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MEDIA TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR

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MEDIA TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR
203H
Category: Information Services

Definition

Supervise staff and oversee the operation, maintenance and scheduling of media equipment, materials and facilities; coordinate the production of media materials for instruction, institution promotion, staff development, and/or special events.

Distinguishing Characteristics

With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, conduct training, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary action. 

Coordinate a variety of activities in media services such as graphics, photography, audio visual and video equipment operations, and multi-media computerized systems operations.

Typical Work

Establishes scheduling procedures and oversee manual and/or computerized scheduling, delivery, and retrieval systems for media equipment and materials and rental materials; 

Provides technical advice and assistance to students, faculty, outside clients, and staff in the proper use and operation of audio-visual equipment, photography techniques, multi-media presentations, and visual aids; 

Establishes and monitors unit policy and procedures regarding copyright law and "Fair Use" guidelines as they apply to duplication, production and presentation of media materials; 

Coordinates and performs the set up and operation of equipment used in closed circuit video production, computer/video systems, and/or 2-way live video/satellite conferencing including cameras, recording devices, sound and lighting equipment; 

Reviews manufacturers’ specifications, evaluates all types of media equipment and materials, consults with clients and recommends the purchase and installation of media equipment and materials; 

Oversees the maintenance of computerized and/or manual inventories of equipment, furniture and supplies; requisitions materials from local sources; produces statistical reports of equipment and media usage; 

Assists in the development, monitoring and maintenance of the media operations budget; 

May direct preventative maintenance of media equipment and systems; 

May oversee operations and scheduling of off-air and satellite tapings of teleconferences and telecourses; 

May produce and instruct others in the manual and/or computerized production of transparencies, projection slides, charts, graphs, diagrams and posters; develop black and white and color film; 

Performs related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

High school graduation

AND 

one year of experience as a Media Technician Senior.

OR 

Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class/Title: 4-14-95
Revised class code: (formerly 3522) effective July 1, 2007

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