Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the Manager-AV Events manages the audio-visual needs for the public and internal events that take place within the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and occasional off-site events.
Working in conjunction with the School's Director of Events, the Manager-AV Events is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of all audio-visual aspects of the School's extensive public and internal events programs, including lectures, all-day conferences and symposia. Provides requested audio-visual services such as streaming, recording, publication, and archiving of event videos. Supervises students workers as needed in preparing for and staffing events. Processes, uploads and archives video and audio recordings of GSAPP and occasional off-site events. (40%)
The Manager-AV Events also installs, maintains and supports new and existing classroom infrastructure, responds to service/repair/assistance requests in these spaces, helps oversee student and faculty reservations, and processes pick-ups and returns of the School's extensive A/V inventory. Performs routine evening infrastructure and inventory checks in preparation for the next business day to insure that all AV equipment and locations are in optimal condition. (40%)
Works with the Director of Information Technology on equipment purchases to ensure that equipment is meeting the needs of the School's public events and educational mission. (10%)
Performs other duties as assigned. (10%)
Bachelor's degree or its equivalent required. 2-4 years related experience required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a service-oriented attitude required. Thorough knowledge of current A/V equipment and practices, digital audio and video formats, hardware and software compression technology, and video capture required. Proficiency in video editing and HTML skills required. Must work well under pressure.
Late and evening work is required and the ability to work with a fluid and fast pace events schedule. The Manager-AV Events is responsible for providing A/V logistics support for the full duration of the event. This may require early and late arrivals. Willing to work late shift until 10 pm.
Occasional weekend work will be required.
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