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Departmental Overview Berkeley Audio and Video Services (BAVS) is part of Educational Technology Services and is the premiere Events and Production team offering support for a variety of different types of events and conferences on the UC Berkeley campus. BAVS is looking for experienced on-call AV professionals to help round out our events crew. Check out our video to learn more about our role on campus. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXU7IpKW-Gk
Basic setup and operation of small to large-scale audiovisual systems in an academic environment.
The candidate will provide friendly and professional customer service to client onsite; setup and operate a variety of A/V equipment including cameras, PA speakers, microphones, mixers, projectors, laptops, switchers, scalers, digital recording devices, etc.;
Employees are also responsible for striking gear, transporting gear, unpacking and ensuring orderly storage of equipment at the completion of an event.
Experience with projection setup and laptop integration.
Experience with signal routing and signal flow.
Live audio production experience. Assuming multiple sources, (i.e. 16 channel mixer) balanced/unbalanced, indoor/outdoor, output distribution.
Excellent AV troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
General knowledge of Microsoft Office, Keynote, and PowerPoint on both PC and MAC platforms.
Ability to lift heavy objects.
Good Communication skills. Respond to emails or texts promptly.
Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with the following equipment and processes are preferred:
Audio - House Sound , Wireless mics, Condenser and Dynamic Microphones, Mackie and QSC PAs, Marantz or Tascam Recording Devices, 3-16 Channel Analog and Digital Mixers, Push to Talk Conference Mic Systems, Audio Signal Flow
Video - Switching Systems, Camera Operation, some experience with Extron scan converters and scalers
Lighting - Up lighting GELS, basic podium lighting kits, basic dimming and control, basic electrical safety knowledge
Computers - Display Preferences for both Macs and PCs, Switching and Loading Apps and Conference Presentations. General knowledge of Powerpoint, Keynote, PDF slide show, and Google Slides software. Basic knowledge of DHCP and Static Addressing for Internet Connectivity
Projection - Setup of 4-5K projectors, Front and Rear Projection, Keystone, Various Aspect Ratios
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Other Information This is a seasonal part-time position with variable hours ranging from 4 - 30 hours per week. If you have a flexible schedule and are looking to pick up some hours from time to time, this position will suit you.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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