Student Opening: Audio Visual Technician


Number of Openings: 1

Pay Rate: 10.50

Location: St. Paul Student Center

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.

The Student Union & Activities AV Techs are based at either Coffman Memorial Union or at the St Paul Student Center.

AV Techs will be classified as Entry Level, Intermediate Level, or Advanced Level.

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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

During the summer shifts are available:
Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 5 pm

Saturday 12pm - 6 pm

If students wish to continue into the fall Shifts vary but are available Monday - Sunday 8:30 am to 11 pm.

Minimum shift length is two hours.

Applicants should be available for at least 2 shifts a week.

The manager hopes to complete hiring by June 13th.


  1. You must be able to work for the Summer.