|Job Title:||Audio/Video Technician and Events|
|Job Number:||IC #37-15|
|Location:||Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle, Washington|
|Job Type:||Civil Service Exempt, Regular, Part-Time|
|Department:||The Seattle Public Library|
|Bargaining Unit:||AFSCME; Local 2083|
|Closing Date/Time:||Fri. 09/04/15 5:00 PM Pacific Time|
|Invitation to Compete #37-15
Audio/Video Technician and Events Assistant
Event Services – Central Library
40 hours per pay period
Starting at $21.43 per hour
Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2015.
This is a part-time, non-exempt, benefited position. Candidates must be available to work evening and weekend shifts. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME; and, with few exceptions, the individual selected must join the union and pay dues upon employment.
The Seattle Public Library is Seattle’s center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff members are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library’s organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development.
Under the direction of the Events Services Manager, this position provides audio-visual and technology services support for events occurring primarily at the Central Library, in an auditorium and in meeting rooms of varying capacities, utilizing a variety of audio/video technologies. This position will also include providing audio-visual support for special events in branch libraries. This position will provide assistance to the Event Coordinators and in some instances be the event lead for smaller events. The work of this position takes place in the Library meeting rooms as well as in the Event Services office. The incumbent will interact with members of the public, Events staff and Library staff.
|In audio/video (A/V) functions of this position, the incumbent must demonstrate excellent technical knowledge of the most current A/V technology and equipment to perform equipment set-up, operation, break down and storage of complex A/V equipment and media equipment. This position will also perform basic maintenance, track inventory, and recommend upgrades of the A/V equipment. This position will schedule equipment booking for events. Specific duties include providing on-site audio/video support for Library events; attending weekly event discussion meetings; interfacing with internal and external clients to ensure that their audio-video needs are understood and can be met; print and read daily work orders and prepare the A/V equipment accordingly.
The Events Assistant functions include providing on-site support for meetings and events as assigned, including greeting clients and ensuring prompt access to meeting rooms, ensuring that room set-up is as requested, responding to last minute requests or changes, and being available during the event in case of unexpected issues. This position may also provide on-site assistance to the lead Event Services Coordinator or library Program Manager for large events. This position may serve as the main contact for event attendees for small and previously arranged meetings occurring on the weekend, early morning or evenings.
In both roles, this position will also provide feedback to the Event Services Manager regarding equipment or event issues.
|Application materials should demonstrate that a candidate possesses the following experience and qualifications:
|How to Apply
To be considered for this vacancy candidates must submit an application via this bulletin and include:
All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2015.
If you have questions about this bulletin or general questions regarding employment at the Library, please call 386-4121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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