Audio Visual Systems Engineer

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

ID: 7081373
Posted: July 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Sacred Heart University:
As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges-2021 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best Business Schools-2021 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater.

Job Description:
The successful candidate for the Audio Visual Systems Engineer will provide technical support for University spaces equipped with audio visual technology equipment.. This positions assists the IT division's strategic efforts to maintain current technology solutions to meet the University demands.

Responsibilities Include:

Configure, install, test, operate, and dismantle audiovisual equipment used at the University
Experience reading wiring diagrams and system design drawings
Maintain in-class and portable equipment inventory, and their respective scheduling.
Maintain spare parts inventory.
Assist with the design and maintenance of automated and physical security systems for all audio visual equipment.
Provide for the ordering, and distribution of audiovisual materials and equipment.
Research faculty and student requests for materials and make recommendations on equipment use.
Provide technical training for the community on equipment usage.
Prepare written specifications as it relates to any permanent equipment installation
Supervise work study employees.
Perform site surveys to develop client requirements and develop documentation of new or existing systems and building conditions.
Coordinate with vendors, contractors, clients, and internal IT teams to execute AV system modifications.
Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in technical field required
Knowledge of, telecommunications cabling infrastructure, Audio-Visual and Physical Security Systems designs
Computer proficiency with MSoffice, Windows operating systems, email, project management software
Excellent organizational skills
Mature sense of responsibility and judgment.
Good interpersonal skills in dealing with a diverse community
Experience with audio visual renovation or new audio visual construction projects and repairs.
Technical audio visual certifications beneficial


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