AV Repair Technician (FT), CF4N14262OCT The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and a wide variety of professional and technical certificates. Many of these credentials prepare students to seamlessly articulate into the baccalaureate programs of our higher education partner institutions.
College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for specifying, installing, maintaining, and repairing audio visual systems throughout campus.
Installs, secures, and maintains equipment and cables for the College's technology enhanced classrooms.
Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains digital, analog and microprocessor-based electronic equipment such as video projectors, audio and video distribution systems, television displays, and digital signage.
Assists in the troubleshooting and repair of security cameras and access control systems.
Designs, troubleshoots, maintains, implements, repairs, and programs audio visual control systems from Extron, Crestron, and others.
Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that cannot be solved solely by referencing to manufacturer manuals or similar documents.
Operates various test equipment in performance of these duties.
Prepares audiovisual and computer related equipment for classroom use.
Designs and implements security measures to prevent theft, loss, or damage of the equipment.
Creates documentation for use of equipment.
Consults with faculty, staff, and administrators about the design and installation of specialized equipment and/or unique or unusual applications.
Instructs faculty, staff, administrators, and community members in operations, uses, and applications of all audiovisual equipment including connection to Windows, Mac and mobile devices.
Initiates and monitors budget for parts. Maintains inventory of equipment.
Assists in the preparation of specifications and bids.
Initiates and monitors requests for new audio visual equipment.
Interviews and supervises any personnel working in the repair area.
Coordinates service of outside installation/repair contractors.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a 2-year degree/certificate in electronics (or related field) required.
Advanced courses in electronics or engineering preferred.
3 years of audio visual repair required.
General knowledge of microprocessor-based electronic equipment required.
General knowledge of PC's and PC software required.
3-5 years of training in the audio visual field preferred; experience repairing microprocessor-based equipment preferred; repair down to component level preferred.
Experience in a variety of computer software programs preferred.
Operates sophisticated repair equipment including Sencore universal video analyzer, waveform analyzer pattern generator, low distortion audio generator, multimeter, oscilloscope, color bar/dot generator and other pieces of test equipment.
Required lifting heavy boxes and pieces of equipment.
Work involves lifting, reaching, stooping, crouching, and crawling.
Good eyesight and color vision is needed to inspect and work on small, delicate parts and good hearing to detect malfunctions revealed by sound.
Good dexterity of hands a plus.
This position requires a background check and drug screen.
Pay Grade: Classified 12 Hourly
Competitive starting salaries are dependent on education and experience. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.
College of DuPage is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.
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