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Technician, Audio Visual

Reference ID: Reposting 2019.38

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About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

The Technician, Audio Visual will work as part of a team in the Information Technology Services department maintaining and upgrading educational technology products and components in its classrooms across the Fraser Valley. The Technician will be a problem-solver with analytical skills to determine and resolve issues concerning the technology in classrooms. Ability to work a flexible schedule (early mornings, some evening and weekend work) and the ability to drive to UFV campuses are a must.


Two-year diploma in electronics or electronic servicing, or equivalent experience. Minimum five (5) years’ related experience in professional audio-visual systems design and installation. Knowledge of common educational media technologies such as digital projects, document cameras, Smart Boards, video-conferencing codecs, audio systems, etc. Knowledge of TCP/IP networks and simple network device configuration. Ability to configure programmable room control systems (e.g. Extron, Creston, AMX). Extron certification/programming experience strongly preferred. Experience configuring audio/video switchers, scalers, DSPs, etc. Excellent working knowledge of PC hardware, cables, connectors and peripherals (prefer A+ certification or equivalent). Excellent knowledge of electrical/electronic theory. Excellent communication skills, listening skills. Outstanding diagnostic skills. Experience with software applications such as: Microsoft Excel/Word/Publisher/PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator. Familiarity with common construction methods (e.g. steel/wood stud, cement block, etc.) and the various methods used for safe mounting of a/v equipment. Ability to skillfully and safely use common hand and power tools including drills, saws, compressors, grinders, etc. Ability to solder and to terminate video and audio cables and connections. Ability to work on ladders to a height of 12 feet or higher. Must be able to lift 15Kg to above shoulder height.

How to apply

Please apply by April 4, 2019

For full position details and instructions on how to apply, review Reposting #2019.38 -  Technician, Audio Visual on our careers site at

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Posted: March 5, 2019
Closes: April 4, 2019