Technical Director and Audio Engineer

Bowdoin College
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$65,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Technical Director and Audio Engineer

Posting Number S01086JP Department Events and Summer Programs Job Summary

The Technical Director will serve as the lead staff member for the daily management of Studzinski Recital Hall and for the scheduling and production of events in this facility. This role will also manage all technical equipment in the Recital Hall and coordinate with the Dept. of Music on the supervision and use of non-technical equipment. The Technical Director will coordinate with the Office of Events and Summer Programs on the use of the recital hall, and will support the audio and other production needs of College events in other venues.

Salary Range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $65,000 – Maximum $80,000 , depending on experience. This is a 0.88 FTE.

Education/Skills Requirements


  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work well with a wide variety of individuals and groups a necessity.
  • In addition to knowledge of technical systems, the applicant should have strong management and planning skills.
  • Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of full-time experience in a professional environment working with computer-based recording systems and live sound
  • Working knowledge of theatrical lighting systems.
  • Prior experience with the Pro Tools audio recording system preferred.
  • Standard Work Days and Hours

  • Full-time during the College academic year with a part-time schedule from June through mid-August.
  • Academic year schedule will include an initial daily schedule of 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with some evening and/or weekend time required for event production.
  • Schedule during June through mid-August coordinated in conjunction with supervisor, but in general it may include two days per week of on campus time.
  • About Bowdoin

    Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

    We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

    Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

    Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

    Shift Employment Category Full Time Academic Year FTE 0.88 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 02/03/2023 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

    Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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