Multimedia Specialist I

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Aug 5, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Multimedia Specialist l

Job Description:

-Operate, support, and facilitate audiovisual equipment in video conference rooms and teaching spaces. Ensure video conference spaces (lights, projector and screen, computer, audio, and other audio/visual accessories) are ready for teaching and learning daily. Respond immediately when called from a video conference session to troubleshoot, repair, and make adjustments (or workarounds) to get the video conference back on track as soon as possible. Follow up with support and repairs as soon as the room is available.

- Advise faculty members and staff members on the appropriate use of audiovisual equipment. Provide instruction and guidance for faculty members and staff members needing assistance in becoming familiar with the equipment. Make suggestions regarding presentation software and preparations (leading to successful educational experiences) that need to take place outside of the classroom.

- Develop and implement new techniques, systems, and procedures to enhance video conference-based teaching and lecturing. Recognize system limitations related to teaching and make recommendations to the manager regarding equipment modifications or replacement. Consider adaptations to current workflows and discusses them with faculty members, staff members, and management.

- Participate in audiovisual projects for learning space renovations and updates. Represent faculty members and staff members when considering changes in-room technology. Assist with physical implementation and documentation of updates and changes.

-Perform other duties required or assigned, including lifting up to 25 lbs., crawling underneath desks and tables, reaching overhead, using a stepladder, doing work with hands requiring fine muscle control

Expected Salary:

$16.76 - $19.16 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:EXPERIENCE
- Two years of experience
- Experience in classroom technology
- Experience interacting with faculty members and staff members in sensitive situations

- Extensive knowledge of video conference equipment/technologies
- Strong knowledge of audiovisual, video conference, and educational technology systems and standards
- Knowledge of current and emerging technologies (e.g., common applications, internet, and educational technology techniques)

- Exceptional interpersonal skills
- Exceptional American English communication skills (oral and written)
- Human relations skills

- Ability to work independently
- Ability to organize and manage complex activities
- Ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion
- Classroom technology abilities

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload the following - CV or Resume, Cover Letter and List of Professional References.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes