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Audio/Visual Manager| Overland Park Convention Center - Oak View Group (Overland Park · KS)

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Under general supervision from the Director of Event Services assists in supervising and performing responsible technical and administrative work within the Audio Visual Department; operates technical media equipment; coordinates the work of AV Supervisors, Technicians and skilled labor; serves as liaison between facility users and facility technical staff, for the Overland Park Convention Center (OPCC).


This role will pay a salary of $70,000 to $80,000.


For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).


RESPONSIBILITIES: (including, but not limited to):


  • Oversees the daily operations of the Audio Visual Department at the OPCC.
  • Supervises, monitors and schedules the work of the AV Supervisor, technicians and skilled labor.
  • Plans, implements and performs preventative and routine maintenance on Audio Visual equipment.                    


  • Works with OPCC staff and clients in the pre-event planning stages of an event and prepares pricing proposals.
  • Responsible for accurate billing of equipment and labor provided by the Audio Visual Department.
  • Recommends new services and equipment to be state of the art and heighten revenue.
  • Reviews all rental rates and recommends pricing adjustments accordingly.                                
  • Sets up and operates Audio Visual equipment and systems within the Center.
  • Keeps accurate inventory of Audio Visual equipment.                                   
  • Assists Director of Event Services in the budgeting process.
  • Plans and implements training programs within the Audio Visual Department



  • Operational characteristics of audio visual equipment management, including, but not limited to, needs of users of large public assembly facilities and customer service practices
  • Technical requirement, methods, equipment, materials, and or other systems as they apply to facility events including, but not limited to: principles of event staging and performance equipment, lighting and sound equipment, rigging safety, and audio visual equipment
  • Basic principles of accounting
  • Principles of lead supervision and training
  • Familiarity with legal terminology
  • Terminology used in entertainment and convention settings
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications and use of the internet
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and facility users
  • Work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, weekends, holidays and extended (long) work days.




  • Plan, service, and supervise audio visual services of large events; identify and provide facility media services for all assigned events; prepare drawings, diagrams, layouts, and other media services specifications for all assigned events
  • Schedule, coordinate, and supervise the work of AV Supervisors, Technicians and skilled labor
  • Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient customer service
  • Recognize media related challenges, analyze and identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of organizational objectives
  • Interpret and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures




  • Bachelor Degree in Technical Theatre, Mass Media or related field
  • Two years experience in audio visual and technical media coordination and operation, preferably in a convention, theater, arena or hotel environment.
  • Or high school diploma and three (3) years combine audio-visual and supervisory experience.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license


Special Knowledge of:

  • Thorough knowledge of audio-visual equipment and electronic services in public assembly settings
  • Principles and practices of media services
  • Operational characteristics of events
  • Knowledge of personal computers and computerized audio-visual systems
  • Customer service practices
  • Needs of users of the facility
  • Public relations
  • Knowledgeable in the supervision and motivation of others.
  • Terminology used in entertainment/convention/public assembly settings
  • Relevant federal, state and local regulations
  • Must have computer skills in Microsoft Office applications and word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, and Internet software
  • Ability to use tools and equipment properly and safely. 
  • Stamina to work long hours. Must be able to lift and/or move heavy equipment.