A/V Technical Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY
The A/V Technical Assistant will work closely with faculty and administration to facilitate the technical requirements for school events at multiple venues on a daily, flexible part time basis (approximately 4-6 hours daily). This position will involve working in the presence of school-aged children and assisting with set-up and take down of equipment at events.
 
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist with A/V technical planning and facilitate technical requirements for school events at multiple venues.
  • Liaise with faculty and administration to determine technical requirements for school events.
  • Facilitate audio and video recording of live events, studio and mobile audio recording.
  • Establish and maintain a photographic and video record of school events for review and posting.
  • Assist music program with use and maintenance of electronic equipment.
  • Arrange for installation of A/V systems as required.
  • Maintain school audio and technical equipment, including recording studio gear.
  • Manage a budget for cost of maintenance and purchases of A/V gear.
  • Obtain or rent equipment as required for events, hire on-call A/V technical assistants as necessary.
  • Assist school maintenance department with event set up and take down.
 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate of a technical or theatre training program or prior experience with live sound reinforcement, audio and video recording, concert lighting and event staging.
  • Working knowledge of A/V equipment, including digital audio consoles, PA systems, microphone applications (including wireless technology), stage lighting, digital video cameras, projectors and cameras.
  • Knowledge of studio recording techniques, recording software, mastering, understanding of acoustical properties.
  • Familiarity with video editing processes and media posting.

COMPETENCIES
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Proactive attitude
  • A demonstrated ability to work with others effectively
  • Understanding of technical needs
  • Physical ability to handle heavy equipment during set up and take down

To Apply: Please forward your resume and a cover letter to Raj Sidhu, HR Director, citing "A/V Technical Assistant" in the subject line. 
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