Audio-Visual & Multimedia Collections Specialists

Prepare, plan, and operate multimedia teaching aids for use in education. May record, catalogue, and file materials.
Also called: Audio Visual Specialist, Audio Visual Technician, Library Media Specialist, Media Specialist


    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • customer service
  • management
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • design
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design


    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • come up with lots of ideas


Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Persistence
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation


    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Visio
    Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
  • Microsoft Publisher
    Video creation and editing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects
  • Apple Final Cut Pro


    bachelor's degree
    certificate after high school

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