University of Johannesburg (UJ) is Hiring For An Audio Visual Assistant (P13) (Information & Communication Systems Division

University of Johannesburg (UJ) is Hiring For An Audio Visual Assistant (P13) (Information & Communication Systems Division

  • Location: South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Closing Date: 21 June 2024

About University of Johannesburg (UJ)

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development, and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for societal impact in the context of the changing social, political, and economic fortunes of Africa”.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Support and Maintenance
    • Perform minor repairs and routine cleaning of audio and video equipment.
    • Facilitate and operate audio and video equipment for classes, events and seminars.
    • Diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve AV system problems in lecture venues.
    • Perform and facilitate minor AV installations in lecture venues.
    • Ensure reliable and functional AV systems and equipment in all venues.
  • Conduct General Administration
    • Ensure the safekeeping of AV equipment in venues.
    • Maintain an asset register in the respective lecture venues on campus.
    • Perform any task as delegated within the AVS sub-unit.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
    • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
    • Attending tradeshows and AV industry training


  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Audio Visual Design/Installation certificate(s), preferably Inform Comm AV Essential, AVIXA AV Essentials, SACIA, Extron, Crestron, Kramer certifications.
  • At least two years’ of experience in AV Support in the Higher Education environment or in a similar environment
  • Valid Driver’s license

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Interpersonal skill: (Communication skills, people skills etc.)
  • Analytical Skills
  • Customer focus skills
  • Ability to supervise people and issue instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision using tried and tested AV design, installation, fault finding and repair techniques.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficient to people on various levels.
  • Must be physically able to handle equipment and work on ladders and on heights above 2 meters.


  • Electronics Certificate
  • Inform Comm: AV Essential GEN 111-112 (CTS Prep)
  • Crestron: Systems D, Control Systems Programming (Crestron Toolbox) 
  • Any other AV systems maintenance qualification will be considered.

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