Classroom Equipment Technician A

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State IT - Teaching and Learning with Technology
Computer Building
Full/Part Time:


Set up, operate, and secure audio visual and technology classroom equipment such as computers, motion picture projectors, slide projectors, video projectors, various computer projecting devices, overhead projectors, tape players and recorders, phonographs, portable and built-in amplifying systems, wired and wireless microphone and sound systems, mixers, videocassette and disc players, video receivers, video cameras and recorders, audio/video data switching devices, podium controls, lighting controls and student response systems, etc. Maintain equipment in a clean and orderly fashion. Respond to requests for assistance regarding the operation of computers, audio visual and technology equipment in general-purpose classrooms supported by Information Technology Services either in-person or remotely. Schedule and conduct orientation sessions for faculty, staff, visitors, students and part-time employees (including student operators) in the correct operation of equipment. Troubleshoot and report operational problems in general-purpose technology classrooms such as authentication, understanding and responding to error messages, networking problems, etc. Report equipment malfunctions as appropriate. Confer as requested with users about additional classroom equipment and services needed and discuss with supervisor. Perform troubleshooting and minor repairs to general-purpose classroom equipment. Use test equipment and instructional manuals as required. Record repair/service operations. Contact manufacturer regarding malfunctions as necessary. Maintain working knowledge of software used in general-purpose classrooms. Inventory equipment at assigned locations. Maintain inventory records. Maintain a supply of equipment, cables, lamps, batteries, accessories, etc., for general-purpose classrooms. Reorder parts and components to replenish inventory as necessary. Maintain daily log of activities and forward to supervisor as directed. Gather routine information as requested by supervisor. Accompany supervisor to meetings to provide technical information as required. As directed by supervisor, coordinate service requests for general-purpose classrooms with University areas such as Office of Physical Plant, Media and Technology Support Services, University Police, etc. Operate University vehicle. Schedule routine maintenance and necessary service for vehicle with Fleet Services. Direct the work of student employees as required. Job Requirements: Requires the use of shop mathematics together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, various types of adjustable measuring instruments and the training generally applicable in a particular or specialized occupation. Equivalent to 1 to 3 years applied trades training. Over 1 year up to and including 3 years of effective experience. Shift: 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Days Off: Saturday, Sunday NOTE: DURING THE INITIAL TRAINING PERIOD, THE SHIFT WILL BE VARIOUS. NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE AS A PART OF YOUR JOB DUTIES. A VALID DRIVER`S LICENSE AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO STANDARD BACKGROUND CHECKS.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088