----Hiring Department:College of Liberal Arts
----Position Open To:All Applicants
----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40
----Earliest Start Date:Immediately
----Position Duration:Expected to Continue
----Location:UT MAIN CAMPUS
----Job Details:General Notes
This position provides life/work balance with a 40-hour, typical work week. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours may be required as project deadlines demand. On-campus work is required. Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer without sponsorship.Join Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services (https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/laits/), a unique service department dedicated to creating, maintaining, and promoting technology within the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin.UT Austin offers a competitive benefits package (https://hr.utexas.edu/prospective) that includes:100% employer-paid basic medical coverage for employeeOptional medical insurance for employee's dependents - up to 50% employer-paidOptional dental, vision, and term life insurance for employees and dependentsPaid holiday time off each year; state legislature determines the number of holidays12 days of paid vacation time off per year for new employees12 days of paid sick leave per yearMatching contribution to Teacher Retirement System (TRS)Staff Tuition Assistance ProgramAccess to Recreation & Health FacilitiesPurpose
From basic remodels to large multi-phase capital projects, the LAITS Technology Integration team works closely with owners, project managers, and architectural designers, to shepherd complex technology projects through consultation, design, purchasing, construction, installation, and commissioning. Our staff also partner with end users and faculty to develop custom control system programming, interfaces, training, and documentation for over six hundred presentation and collaboration systems across campus. Our efforts ensure the successful use of technology to deliver over one hundred and fifty thousand hours of instruction each semester.Responsibilities
Evaluates and assists in supervising the day-to-day performance of AV Systems Installation Technicians in all operational areas, including: planning, effective preparation, logistics, and job site tasks.
Performs complex and environmentally challenging audio/visual installation work of the highest quality in newly constructed, renovated, and simple tech refresh spaces. Performs tasks that include but are not limited to: pulling cable, terminating connectors, equipment rack wiring and setup, installing equipment mounts, and basic metal fabrication.
Coordinates communications between the Technology Integration Team and outside entities to ensure timely and effective installation practices. Examples include: client facilities management personnel, help desk staff, and private sector operations.
Identifies in-room equipment placements, when necessary. Facilitates efficient provision of services. Oversees arrangements for site access, security, and safety.
Conducts site assessments and collaborates with corporate engineers, senior project managers, and contractors to maintain the project schedule both pre- and post- infrastructure. Documents all project-based communications. Provide quotes, coordinate equipment ordering, and prep-installation of equipment on-site per client needs.
Drives a university vehicle to transport equipment and staff to installation sites on-campus and off-campus.
Other related functions as assigned.
High school diploma or GED
Some college education in electronics or related field
Four years of work experience in audio visual systems installation
Comprehensive understanding and working knowledge of the technical nature of the field, including infrastructural, physical layer, and system commissioning
Familiarity with video and and web conferencing hardware and software
Familiarity with signal transmission, control, and DSP hardware commonly utilized in commercial and industrial AV integration
Ability to complete time-sensitive tasks that require a sense of urgency and intense focus
Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred Qualifications
More than eight years of work experience in audio visual systems installation
Supervisory experience of AV personnel
Design experience for commercial and industrial AV integration
Technical schooling in audio, video, IT, or electronics fields
OSHA 10+- hour course training
CTS, CTS-I, or CTS-D certification
Extron AV associate certification
Crestron professional installation certification
Crestron DMC-T or -E certification
Biamp AV lab training
Extensive experience troubleshooting and problem-solving equipment and software issues
Demonstrated track record working effectively with key stakeholders and partners in multiple phases of project-based AV integration
A sharp customer focus and proven ability to handle equipment challenges and changes in a timely and professional manner
Self-managed and highly motivated with a strong drive for delivering high-quality results
This job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provide a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing).Salary Range
$55,000 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
Environmental Demands:May work in extreme temperatures
May work around electrical and mechanical hazards
May work around stand office conditions
May work around construction sites
On-campus work is required
Physical Demands:Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
Use of manual dexterity
Climbing of stairs
Climbing and working on ladders
Lifting and moving
Extensive walking from building to building
Evening, weekend, and holiday hours may be required as project deadlines demand.Required Materials
3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
Letter of interest
for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.
----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the most recent report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.