Sound Technician

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Jun 14, 2022
Oct 05, 2022
Full Time
Sound Technician, Green Machine EnsemblesThe George Mason University, Green Machine Ensembles Indoor Drumline, seeks qualified applicants for a Sound Technician position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:Season Pay: Competitive and related to experience/availabilityEstimated Hours Per Week: 16 (15 in-person, 1 remote)Weekends Per Month: 3+Dates of Employment: August 2022 - April 2023 (renewal dependent on both parties)Reports to: Audio Manager, Front Ensemble ManagerResponsibilities:Upkeep of sound equipment/cables/etc;Work with Audio Manager to implement strategies for preparedness and consistency of audio setup at performances and rehearsals;Work with the Sound Designer to supplement any additional implementation, edits or cutting of audio samples;Troubleshoot mainstage and other audio software;Ability to communicate as needed, up to a daily basis;Participate in weekly staff calls and section group chats;Interface with Levels 2-6 as needed;Ability to commit to rehearsal/show attendance at least 4 weeks in advance; andAvailability to complete compliance and professional development trainings, both online and in person.Required Qualifications:Desire and drive to positively impact a world class performance ensemble;Experience with Presonus Studio Live Mixers/audio interfaces or similar programs;Familiarity with Mainstage, Logic or other DAWs, and an ability to bounce, edit, and implement audio samples; andRecent experience in audio amplification/recording/systems implementation for either studios, theatre, concerts or pageantry.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in the marching arts.

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