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.
Qualifications

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications

Required

  • 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/

Application Process

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"
  • "Search"
  • 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:

  • CV/Resume
  • 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.


Contact

Joseph Lambin
(262)595-2331
cahjobs@uwp.edu

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