Coordinator, Music Technology

Job Summary

The Coordinator, Music Technology coordinates the day-to-day music technology resources and equipment within the School of Music. Participates in the development and implementation of programs for music technology.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates and manages the operations and functionality of the recital and rehearsal halls recording sessions and equipment.
  • Coordinates the music technology needs of School of Music faculty in classes, choir, orchestra, band, and/or dance.
  • Provides music technology resources for performances and auditions as required.
  • Develops budget recommendations and assists with developing activities and services budget requests.
  • Monitors and complies with all fiscal expenditures and guidelines in accordance with university policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates, trains, and schedules part-time OPS staff for the music instruction lab and concert or recital hall recordings, including back-of-house management.
  • Provides instruction of music technology related courses including Introduction to Music Technology I and II, Introduction to Audio Recording Technology, and/or others as appropriate.
  • Participates in the planning and development of music technology, resources and curriculum as appropriate to department needs.

Other Duties:

  • Records audio, video, and streaming of performances including: music pre and post-production of student recitals, music ensemble performances, Nisita Series concerts, faculty recitals, and/or student auditions or competitions.
  • Collaborates with videographer to coordinate video and audio recording processes, including: file editing, preparing “timing” files, and the "good" audio files for professional streaming.
  • Performs job related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Music Technology, or closely related field.
  • Two years of professional full-time experience in studio production or digital audio techniques.
  • Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
  • Experience operating personal computers with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Music Technology, or closely related field.
  • Work experience in higher education music program.
  • Demonstrated experience with current trends and technologies in the rapidly evolving field of Music Technology.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of recording and post-production techniques, electronic music synthesis, musical acoustics, digital and analog electronics, and electronics and recording technology.
  • Knowledge of trends on applications of music technology in higher education.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to operate basic theatrical lighting and lighting systems.
  • Knowledge of music technology applications considered as best practice for applied music instruction and for classroom environments.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to consult with faculty and students on best practice in music technology as it relates to music composition, orchestration and arranging in higher education.
  • Ability to evaluate current uses of music technology in degree-specific programs, including recommendations that lead to program enhancement.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, business partners and the public in a service oriented manner.
  • Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think critically and make clear, well-reasoned and timely decisions.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.
  • Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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