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Technical Director, Event AV Tech, Campus and Presidential Events

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
Multimedia and Audiovisual
Type:
Full-Time

Job ID: 270520

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia.  Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect.  We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.   



Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.



Department Information

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Works directly with the Office of the President to ensure all audiovisual needs are met for presidential events. 

  2. Implement and maintains high professional standards and procedures for the production of events in keeping with the image and reputation of the University. 

  3. Coordinate with internal and external partners to ensure consistency of audiovisual production related to presidential and signature events.

  4. Maintain the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality with sensitive information.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Advance knowledge of Web-conference software

  • Regular direct engagement with C-level employees



Job Summary

Provides production and general audio-visual support for events in multiple buildings across Kennesaw State University. Partners with event staff and clients to ensure audio-visual needs and requirements are met. Serves event and classroom environments. Works directly with students, professors and other event staff to support events as required.



Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: - 
1. Works directly with clients to plan events and produces creative solutions to make their events successful
2. Responsible for supervision of technical operations for assigned event AV operations
3. Responsible for design and set-up of AV/Production equipment and gear prior to event and tear-down proceeding each event as needed by requestor
4. Responsible for events and operation of KSU campus event spaces using audio visual equipment
5. Oversees various events, small meeting, student lead events, conferences and expos.
6. Maintains equipment inventory, keeping items up to date and making necessary repairs or replacements
7. Ensures proper set-up of equipment per clients expectation and guidelines
8. Provides quotes, tracks, and invoices events in EMS (Event Management System) and ensures all information is correct and events are produced to specification requested
9. Assists other Technical Directors across campus when events require additional support
10. Manages assigned staff, students, contractors and other Technical Directors as required to fill additional needs for larger or multiple simultaneous events
11.Works directly with partner production company to quote additional resources for events



Required Qualifications

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid, and unrestricted driver's license

Required Experience
Two (2) years of related experience

Required Education
High school diploma or equivalent



Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Experience with PC and Macintosh operating system is necessary
Experience with web-conferencing is ideal

Preferred Educational Qualifications
A technical, undergraduate, or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field



Proposed Salary

The budgeted salary range is $41,820 to $48,000.  Offers are based on relevant experience. 

Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit hr.kennesaw.edu/benefits.



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Able to compile, communicate and provide event quotes and invoices
Able to piece together simple sound system, making it work
Able to manage events in all circumstances and conditions
Able to exhibit flexibility and handle last minute requests or changes
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

KNOWLEDGE
Understanding of video and audio systems for classrooms as well as large events
Knowledge of EMS (Event Management System)
General knowledge of audio
Knowledge of video projection systems

SKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

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