Information Technology AV Consultant/Engineer

Information Technology AV Consultant/Engineer

  • 528473
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Closing on: Jun 24 2024
  • Grade 80
  • UAA VCAS Information Technology Svc

Are you a passionate Audio Video (AV) Engineer with strong leadership and management experience who is ready to make a difference in higher education? The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking an expert AV Engineer to lead the design, development, and maintenance of the AV systems across campus. This role includes working on innovative projects, implementing the latest AV technology, and collaborating with various teams to enhance the learning and working experience for our students, faculty, and staff.

In this exciting and fast paced role, you’ll manage AV projects from conception to implementation, provide expert training and support to other IT Support teams, as well as faculty and staff, and ensure our AV infrastructure is cutting edge. You’ll also be responsible for maintaining AV equipment, managing inventory, and working with vendors to bring high quality AV solutions to our campus. If you have a strong background in AV technology and project management, and want your leadership to thrive, we want to hear from you!

Founded in 1954, UAA is the premier university in the heart of Alaska's largest city with campuses throughout Southcentral Alaska. Where culture, innovation and adventure converge, the unique locations provide unparalleled access to industry connections, Arctic research, outdoor recreation and more, facilitating once-in-a-lifetime experiences, groundbreaking education, and impactful careers.

This position requires someone to have expert knowledge in AV technology, knowledge of program/project management planning and practices, IT equipment and troubleshooting, and fiscal management. Knowledge of theories and practices of instructional technology and the ability to demonstrate program multimedia control systems and design complex integrated AV/IT systems is required.

To thrive in this role a successful candidate must be able to demonstrate problem solving skills to help coach and lead the Field Services team to support the AV componentry around campus. The day to day work is more about the planning and design of the technology in the classrooms, as well as managing the AV projects, whether that is done by a third party implementor or our own Field Services Team. The successful candidate must also demonstrate strong communication skills to ensure excellent customer service to our various units, including, deans, directors, and faculty members.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (i.e. Information Technology or other related field) and 3 years experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, plus previous formal training in A/V technology.

Applicant needs to have at least five years experience in the Audio/Video field to ensure they possess the depth of knowledge required to properly assist faculty in effectively using technology to support their instruction. Must have heavy experience in audiovisual equipment usage and troubleshooting, along with managing complex problems and projects with multiple priorities.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 80, based on education and experience.

Applications will be accepted for review on Tuesday, June 25, 2024. To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on Monday, June 24, 2024.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Joe Fugere at jhfugere@alaska.edu.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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