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Audio/Video Tape Operator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours during the fall and spring semesters.* For the Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah to Library employment only, unless an exception.

Announcement

Details

Open Date 01/08/2018
Requisition Number PRN07608N
Job Title Audio/Video Tape Operator
Working Title Audio Visual Student Technician
Job Grade A
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday, between 8-5
Some evenings and weekends may be required

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 11.00
Close Date
Job Summary

This position regularly requires the part-time staff member to assist on-going departmental projects. Projects include working with Audio & Video studio staff to film, record, and edit on-going projects. The position will also help create new projects by consulting and collaborating with students, staff and faculty.

Responsibilities

Applicants selected for interview will be asked to post a video demo reel to a cloud storage/streaming site and provide the URL in their application.

The applicant selected for this position must be willing to commit to a negotiated, fixed schedule of 12-15 hours per week. Must be available for Friday on-location film recording.

*Judgment / Decision Making: *
This position may require independent interactions with full-time library colleagues, as well as individuals and organizations on campus and in regional arts, architecture, and planning communities. The staff member will serve as an official representative of the University of Utah Marriott Library in these instances, requiring knowledgeable, confident, and professional interactions.

The following skills and traits will help the part-time staff member to thrive in this position:
□ A mind for organization, attention to detail, and creative problem-solving
□ Willingness to share ideas, offer opinions, and lead initiatives
□ Familiarity with basic audio, video, and visual/audio storytelling/storyboarding
□ Effective communication skills; clear and articulate writing and speaking
□ Friendly and approachable demeanor while interacting with library visitors
□ Ability to work independently while reaching toward a common, team goal

Minimum Qualifications

Six months experience with audio/video recording equipment, or equivalency, and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. One year additional experience in radio, or TV equipment operation, typing of 30 wpm, data entry skills, and ability to adapt readily to changes in operations and equipment preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

□ Education/Work Experience: Preference will be given to a student working toward a degree in visual or performing arts, communication, or film/media studies.
□ Academic background in visual or performing arts, documentary studies, music, or communication, or film/media studies.
□ Advanced experience with multimedia editing software (such as Adobe CS suite, Final Cut Pro, ProTools, Logic, Audacity, etc.), and experience with video, lighting, and sound recording equipment.
□ Advanced experience with cinematography and/or videography. Must be able to work a video camera for on-location video shoots.

Special Instructions Summary

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours during the fall and spring semesters.

For the Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah to Library employment only, unless an exception.

Additional Information


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.


This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many months/years experience do you have with setting up audio/visual equipment, including microphones, speakers, video cameras, filming equipment, laptops, projectors, and TVs?
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 3 years
    • 3 years or more
  2. * How many months/years of paid employment in the radio/television industry do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 3 years
    • 3 years or more
  3. Are you a current University of Utah student?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission