Q Center seeks Audio Video Technology/Recording Specialist

About the Q Center

The University of Washington Q Center is a fierce, gender and sexuality advocacy and resource center. Through regular programming and community events, resource referral, and educational and advocacy work, we support students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all sexual and gender orientations, identities, and expressions. We are committed to facilitating a brave, affirming, liberatory, and celebratory environment for all and approach our work with intentional intersectional and interpersonal processes. Opportunity


The Q Center is seeking a passionate and dedicated Audio Video Technology/Recording Specialist to join our team! This team member will execute a variety of skills and responsibilities requiring initiative, a team player attitude, attention to detail, and superb organizational skills. The Audio Video Technology/Recording Specialist will provide limited duration audio/visual technology and recording support, will work in partnership with professional and student staff on programs and events, as well as fulfill day-to-day duties of running the community space.


• Determine formats, approaches, content, levels, and mediums to effectively meet objectives within budgetary constraints, using research, knowledge, and training.
• Meet with directors and staff to discuss assignments and determine filming/recording sequences, camera movements, composition, and achieve the desired production piece.
• Plan and develop pre-production ideas into outlines, scripts, story boards, and graphics, using own ideas or specifications of assignments.
• Reserve audio-visual equipment and facilities, such as meeting rooms from UW Tower Operations and/or Academic Technologies when possible.
• Obtain, set up, and load videotapes for scheduled productions or broadcasts.
• Locate and secure settings, properties, effects, and other production necessities.
• Coordinate activities of interviewees, other personnel, etc. during production.
• Obtain and preview programs (if available) prior to events to become familiar with the order and approximate times of pieces.
• Perform narration of productions or present announcements.
• Set up, test, and adjust recording equipment for recording sessions and live performances.
• Construct and position properties, sets, lighting equipment, and other equipment before and after production, and during intermissions.
• Record and edit video, audio, and other media material, such as soundtracks, images, or video clips, using audio recording and editing equipment.
• Mix and regulate video, image, and sound inputs and feeds or coordinate audio feeds with (i.e. from live programming, or from network to local programming).
• Synchronize and equalize prerecorded dialogue, music, and sound effects with visual, using control consoles.
• Produce rough and finished graphics and graphic designs.
• Compress, digitize, duplicate, store audio, video, and media data, and keep log.
• Separate instruments, vocals, and other sounds, and combine sounds and other media during the mixing or postproduction stage.
• Install, adjust, maintain inventory of, and operate electronic equipment to record, edit, and transmit radio and television programs, motion pictures, video conferencing, podcasts, or multimedia presentations.
• Perform minor repairs, upgrades, maintenance, and routine cleaning of audio and video equipment.
• Diagnose, report for repair, and resolve media system/equipment problems.
• Conduct training sessions on selection, use, and design of audio-visual materials and on operation of presentation equipment, as needed.

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