UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

MEDIA LABORATORY COORDINATOR

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7562 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

DEFINITION

Coordinate the operation, maintenance, and scheduling of a media laboratory, and the acquisition of instructional media equipment and materials for the use within that facility; may direct the work of other employees.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class are responsible for all activities of a media laboratory operation taking direction from a Program Director, or equivalent.

TYPICAL WORK

Direct support personnel and/or coordinate the operation, maintenance, and scheduling of media laboratory equipment and teaching materials (e.g., listening booths, recording and record transcription equipment, short-wave radios, dial access, erasing and reproduction equipment, tape recorders, film strips, slides, video film and viewing equipment, etc.); work may include dubbing, editing, and duplication of tapes;

Provide technical advise and instruction for students and faculty in the proper operation of assigned media equipment, and of appropriate instructional materials stored and utilized within facility;

Establish and maintain schedules for use of equipment and materials; maintain records (e.g., number of patrons using facilities, materials circulated, equipment maintenance repairs, etc.);

Assist faculty in administering examinations and monitoring media laboratory activities; organize and catalog media instructional materials, may type catalog cards and listings, maintain master inventory of material holdings and media equipment used in this facility;

In support of faculty and course work requirements, order tapes, film strips, slides and records; keep inventory of all assigned media equipment and materials;

Coordinate and participate in preventative maintenance of media equipment and systems; may order repair of serious equipment malfunctions;

May evaluate required media equipment and materials, consult with faculty and media personnel, recommend purchase of media equipment and materials;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High school graduate or equivalent and three years full time experience as a Media Services Operator, or equivalent OR two years of college course work in education, radio TV, or related field, and one year of full time related work experience; OR three years of related work experience and training.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A job element examination (including written, E & T, and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability, and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 7-18-75

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05