Sound Technician

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 540100 - Colvard Student Union
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Support Staff
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Work involves the installation, operation, modification, maintenance, and repair of a variety of sound devices and audio equipment regarding facilities and special events.

Salary Grade:  12

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for setting up, adjusting, and running audio equipment for University events such as inaugurations, commencements, concerts, sporting events, etc.
2. Conducts field repairs on equipment as necessary.
3. Serves as a quick responder to events where there are problems with equipment.
4. Maintains required performance and maintenance records for sound equipment.
5. Responsible for maintaining audio equipment inventory.
6. Travels to off-campus locations to set up and operate sound equipment for University related events.
7. Provides support and services to administration and University constituents as needed.
8. Will be required to work evenings and weekends to provide services at after-hours events.
9. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High School diploma or equivalent.
2. Three to five years of related experience.
Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources Management.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Additional college or technical education in a related field.
2. Experience with sound, lighting and video systems

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

This position requires the employee to perform physical duties including working at varying heights and ability to lift, and/or carry, equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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