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A/V Technician [Full Time]

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

A/V TECHNICIAN  – THE MOB MUSEUM

Position Overview:

The A/V Technician will play a pivotal role in audio-visual operations and support for all exhibits and events at the Museum. S/he will also be responsible for technology-related troubleshooting and repair. This individual will be responsible for analyzing systems and processes, developing a keen understanding of programming languages required for technology operations, and acting quickly when exhibits are in need of repair or troubleshooting. The A/V Technician will report to the Manager of Technology.

 

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the mechanical, electrical and technological operations of all Museum exhibits; acting as the first line of contact in the event of malfunctions or issues.
  • Set and strike audio, visual, lighting and internet equipment for sales clients.
  • Assist clients in the usage of A/V equipment.
  • Maintain rental equipment, ensuring care is taken during transportation, handling, and storage.
  • Operate scissor lifts to transport and setup/strike equipment.
  • In conjunction with the Assistant Manager of Technology develop annual technology goals and detailed plans for goal accomplishment.
  • Support the Assistant Manager of Technology in the installation, maintenance and operations of office computers, phones, copiers, etc. 
  • Prepare, maintain and test a disaster recovery plan for A/V equipment.
  • Analyze Museum technology requirements and develop functional specifications. Conduct comparative analysis and competitive bidding when necessary.
  • Present and implement technological alternatives to streamline functions and improve productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with all software licensing agreements. Manage and safeguard software media and associated licenses.
  • Provide technical supervision to other Museum staff as directed.
  • Respect confidentiality in discussing staff, volunteer, or vendor matters related to information technology.
  • Participate in fostering an organizational culture that values innovation, promotes inclusion, and inspires excellence in the work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Experience / Qualifications / Requirements:

  • At least three years of experience in A/V, production, theatrical, or related fields.
  • Must have knowledge of working automation controls.
  • Preferred knowledge of DMX lighting standards and controls.
  • Must be able to accommodate schedule changes due to event sales.
  • Willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and extended shifts as needed.
  • Thorough knowledge of system development methods used for the development of new systems and enhancements to existing information systems.
  • Systematic knowledge of computer monitoring systems, vendor-supplied packaged programs, and other highly technical programs.
  • Able to adapt, integrate, and modify existing programs or vendor-supplied packaged programs for use with existing information systems.
  • Able to effectively gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions.
  • Eagerness for solving problems and a commitment to accepting responsibility. 
  • Able to work well in fast-paced situations, under deadlines.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and extended shifts as needed.
  • Able to work with high amperage/voltage electricity.
  • Able to transport and handle heavy equipment and loads.
  • Enthusiasm for working in a developing organization where change is frequent, structure is evolving, and flexibility, teamwork, and good humor are absolute necessities. 

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in computer science, information systems, programming, or a related field required. An equivalent mixture of education and experience will be considered.

 

Hourly Range

$16.00 - $18.00 / hour

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The Mob Museum is a nonprofit museum with a mission of advancing the public understanding of organized crime’s history and impact on American society. The Museum presents authentic stories about organized crime and law enforcement via interactive exhibits, original multi-media, one-of-a-kind artifacts, and dynamic programming.  For more information about the Museum, visit www.themobmuseum.org.

The Mob Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

 

 

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