Digital Video/Network Engineer, Maintenance, Systems Engineering
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Sound Engineer. This position operates complex sound and recording equipment and software in movie and video productions, recording studios, theater productions, and live performances; demonstrates for instructors and students the operation of various audio recording and mixing equipment and accessories; tests and performs minor maintenance on all audio recording equipment used.
Salary: $70,535-$87,380 annually
Mixes, records, and edits voice, music, and sound effects using analog and digital sound and recording equipment and software during production and post-production and plays back recorded sound for live performances and special events..
Sets-up, tests, and adjusts acoustical baffles, microphones, loudspeakers, various professional audio mixing consoles and accessories, speakers, and other sound equipment for live programs, performances, recording sessions, and instruction.
Tests, adjusts, and makes minor repairs to all of the sound equipment used by the department.
Reports equipment malfunctions and ensures required repairs are performed.
Demonstrates and assists instructors and students with the proper and safe set-up and operation of digital and analog equipment used in recording, editing, and mixing sound and the effects of various types of post-production equipment.
Maintains an inventory of technical equipment and materials and generates orders to secure a supply of spare parts, tools, and materials as required.
Evaluates and recommends purchases of new equipment and materials, writes specifications, and assists in its acquisition.
May provide training and work direction to student employees.
Performs related duties as assigned.
VACANCIES: A vacancy currently exists at East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez Monterey Park, CA. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.
EXAMINATION PROCESS: The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.
ACCOMMODATION: Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient. In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.
Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. onFRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
24-hour Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM
MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND three years of full-time, paid experience operating professional sound recording equipment for motion picture, radio, TV, theater, record industry, the military service, or other equivalent industry. One year of full-time, paid experience installing, maintaining, repairing, and testing a wide variety of electronic equipment such as, test instruments, public address systems, television and radio receivers, and electronic instructional aids may substitute for one year of experience operating professional sound recording equipment. College-level courses in electronics are desirable.
A Certified Audio Engineer (CEA) issued by the Society of Broadcast Engineers is desirable.
About Los Angeles Community College District
Over the past seventy-seven years we've served as educator to more than three million students. Affordable, accessible and practical, the LACCD offers opportunity to all. Our doors are wide open for a diverse student population eager for skills, knowledge and upward mobility. LACCD educates almost three times as many Latino students and nearly four times as many African-American students as all of the University of California campuses combined. Eighty percent of LACCD students are from underserved populations. Community colleges serve adults of all ages, meeting the needs of a society where "lifelong learning" is the rule and multiple careers and continual retraining are the norm. More than half of all LACCD students are older than 25 years of age, and more than a quarter are 35 or older. More than any other California system of higher education, community colleges offer a first - and a second - chance for anyone who wants to succeed.