Audio/Visual Coordinator

The University of Pikeville is currently seeking a qualified Audio/Visual Coordinator who configures, operates, and troubleshoots all audio equipment used in the execution of events. This includes audio equipment connection, sound board setup/configuration, sound checks and other testing, and sound board operation during events, rehearsal(s) and production of all campus events and external events.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Arrive prior to the scheduled event/activity time and begin review of event schedule and other information related to the event.
  2. Evaluate the status of the sound board and reconfigure as needed.
  3. Check, replace batteries in, and distribute wireless microphones and other equipment as needed to equip band members, vocalists, speakers, etc.
  4. Coordinate and direct sound checks with events and others involved in the production to ensure equipment is functioning properly and that proper sound levels and sound mix is obtained.
  5. Coordinate with other event team members to produce the event as planned.
  6. Assume a leadership presence, maintain professional appearance, energetic attitude and serve as a positive University representative.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain, inventory, and properly clean all sound equipment, utilizing best practices.
  2. Store all sound equipment not in use appropriately in designated storage areas.


Position requires positive and productive daily contact with UPIKE faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and community.

Relationships are maintained through various modes of communication including, but not limited to, email, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize and multitask efficiently.
  • Nights and weekends required.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 09/01/2020
Department: Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours)
Position Type: Staff