Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Tech Coordinator A/V Services for Student Centers & Activities. Reporting to the Technical Director of Student Centers and Activities, the Tech Coordinator A/V Services within the standards, goals, and vision set by the Executive Director of Student Centers and Activities, has primary responsibility for hiring, training, and assessing all student staff, and assist the Technical Director to ensure we consistently meet the needs of events held in the Student Centers.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Ensures the highest level of technical services delivery.
Responsible for executing the priorities, goals, standards and vision to a comprehensive technical production team consisting of students, professional staff, and consultants.
Hires, supervises, manages, coaches, and evaluates student technical staff.
Assists the Technical Director with the execution of a routine and preventative maintenance program for the Centers technical systems and equipment.
Develops, implements, and delivers training programs and regular in-service modules for professional staff, student technical staff, as well as, other student center staff teams on production and technology-related equipment across the six centers.
Participates in departmental and university initiatives.
Collaborates regularly with and is expected to maintain productive working relationships with other university departments including Facilities Maintenance, Environmental Services, the Security and Technologies Shop, Student Affairs Information Technology, Public Safety, Risk Management, Procurement, Dining Services, RUTV, Conference Services, Alumni Relations, Admissions, Academic Schools, the President's Office, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, among others.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in theatrical management, hospitality, or a technology related field; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience.
A minimum of two years of experience in all facets of technical services, including theater lighting design and control, video production, and live production.
A minimum of three years of professional work experience in hotel, conference centers, performing arts center, facility management, event management, or college union operations, services and philosophy
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated effective ability to work under stress while completing complex projects with multiple competing timelines.
Demonstrated successful experience in exhibiting superb customer service philosophy and practices and ability to train accordingly.
Demonstrated proficiency with computers and computer software required.
Requires advanced experience in live theatrical lighting, sound, and video equipment and production.
Highly proficient in audio-visual systems, theatrical lighting, and live production; customer service focused; and accustomed to providing technical services in a collegiate or conference center environment
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Five years experience.
Experience working in collegiate conference center environment preferred.
Must have comprehensive high proficiency of lighting systems, ETC software, Crestron control systems and components, audio systems, Cat5/6 encoder/decoder systems for audio and video, and other related video and sound equipment; able to properly and timely identify and repair problems with lighting and audio equipment including intelligent lighting.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift moderately heavy items is necessary.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as events demands.
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 21ST1880
Location: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 136459
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.