The Assistant Director of AV Integration (ADAI) will assist the Director of Media Services (DMS) and the Associate Director of Media Services (ADMS) in the management and maintenance of classroom control, digital signage and broadcast systems. The ADAI will work with other Assistant Directors to ensure the success of all productions sponsored by Olivet. The ADAI will also be responsible for the training and management of staff and student workers in the areas of classroom technology, digital signage and broadcast systems. Duties also include, but are not limited to, the support and maintenance of classroom technology and AV equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinate the programming, maintenance, support and documentation of classroom technology. 2. Coordinate the programming, maintenance, support and documentation of the campus digital signage. 3. Work with the ADMS and Assistant Director for Systems Maintenance (ADSM) to complete classroom and conference room installations. 4. Work with the ADMS and ADSM to evaluate, develop, and direct a preventive maintenance program for Media Services equipment. 5. Work with the ADMS to support the various AV infrastructures and devices maintained by Media Services. 6. Cross-train with other Media Services Staff to develop basic proficiency in key areas as defined by the Director of Media Services (CTV, Audio, Video, Presentation Software, & Lighting). 7. Prepare reports for the DMS, which include, but are not limited to, status of projects, use of facilities and equipment, training sessions, preventive maintenance schedule, and equipment and supply inventory.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES The Assistant Director for AV Networking and Control will supervise the work of AV maintenance staff and student assistants. The ADAI will be responsible for managing classroom maintenance and support requests and training staff to support classroom and conference rooms.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The Assistant Director for AV Integration will work in various environments around campus. The primary location will be in the office. In addition to office time, the ADAI will be on site to resolve issues, replace equipment, and install new equipment. This could be in any of our classrooms on campus, our auditoriums, and the many School of Graduate and Continuing Studies classrooms located regionally.
The job consists of office time and some events. The ADAI will have to work nights and weekends in addition to the standard 8-5 office hours. In the typical office day, the ADAI could expect to do a myriad of tasks including, but not limited to, fixing classroom issues related to Crestron and other instructional technology, staffing an event, completing work orders, documentation, and helping another colleague with a work order issue. Full-time, non-exempt hourly. Salary expectations are commensurate with experience. Candidates should remember with regard to salary that Olivet is a non-profit, non-union higher education institution.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. A lifestyle in agreement with the ONU Statement of Mission, Faith, and Lifestyle Covenant. 2. Five to seven years of experience in audio visual installation, maintenance, and instructional Technology. 3. Thorough knowledge of electronics and the ability to stay current with methods of troubleshooting to maintain, repair, and fabricate electronic equipment. 4. Knowledge of electronic and mechanical systems to evaluate the requirements of diverse requests from departments for equipment repair and fabrication. 5. Knowledge of signal flow and the ability to trace out a system to find and solve issues. 6. Knowledge of Crestron Control systems, programming, troubleshooting, and installation. A Crestron Digital Media Certification - Engineer is preferred. 7. Experience terminating various types of AV cables, i.e. CAT6, ST and LC fiber, XLR, BNC, etc. InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) recommended. 8. Experience installing various types of AV equipment including, but not limited to, televisions, whiteboards, projectors, projection screens, document cameras, and video conferencing systems. 9. An understanding of integrated Windows-based networks, including AD authentication and servers, as well as Mac/PC workstations and their interactions. 10. Familiarity with the concepts and terminology used in physical network design. An understanding of basic IP networking, TCP/IP protocols, routing and switching. 11. Excellent organizational skills for personnel, files, equipment, materials, etc. Time management and ability to prioritize is very important. 12. Flexibility. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to provide clear and concise instruction to staff. 13. In the day-to-day operation of audio visual production, it is necessary at times to lift and carry heavy equipment such as speakers, power amplifiers, and road cases. Any item over 40 pounds requires the assistance of a second person.
EDUCATION Level of education required for this role: Bachelor’s Degree, InfoComm CTS recommended.
Olivet Nazarene University, a denominational university in the Wesleyan tradition, exists to provide a university-level liberal arts “Education with a Christian Purpose.”
Our mission is to provide high-quality academic instruction for the purpose of personal development, career and professional readiness, and the preparation of individuals for lives of service to God and humanity.
“We seek ...the strongest scholarship and the deepest piety, knowing that they are thoroughly compatible (and) … a Christian environment … where not only knowledge but character is sought.”
(Quotation from the Olivet Nazarene University Catalog, 1915)