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Information Technology Specialist 2 (Multi-Media Technologies Specialist)

Department: Information Techology

Application Deadline: July 16, 2018, 11:59 p.m.

Salary Range: $47,773 - $77,653 annual

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Bargaining Unit/Union: MAPE

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for providing multi-media and audio-visual services expertise that support all aspects of the University’s operations. Among the areas of the University that will be supported include academic programs, physical learning environments, Advancement, Athletics, the Performing Arts, Disability Services, the Conference Center, and major annual events (e.g., Commencement, Gala) held at the University.  This position is essential to Information Technology Service’s mission of providing a wide spectrum of quality and secure information technology services for the University.

Minimum Qualifications (expected to have to enter job):

  • An Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Mass Communication, Electronics or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two (2) years of professional work experience in planning, designing, installing, and/or supporting multi-media and audio-visual systems.
  • Experience with digital media systems (e.g., Kaltura, Adobe Connect, WOWZA, Daktronics, Telestream Wirecast) support and services.
  • Experience with multimedia creation applications (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with audio-visual hardware (e.g., Newtek Tricaster, Newtek 3Play, Crestron, Extron, Daktronics, Video switchers, Audio mixers).
  • Ability to develop written plans, diagrams and documentation that can outline such items as systems configuration and network documentation that provide a basis for clearly understood information regarding service details.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of internal department and multi-department teams including the need to be a competent resource for guidance, knowledge sharing and problem resolution.
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills needed to be part of a service-oriented unit.
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment is required.
  • Ability and willingness to work off-hours and on a call-back basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mass Communication, Electronics or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with planning, designing, installing, and/or supporting electronic classrooms, multi-media and audio-visual systems in a higher education setting.
  • Familiarity with computer networking.
  • Programing skills for audio-visual hardware and software.

Application deadline for applying is July 16, 2018.  To apply for this position, applicants must submit their resume and application through the Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) Employment web site:   Follow the directions on the MMB website to apply for this position.  Use Job ID Number 24776 to view and apply for the vacancy.


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