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Assistant Audio Visual Technician, Medical Instructional Resources, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 23859

Updated: September 14, 2021

Location: Foothills Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

The Office of Medical Instructional Resources in the Cumming School of Medicine is currently seeking 2 Regular Recurring Part-time Assistant Audio Visual Technician.

This position reports to the Manager, AV/Multimedia Services.

For videoconferencing work, the technician must be able to liaise and provide service to clients in the Foothills Campus, as well as to those at distance sites.
Required to work flexible shifts, including days and weekends anywhere from 7 am to 10 pm.
Required to provide setup and support for audio-visual equipment as well as videoconference systems.
High stress resulting from complicated multi-room equipment setup and support often under tight timeframes.
Some requirement for heavy lifting. 

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Set-up of teaching areas, ensuring technical services required for courses and exams in the Foothills Campus are in place in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provide quality service to support educational and professional development outcomes
  • Ensure that teaching clinicians receive strong service and support for their educational programs
  • Ensure the continuation of the highly respected reputation of the Cumming School of Medicine and the University of Calgary in videoconferencing and audio-visual support and service
  • Follow up and ensure needs are met; equipment in place and provide assistance with audio-visual requirements for teaching and on occasions, workshops in laboratories
  • Ensure client service is maintained at a high level
  • Provide audio-visual and videoconference equipment and support, monitoring performance of equipment, troubleshooting when necessary and training users
  • Take responsibility for own personal development with technological changes related to job
  • Ensures that as technology changes, skills are kept up to date

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Grade XII diploma with technical courses/training in audio-visual and videoconferencing technology
  • A diploma in AV or media technology would be an asset
  • Strong technical skills in operation of audio-visual and videoconference equipment including providing basic training on the use of some equipment to faculty/staff/students and external clients
  • Advanced computer skills an asset
  • Demonstrable highly developed communication skills, with ability to consult with faculty, students, staff and the general public
  • Organizational skills with ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Requirement for some heavy lifting primarily for portable sound system setups
  • Must be comfortable working in a medical environment
  • Previous medical background or knowledge of medical terminology an asset

Application Deadline:  September 21, 2021

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the General Job Family, Phase III.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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