Museum of Science
  • 01-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • System Support Services
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 21-23
  • Hourly
  • Regular, Full Time

Audio/Visual Technician

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Audio/Visual Technician performs set-up, operation, and break down of audio/visual equipment throughout the building and grounds to support on-site events and lectures, webcasts, museum functions, and meetings. Additionally, this position is responsible for performing maintenance and upgrades on audio-visual equipment in our event spaces and production studios to ensure maximum uptime for our internal and external stakeholders. This position will work closely with the Senior A/V Technicians as well as the Manager to ensure audio/visual support needs are met in an organized, timely, and professional manner.


  • Daily set up and operation of audio/visual equipment for 200 meetings annually.
  • Daily setup and operation of audio/visual equipment for 75-100 webcasts, events, functions, and other museum activities per year.
  • Participate in the installation, maintenance, and repair of over 200 pieces of A/V equipment in production studios and event spaces, such as amplifiers, microphones, speakers, projectors, throughout the museum.
  • Assist Sr. A/V Technician in defining requirements and recommending purchases of equipment, stock, and supplies for projects and departments. Typical budgets are between $2k - 20k, though larger projects may upwards of $100k.
  • Assist Media Producers on video production shoots when needed.


This position is regular, full-time, 40 hours a week. Wednesday - Sunday. Flexible hours are a must; some holidays, evenings, and weekends included. Some overtime will be required.


Manager, Audio/Visual Production and Services


  • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate degree, business or vocational certificate.
  • 1 or more years of audio/visual support experience.
  • Experience with setup and operation of audio/visual and computer equipment in a variety of spaces and environments.
  • Knowledge of setting up hybrid meetings with Zoom and/or Microsoft Teams.
  • Live sound engineering experience.
  • Familiarity with webcast formats and streaming equipment.
  • Technical knowledge of theatre and presentation systems.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments and tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience working on a team.


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $21 - $23 / hr


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, a Museum membership, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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