AV/Event Set-up Assistant (Full-Time)

  • The Dalí Museum
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Aug 12, 2019
Full time Audio Visual Set up/Break down/Labour

Job Description

JOB TITLE:  AV/Event Set-up Assistant (Full-Time)

Under the guidance of the Events Manager, the AV/Event Set-Up Assistant helps with all aspects of set-up; monitoring and breakdown of museum A/V equipment; assisting with vendor load-in, tables, chairs, and other equipment associated with events. Responsible for setting up and running Museum AV equipment and videotaping as applicable during events. Under the guidance of the Multi-Media Producer, occasionally assist with basic video editing of Museum lectures and trainings.


  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs for set up and tear down of tables, chairs, and other special event objects needed for event.
  • Assist and follow through with contracted details with Events Manager
  • Run and maintain audio and A/V equipment for Museum events and day-to-day Museum needs (meeting room projector, assist with LED screens running BrightSign players, etc.)
  • Maintain inventory of all Event, audio and A/V supplies and equipment
  • Provide troubleshooting solutions to Museum and Event clients
  • Attend weekly Events meetings and periodic training such as A/V instruction and customer service
  • Work schedule must be flexible, but will include both weekday and weekend hours, sometimes exceeding an 8-hour workday.
  • In down times from Events Department needs, assist Multimedia Producer with video editing projects
  • Maintain technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies; attending workshops


Below is an inclusive but not exhaustive list of various knowledge, skills, and other characteristics that are necessary for effective performance in this position.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Working knowledge of A/V equipment (such as mixers, microphones, Crestron Digital Media AV system or similar)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to troubleshoot AV/events equipment and responsibilities in high pressure situations
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to be a team player and facilitate good communication and cooperation among co-workers, vendors and clients
  • Become familiar with the policies and procedures associated with events
  • Ability to establish priorities, balance demands of multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Must provide reliable transportation.


Bachelor’s degree preferred

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand for periods of time (up to 8 hours per day).
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.


Nothing in this job specification restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.

Please complete this application and send with your resume with a brief cover letter to hr@thedali.orgPlease, no phone calls.