Job Description

Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University.

Grand Canyon University’s Arena Operations department is seeking a Digital Systems Technician.  Under direct supervision, this position provides technical support to campus and arena events by way of setup, integration, operation and aid with maintenance of various audio and/or video equipment as well as staging lighting configuration to ensure quality video production.

What you will do:

  • Set up and configuration of audio systems for live sound reinforcement.

  • Operating audio mixes and audio consoles for live sound production.

  • Assist with setup and maintenance of show and stage layouts for each event.

  • Responsible for reporting potential maintenance needs of electrical components related to audio systems.

  • Participate in meetings to gain knowledge of audio/video requirements needed for future events and ensuring that all equipment is on hand and ready to go.

  • Follows appropriate standardized procedures for each type of service event which includes onsite work and administrative activities associated with technical work, such as logging reports.

  • Assist with research analysis when requested regarding audio/video needs for events and future growth plans.

  • Observes safety precautions and requirements.

What you need:

  • High School Diploma. 4 year degree in Engineering or related field (desired but not required)

  • Certificate or course work in Sound Design, Live Sound Reinforcement or related field (desired but not required).

  • Basic understanding of electrical theories and safety procedures and basic understanding of audio concepts and live sound reinforcement.

  • Demonstrated practical application of working audio mixing console and basic understanding of audio and video signal routing.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and investigate equipment issues and the ability to quickly determine problems and provide solutions during event to guarantee audio production is uninterrupted.

  • Ability to be a team player and the ability to work under pressure and meet timelines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Self-motivated with ability to manage time to meet scheduled activities and willingness and ability to work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends, holidays, special events depending on event schedules.

  • Ability to lift, move and carry up to 45 pounds alone and up to 90 pounds assisted and willingness and ability to run cabling when necessary and set up all necessary equipment.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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