Utah State University

Classroom Technical Coordinator

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/21/2022 12:24 PM)
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Benefited Full-Time
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40 hours per week
USU Blanding
USU Blanding
Advertised Salary
Minimum $40,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Classroom Technical Coordinator provides audiovisual guidance, advisement, and technical and logistical support for events, meetings, classes, and seminars held at USU Bland campus. This includes classroom set up and oversight of facilitators. It also includes collaboration with state-wide campuses and Logan campus. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with the work hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, but may include additional work hours, with evening and weekend hours needed to meet the position responsibilities.


This position will be hired at either the Technical Coordinator II or Technical Coordinator SR level - please see the Qualifications section.


This position will report to the Director of Operations on Blanding campus. The position will supervise and train some full-time and hourly staff as well.


Typical Functions

  1. Provides systems integration and installation, testing, evaluation, and verification of classroom and presentation technology systems or programs.
  2. Maintains, repairs, replaces, upgrades and/or troubleshoots audio/visual, sound and lighting systems.
  3. Maintains inventory of all hardware; keeps maintenance records.
  4. Maintains all capital equipment in AssetView and helps with surplus property.
  5. Trains faculty and facilitators in technical procedures and classroom troubleshooting.
  6. Evaluate the effectiveness of classroom technology in the teaching and learning environment.
  7. Coordinates event support, which includes, but is not limited to venue room setups, ensuring safety of patrons, enforcing policies and procedures, and communicating with the public.
  8. Schedules equipment and personnel according to the needs of the event.
  9. Operates technical equipment throughout class and/or event.
  10. Communicates with faculty to identify needs and solve problems.
  11. Designs technology enhanced classrooms, installs equipment, and evaluates the effectiveness of the classroom technology and learning environment.
  12. Ensures that equipment adheres to codes, specifications, and University standards.
  13. Maintains wiring diagram records for all equipment.
  14. Help coordinate technology related grants.
  15. Creates and updates online support documentation using specified online tools and procedures.
  16. Coordinates with a variety of vendors, partners, teams, and customers across the institution regarding the operation and performance of hardware, software, and other system functional specifications to define and meet needs within the specific scope of the job.
  17. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:


For Technical Coordinator II:

  • Four years of experience; OR Associate degree plus two years of experience; OR a bachelor’s degree; OR an equivalent combination of education plus experience.

For Technical Coordinator SR:

  • Six years of experience; OR Associate degree plus four years of experience; OR a bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience; OR an equivalent combination of education plus experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of audio and video application for events, including sound, lighting, projection, and staging.
  2. Knowledge of mobile technologies.
  3. Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  4. Ability to train and guide hourly and/or student employees.
  5. Skilled with computers and programs, including Word and Excel.
  6. Ability to maintain accurate records.
  7. Ability to create reports.
  8. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  9. Ability to learn new systems.
  10. Ability to train both technical staff and non-technical users.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV” 
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $40,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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