Massachusetts Institute of Technology Audio - Visual Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Audio - Visual Specialist

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Audio Visual Services

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Dean for Student Life

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T-F, noon - 8:00 PM; SA, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

AUDIO-VISUAL SPECIALIST, Audio Visual Services, to work on high-profile classroom support and special event audio visual productions. Will work with the design, install, and maintenance group as a reporter of problems in installed systems and as assistant on maintenance and installations when needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma; at least five years’ experience; detailed knowledge and understanding of Crestron control systems, Extron interfaces and matrix switchers, and other components used in video signal path; deep knowledge and understanding of implementing various display technologies; knowledge of emerging video technology including LCD and DLP video projection, HD flat panels, and video walls; ability to diagnose trouble spots at all points in video signal path; ability to set up, operate, and troubleshoot video cameras; understanding of and ability to use video patch bays to route signals.; deep understanding of audio gain structure, equalization, and microphone technology including wireless systems; detailed knowledge of portable and installed sound systems; deep knowledge of audio recording technology, file formats, simple editing, and burning of audio compact discs; proficiency providing sound reinforcement of speech and musical performances of various types; intermediate-level skill using Windows and Mac operating systems; proficiency in interfacing computers with various displays; solid understanding of Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint; proficiency with file transfer and interfacing computers with external hard drives and peripherals; understanding of TCP/IP and FTP; and ability to lift 40 lbs.; team-orientation; flexibility; and excellent customer service skills. Seek a highly skilled audio visual technician who is able to work independently and proactively in a fast-paced, high-pressure, and high profile educational environment. Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred. Job #16664 The schedule for the position is Tuesday through Friday, 12:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Saturday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (dependent upon lunch schedule). 11/2/18

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.