Coordinator, A/V and IT

Title: Coordinator, A/V and IT

Employment Status:  Non-Exempt

Salary: $23.73 - $25.24 per hour23.

Supervisor Title: Senior Director, Operations

Date Revised:  April 2023

Summary of Position:

Under the supervision of the Senior Director, Operations, the Coordinator, A/V and IT will assist in the preparation, setup, and real-time support of event A/V and day-to-day IT operations.

This position is located in Washington D.C. and Meridian requires MD, DC, or VA residence for all employees. The position is predominantly on-site but may occasionally work from home. The position requires occasional early morning or evening hours.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Set up and install equipment such as microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards for meetings, presentations, and live events
  • Conduct sound, visual, and performance quality checks on A/V equipment to ensure quality of A/V systems for events and meetings; provide real time A/V support and troubleshooting as needed
  • Track and maintain A/V equipment inventory
  • Manage Windows desktop applications, cloud-based services, printers, desk phones, mobile phones, and all other portable devices in-person and remotely
  • Provide oversight of IT support vendors while also receiving helpdesk calls and resolving questions and issues
  • Maintain IT documentation procedures, standards, best practices, and installations
  • Administer and oversee IT provided software applications and systems (activation, processing, installation, etc.)
  • Participate in hardware and software evaluations/reviews and recommend purchases
  • Responsible for completing all organizational administrative responsibilities in a timely manner and meeting all organizational administrative deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s degree in related field preferred
  • Two years of relevant work experience
  • Or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Direct experience with Audio and Visual equipment
  • Excellent understanding of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and telecommunications systems
  • Knowledge of day-to-day IT operations
  • Strong inter-cultural communication skills; maturity, cultural sensitivity, and tact suitable for working with individuals from around the world

Technical Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, Office 365, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Internet Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Edge)
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro and DC
  • Experience with Canvas, Zoom and Salesforce is helpful

Employer’s Statement

Meridian is committed to creating a diverse environment. We believe in empowering global leaders and amplifying voices of a wide variety of backgrounds to create pathways for greater understanding, shared value and respect for all cultures as connecting people has been our foundation for over 60 years. If you share our values and enthusiasm to promote non-partisan collaboration to address global challenges and opportunities, you can find a home at Meridian.

As an equal opportunity employer, Meridian promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, family responsibilities, marital, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunity will be offered and maintained to all persons at every stage and condition of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination.

How to Apply 

Qualified candidates should apply here. Only candidates being considered for this position will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to this position will be accepted.