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Services Specialist - Recording Studio Technician

Contractual - No benefits

Recruitment #14-999999-013

LOCATION OF POSITION

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped,  415 Park Avenue, Baltimore Maryland  21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a contractual position (offers no benefits) responsible for the supervision of the daily operations of the LBPH Digital Recording Studio and also serves as back up to Information Technology Unit (ITU) for set up of sound and recording equipment used for library programs and meetings.

POSITION DUTIES

Supervises the daily operations and the production phases of the LBPH Digital Recording Studio including, narration, editing, reviewing, and monitoring of all materials produced in the Studio; conducts training for digital recording and duplication; oversees and coordinate maintenance and repair of specialized, complex digital recording and duplication equipment and supplies; designs and oversees the maintenance of work-flow charts and production schedules; consults regularly with the Studio Director regarding policies, trends, and the needs of the library’s digital audio book production program; serves as back up to ITU for the set up of sound and recording equipment; and supervises studio and duplication volunteers; completes interlibrary  loan transactions.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two years experience in general services functions, office administration activities or in the receiving, storing, issuance, purchase or requisition of equipment, materials parts and supplies. One year of this experience must include working in a recording studio or with sound systems.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

One year of this experience must include working in a recording studio or with sound systems.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be willing to work on Saturdays on a rotating basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of recording studio equipment methods, practices, and operation; skill in organizing and completing multiple tasks with close attention to detail; skill in a variety of computer software, including Microsoft Office Suite and digital recording and editing software; skill in the operation of recording studio equipment; skill in interpreting and summarizing information; ability to adapt to new technologies; ability to exercise sound judgment in researching and answering inquires; ability to establish and maintain effective harmonious working relationships.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position online go to http://jobaps.com/MD/jobs/msde which is the preferred method for submitting your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow you to access the document for future recruitments for which you apply and to check that the documents have been attached to the recruitment that requires them.   If you choose fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  In addition, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS#.

Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment only. If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment. Must be willing and available to work at least two Saturdays a year on a rotating basis.

 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.