Technical & Operations Coordinator

Location: University of Maryland, College Park | University of Maryland, College Park
Date Posted: 10/27/2022
Application Period Closes: 11/26/2022
Educational Requirement: Bachelors Degree

Job Description

The technical and operations coordinator will lead in the installation, maintenance, and configuration of equipment (e.g., video equipment, sound equipment, etc.) for instructional, student, and staff use. This position is primarily responsible for implementing any new technological initiatives for the Nyumburu Cultural Center. This position will lead and provide both technical assistance and logistical support. The technical and operations coordinator will review multipurpose room reservations, conference room, computer lab and room requests and work with the requestor on technology needs. This position will manage and coordinate room set-ups for the main multi-purpose room, conference rooms, and interior Nyumburu building display areas. This position will provide coverage for evening and weekend events held at the center and will assist with scheduling staff coverage.The technical and operations coordinator will lead facility management for the center (e.g., maintenance of furniture and equipment, housekeeping requests) as needed; serve as a backup for building access and key monitor as needed. This position will serve as a liaison and work collaboratively with DivIT and/or internal IT staff to oversee the procurement and installation of computers (e.g, Laptop, I-Pads, I-Pods, Desktop) to ensure the technology is appropriate for the center’s existing equipment. This position will coordinate and/or provide training to users as requested. The technical and operations coordinator will serve as a representative for ODI and Nyumburu Cultural Center on committees, at meetings and events as requested by the director. This position will report to the director of Nyumburu Cultural Center.

Experience Required

Five (5) years of progressive experience dealing with the technical operations of an organization/ institution. Five years of professional experience or certification desired in the use of video/ audio equipment (e.g., Pro Tools, digital/analog devices, etc.).

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