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Descriptive Title: IT and Audio/Video Coordinator for the Simons CenterREF#: WC-S-7504-12-09-S
Budget Title: Programmer/AnalystState Professional Position
Department: Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP)State Line#: 48319
Grade: SL-2Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $44, 582 - $52, 449
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. In lieu of degree, four years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Two years of extensive full time technical audio/visual experience, including PHP based scripting and automation. Demonstrated ability in one or more of the following: PHP, MySQL, and IT skills. Ability to do physical labor such as moving midsized equipment and furniture.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or Facility Management. Additional years of facility/events management experience to include extensive technical audio/visual experience. Experience in a research or academic setting. Ability to communicate effectively with faculty and all levels of management. Experience using and programming a Creston system.

Brief Description of Duties: The primary goal of the IT and Audio/Video Coordinator for the Simons Center is to oversee the smooth operation of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics facility including all audio visual activities of the Center. The IT and Audio/Video Coordinator for the Simons Center will provide technical audio-visual support to the faculty and staff of the SCGP, which includes video recording of lectures during several large workshops and conferences throughout the year and preparing video for web broadcast. The SCGP building is LEED certified with specialized equipment and requires support of the day to day operation of the faculty and staff. Responsibilities include monitoring building management systems and addressing any issues or failures with the Center's Building Manager/Head of IT.
  • Responsible for the set-up, maintenance and monitoring of audio visual equipment in the SCGP, including programming in PHP, live recording of workshops, lectures and other events through a Crestron system, troubleshooting A/V issues for faculty and guest speakers, as well as preparing video for web delivery and live streaming.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Center's IT managers, including but not limited to imaging computers and providing end user support, creating and updating web pages using PHP and updating and creating database modules using MySQL
  • Responsible for coordinating and/or reviewing the maintenance of the building mechanical system and physical space for the Simon's Center and initiating correction of specific problems in the facility. This task includes the responsibility of reporting all defects, failures and malfunctions within the many computer-based systems running throughout the building such as the LEED systems, which includes two different kinds of air handlers, geothermal wells linked into a water fountain with heat exchange plates, and a Lenel and WiQ card access database. Incumbent will submit FixIt requests and Work Orders to address other non-system related maintenance issues. The incumbent will also make recommendations to upper management on new or existing polices and procedures.
  • Responsible for the building security and safety, which includes, but is not limited to working with the Building Manager/Head of IT to ensure building locks and security are set in the building mechanical system appropriately for the Center's activities. Responsible for notifying departments and maintaining fire evacuation procedures as part of the fire warden program.
  • Oversee the physical set-up of the Center's various meeting spaces, including the Cafe and lobby for academic and other events, including, but not limited to setting up any audio video equipment, obtaining any necessary rental equipment, moving furnishings as necessary for the equipment and event set-up, and working closely with the SCGP events and SCGP Cafe staff to provide the correct facilities set-up for each event.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and weekend work is required. Travel may be required to contractors, vendor sites. **Applicants will be given priority before 10/05/2012 but applications will be considered until the position is filled.

PLEASE NOTE: MAILED AND/OR FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume (electronic submission in one PDF is required) on the Stony Brook University JOBS website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/jobs/

Questions only to:

Search Committee Chair

Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Room 414

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3636



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/22/2012**, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: I) Information Technology Positions.
Posting Date: 09/23/2012
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