Part-Time 1st Tier Audio Technician, African American Arts Institute (AAAI)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 295763
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African American Arts Institute (AAAI), UA-MRKT part of the Office for the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs
Located within the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, the African American Arts Institute manages performing activities of ensembles, which are courses in the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies: African American Dance Company, African American Choral Ensemble and IU Soul Revue. Reporting the AAAI's Technical Supervisor, Audio Technicians provide audio support for African American Arts Institute (AAAI) rehearsals, performances and other events. Duties also include non-audio related stage work, equipment maintenance, and inventory. The 1 st Tier Audio Technician represents the entry level on the AAAI's technician staff.
Provide technical support for AAAI ensemble rehearsals, performances and other events. Technical support includes, but is not limited to the following:
Moving Sound System equipment (PA), instruments, and staging to and from events
Setting up PA, instruments, and staging
Cleaning and spiking stages
Loading and unloading trucks with event related equipment and staging sound equipment for performances
Help maintain a written record of equipment and supplies used by the AAAI
Record ensemble rehearsals and performances
Perform basic equipment maintenance tasks, such as cleaning, soldering, and troubleshooting
Maintain cleanliness and order in technical facilities, including the video and audio studios, technical office, equipment storage room, and prop storage and repair room
Communicate via telephone and email
Security and care for university equipment and facilities as assigned
Follow procedures outlined in the AAAI Staff Handbook and all IU publications governing faculty and staff
Complete general safety orientation for AAAI Audio Technicians and sign training verification form
Perform other duties as determined by the Director or Technical Supervisor of the African American Arts Institute
High School diploma, GED, or higher education. Candidate is not required to be an IU student but is preferred.
Minimum Experience :
General knowledge of PA equipment setup, operation, basic electrical knowledge and sound reinforcement.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to be on your feet for long hours
Punctual and Efficient
Ability to learn new information quickly
Ability to use basic software programs; word processing and spreadsheet
Understanding of and the ability to manipulate PA equipment
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly during the work period
Ability to travel as required with the possibility of extended stay, overnight to several days
Ability to hear at a clinical normal level
Ability to work in inclement weather conditions: snow, rain, heat, and/or cold
Working Conditions / Demands
Expected to arrive promptly at scheduled shift times.
Must be willing to sign and adhere to a confidentiality statement and must follow all office and university policies and guidelines.
Employment is contingent on a background check.
Members of the AAAI staff are strongly encouraged to attend, if not assigned to work, events sponsored by the AAAI.
The employee must maintain a maximum of no more than 29 hours per week across all positions of employment held with Indiana University.
$11.80 per hour
0 - 25 hours per week as needed (days/hours can be adjusted to schedule, with some flexibility within the set schedule)
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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