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Job Req ID:  107412

Multimedia Technician

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is seeking a Multimedia Technician to provide support for audio/visual equipment in the classrooms and conference rooms, as well as supporting various events located throughout the Harbor East campus. The Multimedia Technician will assist faculty, staff, and students who are experiencing procedural or operating difficulty, by investigating equipment and software problems, and resolving issues. The Multimedia Technician will work with the Carey Events department to assess the audio/visual needs for events, assuring that the equipment is ready and working.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, proactive, client-oriented team player. The candidate will be organized and provide an excellent customer service experience for clients. Attention to detail, customer service focus and positive work ethic a must. The candidate must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings, weekends and overtime.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Classroom Technology & Multimedia Support (80%)

  • Provide daily reports to LAN Administrator III on current issues.
  • Provides audio/visual and collaborative technologies support to clients, responding to telephone calls, emails, and personnel requests for technical support.
  • Records, prioritizes, and tracks all assigned help calls and documents work efforts in a ticketing system.
  • Diagnoses problems through discussions with clients.
  • Simulates or recreates technical issues to resolve operating difficulties.
  • Identifies, researches, documents, and resolves incidents.
  • Performs troubleshooting of podium A/V devices, room control systems, microphones, projectors, audio recording units, and other related equipment in classroom and special event environments.
  • Assesses damage to or loss of equipment, keeping the supervisor informed of same.
  • Performs A/V equipment set-ups and strikes in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring that equipment is correctly configured and operating properly for the event.
  • Supports live and pre-recorded productions for special event webcasts in a variety of locations throughout the School.
  • Assists clients in the best use of A/V technology to deliver presentations.
  • Provides basic instruction/training for students, faculty, and staff on the use of A/V equipment and resources.
  • Updates internal support documentation and contributes to the development of client help documentation.
  • Participates in the installation, maintenance, and storage of equipment.
  • Updates and maintains equipment inventory.
  • Reports to supervisor to arrange the timely ordering of necessary A/V consumable supplies.
  • Provides feedback on the replacement of equipment and upgrades, where applicable.
  • Performs testing and quality assurance on presentation computer systems, A/V systems, and virtual conferencing software.
  • Actively keeps abreast of A/V technologies and practices in use outside of the School.
  • Applies professional business and technical support concepts to provide support, consultation, and training for clients based on established departmental guidelines.
  • Prioritizes and manages multiple tasks and deadlines with supervision.
  • Properly escalates issues to other teams and works to resolve more complex problems with supervisory guidance.

Provide desktop support and troubleshooting for administrative staff and faculty (20%)

  • Diagnose Knowledge of computer hardware and peripherals.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for administrative computers, PC and Mac.
  • Image computers with SCCM and MDT programs.
  • Resolve network printer problems.
  • Resolve and troubleshoot workstation, network, and internet access problems.
  • Assist staff and faculty on the use of installed software applications.
  • Provide support for Network Servers by resolving user access problems on servers.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to support work with both technical and nontechnical personnel at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Must have the ability to work with faculty, staff, and students in a professional, helpful, and friendly manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, especially the ability to listen and understand what is being described, with attention to detail in transcribing communications into help desk ticketing systems.
  • Must be punctual.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure in a busy environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Must have working and operational knowledge of all A/V equipment commonly used for presentation support, including consumer and professional electronics Includes, but not limited to
    •  Computers (Windows and Mac operating systems) and tablets (iPad, Microsoft Surface).
    •  Document imaging equipment (document cameras).
    • Virtual conferencing equipment (Zoom rooms).
    • TVs, touchscreen monitors, and DVD players.
    • Digital audio recorders and mixing consoles.
    • Digital whiteboards.
    • Video and web cameras.
    • Cabling.
    • Web casting technologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general A/V installation techniques.
  • Highly knowledgeable about video meeting software (Zoom, WebEx, GoToMeeting).
  • Some knowledge of A/V management systems (Crestron, Extron) preferred.
  • Computer troubleshooting skills and working knowledge of computer networks.
  • Familiarity with both Windows and Apple operating systems.
  • Ability to walk, bend, kneel, reach above the head, lift 50 lbs. and use a 10 ft. step ladder.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Four years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Classified Title: Multimedia Technician  
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OF  
Starting Salary Range: $20.40-$28.00-$35.70 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.5 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​JH at Harbor East 
Department name: ​​​​​​​IT Operations  
Personnel area: Carey Business School 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

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