Student Opening: Audio Visual Technician


Number of Openings: 3

Pay Rate: $11.50

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Facilities


Student Audio-Visual Technicians (AV Techs) are a part of the Event Services Office providing technical support for a wide range of events, concerts, films, and conferences. Responsibilities include the set-up and operation of A/V equipment such as data projection, audio amplification, and general theatrical lighting. A/V Techs are required to attend weekly staff meetings and are scheduled primarily for evening and weekend shifts. Customer service is integral to this position.

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  • Current UMN-TC degree seeking student. See Student employment eligibility
  • Knowledge of, or strong interest in learning, audio/visual technologies and how they operate
  • Ability to be able to work independently

All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage

Preferred Qualifications

  • A flexible schedule with the ability to work more hours when needed, particularly during evenings and weekends.
  • 1 year or equivalent working in a related Audio/Visual events venue or other documented Audio/Visual operations experience.

Notes for This Posting

A successful applicant will be eligible and available to start in August. Student in this position will work in Coffman Memorial Union.

Applicants should be available to be scheduled at least two shifts per week during the academic year. Please use your Fall schedule availability.

During the academic year, shifts are typically scheduled during the following times:

  • Monday -Thursday, 7am - 11pm
  • Friday, 7am - midnight
  • Saturday, 8am - midnight
  • Sunday, noon - 11pm

The average student AV Tech is scheduled up to 15 hours a week. The minimum shift length is 2 hours; weekly hours vary by the scheduled events in the building and clients' needs.

The hiring manager is hoping to complete hiring as soon as possible.

Students with work study awards are welcome to apply!


  1. You must be able to work for the Fall.
  2. You must be able to work 2 shifts per week.