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Audio Visual Specialist (MT0007, IST2E, GR5)

Job Category: 
Term positions for management and excludeds

Position Context:

The Audio-Visual Specialist’s primary responsibility is to provide technical support in classrooms at the Tier IV level. The successful candidate will have demonstrated commitment to customer service, and the ability to troubleshoot and repair classroom audio visual equipment in time-sensitive situations. In addition, the incumbent will recommend procedures for maintenance and sustainability of audio visual installations on campus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, identify and elicit requirements from users, develop specifications for audio-visual technology solutions, complying with established standards
  • Work with vendors and suppliers to design and implement best AV solution
  • Collaborate with other university groups (such as Facilities, Faculties, Administrative units) to identify needs and implement solutions
  • Write user documentation for the audio-visual technologies.
  • Test new equipment/installation
  • Consult with Tier I, Tier II and Tier III support personnel for ongoing maintenance and service.


Undergraduate degree
Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

Desired: University degree or technical training in audio-visual technologies, or other similar program; 3 years’ experience designing and installing audio-visual technologies; Ability to work under pressure and produce quality results.Crestron configuration, design, architecture. DSP system design and programming. Basic understanding of interactive surface (Smart). Advance AV system design skills. Troubleshooting problems, audio, video, control. Advance knowledge in all audio and video format standard. Digital system standards, application and troubleshooting. Basic network configuration. Basic computer knowledge. Advance knowledge in AV commercial products. General domotic knowledge. Basic optical knowledge. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills in English and French. Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment and as well as independently.

How to Apply:

Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, clearly indicating the reference number:

McGill University, HR IT Services
688 Sherbrooke Street West, 16th floor
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 3R1

(514) 398-4451

careeropportunity [dot] its [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Applications must be received no later than July 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.

Information Technology Services, Content & Collaboration Solutions
Salary Range: 
$53,300 - $66,700 (midpoint) - $86,800
1 year
Reporting To: 
Educational Technology Manager
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