Job Information

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


Open Date 06/06/2023

Requisition Number PRN35230B

Job Title Audio-Visual Specialist

Working Title Audio-Visual Specialist

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, Aprox 8:00 – 5:00 normally, will vary with business need, some Saturdays

VP Area Academic Affairs


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment Internal to the University

Pay Rate Range $18.41 - $21.62

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Provide technical audio-visual, multi-media, and video support services for a variety of meetings, training sessions, and/or events. Set up, troubleshoot and maintain multimedia equipment.


1. Provide technical audio-visual support for teleconferences, webinars, distance-learning classes, meetings, conferences, training sessions, and corporate events.

2. Set up, troubleshoot, and maintain multimedia equipment.

3. Troubleshoot issues as they arise for online course/conference moderators and attendees.

4. Ensure proper connectivity of equipment, networks, and computers to the AV system for display.

5. Operate audio and video recording systems, motion picture projecting equipment, film, slide, video, audio tape or turntable equipment.

6. Prepare rooms with proper equipment for specific events and ensure the proper security of all audio/visual equipment.

7. May schedule the use of facilities, equipment, materials and services.

8. May provide training on the use and operation of equipment and procedures. Provides guidance based on technology requirements, and limitations, budget, registration requirements and target audience.

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 (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) is required. Demonstrated computer, presentation software and A/V equipment skills. Human relations and effective communication skills also required.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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