Distributed Education Technician (Part-time), Information Networking Institute-2006965
The Information Networking Institute (INI) was established by Carnegie Mellon University in 1989 as the nation's first research and education center devoted to information networking. The INI's technical interdisciplinary graduate degree programs represent an exceptional fusion of technologies, economics and policies of secure communication networks, systems and services. The INI also promotes safe and responsible online behavior to citizens at all levels and partners with like-minded organizations to extend cyber awareness educational and outreach programs to the broad audience of people using information networking as part of their daily lives. The INI programs at global partner institutions have become a paragon for international education within Carnegie Mellon and around the world . Using advanced facilities and resources , the programs combine local and distance education to train students in cutting-edge technologies.
The INI is seeking to hire a Distributed Education Technician. In this role, you are responsible for providing technical support and assistance for distance-delivered courses and events. We are looking for someone to independently operate complex, embedded video and audio control and transmission systems in INI Distributed Education Classrooms and provide overall technical support for both local classroom events and those delivered concurrently to partner institutions via video conferencing technologies. The technologies used are closely aligned with traditional video production systems and include wireless microphone systems, 4 camera remote PTZ control, video and audio switching and routing, multi-site IP video conferencing, event capture and live streaming and multiple large screen displays.
We are looking for someone who is able to communicate clearly; participate as a member of a project team; interact effectively and courteously with a wide variety of people both within and outside the university.
The scheduled hours are approximately 15 hours per week and are primarily in the afternoon and evening hours. The schedule will vary based on fall and spring semesters with very few hours in summer.
Your responsibilities will include:
Provide technical support and assistance for distance-delivered courses and events
Operation of embedded video and audio control and transmission systems classrooms
Provide technical support for both local classroom events and those delivered concurrently to partner institutions via video conferencing technologies
Audio and video post production of classroom instruction, lectures, events and presentations
Administrative functions in support of the goals of the Information Networking Institute's distributed education programs
Associate's degree in Media Production or other relevant field
One or more years of relevant work experience preferably in a media production related field
Demonstrated working knowledge of studio and remote video production, video conferencing, audio and video recording and supporting technologies
Familiarity with integrated video systems and signal flow to the extent necessary to troubleshoot and isolate problems
Experience with video editing such as Avid or FCP (preferred)
Knowledge of podcasting and multimedia content creation and distribution (preferred)
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solu...tions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.