IT Audio Video Specialist

Youth Villages

Youth Villages

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

IT Audio Video Specialist

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Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.


Position Overview

  • Works in conjunction with the Project Coordinator to administer AV systems from inception to completion.
  • Provides AV support to conference rooms, prepares conference rooms for upcoming presentations, and performs post-event checks for conference rooms.
  • Responsible for the design, testing, installation, training, and troubleshooting & support of complex Audio/Visual systems for Youth Villages Theatre, Offices, Training, Conference, & Collaboration Rooms.
  • Communicates with staff and external sites to schedule compatibility tests, dry runs, meetings, events, etc.
  • Oversees purchasing process of all audio visual equipment and works with Project Coordinator in facilitation of developing appropriate training documentation for each room.
  • Has expertise and the ability to work independently in computer operating systems and network application.
  • Establishes and maintains effective productive working relationships with vendors
  • Performs hardware and software support for IT systems, including but not limited to computer systems, network monitoring systems, video networking systems, security cameras, microphones/mixers/amplifiers/speakers, projectors, and monitors
  • Services, repairs, & Installs video camera systems.
  • Review & burn video footage of significant events and provide details to management, legal, human resources, and/or law enforcement/investigators
  • Maintains safe and secure work environment by following safe practices; keeping security information confidential.
  • Performs cabling/wiring for CAT6 and analog cabling
  • Monitor functionality of cameras, DVRs, NVRs, Nucleus machines and insure that we are getting consistent footage on all cameras and recording devices at all times.
  • Create new user access within Valerus, Vicon, & Verkada



  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Bachelors Degree, Training, or certifications in AV related fields a plus
  • 3+ years of experience with AV Systems and Security & Surveillance
  • A strong ability to integrate CCTV to existing computer networks
  • Knowledge of Vicon, Valerus,Turing & Verkada security applications
  • Experience with virtual collaboration platforms such as Zoom, Teams, and WebEx and their various functionality
  • Demonstrated customer service experience and interpersonal skills
  • Regularly required to sit and talk or hear
  • Must be physically capable of lifting up to 50 lbs, prolonged standing, and walking
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in areas within ceilings or on walls
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
11 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision

Growth & development through continuous training

Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.


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