TITLE Recording Arts Educator
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 2144
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Department Head, Music
MAJOR ADMINISTRATOR Dean, College of Arts and Letters
The primary duty of the Recording Arts Educator is the coordination and supervision of audio recording for the Department of Music. The Recording Arts Educator administers the budget for the purchase, repair, and replacement of audio technology, teaches assigned courses, and develops degree programs and curriculum in the field of Recording Arts.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A Bachelor's degree in Music, Recording Technology, or a related field is required. A Master's degree in Music or a related field is preferred.
Experience: Five years of experience in audio recording of live performances is required. Demonstrated evidence of the ability to teach at the college level is required.
Skills: Audio recording skills are required. Familiarity with Macintosh computers and peripherals is required. Familiarity with a variety of analog and digital recording formats, mixing consoles, microphones, and Macintosh digital audio applications is required.
Effort: Hearing ability must be at or above normal limits. Must be able to lift 15-25 pounds and endure extended periods of standing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provides teaching and curriculum development support to the Department of Music by teaching and assuming all faculty responsibilities for the Introduction to Audio Techniques, Advanced Digital Recording courses, and any other courses assigned by the Department Head and developing degree programs and curriculum in the field of Recording Arts.
2. Assists the Department of Music in the production of quality audio recordings by coordinating and overseeing the audio recording of music through the determination of the most appropriate recording method, the equipment to be used, and how the performance is mixed and edited for the archival recording.
3. Assures that the equipment used in audio recording is operational and up-to-date by purchasing new equipment and arranging for repair when appropriate.
4. Enhances the overall operational efficiency of the Department of Music by training, supervising, and scheduling student recording assistants.
5. Ensures the organization, security, and accessibility of the recordings of the Department of Music by maintaining the archive of recorded tapes.
6. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses required by the Department Head.
7. Contributes to the overall success of the Department of Music by performing all other duties as assigned by the Department Head.SUPERVISION
The Recording Arts Educator is supervised by the Head, Department of Music and supervises student recording assistants.
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
REVISED MAY 2007