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AV Technician

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Posted Job Title
AV Technician

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
The AV Technician will work as part of the MMS team to support classroom technology, operate AV equipment, and work on media production tasks. The position may also serve as a recording engineer in our recording studio, as well as performing some basic IT troubleshooting duties.

Job Description

Multi-Media Services (MMS) provides AV and classroom technology support for Penn's School of Arts & Sciences. The team helps faculty, staff, and students make the best use of technologies for teaching and media production, offering services such as: equipment loans, recording facilities, and on-site media production.

DUTIES: (Description of duties):

* Assist in daily operations of an academic media facility: providing frontline tech. support in media classrooms, language & computer labs and EQ Loan area.

* Deliver, setup and operate video projectors, laptop computers, video recording and conference cameras, PA systems, digital audio recorders, and other media related technologies.

* Provide post-production services; video duplication, conversions, compressing and streaming, utilizing internal rack system.

* Supervision of student staff.

* Perform office administrative duties.

Various shifts available. Possible evening and weekend hours needed.


- High School Diploma/GED and 1-2 years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience required

- At least one year experience with media production - video, audio, post-production preferred

- At least one year experience with operating basic AV equipment - cameras, mixing boards, etc. preferred

- Record of strong customer service

- Basic IT experience (troubleshooting software and hardware issues relating to classroom technology) preferred.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
School of Arts and Sciences

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/David-Rittenhouse-Laboratory/AV-Technician_JR00050464

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