Position Summary

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Open to all
Level: Skilled


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”.

Job description

  • 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

Minimum requirements

  • 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.
Working Hours:
Campus APK
Afternoon / Evening
Weekends and Public Holidays
Enquiries regarding the job content: Sandile Mguli on Tel: (011) 559-5396
Enquiries regarding the remuneration & benefits: Mrs Glaudina Croukamp (HCM Business Partner) on Tel: (011) 559-3467


Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

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Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


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