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Job Description

Department:  Audio Visual Services

Supervisor:  Chris Curl/Christina Schwinn


Job Summary
Hiring for Fall Semester 2024!

The Audio-Visual Technician is responsible for setup, operation, and tear down of audio/visual (A/V) equipment used at the Everest Rohrer auditorium and throughout campus to meet the needs of the Bethel University community as assigned by the Audio Visual Services Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Setup and tear down A/V equipment for chapels, vespers, athletic events, concerts and various events around campus.
  • Function in the role of sound engineer, video director, computer graphics operator or camera operator for events when assigned.
  • Provide distraction free A/V support for events by staying attentive and anticipating cues.
  • Become knowledgeable in the operation of audio, video and graphics equipment for each discipline, including familiarization with signal flow and the intended function of each system.
  • Attend A/V staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Regularly access Planning Center Online for schedule, stage diagrams and event details and respond promptly to requests.
  • Troubleshoot A/V equipment when technical issues arise and identify appropriate solutions.
  • Provide basic instruction on the operation of A/V equipment to customers as necessary.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of equipment in the workroom, recording studio, athletic facilities and performance venues and report any damages to the Director of Audio Video Services.
  • Participate in installation, minor repairs, routine cleaning and inventory of audio and video equipment.
  • Provide support to the recording studio including engineering, mixing, mastering, video editing and training other students in the proper use of equipment when assigned.
  • Edit videos at the conclusion of recorded events.  Post completed videos to the audio services drive and deliver master DVDs to the IT department for duplication when assigned.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and provide excellent service.


  • Some sound or video experience preferred, but not necessary
  • Comfortable with computers/technology
  • An ear for music and has the ability to pick out and identify sounds

Job Expectations:

  • The ability to work independently, identifying resources and make independent decisions
  • Flexible and adaptable to fast-paced and changing situations
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Quick learner and a strong desire to learn new skills
  • Desire to do quality work
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexible hours for availability (including evenings and weekends)
  • Positive customer-oriented attitude and professional image