The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for AV/IT Systems Specialist, Office of Information Technology [R0113695]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us online at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The “AV/IT Systems Specialist” ensures that all learning spaces at the UNLV Campus (Technology Enhanced Classrooms, Computer Teaching Facilities, Conference Rooms and other AV spaces) are appropriately maintained to support the pedagogical needs of end users. The AV/IT Systems Specialist performs and manages the integration of AV technology in learning spaces.
Project management for new construction, renovations, and system upgrades
Contributing to Audio Visual systems design and integration
Implementation and support of new initiatives
3rd tier support for classrooms
Provide advice/recommendations on the types of equipment to be used
Provide input on future A/V related projects
Coordinate equipment repairs with external vendors
Provide supervision, guidance and/or training to Student Support Personnel
Lead in installation of AV systems on campus
Coordinate projects including planning, construction, testing, and implementation
Work closely with Planning and Construction as well as project architects, general and sub-contractors, Audio Video (AV) integrators, Office of Information Technology (OIT) stakeholders, and trades that may assist with the completion of remodeling projects (i.e., lock shop, electrical shop, welding shop, and carpenters) to ensure technology is appropriately integrated into the facilities until project completion
Education: This position requires a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Experience: This position requires a minimum of 4 years of comparable professional experience. AVIXA CTS Certification is required.
This position requires the following skills and experience:
Excellent project management and organizational skills
Experience working with audiovisual consultants and contractors in the integration of audiovisual technologies in new construction and renovation projects
Experience supporting and maintaining audiovisual technologies on an enterprise level scale
Experience planning, organizing, training and managing a diverse number of functions and personnel
Excellent interpersonal skills, work well with minimal supervision, and facilitate problem resolution under time pressure
Excellent AV systems troubleshooting skills and demonstrated electronic and mechanical abilities as it pertains to troubleshooting
The ability to work and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, faculty and staff with differing levels of audiovisual and computer knowledge
Preference will be given to applicants who have:
Experience in higher education
Experience configuring and programming Crestron control systems
Experience working with IT networks
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. The position is contingent upon funding with a minimum starting salary of $65,000.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on January 28, 2019, and best consideration will be given for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Scott Menter, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.