Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
This position provides live sound and audio production services to University-wide clients on a variety of events including Commencement to academic and administrative campus events. This role is also responsible for location and studio recording services, production jobs and overseeing student staff. This role also researches, recommends and implements new audio technology to facilitate the production process.
Audio and Event Production and Support: Participate in the setup, troubleshooting (as necessary) and breakdown of audio systems purposed for each event. Serves as an escalation point for any technical problems. Maintain appropriate equipment inventories. Work with sound equipment vendors to augment audio services and event support on campus. Follow all appropriate audio and event standards while providing audio production functions such as recording, mixing, editing, restoration and mastering.
Client Consultation: Regularly meets with clients to analyze client needs. Provides creative input on project steps and final product. Explains audio system design options to clients. Interfaces with different vendors to meet client objective.
Work Direction: Ensure that high standards and support are upheld by student employees. Mentor student staff and provide orientation and training to new and current staff members, ensuring that student formation practice are followed. Consult with their manager on any staff issues. Participate in the selection process for new student hires. Ensure appropriate coverage of client areas and track attendance of assigned staff.
Technology Research: Research and recommend the purchase of improved audio and event production tools. Provide budget input to his/her manager on capital equipment. Maintain an up-to-date awareness of new and emerging audio and event production technology.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $43,250 to $54,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
- Must be proficient in audio production software and have the ability to set up, breakdown and operate modern sound reinforcement systems. - Minimum of three years of experience with audio production to include live sound and recording studio experience. - Coursework in Sound Production or Audio Engineering. - Regular night or weekend work. - Occasional use of departmental van and Valid Driver's License required.
Preferred/Desired: A Bachelor's Degree in Audio, Multimedia, Communication, or other related AV disciplines. Previous experience with large corporate events, functions, conferences and musical performances is helpful.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
?Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.