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Academic Professional in Sound Recording and Production

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Posting Details



Posting Number F0978P Working Title Academic Professional in Sound Recording and Production Department Franklin-School of Music About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. About the College/Unit/Department
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music (www.music.uga.edu) is among the leading schools of music in the region and nationally. It includes comprehensive programs, with degrees at the undergraduate level through the masters and doctorate. A celebrated faculty, outstanding facilities, and talented students build a supportive and rich environment for artistic and scholarly growth. Graduates from our programs have been internationally successful in their chosen fields. College/Unit/Department website https://music.uga.edu Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 01/01/2022 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 09/08/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be reviewed beginning Oct 15, 2021, until the position is filled. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae/resume and cover letter describing their qualifications and professional experience, along with details on how they will add value to the program. The cover letter should show how the candidate’s work has supported the success of those from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in the field. Applicants who have not yet had those experiences should explain how their work will further the College’s commitment to diversity. Application materials should also include links to an online portfolio or website highlighting artistic works and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references. Reference letters and academic transcripts may be requested later in the search process, along with additional materials.

Questions about the application process can be directed to Edith Hollander (somadmin@uga.edu or 706-542-32701); questions about the position can be directed to Josh Bynum (jbynum@uga.edu). Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

UGA Statement
PLEASE NOTE : On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.
Position Details

Position Information



Classification Title Academic Professional AC FLSA Faculty Rank Academic Professional Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate or Master’s degree in sound recording or related field. Position Summary
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia seeks a Sound Recording and Production technician for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment. Salary will be commensurate with credentials, experience, and reputation. The appointment start date is anticipated for January 2022.

Responsibilities include:
  • Work as one of two sound-recording engineers for the Hodgson School of Music, co-managing the recording, mixing, editing, mastering, distribution, and archiving of all recitals, ensembles, guest artists, commercial session recordings, and events recorded for national broadcast.
  • Teach basic courses and co-supervise the Audio/Video Recording Internship Program. Subjects include but are not limited to: Live and studio recording/mixing, microphones and mic techniques, digital audio networks, signal processing, and media formats.
  • Co-supervise video streaming and production.
  • Co-supervise the management of technical equipment and facilities for the school.
  • Co-supervise with special projects for the Hodgson School.
Additional Requirements
  • Candidates without a terminal degree must have a Bachelor’s degree, document exceptional professional expertise (a minimum of five years of professional experience in the field of recording in areas as noted above) and be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire. Please see the UGA Guidelines for the Appointment and Promotion of Academic Professionals for more information.
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in sound recording or a related field with demonstrated experience in all aspects of sound recording, mastering, studio work, and media production and demonstrated experience in recording performances covering a wide range of genres and settings (including but not limited to soloists, chamber groups, and large ensembles).
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
  • Knowledge of Video Production & Media Streaming
  • Background in Studio and Live multitrack recording and production
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Understanding of and ability to teach relevant courses in sound and recording.
  • Ability to manage and maintain relevant technology.
  • Willingness and desire to contribute and collaborate within a dynamic, holistic, inclusive music program located in a city known for its music and arts culture.
Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio


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