Audio and Visual Technician | BAVC

Audio and Visual Technician

Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Audio Production
Local (Bay Area)
August 30

Audio and Visual Technicians at Academy of Art University work with a number of faculty each day to provide high-quality audio and visual resources that support classroom learning. They also work with our talented staff to ensure seamless audio and visual productions during formal industry events, large training sessions, and small group presentations.

The University has an immediate opening for a skilled Audio and Visual Technician and we welcome you to apply for this opportunity.  This is a full-time position inclusive of benefits (working 40 hours each week) during the fall, spring and summer semesters (37.5 weeks per year). This position will work Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Some weekend and evening work required.

Academy of Art University offers full-time employees health insurance, 401k options, paid vacation based on years of service, paid holidays, paid sick leave and a commuter benefit program.  The Academy also offers full-time employees an opportunity to take one undergraduate course tuition-free each semester. We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the year.


Orderly set-up and distribution of audio and visual equipment at various Academy buildings throughout the city of San Francisco.
Supervision of special events, on and off campus, where audio and visual equipment is in use. Ensure equipment is set up in advance of need and that all resources are properly functioning.
Maintain and organize audio and visual equipment by ensuring orderly storage for easy use whenever needed.  Responsible for the logging, tracking, and assessment of Academy audio and visual equipment inventory as well.
Assess damage to or loss of audio and visual equipment. Document related issues and escalate concerns for resolution. Complete repairs of audio and visual equipment when necessary.
Answer questions regarding resource allocations and availability.  Maintain calendars for all special events departmental requests.


Valid California driver’s license and be insurable under the Academy’s provider.
Two years of professional audio and visual technical experience in an educational setting is preferred.
Operational knowledge of equipment commonly used for presentation support including consumer and professional electronics. Equipment knowledge includes PCs and Macs, televisions and related inputs/outputs, DVD and BD players, VCRs, CD, digital audio recorders, mixing consoles, slide projectors, data projectors, PA systems, video cameras, and all required cabling.
Team player, self-motivated, and able to work flexible hours including some nights, weekends and overtime.
Interpersonal and customer service skills. Work with faculty, staff, and students in a professional, helpful and friendly manner.
Work efficiently and proactively in a deadline-driven environment.
Extremely punctual with excellent organizational and time management skills
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.