Academic Professional in Sound Recording and Production
Franklin-School of Music
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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
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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.
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Academic Professional AC
Fiscal (12 mo.)
Doctorate or Master’s degree in sound recording or related
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.
- 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.
- 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
- Knowledge of Video Production & Media Streaming
- Background in Studio and Live multitrack recording and
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
- Understanding of and ability to teach relevant courses in sound
- 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.
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