Job Details
Posting Date
08/08/2021 Expiry Date 22/08/2021 Job Reference Number: 1670-2021-08-08T12:26:18
Technician- AV
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Information Technology Center
Job Purpose

Under the general direction of the Team Leader of the AV Unit, the Technician- AV focuses on audio-visual solutions and platforms. The incumbent will help implement new installations and upgrades, as well as maintain and support the existing audio-visual systems used in academic and administrative areas

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1.   Monitoring, responding to and resolving service requests and escalations
  2. Log and follow up support enquires related to AV.
  3. Working with colleges and clients to find the root causes of issues and permanent solutions.
  4. Strong customer service skills and sound Inter-personal skills
  5. Carrying out installations, upgrades, and repairs
  6. Assist follow up with AV designs for new installations and upgrades
  7. Verifying installations and repairs carried out by third-parties
  8. Providing training to client and other support teams as needed
  9. Develops and delivers short training sessions, manuals, and guidelines on the use of appropriate AV technologies.
  10. Escalate additional requirements, and system deficiencies to AV systems.
  11. Carry out regular preventive maintenance plans and regularly check status of classrooms AV equipment to ensure system functionality.  
  12. Identifying areas requiring improvements and developing solutions
  13. Understand schematics, technical drawings, and equipment list
  14. Basic knowledge for control system programming and DSP system programming
  15. Provide programming support and troubleshooting as required

      16-  Other duties as required or assigned

Job Specific Accountabilities

Operational Plans

Participate in developing the department's operational and business plans, and contribute in the execution of same in line with the department's strategy in order to support the achievement of the department's strategic objectives.


Continuous Improvement

Provide input to enhance the department's policy and procedures, and follow all relevant processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions to ensure that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.


Systems, Processes and Reports

Generate relevant reports and ensure that they are prepared timely and accurately, and meet the department's requirements and standards.

Required Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in business in both Arabic and English.
  • Proficiency in MS office applications.
  • Strong troubleshooting and repairing skills with AV systems and IP networks, have strong attention to detail, and the ability to decipher and follow design plans, business professionalism, technical acumen, customer service, communication with all levels, and being highly organized.
  • General Understanding of the ITIL best practices 

Preferred Qualification & Experience

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma or equivalent with work experience in the AV commercial industry and IP network.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years' experience working in Educational institutions, and must be familiar with, but not limited to Crestron, Extron, Biamp ClearOne and AV over IP products
  • Must be AVIXA CTS certified, Crestron/Extron programmer – certifications will be verified.  

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

Behavioral CompetencyDescription
Integrity & Respect
  • Promote an openness, honesty and sincerity work environment in all communications with both internal and external customer.
  • Respect UOS core values, the dignity and culture-diversity of all members of the university's community.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in the face of change and respond positively to unexpected and rapidly changing work conditions.
  • Open to new ideas and initiatives relevant to own area of work.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of colleagues, by showing interest and carefully listening to their needs.
  • Keep people accurately informed and up to date.
  • Use clear, understandable language appropriate to the receiver.
  • Time Management: Determine the appropriate allocation of time.
  • Task Management: Balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
Conflict Management
  • Address conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disagreements occur.
  • Work to resolve conflict among team members by showing respect for others' opinions and working toward agreeable solutions.
Accountability & Accuracy
  • Deliver work of a high standard of quality and according to procedures, rules and  regulations.
  • Accept full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member.
  • Display a strong commitment to organizational success.

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Certification/diploma
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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