Arcadia University

Job Summary:

The Audio Visual Event Technology Coordinator will be the face of Technology Support for events and meetings on campus. This position will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the technical needs of events, meetings and some classes on campus. This support will include pre-event coordination and planning, on-site technology training and support for AV systems, and immediate troubleshooting/support during events/meetings.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides an educational experience that is values-based; rooted in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI); and places students at the center. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 11 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for seven consecutive years. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranks Arcadia among the top 25 percent in its category and cites Arcadia for being among the "most innovative" and "best value" colleges. Approximately 3,700 students study at Arcadia, with 2,300 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Through its community of practice, Arcadia has made facilitating a safe and welcoming environment a priority by developing and implementing Anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) on campus. Visit www.arcadia.edu.

Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.

For additional information and to apply, please visit iSolvedHire and upload your cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references.

Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) are the foundation of our highly regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.


Essential Functions

- Provide support for the day-to-day audiovisual needs of Arcadia University. This involves managing your time and a group of student workers time to cover these events.

- Regular testing, repair and preventative maintenance of technology-equipped spaces

- Work with community members to upgrade current meeting/event spaces, or implement technology into new meeting/event spaces on campus.

- Communicate and coordinate with event stakeholders (Conference Services, Facilities, University Relations) on a regular basis

- Provide evening and weekend technical/professional support for events when needed (Open Houses, Alumni Weekend, etc.)

- During downtime between events the AV Coordinator will assist with general Helpdesk work as needed.

- Other duties as assigned.


Education Requirements

High School diploma or GED Required


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree Preferred with focus in Computer Technology, AV Technology, Event Management

Familiarity with various information technology and media platforms in higher education.


Required Work Experience

1-3 years


Preferred Work Experience

4-7 years


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Analytical Thinking: Ability to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative solutions.

Critical Thinking: Interprets and seeks information, uses independent reasoning to diagnose the root cause of solutions or issues, identifies and tests solutions and thinks beyond what is typical or customary. Uses information to determine benefits and impact in making decision and/or recommendations.

Project/Program/Service Management: Ability to coordinate and administer programs/project activities and protocols. Ability to manage resources, monitor activities, and assess risks and quality issues associated with the program/project.

Written and Oral Communications: Ability to present information to individuals or groups; ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals ether verbally or in writing to ensure that they understand the information and the message. Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others. Ability to impact and influence others to further the institution's strategic objectives.

Technical, Computer and Software Skills: Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and basic databases and software.

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