Media Technician Supervisor Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Coordinates the distribution and service of audiovisual equipment
available to university community. Ensures equipment is operational
and available to faculty, staff and students.
third in a series of four classifications. It is distinguished from
the Media Technician Senior in that the incumbent supervises Media
Technician Seniors. This class typically oversees Audiovisual
Technicians and Media Technician Seniors.
Examples of Duties:
- Monitors the activities of subordinates.
- Consults with clients to determine the appropriate formats
and possible options in developing and presenting their
- Coordinates and schedules work of assigned audiovisual staff
in distributing audiovisual equipment and providing audiovisual
services to university community.
- Plans strategies for the use of computers in diverse
presentation settings from the classroom to major conferences.
- Interfaces computers with projection equipment utilizing
knowledge of a variety of computer hardware, each with differing
interfacing possibilities and output configurations.
- Maintains and repairs audiovisual equipment; maintains
inventory of equipment, service and parts manuals and frequently
used parts and supplies.
- Prepares monthly logs of charges against departments;
approves rental and service invoices for payment.
- Consults with planning groups to identify concepts for new
services and determine audiovisual requirements of new/remodeled
buildings or enhancement of existing facilities.
- Modifies existing equipment to adapt to special needs.
- Monitors setup of presentations of greater than usual
- Serves as consultant on selection and purchase of
audiovisual equipment. Make recommendations as to type and model
- Confers with outside agencies, manufacturers and/or
engineers to determine parameters and specifications, which are
integral in the determination of what can be provided for each
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of operation, repair and, maintenance of
- Knowledge of video and graphic production techniques.
- Knowledge of practices and principles of supervision.
years technical training in general electronics or related field AND
three years experience in operation, repair and maintenance of
audiovisual and video equipment; OR, Five years experience in
operation, repair and maintenance of audiovisual and video
equipment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or
education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have
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