Media Technician

University of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC3.9

Full-time$21 an hour
Number of Vacancies: 1
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Position Status: Full-time, Regular
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0095/12
Salary Range: $21.40
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The Media Technician, under the general supervision of the Information Technology Specialist Supervisor will perform work in the Media Access Services department to provide technical support and assistance to patrons.
The successful candidate will be required to work both days and evenings during the weekday and weekends on Saturdays on a rotating schedule.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for opening and closing facilities.
  • Responsible for operating all formats of audio video equipment with a high level of skill and proficiency.
  • Recommends changes in procedures based on experience with patrons.
  • Assists patrons with a variety of media equipment such as, but not limited to, audio and video recording/playback equipment, projectors, and laptop/desktop computers and peripherals.
  • Performs basic maintenance of audio/video, printing, and copying equipment and ensures equipment is operating normally at all times.
  • Instructs student aids and other technicians on tasks and procedures of the unit.
  • Charges and discharges materials utilizing our internal Libguides system.
  • Performs delivery of equipment, setup, and pickup of media equipment used in classrooms and auditoriums spaces.
  • Assists with maintaining inventory of the unit and the ordering of materials and supplies.
  • Searches, shelves, shifts, and sorts materials based on the Library of Congress classification.
  • Informs patrons of LRD procedures and regulations and enforces policies when needed.
  • Assist in weeding collections.
  • Provides directional information to patrons.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Proficient in the use of laptop and desktop computers using the latest Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in the operation and maintenance of audio/video equipment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A minimum of two years of experience as a Media Technician.
  • Degree in Media/Audio Visual related field preferred.
  • Ability to lift and carry 30lbs on a regular basis.
  • Ability to work days, evenings, and Saturdays as a part of the normal work schedule.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFSCME local 2087 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University's EO Policy Statement, please visit: .