St. Charles Community College is located just west of St. Louis, nestled in the heart of growing St. Charles County. Established in 1986, SCC is a public, comprehensive two-year community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC also provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities.
We are seeking a full-timeAudio Visual (A/V) Systems Engineer who will lead the design, development, and installation of A/V technology hardware, peripherals, and system installations located in classrooms, conference rooms, offices, event spaces, theaters, and digital signage for the College. This position will consult and collaborate with campus stakeholders, vendors, architects, electrical and carpentry trades, and internal IT departments. Provide A/V event and classroom support, media duplication, light duty event videography for internal events and assist with computer support when needed. Develop and maintain expertise in A/V system configuration and programming and stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in the A/V industry.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be involved.
Provide advanced technical expertise; develop, design, document, and commission installations of AV technology and systems to include AV control, digital signal processing, and wireless presentation to assure the AV technology needs of the College are met. Work with Academic Deans and Directors and IT leadership to plan all A/V enhancements to classrooms and meeting rooms on campus.
Design, implement, and manage assisted listen systems to ensure the College's AV environment meets the accessibility, compliance and risk standards.
Plan ongoing enhancements and make recommendations concerning functionality, system requirements, and capabilities of the physical and virtual AV technology infrastructure and systems at the institution. Make purchase recommendations to the Director of Technology Support for A/V systems and equipment.
Develop and review Statement of Work and Bill of Material specifications for each initiative.
Serve as a liaison with AV hardware and software vendors and service providers; obtain technical specifications and knowledge of technological changes relevant to the College's AV systems; analyze and make recommendation regarding AV systems, technologies, architectures, designs, and products.
Provide system administration for the enterprise AV technology management systems supported by Information Technology. Troubleshoot network and digital AV technologies and work collaboratively with internal Information Technology teams to assure AV systems meet design, security, safety, and system standards. Make minor programming updates and changes to A/V control systems.
Coordinate all A/V activities on SCC campuses. Work with master calendar scheduling coordinator to ensure coverage for all A/V activities. Set up and operate A/V equipment such as video cameras, sound reinforcement equipment, control systems, computers, and visual display systems. Work with IT Service Desk Manager to manage workflow and staffing for A/V support needs. Oversee video recording and live streaming of internal campus events and activities.
Prepare strategic plans for A/V technology replacements and additional A/V classrooms on SCC campuses.
Provide training to the Technology Support department for all A/V related requests. Provide A/V system usage instruction for faculty and staff.
Assist with the operation and maintenance of technology classrooms as needed.
Provide Tier II Technical Support, as needed.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES For support staff reporting to Help Desk Manager, provides AV training and provides supervision of IT support staff at certain campus events.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is a flex position requiring day, evening and weekend hours to cover campus events on campus.
Must be available to work additional hours during peak periods or due to downtime of systems.
Will be expected to obtain and maintain manufacturer-specific certifications for standardized A/V systems and A/V control systems utilized at our institution.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years' experience with audio-visual system design, technical support, and integration. Experience working with vendors to specify, purchase, and implement A/V systems and equipment. Experience coordinating schedules and managing projects.