Audio Visual Manager

Job Description:

To provide management and support, in the provision of audio visual services to the College in both curriculum and related after hours events and functions.

Organisational Relationships:

Responsible To: Business Manager

Internal Liaisons: Head of Drama, Head of Music, Director of ICT, Community Relations, Deputy Principal and Head of Primary, Facilities Manager, Library AV & Media Technician.

External Liaisons: AV Suppliers, Venue Management, Event partners, External hirers.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct and co-ordinate AV services and equipment set-up for all College events;
  • Manage AV equipment in Lecture Theatre, Hall and other facilities;
  • Organise and coordinate the purchase of AV, lighting and camera equipment, within budget parameters;
  • Assist in the planning, ordering and production of College events requiring the use of AV equipment;
  • Manage and coordinate all technical aspects of the College events both on site and at other venues, including bump-in and patching etc;
  • Ensure all equipment is recorded, engraved and maintained on the College Asset register (MAZE);
  • Assist teaching staff and related personnel, with their technical requirements of stage, sound and lighting for events;
  • Ensure occupational health & safety requirements are adhered to in set up and supervision;
  • Ensure all activities adhere to standard operating procedures, including legal audio levels, copyright and lighting standards;
  • Undertake relevant professional development and training as required and pass onto relevant staff for the correct use and performance of the equipment;
  • Coordinate the maintenance service and repair of the College AV equipment;
  • Prudent financial management of relevant expenses and services and budget control;
  • Maintain warranties and maintenance schedules;
  • Liaise with the Maintenance Department to move equipment and ensure safe storage and transport;
  • Audit AV equipment each year (October) and provide report for Business Manager for stock take and budgeting purposes;
  • Train staff and students in the operation of equipment when required;
  • Assist Performing Arts teachers in general classroom production needs;
  • Ensure the daily security of the Hall, Lecture Theatres and related areas;
  • Participate in College staff induction, meetings and generally embrace and contribute to the College mission.

Event Management:

Although not restricted to these, the following College events may require AV management outside of normal hours:

Speech Night, Valete, musical and drama performances, K-12 assembly's, concerts, parent and student orientation evenings, fashion parade, special anniversary events, masses, staff meetings; Parent Association, Open Day and Community Relations functions.

The following events are examples where you would be entitled to additional reimbursement by either payment or time in lieu:
Any event for an outside organisation or school using our facilities; the commercial hiring out of school facilities outside normal school hours and any excessive overtime outside the above listed and approved by the Business Manager.

Performance Review & Appraisal:

Following an initial probation period of 3 months, an annual performance review and appraisal will be conducted on or around the anniversary date each year.

Skills, Knowledge and Selection Criteria:

  • At least 5 years experience in a related productions discipline;
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and or training in either Audio Visual, lighting or theatre
  • Experience with PC & Mac computers for presentations and multimedia work in connecting with audio, sound and lighting;
  • Proficient in audio set-up and mixing for single and multi microphone set-up
  • Must be motivated, organised, able to communicate effectively and professionally with a variety of personnel including staff, students and external liaisons;
  • Current Police Clearance and Working With Children card;
  • Possess a strong work ethic and can-do attitude.

Salary and Conditions:

  • A competitive annual salary in the range of $70,000 will be negotiated with the successful applicant based on qualifications and experience.
  • 6 weeks annual leave (additional 2 weeks in lieu of additional hours)
  • 9.5% Superannuation
  • Mobile Phone

Applications Close 29 June 2015.
Please include a cover letter with your application.
Mailed applications should be addressed to the Principal, John XXIII College, PO Box 226, Mount Claremont, WA 6910.
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