Sound Manager Instructor
Code: 15488 Posted: 04/30/2019
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Sound Manager Instructor.
The College of Arts and Humanities is seeking to hire an Academic/Instructional staff position in Sound Design and Production. This 12-month position includes a wide variety of responsibilities including: teaching two academic courses a year in audio production, providing sound engineering for music department Range (contemporary a cappella), Jazz groups and other music department ensembles, providing theatrical sound designs for the Theatre Arts Department main stage season, and attending/managing sound needs for the Regional Center for the Arts and Humanities (RITA). This individual will be involved in additional supervision and mentoring of students through production work.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Teaching and Mentoring
- Teach two academic courses per year in audio design and production, and a general education course in the area of acoustics.
- Mentor student designers and technicians in the music department events and theatre art department productions.
- Career advising and mentoring of students.
- Participate in annual academic and artistic assessments of Theatre Arts company members.
- Sound Support
- Design 2-3 productions in the Theatre Arts department during the academic year.
- Serve as the audio engineer for all Music department events.
- Hire and manage any necessary crews.
- Participation in Theatre Department weekly department and production meetings.
- Maintain all audio equipment for the Regional Center for the Arts and Humanities, Department of Theatre Arts, and Department of Music.
- Ability to learn the following audio software, digital audio workstation, Protools, LogicPro, Abelton Live, and Alab (Thea)
- Sound Maintenance, inventory, and facility infrastructure
- Manage, maintain, repair, upgrade inventory of all sound equipment for the Regional center for the arts and humanities (Rita).
- Manage schedule of events that require sound production.
- Develop and recommend long-range plans, objectives, and facility sound needs for the Rita.
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
- Masters degree in Audio Production, Theatrical Sound Design, Audio Technology, or Bachelors in Audio Production, Theatrical Sound Design, Audio Technology with 3 years of professional experience.
- Proficient understanding of Engineering in common audio software and equipment.
- Teaching and/or mentoring experience.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications are encouraged to be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:
- "More Options"
- Job Opening ID: "15488"
- Select "Sound Manager Instructor"
- Click "Apply"
- You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
- If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process
STEP 3: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Names and Contact information for three professional references upon hire.
- Highest official transcript upon hire.
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59pm Thursday May 30th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.