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Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists - 25-9011.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Prepare, plan, and operate multimedia teaching aids for use in education. May record, catalogue, and file materials.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Audio Visual Technician
  • Audio Visual Specialist
  • Media Specialist
  • Media Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Library Media Specialist
  • Multimedia Services Coordinator
  • Audio Video Technician
  • Audio Visual Coordinator

SOC Occupation Groups

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Tasks

  • Acquire, catalog, and maintain collections of audiovisual material such as films, video- and audio-tapes, photographs, and software programs.
  • Attend conventions and conferences, read trade journals, and communicate with industry insiders to keep abreast of industry developments.
  • Confer with teachers to select course materials and to determine which training aids are best suited to particular grade levels.
  • Construct and position properties, sets, lighting equipment, and other equipment.
  • Determine formats, approaches, content, levels, and mediums necessary to meet production objectives effectively and within budgetary constraints.
  • Develop manuals, texts, workbooks, or related materials for use in conjunction with production materials.
  • Develop preproduction ideas and incorporate them into outlines, scripts, story boards, and graphics.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of assistants and other personnel during production.
  • Install audiovisual equipment.
  • Instruct users in the selection, use, and design of audiovisual materials, and assist them in the preparation of instructional materials and the rehearsal of presentations.
  • Locate and secure settings, properties, effects, and other production necessities.
  • Maintain hardware and software, including computers, scanners, color copiers, and color laser printers.
  • Narrate presentations and productions.
  • Offer presentations and workshops on the role of multimedia in effective presentations.
  • Perform simple maintenance tasks such as cleaning monitors and lenses and changing batteries and light bulbs.
  • Plan and prepare audiovisual teaching aids and methods for use in school systems.
  • Produce rough and finished graphics and graphic designs.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate audiovisual equipment such as cameras, film and slide projectors, and recording equipment, for meetings, events, classes, seminars and video conferences.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Assist other educational professionals with projects or research.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Classify materials according to standard systems.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Create technology-based learning materials.
  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Direct activities of subordinates.
  • Maintain computer equipment or software.
  • Operate audiovisual equipment.
  • Order instructional or library materials or equipment.
  • Process library materials.
  • Teach others to use technology or equipment.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • LDO - Photography (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Audiovisual Production Specialist