A/V Tech & Videographer (ON-CALL)
Posting Date: 2/06/2014
Closing Date: 2/21/2014
Job Title: A/V Tech & Videographer
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt (hourly)
Status & Hours: On-Call
Department: Audio/Visual (#480)
Position Reports To: Supervisor, A/V Tech
Provide full range audio visual support and assistance to the A/V department in planning, coordinating and implementing logistics for recording conferences, events, board meetings, special projects and remote shootings. Record events for the purpose of conference and event on-site sales; ensure high quality post-production product development and Internet uploads. Assist the Visitor Center staff and/or rentals with A/V needs as requested.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
- Support A/V Tech Supervisor with the function of recording events and conferences through video and/or audio productions
- Provide speakers, authors, staff, and other presenters with audio/video technical support necessary to deliver professional program presentations
- Ensure high quality presentations with regard to audio and video functions
- In coordination with supervisor, record events for the purpose of audience on-site purchase and for high quality post-production product development and Internet uploads.
- In coordination with supervisor, respond to all work requests from the various departments in the organization
- Coordinate work flow in cooperation with A/V staff and contracted services for post-production editing
- Coordinate with supervisor in the maintenance of inventory for the Bookstore
- Maintain and update accurate records of equipment inventory and usage of equipment by event presenters; keep supervisor updated and notify of discrepancies
- Additional audio-visual assistance and duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
- High School diploma or equivalent required; formal education in electronics or related field from a trade school preferred
- Minimum two years’ experience in live event, media or television production required.
- Minimum two years’ experience operating television cameras, lighting, audio mixing, video post-production and live streaming required
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of philosophy and acceptance of the key principles in the Edgar Cayce readings, particularly kindness, active patience and a service orientation.
- Ability to represent the A.R.E. (our purpose, work, administration, staff, volunteers, Board and membership) in the most positive light is essential
- Proficient skills working with Final Cut Pro or Premier editing software required
- Proficient skills working with audio recording and editing, media encoding for web distribution and various presentation software packages required.
- Intermediate knowledge and skills associated with utilizing MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MAC computer required.
- Excellent team participation skills required, in combination with strong skills in tact, diplomacy, objectivity and problem solving, in addressing difficult situations
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills – verbal and written
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills to quickly diagnose and resolve issues
- Must have an even temperament and ability to handle several projects/deadlines simultaneously with attention to detail
- Ability to accept direction and instructions as delegated by supervisor
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends is required
Special Job or Training Demands:
Must have ability to drive, current valid driver’s license, and reliable transportation.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends on occasion is required
- Ability to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to: moving tables, lifting equipment, and other items weighing up to 50 lbs.
- Position demands extended amounts of time walking, standing, bending, and heavy lifting that could include long days or weekends
- On occasion, may need to walk on uneven ground and use staircases in historical buildings without an elevator