University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Media Technician III

Payroll Title: UCP VIII
Class Code: 0857-9088
Job Family: COM
FLSA Code: E
Score: 595

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Director, coordinates the activities of media technicians and provides consultant services in highly complex technical media such as computer and/or telenetworking systems for use in a variety of University settings.

GUIDELINES FOR USING THE POSITION

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform all the duties of a Media Technician I and II, but in addition must possess advanced skills in one or more technical media specialties.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Designs and evaluates the effectiveness of advanced media systems such as computer or telenetworking systems, computer aided instruction systems and video disc interactive systems for use in a variety of instructional and non-instructional settings.
  2. Serves as a consultant and resource to the University community, in area of technical specialization, regarding effective use of highly complex media equipment and technology to enhance communication capabilities and achieve desired results.
  3. Coordinates the activities of media technicians in providing technical media services to the University and other clients.
  4. Conducts advanced seminars, training programs and workshops for faculty and administrators who utilize media technology in differing applications.
  5. Conducts the necessary research to design media systems appropriate for University or client use.
  6. Develops strategies and determines best utilization of media technology to serve the University and/or other client’s use.
  7. Performs the duties of a Media Technician I and II.
  8. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Advanced degree in instructional media and technology or related field.
  2. Two to five years professional experience
  3. Demonstrated ability to design advanced media systems, such as computer or telenetworking, videodisc interactive systems, etc.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of advanced instructional media technology and its applications.
  5. Ability to teach advanced seminars and workshops.

Date Created: 02/05/86