University of North Texas - Recording Engineer

Jun 20, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The College of Music at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Recording Engineer to join our team. We plan to hire starting September 1, 2017.The semester routine will involve a varying weekly schedule to accommodate office tasks and event production work. Working hours increase during during the peak performance schedule and decrease during breaks. You will work both independently for many events and collaboratively with other staff on larger events. This position will assist in Providing the following: Concert Video: Live concert video is shot and mixed live with minimal post editing, with many events live streamed on the Internet, and others posted on Youtube. Quick decision making, and familiarity with large ensemble music is key to providing amazing musical broadcast experiences to the public. Classical Audio Archive Recording: Gracefully and accurately handling the large quantity of mostly stereo classical archival recordings of faculty, student and ensemble concerts using the installed systems. Jazz Recording: Small jazz combo groups regularly perform in a space that requires a number of microphones be setup in a short amount of time, and still be high quality. It is both a challenging and rewarding environment working with extremely talented musicians in an active setting. Student musicians have the opportunity to sit down with you afterwards and review the mix. Recording Sessions: Intended to be an affordable means for students to have access to high quality recording for self-promotion and competitions. Work performed here is efficient, customer-focused, and high quality. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * A natural curiosity for creatively solving challenges with gear. * Work with faculty and student musicians to understand their needs and find the most practical way to meet these needs. * Bring a cool and calm attitude to those working around you during the peak event season. * Assist in building a skilled student worker team. * Suggest new solutions and quickly adapt to changing technical hurdles. * Be efficient and exacting in scheduling, quality control, archiving and asset organization. * Classical and jazz audio recording. * Video shoots of live events. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related area and two years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.