Media Specialist Technician

New River Community College   Dublin, VA   Full-time     Other
Posted on July 27, 2022
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Media Specialist Technician

New River Community College (NRCC) is a comprehensive community college located in the New River Valley of Virginia. At NRCC you can prepare for the future with any of our various occupational programs or college transfer courses. NRCC faculty members are well known not just for their academic background, but also for their capacity to work closely and effectively with students. You’ll find that they have a genuine interest in your success. They also have excellent academic credentials. All faculty who teach college transfer courses have doctorates or master’s degrees, while those in occupational programs have a diverse background which combines academics with practical on-the-job experience. In recent years individual professors and college programs have received state and national awards for their quality.

Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, control automation and UI programming audio/visual equipment for electronic classrooms, auditoriums, and boardrooms. Assist in the management, implementation, installation, and maintenance of all equipment associated with a broadcast quality television system, including the educational cable television channel, the campus-wide television system, college classrooms and production studio. Cable pulling associated with, but not limited to, audio/visual analog and digital classrooms, broadcast, etc. Assist with installation of computers, networking devices, both hardware and software. Assist in the creation and delivery of broadcast quality multimedia programming. Perform video editing. Assist with live audio/video/light production of events held on campus, including occasional night and weekend events. Asset and inventory management. Supervise part-time and student workers. Assist with training on the use of all Audio/Visual equipment used in college facilities. Assist in monitoring department workflow, resource commitments, and supply status. Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Media Services.

KSA's/Required Qualifications     
•    Experience with installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of computer and audio/visual equipment, as well as equipment associated with electronic classrooms.
•    Ability to understand, operate and train others on the use of equipment for digital and analog systems such as digital multimeter, soldering devices.
•    Ability to effectively train faculty/staff on the use of all a/v assets. 
•    Ability to use computer technology to do research and maintain equipment inventory information.
•    Strong understanding of Windows, Mac OS, Android and iOS devices.
•    Demonstrated ability to provide strong customer service and work in a fast-paced environment.
•    Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
•    Experience with pulling cable and cable termination.
•    Confidence working on ladders and the ability to lift at least 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications     
•    Associate degree in electronics, technology, or related field.
•    Experience working with and deploying audio visual systems in a higher education setting.
•    Experience in custom electronic assembly and system integration.
•    Extensive hands-on knowledge of the major audio, video, control and display product lines.
•    Demonstrated experience with Crestron and Extron platforms.
•    Computer and/or Crestron programming background.
•    Crestron CTI/MCP certification or working knowledge of Crestron Toolbox, SIMPL, and VT Pro E.
•    AVIXA CTS, CTS-D, CTS-I certification.
•    Knowledge of AutoCAD.
•    Ability to install computer hardware and software.
•    Knowledge of electrical theory building/electrical codes.
•    Good technical writing and documentation skills.
•    Experience in live audio/video/lighting production.
•    Knowledge of videoconference equipment/software and multimedia/television production facilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants     
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx , or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.

Link to posting: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/49709

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:  http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.