Technical A/V Specialist

Company Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at

Interlochen Center for the Art’s MISSION

To engage and inspire people worldwide through excellence in educational, artistic and cultural programs, enhancing the quality of life through the universal language of the arts.



To ignite lifelong passion for the arts



Nurturing, Inspiring,Transforming, Enlightening and Enduring


Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:

Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.

Interlochen Arts Camp

Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.

Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.

Interlochen Public Radio

Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 94.7 FM, Traverse City and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix

News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington

Streaming online at  Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.

Interlochen Presents

Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.

Job Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts presentations seeks to hire a Technical A/V Specialist. This position within Information Technology (IT) is responsible for supporting and expanding instructional technology integration across the curriculum in partnership with faculty, academic programs, and administrative colleagues.

Major duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • The Technical A/V Specialist will build and maintain classrooms, meeting spaces, and common rooms necessary to provide for successful teaching, learning, presentations, and coordinate these activities across the various Interlochen business units.
  • Assists Interlochen faculty and staff with utilizing a variety of hardware and software applications including, but not limited to projection, Crestron applications, recording, audio, and streaming technology.
  • In collaboration with the Educational Technology Specialist, faculty, and staff, help implement and support existing technologies to provide successful distance learning.
  • In collaboration with Interlochen Presents and the Technical A/V Specialist will be responsible for the technology aspects of the Live@Interlochen featured and non-featured webcasts.
  • The Technical A/V Specialist will be responsible for the acquisition, deployment, and support for Crestron technologies. Existing programming and certifications a plus, but professional development will be offered.
  • Assist the Interlochen IT Help Desk in providing day to day phone and email support for technologies including, but not limited to Apple OSX, Google Apps, Active Directory, and browser technologies.


  • Experience in classroom technologies, Crestron programming and projectionist experience a plus
  • Familiar & experience with distance learning & streaming technologies
  • Past experience in managing multiple projects in a high pressure work environment
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Highly motivated with strong attention to detail
  • Strong critical thinking and analysis skills

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits: 

A competitive salary and benefit package is being offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

Required documents for application are: Cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references. These documents should be uploaded into your application, under the additional documents section.  You can complete the online application by clicking the "I'm interested" green button.  

Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.