Employment Opportunities

Position:
Electronic Technician/Audio Engineer
Department:
Media Productions
Date Posted:
09/13/2021
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

The Center for Information Technology (CIT) / Media Production Electronic Technician/Audio Engineer’s role is to support the multimedia needs for Hampton University.  We are searching for a reliable, detail-orientated audio engineer to join our growing team.  The candidate would be responsible for working directly with the Media Production’s Director and will be responsible for creating and editing recordings, setting up equipment in studio and at events, following client specifications, and meeting project deadlines. You should have excellent time management and show up on schedule for studio sessions and live gigs.

To be successful as an audio engineer, you should have a discerning ear and be able to identify what sounds good. Outstanding candidates are knowledgeable about audio equipment, editing, able to follow written and verbal instructions, and consistently deliver superb results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understanding client briefs and selecting the appropriate sound and mixing equipment for the project

  • Communicating with clients and coordinating with other staff members to ensure deadlines are met and projects are completed to specifications

  • Editing, mixing, and manipulating recorded and live sound

  • Setting up equipment safely and on time

  • Designing audio systems and advising clients on equipment purchases

  • Testing and troubleshooting equipment regularly, and replacing any faulty components

  • Fixing and enhancing sound at live events

  • Collaborating and networking with other Audio Engineers and professionals in the field

  • Participating in training opportunities and constantly finding new ways to improve skills

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Communication or related field is preferred.  May substitute the equivalent of education, technical certifications or training, or related work experience and a high school diploma.

  • Proven two (2) years’ experience required

  • Certificate in audio technology or similar recommended

  • Practical experience with sound equipment

  • Superb ear for sound

  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm to address issues

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Professional self-starter with a growth mindset

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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