Audio Visual Technician

Position Summary

The A/V Technician will provide audiovisual services for Museum meetings and events, exhibitions and programming on an as-needed basis.  The nature of the position requires the ability to work independently and to exercise good judgment; a solid working knowledge of a broad range of audiovisual equipment and basic computer systems; administrative and organizational skills. This position is Temporary, Part-time, Non-Exempt.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assists and supports facility rentals, public programs, and development staff for presentation of events in The CJM’s multi-purpose room, classrooms, galleries and the Grand Lobby
  • Moves, sets up, strikes, operates, and adjusts audiovisual equipment, including microphones, portable sound systems, projectors, and lighting equipment; pulls and installs additional cable as necessary
  • Consults with and advises museum staff regarding a wide variety of audiovisual needs
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong working knowledge of current and legacy audiovisual technology including a wide range of equipment; sound techniques and acoustics; the installation, operation, and set up of regularly used audiovisual equipment; safety and security procedures for handling and storage of audiovisual equipment
  • Solid application skills for both Mac and PC systems, including PowerPoint, Keynote, multi-media players, and streaming audio services. Computer hardware skill a plus
  • Experience in a museum environment preferred
  • Ability to move, operate, and make minor repairs on a broad variety of audiovisual equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Conscientious self starter with proven ability to manage and independently prioritize multiple tasks, and to produce timely, high quality outcomes.
  • Ability to respond to scheduling requests which may include nights and weekends, based upon audiovisual needs of museum

 

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting and carrying equipment (ability to lift up to 60 lbs) such as amplifiers and projectors
  • Physical agility, and frequent periods of bending, stooping, crawling, climbing, pushing, pulling, standing, or sitting

 

Application Process

Send cover letter and resume to

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Email: jobs@thecjm.org

Please indicate “Audio Visual Technician” in the subject line

 

The Contemporary Jewish Museum is an equal opportunity employer