Director, AV Design and Engineering

Palo Alto, CA

Posted: 12/21/20
Deadline: 2/1/21
Reference Number: 88111

About This Organization

Learning Technologies & Spaces (LTS) facilitates exceptional teaching and learning. We design, implement, provision, operate, and support an ecosystem of platforms, tools, services, and technology-rich classrooms and learning spaces. Our aim is to provide great experiences for faculty and students in the use of instructional technology and classrooms to create engaging and accessible learning experiences for all our students. This is Our Most Important Work. LTS is part of Student Affairs, which supports a variety of student experiences inside our learning spaces and outside the classroom in our residences, community centers, student organizations, health center, and career education center. Student Affairs aspires to “educate students to make meaningful contributions as citizens of a complex world.”

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more

Job Duties

This is an exciting time to join Stanford University’s Learning Technologies and Spaces (LTS), as we launch Stanford Classrooms Reimagined, the 10-year strategic plan for learning spaces campus-wide. Reporting to and working closely with the Senior Director, Learning Spaces, the Director of AV Design and Engineering will play a key role in the implementation of new standards, common solutions and platforms, and partner with schools and campus units to build innovative and user-centered classrooms and learning spaces.

The Director leads the technical and operational implementation of the strategic plan, manages the classroom refresh plan and budget, ensures the operational continuity of Stanford University Classrooms, and provides hands-on management of the classroom and technical operations teams. The position serves as technical lead and AV project manager and working with Capital Projects, Facilities management, contractors and subcontractors.

Required Qualifications

You are passionate about education, AV and IT. You are people- and solutions-focused and have experience in managing AV projects. You juggle multiple priorities and projects, bring a positive outlook, and lead dynamic, diverse teams.

Inclusion and diversity are integral to Stanford’s commitment to excellence. We are interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students and staff from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse perspectives in their work.

Other Info

For more information and to apply, please reach out to Guy Margard at and see the Stanford Careers job posting.