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A/V Support Technician

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-944

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
• We are looking for a knowledgeable, detail-oriented Audio Visual Technician to join our team in Media and Creative Industries Department.
• The responsibilities of the Audio Visual Technician include transporting equipment, setting up cameras, lighting, and video equipment, editing and copying videotapes, and ordering inventory.
• AV Technician will be mainly assisting faculties who teach lab courses in the Studio such as tv broadcast and video production courses.
• This job requires working closely with the students in conducting their video shooting tasks either in campus or outside.
• The applicant should have experience transporting, assembling, operating, and repairing equipment used for multimedia production. Skills such as creativity, flexibility, good communication and teamwork skills are highly required.


Minimum Qualification
• A Bachelors degree in Audio Visual Technology or a related field.
• In-depth working knowledge of camera and lighting techniques.
• Strong working knowledge of audiovisual editing equipment and software.
• Excellent computer and troubleshooting skills

Preferred Qualification
• Creativity, attention to detail, and flexibility.
• Strong communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
• The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Bilingual proficiency in both Arabic/English
• Physical fitness to transport and set up heavy equipment.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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