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Event Technician II

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Work type: Staff
Location: Newark
Categories: Administrative Support, Facilities Management, Full Time

Pay Grade: 27N

Context of the Job:

The Event Technician II schedules and sets up and, as needed, operates audio-visual equipment for classrooms and campus events; adjusts, maintains, and repairs the AV equipment used in assigned areas. The Event Technician II supervises set-up crew when handling AV equipment giving training as needed. This position works closely with clients and event managers to assure a positive customer experience. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintains inventory for conference services audio-visual equipment at all sites.   Recommends upgrades as necessary and consults on all purchases of such equipment.
  • Works with conference staff to determine pricing for AV time and equipment for marketing with meeting spaces.
  • Meets with clients/event managers to determine AV needs for upcoming events.  Works closely with client to assure compatibility of equipment and computers/software.
  • Sets up and operates AV equipment in meeting spaces anywhere as needed on campus.   This includes attendance at rehearsals and performances/meetings.   Occasionally supervises set up staff who assist with the set up and/or operation of AV equipment.
  • Operates and maintains audio studio in Clayton Hall.
  • Orders, utilizes, and returns AV equipment not available in scheduled meeting spaces from other campus locations or off-campus vendors.
  • Works with UD Media Services and/or outside vendors in the development and execution of hybrid and virtual events.



  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED with vocational/technical training in theater technology and minimum 2 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Must be thoroughly knowledgeable in the operation of AV equipment including a wide range of projectors, computerized systems, video recording and production equipment, audio recording and production equipment (mixers/microphones/amplifiers/ speakers/etc.), and all subsidiary cables, splicers, and such as required.  
  • Experience in all forms of hybrid and virtual meeting technology is critical. 
  • The ability to quickly troubleshoot equipment failures during use and communicate effectively with clients of diverse backgrounds is required. 
  • Knowledge of University campus and policies/procedures a plus. 
  • Demonstrates an understanding and consideration of the differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Committed to fostering a workplace culture of belonging, where diversity is celebrated, and equity is a core value.

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The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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