Assistant Technical Coordinator

Position: Assistant Technical Coordinator
Starting Date: Fall 2017

About the Position

Under direct supervision of the Technical Coordinator / Videographer / Photographer, the Assistant Technical Coordinator is responsible for providing excellent customer service and technical support – video, sound, lighting, photography of campus events. In addition, may be asked to perform other duties assigned by the Technical Coordinator and the Events Coordinator.

This department provides technical assistance for:

  • Community Worship
  • Student Activities Events
  • Celebration 
  • Worldview Forums
  • Air Band
  • Christmas at Malone
  • Homecoming
  • Summer events
  • Third party events, such as weddings, funerals, conferences, etc.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Directs all aspects of event set-up, staging requirements, lighting, video, photography, and sound system coordination and operation.
  • Responds to technical requests from event customers in a customer-centric fashion while abiding by policies and procedures set forth to provide consistent and excellent event support.
  • Exercises general direction of student workers and other members of the event technical crews.
  • Assists with the functionality of all media equipment used in meeting venues on campus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

An Associate’s degree in a media-related field is preferred with working knowledge of the production industry, including rules, and safety regulations. Some experience with audio, lighting, video production, and photography is required. Experience with Windows and Mac operating systems is required.

A successful hire will have the abilities and/or interest in learning the following:

Audio

  • Signal flow and troubleshooting
  • Live sound reinforcement and mixing
  • Microphone placement
  • Recording, mixing, and mastering
  • DAWs – Pro Tools and Logic Pro
  • Digital and analog mixing consoles
  • Aviom monitoring systems
  • Soldering
  • Stage plots

Video

  • Signal flow and troubleshooting
  • IMAG
  • Video editing – Final Cut Pro, Motion
  • Propresenter, PowerPoint
  • Blackmagic Video Equipment
  • Live streaming
  • Projectors and televisions
  • PTZ Cameras

Lighting

  • Signal flow and troubleshooting
  • Jands Vista/Byron
  • ETC lighting consoles and dimmers
  • Basic knowledge of lighting fixtures
  • DMX

Networking and Control Systems

  • Mac and Windows operating systems
  • Basic networking
  • Crestron systems and programming

Photography

  • Knowledge of DLSR cameras
  • Basic lighting
  • Photoshop and lightroom

Other Duties (assist the Technical Coordinator with the following tasks):

  • Manage student workers
  • Manage events calendar and scheduling
  • Plan/manage projects and budgets
  • Maintain and repair equipment
  • Train student workers

A successful candidate will have the ability to train faculty, staff, and students on media equipment usage and possess excellent communication and organizational skills.  He or she will be able to understand and respond to performers’ needs and requests, as outlined in the technical rider or event set up form specifications and be able to work independently with little or no direct supervision.

The successful candidate will be able to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs while establishing, maintaining, and fostering positive and harmonious working relationships with co-workers as well as internal and external customers.

This position’s working hours are determined by the events that are scheduled in a given week and can vary significantly. (Days, evenings, weekends). The position will have moderate exposure to working conditions such as noise, working outdoors, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards. Essential functions of the position may require considerable physical activity. Must be able lift an average of 60 lbs. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must exhibit a personal understanding of, and operate in concert with the University’s evangelical Christian mission and Foundational Principles. 

Application Materials

  • Cover letter
  • Faith statement
  • Resume with three references 

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.