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Position Vacant: Audio Visual Deployment Engineer

The University of Melbourne is looking for an AV Engineer


16 November 2023

Audio Visual Deployment Engineer

Job no: 0054008
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full time; Fixed-term until December 2024, multiple positions available
Department/School: Business Services
UOM 7 – $102,338-$110,780/ UOM 8 – $115,137-$124,622  p.a. plus 17% super

  • Make your impact- enable hybrid teaching and learning with the latest AV technology!
  • Be an explorer -work with senior leaders and gain exposure to cutting-edge AV technology!
  • Opportunities Abound!

About the Role
This is an ideal time to join Digital Workplace Services and take on a vital role in delivering our high-profile teaching spaces lifecycle programme. You will work closely with the AV endpoints domain and external vendors to execute projects and assist with other faculty projects when needed. You’ll also collaborate with senior engineers to manage the current fleet of AV servers, providing control for AV equipment across the university. Your excellent understanding of AV platforms will support the network teams in testing any firewall or network changes that could potentially affect AV endpoints.

The programme’s goal is to refurbish over 70 teaching spaces with the latest AV technology, including Crestron NVX and ceiling microphones, enabling hybrid teaching and learning. In this role, you’ll gain exposure to cutting-edge AV technology, such as dante, a centralized AV control system, and an online monitoring system integrated with our ServiceNow ITSM tools. You will not only develop expertise in the latest technologies and systems but also gain valuable experience working with various senior stakeholders. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team and make a meaningful contribution to a project that will have a significant impact on teachers, students, and alumni.

Who we are looking for
We are seeking individuals who can showcase strong organizational and prioritization skills. You should be able to complete tasks in a timely manner to meet client needs. Strong stakeholder management is also crucial, as you will collaborate closely with senior stakeholders and external vendors. Therefore, excellent communication skills are a must, enabling you to translate technical terminology into easily understandable language.

You’ll also have:

  • Relevant qualifications or experience required by AV endpoints within Digital Workplace Services, Crestron and Extron certification are desirable.
  • Deep understanding on the latest audio technology and experience implementation in large enterprise such as university or financial institutions.
  • Understanding of integration between applications with restful API is desirable.
  • Sound knowledge of server management in both Redhat and Microsoft servers.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your new team – Business Services and Digital Workplace Services
Business Services provides a full range of class leading information technology, facilities management, finance, HR and health and safety services to all operating entities of the University. At the highest level, Digital workplace technology is a set of applications and services, that with minimal customization, can be integrated into University processes and value streams, defined by the valued outcomes it offers. This approach enables rapid integration and deployment of products to meet evolving University needs.

What we offer you!
We offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and a enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

Opportunity Works at the University of Melbourne

At University of Melbourne, opportunity works—in many ways. We are, of course, a place of opportunity for students to learn, grow and make an impact upon the world. We’re proud of that, and quite well respected as a leading institution of research and learning.

But there’s so much more here. Like an incredible community of educators and staff who maintain our global reputation. And at the heart of it all, a dedicated team of technology professionals. They are the ones that make opportunity work at UofM.

Our investment in technology enables our renown research capabilities, engages some of the best students on the planet, and connects everybody, always. But also, the opportunity works, too: to be part of a friendly (and smart!) community, to be pulled into a culture of curiosity like no other place of work could offer, to join, then grow in a new direction based on your interests. It’s a huge open canvas for your ambitions.

Be yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit –

Opportunity works here! So should you!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact the Professional Talent Acquisition Team via email at, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Link to the University of Melbourne application page is HERE.


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