Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

AV Technician, Screen & Media

Australia

Closing in 8 days

  • AV Technician role within Screen and Media
  • Fixed-term, 0.4FTE position (until 31 Dec 2024) at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW Level 5 salary + 17% superannuation and benefits
  • About the Role The Department of Business, Design, Media & ICT within Vocational Education are currently seeking an Audio Visual Technician to join the team. We are looking for a dedicated individual with specialist expertise and knowledge to manage, maintain, repair, and secure all audio-visual equipment and facilities. Your expertise will be crucial in researching, testing, and purchasing new equipment to support programs and learning activities in Screen and Media.

    As our Audio Visual/Digital Technician, you will ensure all audio-visual equipment and facilities are functioning and available, as well as provide teacher support in the form of sign off on student equipment loans to ensure WHS equipment compliance to enable the effective delivery of all programs within the department. This is a hands-on role that requires regular lifting of equipment for transportation and storage purposes, and thorough knowledge and adherence to WH&S procedures is required.

    We are seeking someone with a passion for AV technology, attention to detail, a can-do attitude, and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with all members of staff, students and external stakeholders to assist in course delivery and a variety of screen and media activities.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Thorough understanding of high definition and ultra high-definition film and television production equipment including camera, sound, lighting, and grip equipment.
  • Ability to maintain, service, repair and update various camera models, lighting fixtures, sound equipment, hardware and grip equipment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to build, format and setup required camera equipment, and troubleshoot technical issues in a timely manner.
  • Thorough knowledge of on-set WH&S procedures.
  • Proficient computer skills – working with various computer technologies and software.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and effectively work in a team environment with confidence in providing instruction to others.
  • Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma or equivalent qualification in the field of Film and Television.
  • Test and Tag qualified.
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Friday, 7 June 2024 at 5pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

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    Job details

    Title

    AV Technician, Screen & Media

    Employer

    Swinburne University of Technology

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 07, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment,Staff

    Field

    Arts and Culture,Computer Science

    About the employer

    Swinburne University of Technology (often simply called Swinburne) is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1908 as the Eastern Suburbs Technical College by George Swinburne in order to serve those without access to further education in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Its main campus is located in Hawthorn, a suburb of Melbourne which is located 7.5 km from the Melbourne central business district.

    In addition to its main Hawthorn campus, Swinburne has campuses in the Melbourne metropolitan area at Wantirna and Croydon as well as campuses in Sarawak, Malaysia and Sydney.

    In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, Swinburne placed 19th in Australia and moved up 50 places to 321st globally. In the 2020 Student Experience Survey, Swinburne was ranked equal 1st place in Victoria for the ’entire education experience’ for undergraduate students, with an overall satisfaction rate of 80 per cent.

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