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Audiovisual Facilities Events Manager

Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York
Our College:
Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 244 research faculty, 44,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw-within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Our Team:

Our Technology Services team plays a critical role in the success of our College by providing the essential technology and systems required to fulfill our mission. This team identifies, implements, and supports appropriate technology solutions and services needed to exceed the expectations of our customers and stakeholders. In doing so, our Technology Services team collaborates with stakeholders to leverage technology as an engine for innovation, transformation, and differentiation.

This Position:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Instructional Technologies, the Audiovisual and Facilities Events Manager serves as the primary point of contact for the technology and events ecosystem at the Breazzano Family Center for Business Education, a key facility of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. This position manages and coordinates audiovisual and event support for all classes and events scheduled in the building. In addition, they partner with the Building Coordinator to ensure that all Breazzano facilities are kept safe, clean, comfortable, and in good repair.

The Audiovisual and Facilities Events Manager serves as the primary point of contact for all audiovisual support needed for classes, meetings, and events held within the building and will monitor events to ensure customer needs are met and expectations exceeded. Working with the AV team, the incumbent will hire, train, supervise, and evaluate student AV staff.

Although the position will primarily be located in the Breazzano Family Center, this role is part of the SC Johnson College IT team that supports the entire SC Johnson College of Business. As a result, partnering/collaborating with team members and assisting other facilities as needed is a significant component of the role. Further, this position will collaborate with the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Information Technologies team to provide second-tier Help Desk services within the building.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or a related technical field.

  • Previous experience with audiovisual, video conferencing, and computing environments.

  • Experience in overseeing facilities operations.

  • Previous supervisory and leadership skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Ability to work flexible schedules.

  • Well-developed troubleshooting and technical problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills needed to develop standard operating processes to ensure that classes/events have a very high success rate.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills needed to build a positive working relationship with faculty, students, staff, and external clients while, professionally, being able to hold others accountable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TV Background with technical director (TD), director, or master control experience desirable but not required.

  • General technical and vendor training, personal study and/or on-the-job experience.

  • Experience with performing cost analysis, forecasting and technical writing.

  • Knowledge of television studio control systems, including production switchers, camera control units (CCU), audio mixers/digital sound processors, Cisco video infrastructure and digital video capture.

Additional Information:

If interested in applying we highly encourage you to include a cover letter with your application to highlight your interest and experience for the position. No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.

This position is full-time and is eligible for benefits. Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives. For more benefits information, follow the link: Cornell Benefits.

University Job Title:

Instructional Tech Spec III



Pay Rate Type:




Contact Name:

Leanna Caloras

Number of Openings:


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