The Director of Technology & Support delivers an illusion of simplicity into a seamless competition experience, ensuring that technical barriers do not interrupt competitors’ opportunities to prepare for the challenging competition ahead. This individual is passionate about leveraging technology to drive efficiency and deliver value during presentations and marquee events, moving quickly during unexpected situations to remedy any technical issues. The Director of Technology & Support is the facilitator behind the implementation and development of all audio visual equipment to ensure the delivery of a world-class case competition. While the main responsibilities of this individual are to manage the AV and technological aspects of the competition week, this individual will also assist in supporting the Director of Events and Director of Competitor Experience when needed.

Commitment required:

  • Term duration is from June 2022 to June 2023
  • Must attend the CaseIT 2023 Onboarding on June 23, 2022 from 7-8 PM
  • Must attend CaseIT 2022 Organizing Committee, & Portfolio Meetings (2-3 hours per week) from June 2022 to March 2023
  • Attendance mandatory during CaseIT 2023 Competition Week from February 20-25, 2023

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead a team of Technology Management Associates that focus on all things audio visual to ensure a seamless production during the week of CaseIT 2023
  • Enable the organizing committee to collaborate effectively by sourcing and arranging transportation of audio visual equipment needed through the year 
  • Ensure competitors’ seamless experience during the competition by leading and tackling issues related to digital registration, projectors, electronic room timers and other audio visual equipment
  • Support the delivery of high quality events throughout the week by overseeing and managing set-up and take-down of audio visual equipment 
  • Provide the ability for stakeholders, spectator sand competitors’ families to view the final presentations and awards banquet by implementing a live-streaming solution 

Additional qualifications include:

  • Strong knowledge of audio visual equipment
  • Passion for all things technology and event production
  • Technical with a keen eye for innovation and creativity 
  • Ability to work under high pressure situations 
  • Previous experience managing technology equipment is an asset 

Successful completion of this role provides:

  • A technical portfolio that showcases the implementation and development of electronic equipment for an international event
  • Proven ability to manage technology-related logistics to deliver a high-quality case competition experience to an international audience 

CONTACT

If you have any inquiries or concerns about Director recruitment, please do not hesitate to contact the CaseIT 2023 Management Team at caseit@sfu.ca