University of Utah Audio-Visual Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/10/2017

Requisition Number PRN14736B

Job Title Audio-Visual Specialist

Working Title Audio-Visual Specialist

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Health Sciences


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15.19 to $16.85 an hour DOE

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

This position provides technical audio-visual, multi-media, and video support services for a variety of classroom content, meetings, training sessions, and/or events; films and edits sessions; Sets up, troubleshoots and maintains multimedia equipment; monitors and troubleshoots synchronous video conferencing classrooms.

Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and Captivate) or other multimedia software is essential in completing job responsibilities.

The individual must have an outgoing personality, be knowledgeable about various technology tools and engage faculty and staff members in understanding various Audio Visual pieces that support College of Nursing’s strategic mission.

Written and oral communication skills are paramount for achieving the specific technical duties outlined for this position.


Setup, monitor and troubleshoot Distance Education video conferencing classrooms.

Assist faculty in creating and editing videos, recording audio and PowerPoint presentations, desktop capture presentation or demonstration, and other multimedia related tasks to enhance course content.

Provides support in setting up and connecting classrooms, conference rooms and offices for synchronous and asynchronous classes.

Communicates timely, consistent, accurate and detailed information to students and faculty concerning technology requirements for participating in synchronous and asynchronous formats.

Assist college faculty and staff in exploring new and emerging technologies by operating the Nursing Technology Exploration Center.

Other related tasks and projects as assigned.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Often: Office environment, hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).

Seldom: Outdoor environment, extreme cold, extreme heat.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Sitting, standing, talking, walking, bending, twisting, climbing, kneeling, squatting, crawling, reaching overhead, pulling, pushing.

Seldom: Lifting – up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in a related area and two years of experience in the field, or equivalency is required. Demonstrated computer, presentation software and A/V equipment skills. Human relations and effective communication skills also required.


Experience in AV Broadcast / Videographer background preferred.

Background in Higher Education preferred.

Demo / Portfolio work available on request preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.