Date:  June 14, 2021

Position Available:  Audiovisual Technical Coordinator

Position Reports to:  Manager, User Support Services

Department:  Information Technology Services (ITS)

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Full-time, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM; Must be available to work a flexible schedule: evening and weekend work required.


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/audiovisual-technical-coordinator/



The Audiovisual (AV) Technical Coordinator manages and oversees the audiovisual, video, sound, livestream, and projection needs for University events that occur primarily in the J.C. Williams Center, Christ the King Chapel, and Finnegan Fieldhouse including Summer Conferences. The AV Technical Coordinator is dedicated to meeting the expectation and requirements of both external and internal customers. This role works with students, staff, and outside contractors (if necessary) to deliver excellent audiovisual services including sound, projection, and lighting to all departments utilizing the J.C. Williams Center and Finnegan Fieldhouse. The AV Technical Coordinator oversees acquisition and maintenance of all sound equipment on campus. This role also records and/or edits other University audio and video projects as assigned.




1.     Set up, operate, manage, and support all audiovisual, sound, lighting, livestream, and projection needs for campus events scheduled in the J.C. Williams Center, Christ the King Chapel, and Finnegan Fieldhouse. Support internal and external customers in providing audiovisual support and excellent customer service for events in the J.C. Williams Center and Finnegan Fieldhouse.


2.     Hire, train, and supervise a staff of student audiovisual assistants in sound setup, projector use, lighting, and other related duties.


3.     Responsible for the acquisition, installation, and general maintenance of all sound equipment. Repairs and/or arranges for repair or replacement of all sound equipment on campus. Maintains an inventory of all sound and lighting equipment on campus.


4.     Assist in the coordination of large campus events and meetings. Play an advisory role in recommending AV solutions for event and meeting spaces in Finnegan Fieldhouse and in the J.C. Williams Center.


5.     Manage the “Crow’s Nest” in Finnegan Fieldhouse, establishing policies for use and accessibility.


6.     Assist with certain IT help desk functions on an as-needed basis.



This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University’s needs.



Must understand, support and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:


Work Experience

·         Demonstrated experience in operating sound systems, projectors, lighting, livestream equipment, and other related audiovisual equipment; experience training others in use of this equipment preferred.

·         Experience in creating and managing an inventory.

·         Experience in audio and video editing in Adobe Audition/Adobe Premiere or another audio/video editing software.

·         Experience in live event production is critical.



·         Interpersonal Skills: Excellent organizational, communication, and managerial skills required.

·         Customer/Service Focus: Excellent customer service skills to meet expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

·         Quality of Work: Must be able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.



·         Minimum of an Associate degree or relevant technical degree.


Technical Skills

·         Knowledge of analog and digital video, audio systems, standard and live projection systems, and livestreaming equipment.

·         Skilled knowledge of Mac/PC computers, presentation software, and AV equipment.

·         Experience with audio systems and recording in multiple formats a must.

·         Ability to edit audio and video productions in Adobe Audition/Adobe Premiere.


Workplace Factors

·         Knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith preferred.

·         Must be available to work a flexible schedule. Physically capable of moving 30-40 lbs. of equipment and setting up equipment as needed.

·         Must be able to multitask.


Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/audiovisual-technical-coordinator/


For other information and job postings, visit our website at https://www.franciscan.edu


Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.