506691 - Audio Visual Technician (Information Technology Consultant-Expert) (506691)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Fullerton
  • Fullerton, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services Other

Job Description


Job Title

Audio Visual Technician


Information Technology Consultant-Expert




Audio Visual Technology Support


IT-Academic Technology Development

Salary Range

$6,249 - $12,100 per month

Appointment Type


Time Base


Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; this is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2022 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if funds and/or program needs exist.

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
Information Technology continuously strives to produce a higher quality of services designed to meet the expectations of the campus community. We provide a leading-edge technology environment for students, faculty and staff to advance the University's mission, vision and goals. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as an Audio Visual Technician (Information Technology Consultant-Expert). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Audio Visual (AV) Technician works in conjunction with project management to administer complex AV systems from inception to completion and client acceptance. Systems include conference rooms, auditoriums, sound and projection systems, and Video conferencing (VTC). The Audio visual Technician is responsible for the design, testing , installation and support of complex audio/visual systems. Creates designs that integrate various audio visual control systems. Ongoing project coordination to coordinate work between multiple departments to facilitate the installation of Audio Visual Systems. Oversees purchasing process of all audio visual equipment and works with Project Manager in facilitation of obtaining appropriate documentation such as the VPAT (voluntary Product Accessibility Template) and the ATI (Accessibility Technology Initiative). Works completely independent on complex engineering and design work assignments with minimal input from his manager. Possesses advanced job knowledge and certifications for programming, design, and implementations of complex audio-visual systems. Designs audio visual systems for learning spaces across campus. Using experience and knowledge, develops advanced and highly customized audio visual systems utilizing the latest technologies in innovative ways for various spaces across the campus that include but are not limited to; computer labs, collaboration systems, and teleconferencing rooms. Leads the implementation of these advanced projects by coordinating the work with multiple on campus groups such as Facilities Operations, Telecommunications, and the Classroom Fulfillment Team. By leading these projects, the Audio Visual Technician leads staff members to assigns tasks, sets installation schedules, and coordinates support work to ensure timely and successful completion of the projects. Designs, configures, and installs the audio system via network to various places on campus. Works closely with Facilities Operations to ensure classroom equipment integrates with current and future building technology and safety standards. Has expertise and the ability to independently program and configure the Extron System. Has expertise and the ability to work independently in computer operating systems and network application. Leads and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in AV installation projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field and five years of relevant full-time experience. Twelve years of relevant full-time experience or an associate's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and seven years of relevant full-time experience may be substituted for the previously listed education and experience requirement.

Advanced knowledge of the work area demonstrated by an understanding and use of the advanced principles and theories. Ability to integrate and apply work related knowledge to achieve innovative solutions, anticipate the impact of problems and solutions on other systems, investigate and research new systems and technologies, and develop complex information technology systems and solutions. Ability to understand problems from a broad perspective. Ability to explore, conceive, and implement solutions and ideas in new ways. Ability to predict and anticipate problems and create proactive solutions. Demonstrated communication expertise using persuasion and negotiation. Ability to lead technical team efforts and assess skills within a team and work to build on individual strengths to maximize team results. Ability to teach and transfer knowledge and skills to others.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Five years of relevant full-time experience. A minimum of five years of Crestron, Extron, and AMX control system experience. Experience conducting site surveys and designing and installing audio visual solutions. Experience with control systems, video-conferencing, switching hardware, and audio DSP setup and calibration. Knowledge of networking fundamentals such as TCP/IP, addressing, firewalls, routers, vlans, and VPN. Experience with AMX RPM. Ability to develop designs that meet customer functional and budgetary requirements.

Preferred Certifications:

Extron Control Professional Certification

Valid and current AVIXA CTS General Certification

Crestron Professional Installation Certification

Crestron Professional programming Certification

Special Working Conditions

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Occasional early morning, evening and/or weekend hours.

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu

Hiring Preference

On-Campus CSUEU Employees

Closing Date/Time: January 27, 2022

Job Address

Fullerton, California 92831 United States View Map