Access Control Systems Specialist

Job Description

Under the direction of the Room’s Division Access Control Systems Manager, the Access Control Systems Specialist is responsible for providing technical support of Rooms Division surveillance and access control systems. Major duties include maintaining operational integrity of surveillance and access control systems, while assisting in the planning and developing of the housing community’s surveillance and access control layout. As a key operator, help identify and trouble shoot minor issues with Access Control surveillance and systems’ hardware. Act as a liaison with Housing IT, Network Services and external resources to help implement and manage all Access Control supported systems. Manage Room Division inventory of camera equipment and other access control hardware.

Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated working experience with the installation and maintenance of low voltage camera equipment. (Required)
  • Skill in reading and comprehending technical manuals, manufacturer specifications and troubleshooting guides used in the installation and repair of technical surveillance equipment. (Required)
  • Knowledge of principles and applications pertaining to analog and digital electronics, video cameras and night vision systems. (Required)
  • Ability to analyze and define administrative and technical problems, identifying relevant factors, recognizing alternatives and formulating conclusions. (Required)
  • Must have and maintain a valid California Driver’s License in order to drive a University vehicle for the transportation of equipment and materials. (Required)
  • Ability to set goals and priorities, which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities, when faced with fluctuating workloads, pressure of deadlines and competing requirements. (Required)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, coworkers, and other University personnel and interact diplomatically with a diversified public. (Required)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite products. (Required)
  • Ability to work harmoniously and cooperatively as a team member. (Required)
  • Ability to learn concepts quickly and to apply this knowledge to other job functions. (Required)
  • Ability to perform duties independently and with a great degree of accuracy, while meeting established deadlines. (Required)
  • Skill in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature. (Required)
  • Ability to accept equivocal circumstances and take action where answers to a problem are not readily apparent. (Required)
  • Skill in speaking concisely and logically, using grammatically correct language to convey information and explain policies and procedures in a professional manner. (Required)
  • Experience in writing routine business correspondence, operating procedures, and presentation materials using grammatically correct language. (Required)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet project deadlines and periods. (Required)
  • Ability to report to work on time as assigned and dress professional. (Required)
  • Knowledge of basic computer networking. (Can be trained)
  • Working knowledge of UCLA Rooms Division operations. (Preferred)
  • Working knowledge of surveillance and access control systems. (Preferred)