Senior Multimedia Technician, Part-Time

Irvine Valley College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7055803 (Ref.No. P0003457)
Posted: February 7, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

10-Irvine Valley College
Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible
employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life
insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment
coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are
fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public
Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

Summary Description:

Under direction from higher level supervisory and/or management staff, organizes, coordinates, and oversees the functions and duties of the multimedia center; trains and provides work direction to evening staff and students as assigned; performs a variety of professional and technical services in the installation, testing, operation, and maintenance of instructional multimedia systems including audio equipment, video recording and display equipment, computer based multimedia systems, distance learning systems; delivers and picks up equipment; performs maintenance and repair on multimedia equipment; participates in the training of college staff and instructors in the use of multimedia systems and equipment; and participates in the development of instructional programming for classroom and distance learning use.

Knowledge of:

Operations, services, and activities of a college multimedia program.
Principles and practices of providing training, work direction, and guidance to lower level staff and student workers.
Advanced principles, practices, techniques, and procedures of multimedia operations, maintenance and repair.
Advanced operational characteristics of multimedia equipment and tools.
Advanced principles of instructional design and video production and direction.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.
Audio/video fiber optic cabling system.
Principles and procedures of record keeping.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Ability to:

Independently perform the most difficult installation, testing, operation, and maintenance of instructional multimedia systems.
Plan, schedule, direct, coordinate, and review the work and performance of assigned staff in a manner conducive to proficient performance and high morale.
Troubleshoot and repair mechanical digital audio visual equipment and multimedia equipment.
Operate audio equipment, video recording and display and equipment, computer based multimedia systems, on-line computer based multimedia distribution systems, distance learning system.
Deliver multimedia equipment using standard handling procedures.
Perform heavy lifting and maneuvering.
Respond to complex requests for information and assistance.
Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
Research and recommend the purchase of suitable multimedia hardware, software and/or services.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Equivalent to two years of college level course work in computer technology, video production or a related field.


Three years of experience in multimedia operations and production, including testing and operation of on-site audio/video fiber optic cabling system.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, unpleasant odors, and inclement weather conditions; occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Positions may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an indoor and outdoor environment; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office and multimedia equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Duties and Responsibilities

Organize, coordinate, and oversee the functions and duties of the multimedia center; ensure appropriate staffing and optimum services to staff and faculty regarding multimedia equipment.

Train and provide work direction to evening staff and student workers as assigned; prioritize and coordinate multimedia assignments and projects.

Attend and participate in various planning meetings; discuss potential upgrades of multimedia equipment and related hardware; research, recommend, and specify new equipment.

Install, set up, test, operate and maintain a variety of multimedia equipment including multimedia computer systems, video cameras, data projection systems, audio systems, satellite communication systems, teleconferencing systems, closed circuit video systems, distance learning systems and video production systems.

Oversee and perform maintenance and repair of multimedia equipment; clean equipment; replace filters; troubleshoot problems; coordinate major repairs with outside vendors as necessary including dropping off and picking up equipment.

Respond to inquiries and requests for information from students, faculty, staff and visitors; provide information and suggestions for use of multimedia equipment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.

Maintain schedules of equipment to be used for various instructional purposes; schedule and confirm dates for multimedia systems operation and use.

Check out software from library as necessary for instructional use; deliver and pick up equipment to and from classrooms; deliver and pick-up multimedia equipment to off campus sites as necessary.

Tape instructional programs and/or duplicate video tapes for instructors’ use as necessary.

Research and recommend to higher level college staff suitable multimedia hardware, software and/or services; set up or install equipment and implement service; participate in user training and assistance.

Maintain an inventory of all multimedia equipment; maintain records of loaned equipment.

Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures including the safe operation of all equipment.

Perform related duties as required.


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