Under direction, to install, maintain, repair, operate and service audio-visual equipment in support of the Museum's ongoing and special programs; and to do other related work.
Consults with the Museum Electrician and Director of Education on equipment needs and design for audio-visual programs; makes preparation for staging such special event programs as films, concerts, and receptions by providing, modifying, and installing lighting and audio-visual equipment as required; operates slide and motion picture projectors and other audio-visual equipment required in the presentation of concerts, films, and lectures; installs, maintains, and performs all necessary repairs to audio-visual equipment such as tape recorders, public address system, movie and slide projectors, and record players; maintains a film library and audio-visual equipment pool; sets up, tests, and maintains recording equipment used in taping museum-related concerts, meetings, conferences, and hearings.
Education: Six months of systematic training in the installation, modification, maintenance and repair of audio-visual equipment and in the editing, cleaning, and repair of movie films. and
Experience: Eighteen months of experience in the commercial use and care of audio-visual equipment or in meeting the audio-visual needs of an institution's special events program.
Experience: Two years of experience setting up, operating, maintaining and repairing audio-visual equipment including the editing, cleaning, and repair of film or equivalent experience providing audio-visual services with regard to an institution's special events program.
Knowledge of: Methods, materials, and tools used in the repair, maintenance, and installation of audio-visual equipment; operation of movie projectors and related audio-visual equipment; care and handling of movie film.
Ability to: Determine and make needed repairs and adjustments to audio-visual equipment; keep work and inventory records; work cooperatively with volunteers and other employees; instruct others in the proper care and operation of equipment.