Media Services Technician

Northeastern University - Boston, MA4.3

Part-time$17 an hour

Northeastern University's Event Management team is seeking talented individuals to fill the role of Media Services Technician on our events team. The Event Management team provides end-to-end event production including technical coordination, event set-up and support, AV / VTC services, live-stream / recording, and front of house staff / management.

The Media Services Technician serves as the primary operator of in-house audio, lighting, and video equipment and systems in NU Event Management venues.


  • Configure and operate in-house audiovisual systems according to client's specifications.
  • Ability to adapt to a complex and fluid work environment: respond positively to last minute changes or challenges presented by a production environment.
  • Troubleshoot complex issues quickly and effectively while maintaining a professional attitude and composure. Develop workarounds or compromises as needed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work as a member of the Media Services team on-site to achieve all common end goals for the event setup, operation, and strike.
  • Maintain the security and safety of the venue for its patrons, performers, and staff. Protect the venue as well as the physical resources (technology and equipment, etc.) stored on-site. Maintain the venue and its equipment with proper care.


  • 2 years professional AV and/or Event Production experience required.
  • Experience with Yamaha digital soundboards (CL5, QL5, QL1) and ETC lighting consoles (Gio, Ion) strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Crestron video switching equipment and control systems strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Wirecast, BlueJeans and other VTC platforms, Playback Pro, Q Lab, etc. a plus.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.00 /hour


  • A/V Technician: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)