Electronics Technician
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

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  • Position is represented by AFSCME - Technical Bargaining Unit. Dues or Fair Share deductions will be made. **

  • High school graduate/GED and two (2) years of trade school or military training in electronics, or an equivalent combination of related training/education and relevant work experience totaling two (2) years.
  • Possess or must obtain, within 12 months, a valid current State of Minnesota Power Limited Technician License.

  • Associates degree in electronics or similar field.
  • Ability to maintain composure in slow and fast-paced daily activities.
  • Ability to think, troubleshoot, and make sound low voltage installation decisions in changing situations.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and keep all tasks moving forward at all times.
  • Ability to incorporate new technology concepts and procedures into daily assigned installation and repair activities.
  • Verbal and written communication skills necessary to work with people with a wide variety of knowledge and skill levels.
  • Some experience with standard laptop computer setup and software operation for PowerPoint presentations an LCD image projection.
  • Minimum of one year low voltage installation experience.
** An offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background check. **



40% - Maintenance and Repair:
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance as directed to maintain operating condition of all AV equipment. Perform scheduled hardware repair and analysis of software problems. Diagnose and perform repair work on a variety of AV equipment according to industry standards.

40% - Classroom Technology:
Install LCD Data projection systems, AMX automation control systems, computer and Ethernet interfaces and associated media equipment. Build and install equipment racks, install and terminate cable, perform operational and quality verification testing of installed systems.

10% - Customer Service:
Build, foster and maintain positive individual customer relationships when working with all assigned Classroom Technology Services (CTS) customers. Communicate with customers concerning the affected repairs and maintenance services performed and any pertinent information about their system operation beneficial to the customer. Solicit feedback when in contact with customers about the performance and overall satisfaction with their installed AV system and report feedback to Technical Services Coordinator.

5% - Administrative:
Coordinate proper completion and submission of all paperwork associated with daily direct assignments in accordance with established procedures. Complete and accurate submission of time card on a daily basis based on time spent on individual projects.

5% - Other:
Assist other technicians and departmental personnel as necessary to achieve established departmental goals.

Program/Unit Description

This position works in the Office of Classroom Management's (OCM) Classroom Technical Services. OCM is one of six units within Academic Support Resources (ASR). ASR's mission is to make a positive difference in students lives.

Application Instructions

To apply, complete the online U of M application and provide a detailed work history.

You may also attach a current resume, cover letter and list of references, but are not required.

** An offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background check. **

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