Exhibits and A/V Technician

The Franklin Institute’s Exhibit Operations department is seeking a technically skilled individual to join our team.  The Exhibits and A/V Technician is responsible for supporting the daily exhibit operations, including opening and closing of the exhibits, performing routine maintenance work, as well as monitoring and ensuring optimum working conditions of various exhibits.  The Exhibit and A/V Technician also provides technical support for the museum’s events and rentals.  

The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to maintain, diagnose, troubleshoot and repair museum exhibits including all electronic and interactive devices.  Candidates must be able to complete A/V setups, and provide technical support for museum events and rentals.  Candidates must be able to follow instructions and complete preventative maintenance tasks as assigned.  Lifting is required under 100 lbs.

Minimum Requirements: 
Qualified candidates should have a High School diploma; with two-year degree preferred or technical school certification.  3-5 years of experience in repairing or servicing electronic, mechanical, A/V or computer devices.  Proficient with computers and software.  Must know how to use basic tools and shop equipment.  Should have strong diagnostic skills and know how to prioritize repairs.

  • Working at The Franklin Institute

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    Cover letters and resumes can be submitted to our Human Resources Department in a variety of ways:

    Email: employment@fi.edu (Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.)

    Postal Mail:
    The Franklin Institute
    ATTN: Human Resources Department
    222 North 20th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Fax: 215.448.1121

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