Audio Visual Technician

Baltimore Museum of Art

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The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an experienced AV Technician to manage audio/visual components throughout the museum including a 363-seat auditorium; public gallery spaces; and back of house office and other work spaces. This full-time, exempt position reports to the Chief Technology Officer in the Digital Experience & Communications division.


Ensures smooth operation of AV components for all BMA programming, event rentals, in-gallery and conference room audio visual needs.

Supports and maintains all internal audio-visual equipment and non-print media assets.

Conducts research on, and make recommendations for, AV products and assists with their installation.

Acts as lead technician for all exhibition and collection related audio/visual and for the majority of museum events.

In collaboration with the Private Events & Program Planning Manager, manages budget for contracted, temporary auditorium event staff.

Manages booking requests for AV equipment and setup.

Works closely with Curatorial, Installation, Conservation, Registration and Facilities & Engineering departments to adhere to strict artistic, architectural, electrical and fire codes.

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in an art/theater related field or professional experience equivalent

  • Minimum of 3 year’s technical experience with theatrical equipment including but not limited to lighting board, sound board, and video cameras

  • Minimum of 3 year’s hands-on experience working with a wide variety of events and exhibitions including but not limited to film screenings, musical concerts, performance art, conferences, etc.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends and to be on-call for various events

  • Ability to lift/transport heavy to moderately heavy objects

How to Apply

The BMA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For this exempt position we offer medical, dental, vision, prescription, 403b retirement plan, long term disability, flexible spending account, museum and restaurant discounts, and reduced fee gym membership. We also offer accrued vacation, holidays, personal days, floating holidays, and sick days.

Please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to with “AV Technician” and your first and last name in the subject line. Incomplete application materials will not be considered. Position will be posted until filled. No phone calls please.

Posted on July 23