Duties

Bastyr University, one of the world’s leading academic centers for advancing knowledge in the natural health sciences and located in Kenmore, WA at the top of Lake Washington, has an outstanding opportunity for a Faculty Services Support Specialist

This position will be responsible for managing the daily operations and support of audio visual and classroom services in support of our academic programs and faculty.

 

About Bastyr:
Bastyr is a progressive internationally recognized pioneer in Natural Health Arts and Sciences education and research. Founded in 1978, the University today offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs that reflect multidisciplinary, science-based natural health curricula with an emphasis on the integration of mind, body, spirit, and nature. Regionally accredited since 1989, Bastyr University is composed of three schools, the School of Naturopathic Medicine, The School of Natural Health Arts and Sciences and the School of Traditional World Medicines. Bastyr is comprised of a main campus in Kenmore, WA, a health clinic in Seattle, and a branch campus and health clinic in San Diego.

Bastyr University believes that inclusive diversity is essential for achieving academic excellence and creating a profoundly enriching university experience. Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders that bring the natural health arts and sciences to people from all backgrounds. Promoting an educational environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their talents while experiencing a sense of community, we expect campus members to engage in respectful communication, behaviors and thoughtful self-reflection, increase their understanding of cultures and empower people who are disenfranchised, marginalized or oppressed. In so doing, the University pledges to prepare our students (and support faculty and staff) to recognize and appropriately respond to health inequities that affect multiple communities. This involves infusing DEI knowledge, skills, and practices in all academic programs, clinical training and patient services. In all, Bastyr University is dedicated to the welfare of our students and patients as well as to promoting equal opportunity and access in education and health care.

In alignment with Bastyr’s DEI commitment, applications from members of underrepresented groups are encouraged.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
All new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first workday. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.



POSITION SUMMARY

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Responsible for coordinating the scheduling, delivery/pickup, user education, security, inventory, and maintenance of all audio visual equipment in support of faculty and academic instruction as well general use by administrative groups for university sponsored events. Maintains Academic Technology inventory and distribution of inventory to faculty and staff.

2. Responsible for the Faculty Services Copy Center, which includes, but is not limited to, maintenance, supply inventory/ ordering, and user education of on-site printers.

3. Responsible for daily classroom inventory to ensure adequate maintenance and availability of basic classroom set-up and supplies, and to identify needs or problems that require the attention of the Department of Information Technology, or Facilities. Completes daily classroom check of used classrooms though out the day to ensure all classrooms are in required condition.

4. Provide support of on-site classroom technology questions or concerns including AV support for classroom functions as needed. Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, printing, phone, and A/V problems. Install, configure, and maintain classroom software, hardware, and related peripherals. Provide on-site and phone support and training for video conferences using Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Lync and MondPads to academic and administrative departments. Response to computer help desk ticket request in timely manner.

5. Responsible for academic departments and transfer/file conversion of digital audio recordings of class lectures, guest lecturers, video conferences, town hall presentations, seminars, and faculty candidate presentations and posting those files to off-site storage/access services and Canvas for faculty/student access.

6. Responsible for video production of instructional materials for on-line learning and classroom presentation. Assists faculty with presentation preparation, scripting and the selection of proper location for video shoots. Sets up lighting, camera(s), microphones and operates camera(s) and video recording equipment during shoot. Performs post production editing, file conversion, duplication and distribution/posting to off-site storage/access services and Canvas for faculty/student access. .

7. Act first line contact both in person, by email and telephone for the Faculty Services office. Disseminates information to all Faculty Services customers regarding systems, policies and procedures relating to the organization of the academic department and other crucial quarterly information.

8. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. These may include but are not limited to daily mail pickup and distribution, cross training to cover other Faculty Services staff positions, and assessment support. The Director of Academic Operations & Academic Technology reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

 

 

Qualifications: 


Skills and Ability:

  • Must have excellent customer service, oral/written communication, and organizational, interpersonal, multi-tasking skills and be able to work independently without close supervision.
     

Education:

  • High School graduation (or GED) required.
  • Prefer at least one year of college studies.
     

Experience:

  • 2 years relevant work experience preferred, experience with operation and maintenance of electronic and media equipment.
  • Working experience in an academic environment is preferred.

 

 

How to Apply:

Please refer to job #22-025 and position title when applying. Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@bastyr.edu.

 

Other Notes:

Bastyr University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision and prescription coverage; generous paid time off; access to Bastyr’s Centers for Natural Health; and a competitive 403(b) retirement plan.

Bastyr University does not discriminate against any person in matters of employment, application for employment, student or applicant for admission, or participation in our programs or benefits on the basis of the following protected classes: ancestry, gender, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), ethnic or national origin (includes language use and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the United States is authorized under federal law), age (40 and above), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), marital status, genetic information, medical condition (genetic characteristics, cancer or a record or history of cancer), veteran or military status or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please don’t hesitate to contact Bastyr University to request or discuss a special accommodation due to a disability.

All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability during the application process should contact Human Resources at (425) 602-3087 (phone), (425) 602-3058 (fax) or by email.