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Now Hiring: Equipment Room Manager at the Digital Media Center

Could this be you? Join the DMC team by applying for our latest Equipment Room Manager position.

Could this be you? Join the DMC team by applying for our latest Equipment Room Manager position.

The DMC is now seeking a new Equipment Room Manager for the Spring 2013 academic term.

This position will manage and monitor a diverse selection of multimedia equipment for check out by SOU students, staff and faculty, including camera, sound and lighting gear.

Job functions include:

  • Reliably cover shifts in the DMC’s equipment room.
  • Manage and provide record-keeping for all check-outs and returns of DMC equipment.
  • Maintain accurate equipment inventory.
  • Keep equipment properly stored and organized.
  • Assess and manage repairs as needed.
  • Provide basic usage guidelines, troubleshooting and assistance to other students with equipment.
  • Monitor and support student multimedia production labs in the DMC.
  • Communicate equipment, studio and computer lab availability with faculty and staff
  • Maintain a list of suggested equipment purchases and needs
  • Monitor and support the DMC’s television and film production studios.
  • Provide basic community management for the DMC’s social media presence, including updates on Facebook, Twitter and other platforms.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Able to do accurate, detail-oriented record-keeping, and maintain records in the database system.
  • Knowledgeable about diverse multimedia production tools, including video & cameras, sound equipment and lighting and grip equipment.
  • Able to provide basic computer support.
  • Able to use social media platforms to provide professional-quality posts.

Eligibility for this half-time position is limited to current students of Southern Oregon University. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter by email to DMC Academic Coordinator Erik Palmer at To ensure priority consideration for this position, please submit the requested information no later than April 7, 2013. Interviews will be conducted during the week of April 8-13, and the successful candidate will begin work no later than April 16.

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