Associate Technical Project Manager, AV and Media Services - Tufts Technology Services - (19001432)
Viewing technology in the context of work, scholarship and campus life, TTS is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology services that support Tufts' mission of teaching, learning, research, and service. Understanding that IT enables innovation, TTS prioritizes holistic, human-centered design strategies to create timely and intuitive services, applications and tools that differentiate the Tufts experience.
Across our diverse and creative teams, we engage and focus our collective talent to strengthen Tufts' strategic IT capabilities. To keep pace with our community's emerging needs, we continue to evolve our competencies across four main families of practice, including Planning and Design, Service Delivery and Operations, Data Strategy, and Academic Technology.
Thinking and acting strategically with technology occurs through strong partnerships and an engaged community. Additionally, for technologies to take on integral meaning to our work, we also need reliable and consistent support in using them. With staff across all of Tufts' campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community and to enable the broadest possible access.
Come join our collaborative, flexible work environment, where leadership is valued at all levels of the organization, and opportunities abound to work with leading technologies and learn new skills.
The Associate Technical Project Manager, AV and Media Services provides broad AV design and installation expertise in support of projects across the University. The role assists other PMs with projects, working with clients and project teams to provide project management and vendor management to support pedagogic and collaborative AV communication goals for academic and meeting spaces. The role will also have primary responsibility for projects assigned by the Associate Director, AV & Media Services.
Primary responsibility is for the Medford/Somerville campus, with projects at other campuses as assigned.
High school diploma plus one year of relevant experience in equivalent role.
Familiarity with Project Management for AV design and installation projects.
Ability to demonstrate full ownership and accountability for projects and to effectively manage more than 2 projects simultaneously while assisting with other projects.
Strong client consulting and customer service skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and ability to adapt to frequent changes.
Experience with Extron, Crestron, Cisco Videoconferencing and Biamp DSP configuration and programming. Experience with Bluecat Address Manager configuration.
Experience administering Extron GVE monitoring systems. Demonstrated experience adding new room installations to monitoring systems.
Proficiency with Windows and Mac operating systems and MS Office applications.
Strong understanding of IT networking and information security principles.
Driver's License as travel between campuses is expected.
InfoComm CTS certification
Experience directly supporting end users in a higher education setting
Experience managing AV projects for higher education clients
Demonstrated advanced expertise in installing, integrating, configuring, troubleshooting, repairing, and supporting at least 4 of the following technologies / solutions:
AV control systems and including integrated AV matrix switcher controllers (e.g. Extron, Crestron).
Media Players (e.g. Blu-ray, DVD)
Web, Video and Teleconferencing solutions.
PTZ cameras and control.
DSP audio mixers.
Microphones, wired and wireless systems
Live event equipment (e.g. lighting, PA, and recording equipment).
Video display technologies (e.g. projectors, screens, flat panel TVs, digital signage, document cameras).
Analog and digital media sources.
Web streaming and enterprise video content management.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: IT (Information Technology)
Organization: Tufts Technology Services
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 28, 2019, 8:40:17 PM
Internal Number: 19001432
About Tufts University
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