Classroom A/V Technician 
University of Minnesota  786 reviews - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN
$15.29 - $23.29 an hour

All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. 

Required Qualifications:
High school graduation plus training in electronics, and one year of work experience in the operation and maintenance of audio visual equipment. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in distance collaboration and education delivery technologies. 

About the Job 

Role Summary:
This is a customer-facing position that ensures overall classroom readiness, primarily related to technology in 45+ classrooms across the Academic Health Center campus along with the Senior Communications Technician and the Service Coordinator. This position is responsible for both a proactive presence in and around the classrooms, checking in with classes and events before start times, and reactive “911” classroom issue response. This position also helps ensure classroom capture systems are functioning and distance learning technology is ready to use daily. 

Hours 7:00am - 3:30pm 

Classroom AV Support Technician – 70% 
Responsible for Room Readiness, ensuring that all classrooms are ready for teaching and learning at all times. 
Be in, around our classrooms, visible and accessible to room presenters, and learners 
“On demand” support for users AHC supported classrooms and other classrooms in the AHC 
Document trouble calls in issue tracking database and assist with reporting 
Follow-up with users post-trouble calls 
Serve as contact for all classroom technology issues 
Provide on-the-spot or scheduled training on classroom equipment 
Works proactively with event coordinators to provide a high-level of technology support 
Helps maintain equipment database 
Helps track Facilities Management work order status 
Distance Education Delivery – 20% 
Provide technology backup for Interactive Television operations for 7 classrooms 
Help ensure Mediasite delivery in 10 classrooms 
Assist with Webex and other webconferencing tool setup, user training, and facilitation 
Other Duties – 10% 
Shared classroom signage and communication responsibilities 
Help maintain 45 testing stations in Computer-Based testing facility 
Other duties as assigned 
Hourly Salary Range: $15.29 to $23.29 USD/hour 
***This position is represented by a bargaining unit, AFSCME Technical. Dues or fair share deductions will be made.*** 

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 Activities" page and uploading documents there. 
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Background Check Information 

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About the U of M 

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC) 
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.