State of Washington Classified Job Specification
MEDIA TECHNICIAN LEAD
Lead others and produce audio-visual instructional materials for classroom instruction, institutional promotion, staff development and/or special events; set up, operate, and maintain media equipment and systems such as film and slide projectors, overhead projectors, VCRs and monitors, multi-media systems, audio and video recording and playback systems, interactive computers, LCD displays, and Laser disc units.
Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others.
Under general supervision, coordinate the activities of media services such as equipment scheduling and distribution, technical services and production and presentation of audio-visual materials; perform technical support in the set up and operation of media equipment and systems and the production of audio-visual, video and media materials such as slides, B/W and/or color photographs, overhead transparencies, films, recordings, charts and posters.
Establishes and/or maintains manual and/or computerized scheduling, delivery and retrieval systems for media equipment, media materials, and rental materials;
Coordinates staff to deliver, set up, operate, and retrieve media equipment and systems;
Coordinates set up and operation of manual and/or computerized media production equipment such as video, audio, photographic, and graphic equipment in the production of instructional materials including graphic aids, transparencies, audio and video recordings, films, slides and filmstrips;
Confers with and advises clients, recommends purchase of and coordinates orders for instructional material and audio visual equipment;
Establishes schedules for cleaning and maintaining audio-visual equipment; performs maintenance tests, replaces lamps, makes and repairs cables, switches and other interconnecting or auxiliary equipment;
Coordinates the set up of multi-media audio and video recording equipment such as microphones, mixers, video cameras, VCRs, monitors, and stage gear; perform construction and rigging jobs necessary to such set ups; records narrative, music and sound effects for sound tracks for slide/tape and video programs; records class lectures, special events or programs;
Directs others and sets up, operates, and performs routine maintenance on various audio-visual and video equipment such as video projectors, LCD displays, Laser discs, amplifiers, speaker systems, still and motion picture projectors, video and audio tape recorders, video cameras and monitors, and lighting equipment;
Confers with, provides technical advice to and assists faculty, staff and students in effective use and operation of media equipment for instructional purposes; makes recommendations regarding equipment capabilities and better utilization of media materials and equipment;
Maintains stock and computerized and/or manual inventory records on materials, equipment, and parts; orders supplies incidental to materials production and/or equipment support and installation;
May assist with monitoring and developing media center budgets and accounts;
May provide technical support for satellite television system and equipment for teleconferences, telecourses and other off-air transmissions and recordings;
May oversee the operation of public address systems in large venues, pavilions or stadiums;
Performs the duties of Media Technician Senior;
Performs related duties as required.
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.
High school graduation
one year of experience as a Media Technician Senior including six months of coordinating a media services operation.
Class Specification History
New Class: 4-14-95
Revised class code: (formerly 3523) effective July 1, 2007