Media Services Assistant

Date:  May 22, 2014

Title: Media Services Assistant

Description: The Media Services department at Hartwick College invites applications for the position of Media Services Assistant. Reporting to the Media Services Manager, this position is part of a dynamic department that oversees campus audiovisual equipment and services. The Media Services Assistant installs, operates, and troubleshoots equipment and digital management systems in classrooms, conference rooms, and performance spaces. The incumbent supervises and trains work-study students.

This is a 10-month position, from mid-August to mid-June. The normal hours of work during the academic year (September through May) will be 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend work will be required. In August and June, normal hours will be 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Qualifications: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required. Experience with image projection, sound amplification, and audio and video recording techniques required. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills are a must. Experience with video editing software and techniques preferred. The position requires the manual delivery of media equipment on campus, therefore, the ability to lift a minimum of 60 pounds, walk quickly, climb stairs, and stoop is required.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,500 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."

Hartwick College is committed to provide a safe and secure educational environment. As such, employment at Hartwick College is contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should sent a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references in one document (pdf or MS Word preferred) to Kimberley Lindsley, Human Resources Coordinator at Applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P.O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820 or faxed to 607-431-4329.