General bench work, including testing and diagnostics of portable audio systems, video components and accessories, uninterruptible power supplies, fabrication of cabling and connectors. Coordinate escalation of equipment repair to appropriate manufacturers or service providers as needed. Asset and inventory controls. (5%)
Classroom Technology: ? Understanding or knowledge of integrated AV system integration and control systems, including, but not limited to Extron, Crestron, Kramer and Atlona; ? Understanding of the operation and maintenance of IP and closed-loop PTZ camera systems; ? Collaborate with IMT staff and student employees on the development of documentation and end-user training materials; ? Maintain in-depth technical and business knowledge of A/V and VTC industry directions and installation practices. Participate in training programs from manufacturers, industry associations, and University as required; ? Must be physically able to move equipment and tools, weighing as much as sixty pounds, to and from these sites, unassisted. Must be comfortable working from ladders, lifts, and scaffolding. Responsible for hanging, mounting, rigging, securing equipment as specified.
Core Competencies: Applicant must be be able to demonstrate the following competencies: ? Achieve a standard of excellence and honor University policies and regulatory requirements; ? Provide customers with a high level of quality service that reflects the mission of the University of Minnesota; ? Must be approachable; work well with a variety of clients, users, talent and team members. Must be able to work together with professional and student staff; ? Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to diverse student populations and the ability to contribute to the University's commitment to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive work environment. ? Must be able to take ownership of work and make technical, creative and aesthetic decisions;
The University of Minnesota, Morris Instructional and Media Technologies seek a 100% time, 12 month, 5 days/week, 8 hours a day, Senior Electronics Technician/Engineer. This position will report to the Communications Manager of Instructional and Media Technologies. The qualifications for this position are as follows:
Required qualifications: Completion of a two-year technical school with heavy emphasis on digital electronics plus four or more years of experience in digital electronics. For each year of technical school, two years of experience of the type delineated in the proceeding regular, on-going tasks may be substituted.
Preferred qualifications: Broadcast digital video and campus cable television: ? Understanding of high definition, digital video formats, including by not limited to: DVCPRO HD, AVCHD, and XDCAM; ? Responsible for troubleshooting audio/video problems in complex systems; ? Understanding, and/or the fabrication of digital and analog video, audio cable and connectors to industry standards, including HDMI, HDBaseT, HD-SDI, CAT-5/CAT-6, RG-6, BNC, XLR, TRS, Speakon, RCA, Mini, and others; ? Usage of meters, calibration tools, and signal generators to properly calibrate equipment and systems; ? Knowledge of modern operating systems, including but not limited to, Windows 7 and 10, Apple OS. Mobile systems including Apple iOS and Android helpful.ITV and web conferencing: ? Understanding and operation of hardware Video Teleconferencing (VTC) or Telepresence solutions, including Tandberg and Cisco H.323/SIP codecs (Encoder, MXE, TCS, MCU, Show N Share and Digital Signage), echo cancellation, audio mixers, and microphones; ? Understanding of IP-based web conferencing solutions, including, but not limited to: WebEx, Adobe Connect, Skype, JoinMe, GoToMeeting, Google Hangout and USB cameras; ? Understanding of interconnecting IP-based web conferencing solutions with installed hardware codecs and bridges, including, but not limited to: BlueJeans, Acanno and Jabber; ? Understanding or knowledge of the Learning Network of Minnesota (MetNet); ? Deliver integrated conference room A/V and VTC solutions on schedule and with the highest quality. ? Work must be thorough, with high attention to detail, while maintaining high quality standards; ? Balance time management of short-term, long term and multi-year projects. ? Must have a proactive approach to technology and systems; ? Possess strong communication, written and interpersonal skills;
? Show a willingness to learn and be receptive to feedback
The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) provides a rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education, preparing its students to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship.As a public land-grant institution, UMM is a center for education, culture, and research for the region, nation, and world. UMM is committe...d to outstanding teaching, dynamic learning, innovative faculty and student scholarship and creative activity, and public outreach. Our residential academic setting fosters collaboration, diversity, and a deep sense of community.