Audio/Visual Technician III

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Administrative Support


Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   



The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking a talented, client-focused Audio/Visual Technician III with excellent customer service skills to join our growing Team. 


This position reports to the A/V Services Supervisor and is responsible for all aspects of audiovisual services provided by the center. This will include planning, setup, and operating video teleconferences. The technician will maintaining and provide instruction in use of all of Fred Hutch's A/V equipment. This individual will ensure all A/V equipment is properly configured prior to events, advise participants in those meetings on the proper use of equipment (where appropriate), and will operate equipment for key meetings.


This position is required to be on campus daily.


  • Administrator for Conferencing Scheduling & Services (BlueJeans, Panopto, EMS, Zoom, Microsoft Teams)
  • Maintains all A/V equipment. May include the overseeing of maintenance contracts and repair services.
  • Provides instruction in the use of the center’s A/V equipment and operates said equipment for key meetings (Board of Trustees, Virtual Town Halls, and other Fred Hutch events)
  • Responsible for maintaining the inventory of A/V supplies, equipment, and rentals
  • Complete conference room setups and take downs (AV equipment, Tables & chairs)
  • Train internal customers and staff
  • Maintain understanding of current and new technology 
  • Troubleshoot escalations from Tech I & II


Required qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ Years of experience in an AV Technician Role
  • Strong experience supporting conference rooms (conference room and equipment setup)
  • Diverse working knowledge of Video Conference systems & protocols
  • Must be able to interface with diverse types of personalities in order to perform the day-to-day routines of the position
  • Ability to work independently and excel in a team environment
  • Physical skills necessary to bend, stoop, lift, reach and perform basic physical tasks
  • Must be able to support a flexible schedule (some early mornings, nights, and/or weekends)


Preferred qualifications:

  • Certified Technical Specialist (CTS) certification or equivalent
  • Intermediate knowledge of Control Software
  • Adobe- Experience with Photoshop edition & Premiere
  • 2+ Years of experience as an administrator in EMS, Panopto, and/or BlueJeans


Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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