Senior AV Systems Engineer

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

Job posting number: #7182439

Posted: September 26, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description:
To provide leadership, technical oversight and programming support for audio visual technology equipment distributed throughout the University. The position works closely with AV staff, IT leadership and construction teams to design AV systems and plan infrastructure changes to meet the audio-visual requirements of the Sacred Heart community.


Collaborate with AV project manager to oversee the design and installation of AV systems as part of new construction and renovation.
Design, install and program audio-visual systems that will be deployed throughout the University's academic and event spaces. Perform troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs of AV systems throughout all university spaces.
Design and prepare floor plans, riser diagrams, schedules, specification details for infrastructure cabling and physical security solutions for AV assets.
Research and recommend multimedia systems to meet university expectations.
Maintain unified baseline control system code and documentation for all AV equipped spaces on campus.
Responsible for the maintenance and support of management software and tools to provide monitoring and control of equipment deployed throughout the campus.
Provide live event support and oversight for major university functions.
Assist with the design and maintenance of physical security systems for all audio-visual equipment.
Research faculty and student requests for resources and make recommendations on equipment use.
Provide technical training for the community on equipment usage. Recommend and implement policies for the best practice use of audio-visual equipment.
Perform site surveys to capture client requirements and develop documentation of new or existing systems and building conditions.
Coordinate with vendors, contractors, clients, and internal IT teams to deliver and support AV systems.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Working after hours and over the weekend to complete assigned tasks is sometimes required.


Bachelor's degree in technical field required
Crestron/Q-SYS programming experience
CTS certification preferred
Supervisory experience
Two years' experience supporting large event audio systems
Computer proficiency with MS office, Windows operating systems, Mac OS10+, email, and project management software
Excellent organizational skills
Mature sense of responsibility and judgment.
Good interpersonal skills in dealing with a diverse community
Experience with audio visual renovation and new construction projects
Audio visual certifications beneficial

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