- Rachael Hoffman, former student employee, Class of 2011
"Why Work in AV" Video with Current and Previous Employees
Who is eligible to work here?
Westminster Audio Visual Services is staffed by a full-time Director, Assistant Director, and half-time Instructional Media Technician. All other managerial and assistant positions are held by currently enrolled students of Westminster College. (Exception: Summer employees do not need to be currently enrolled.) Presidential exemptions permit students to be employed by the department even if they are not work-study eligible, and allow a maximum of 15 hours of work per week. Qualified applicants are rigorously screened, and once hired receive training on individual and staff responsibilities with the intent of helping them grow both educationally and professionally throughout their tenure on staff.
The office of Audio Visual Services is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, handicap, marital status, or status as a disabled veteran.
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Provides general assistance to all AV student managers. Introductory training starts broad and provides a progressionary path for the Student Assistant to eventually move into an appropriate managerial role.
AV Support Technician
Provides training and trouble-shooting support to users of AV Services equipment and presentation technology, ensuring that this equipment runs efficiently with as little inconvenience to faculty and patrons as possible.
Oversees all AV financial operations and records, orders all college presentation equipment and associated materials, maintains the department's budget and authors a number of budget related reports.
Equipment Circulation Manager
Oversees all circulating equipment inventory, including coordination of equipment orders and associated prep, reservation services, and scheduling of staff members as needed for training or delivery.
Media Library Manager
Oversees all circulation responsibilities associated with the college's Media Library holdings.
Technical Support Manager
Responsible for ensuring that all equipment owned and operated by Audio Visual Services runs efficiently with as little inconvenience to faculty and patrons as possible.
Public Relations Manager
Coordinates all departmental PR initiatives, projects, events, and manages all poster printing and departmental publications (both print and electronic).
Serves as top manager of student staff, meeting regularly with the Directors to plan and coordinate all departmental projects, duties and responsibilities.