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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 including PA systems, audio/video recording services, live webcasting, and online media publishing. 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://youtu.be/HXU7IpKW-Gk
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Basic setup and operation of small to large-scale audiovisual systems in an academic environment.
Provide 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.;
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.
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
Salary commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for UC benefits plan.
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.