Under the direct supervision of the Senior Director, Academic Technology Facilities, the Audio Engineer - PT is responsible for:
Audio engineering duties for Academic Technology needs including, but not limited to; department recordings, grants, special projects, visiting artists recordings, student project recording.
Audio and video interlocking/synchronization equipment use; Technical supervision and assistance in any recording applications.
Participation in the oversight and organization of the Student Assistant Engineering Program - SAEP (tutoring students on signal flow, studio procedures, common practices, etc.) and supervision of students as they engineer selected live sessions.
Assist in Studio Operations shift coverage
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Recording engineer and technical supervision of divisional recording sessions: "Live-mix" recording, Multi-track recording and overdubbing with and without audio/video interlock.
Mixdown engineer for the mastering of multi-track recordings.
Technical supervision and recording for pre-produced Mac/MIDI-sequenced projects.
Advising regarding various options for recording student projects (studio set-up, track layout, etc.)
Knowledge and Skills Required
Experienced in several areas of audio engineering, including: multi-track and "live" recording as well as mastering/mixdown.
Knowledge of audio-to-video, and audio-to-audio synchronization.
Familiarity with basic Macintosh/MIDI-sequencing necessary. (MOTU Digital Performer, Pro Tools and all other DAWs)
Expert-level knowledge of ProTools
Demonstrated organizational skills in recording sessions and time use.
Expertise digital recording hardware and software for Mac, as well as a working knowledge of digital video and computer-based multimedia production.
Professional-level experience in the operation and application of digital automated mixing consoles and large format analog consoles.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0002922
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.