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AV Hourly Wages

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


The Audio Visual Technician assists with the setup and operation of audiovisual equipment for classes, conferences, and special events at the Washington College of Law. The Technician also provides support to students, faculty and staff by answering the phone, responding to emails, and creating support tickets. 

Essential Functions

  • Assisting with classroom and event support 
  • Recording of classes and events
  • Assisting faculty with in-classroom AV needs
  • Troubleshooting AV equipment and replacing defective or malfunctioning parts 
  • Video production projects, including interviews and instructional videos

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Part time
  • Weekends and evenings

Salary Range

  • $16 - $18

Required Education and Experience

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent is required.
  • Excellent customer service, organization, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of video recording techniques, and a basic understanding of signal flow for both audio and video
  • Familiarity with Final Cut Pro X
  • Working knowledge of Mac and PC computers
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Previous AV experience or a background in audio technology or visual media
  • Familiarity with Mac and PC computers, projection systems, PA systems, video cameras, digital audio recorders, as well as basic and advanced control systems 



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