Recording Engineer - #001392

Location
Cullowhee
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Information: The Audio Recording Studio Engineer will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the educational recording arts and music technology facilities in support of the educational program of the School of Music. As a part of these responsibilities, the position will be expected to teach related courses within the School of Music and serve as the instructor of record for practicum and independent study projects within the Commercial and Electronic Music fields of study. The recording studio serves both the Music and TV broadcasting programs, and certain major areas of studio functionality are shared by both programs. These include oversight of the facility networking systems, data backup and retrieval, and maintenance of the facility routing system. Duties include teaching classes in recording arts industry and undergraduate lessons in an area of commercial music. Preference will be given to jazz and commercial performance in acoustic and electric bass, drums, or voice. Other duties may be assigned by the department head commensurate with the abilities and interests of the applicant and the needs of the department. Additional non-instructional duties include advising students, recruiting for the program, and serving on the Commercial and Electronic Music Program advisory committee.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: A masters degree in music is required. Demonstrated expertise in music recording industry audio engineering, performance experience in an applied area of commercial music, and a successful record of college teaching is expected.

Preferred Qualifications: A terminal degree in music is preferred. Experience in a commercial studio is preferred. Preference in applied music will be given to jazz and commercial performers on acoustic and electric bass, drums, or voice.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply online. Hard copy materials will not be accepted. Please attach a cover letter, a vita highlighting education, work experience, and professional activities, at least three names of professional references, and an unofficial transcript of the highest degree earned. For questions or additional information, please contact the School of Music via email at mus@wcu.edu or phone (828) 227-7242.

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