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AV Technician, Non-Exempt Temporary or Casual (Freelance/On-Call) - HumphreySchool of Public Affairs

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353040

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilySupplemental Employee

Full/Part TimePart-Time


Job Code0001

Employee ClassCivil Service

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Audio Visual Technician - Temporary/ Casual (Freelance/On-Call)

Provide AV services for HumphreySchool's Conference Center events. Assist conference center staff and clients (event planners) in all aspects of multimedia event production. Services provided include evaluation and advice on what media equipment is most applicable for the event, and the supplying of equipment to clientele.

Audio Visual Services

  • Participate in client planning meeting to advise and evaluate AV/media/technical needs, on occasion.
  • Primary point of contact for AV concerns during events and technical troubleshooter.
  • AV Technician is responsible for setting up, running, and tearing down a variety of AV equipment at the Humphrey School Conference Center such as video cameras, microphones, mixers, audio recording devices, projectors, laptops, lights, etc.
  • Connect to and coordinate all aspects of virtual event conference tools such as zoom, streaming to YouTube, Facebook Live and other virtual conference tools per client request and as technology changes.
  • Video record events from control rooms and mixing booths, using both portable and fixed equipment
  • Ensure post-production audio and video editing and distribution (normally next business day)
  • Perform various digital media conversions for a variety of formats and access options
    Required Qualifications
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum of three years professional video production experience
    • Ability to professionally set up and run AV production and equipment (mixers, microphones, projectors, laptops, etc.)
    • Knowledge and experience working with industry standard digital video production software program; shooting and editing of videos, and multimedia content
    • Knowledge and experience with non-linear digital editing systems and video production
    • Proficient knowledge and competency of computers and software (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, etc.)
    • Ability to communicate effectively with other freelance and full time employees
    • Experience delivering excellent customer service
    • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
    • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs., sit, stand and move around for extended periods of time while operating audio visual equipment Multiple positions available. Paid hourly and rate is based on skill/experience (starting hour rate $25/hr).Please submit resume and cover letter with the details of how you meet the required qualifications.

      About the Department


      How To Apply

      Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


      The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

      Employment Requirements

      Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

      Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

Keywords: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis , AV Technician, Non-Exempt Temporary or Casual (Freelance/On-Call) - HumphreySchool of Public Affairs, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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