Audio Visual and Video Conferencing Design Engineer

Boroondara, Australia
29 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Opportunity to join a growing team leading innovative AV solutions
  • HEW 8, $95,919 - $103,449 + 17% super
  • Full-time, on-going, working across all Swinburne campuses

About Swinburne

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives. 

About the job

The Audio Visual and Video Conferencing Design Engineer role is a great opportunity for a highly motivated customer focused individual to join Swinburne’s Audio Visual team. The AVC Engineer role is required to apply a high level of Audio Visual and Video Conferencing (AVC) design, management and responsibility and would suit someone with extensive experience in the provision of engineering solutions for AVC design and a passion for working with Audio Visual and Video Conferencing systems and providing a seamless customer experience.

The primary role of the position is to ensure the design, engineering and management of high quality audiovisual conferencing projects and services; coupled with responsive and effective design and delivery of educational technology solutions to clients across the organisation; and in particular :

  • Providing design engineering expertise and maintain a catalogue of AVC solutions and their underpinning support documentation
  • Managing conferencing services in Swinburne audiovisual enabled learning and meeting spaces
  • Project managing, consulting and engineering audiovisual and videoconferencing projects and investigations for IT and the Swinburne Facilities Services Group (FSG).
  • Providing support expertise on all videoconferencing and soft-conferencing technologies and associated standard AV system designs
  • Mentoring AV team members in the engineering and support of audiovisual and conferencing technology solutions and the management of associated services

In return for your expertise and commitment to the role, you will be part of a growing and supportive team focused on your development and progression within AV and the wider Information Technology Services team.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A degree level qualification in information technology, information systems, or extensive experience in AV/IT design engineering; ideally in a mid-large education or large service sector organisation.
  • Demonstrated delivery of AV / UC design, project management and support of hardware and software conferencing at a large enterprise level
  • Extensive experience providing engineering solutions for AVC design for learning and meeting space projects

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

Further information, contacts and support

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Scott Doyle via email at

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on 

Applications close at: 11:30 m, Sunday the 1st of July 2018