Under the general supervision of the Studio Operations Manager, the Studio Operations Supervisor maintains the continuity and flow of the Berklee Recording Studio Operation. The Studio Operations Supervisor provides students with training, information and guidance on technical issues and professional session protocols. The Berklee Recording Studios are in operation 22 hours per day, seven days per week and serves up to 1500 Music Technology students, visiting artist events, major residencies, faculty and chair grant recordings, pan-college service and community outreach projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains continuity and flow of the studio operation by ensuring that sessions start and end on time and that all proper procedures and rules pertaining to studio use are adhered to.
Provides comprehensive training to students on the use of large format analog and digital audio consoles including the API Legacy, SSL Duality, Euphonix System 5 and Neve 88R.
Assists students in use of equipment in the studios.
Performs "troubleshooting" as it pertains to equipment maintenance and provides temporary workaround solutions if necessary.
Maintains security and supervises engineers, assistants, producers, and musicians utilizing the facilities.
Supervises access to student/faculty media assets.
Monitors inventory and checkout of microphones, headphones, recordable media and reserve equipment.
Reports non-standard practices to the Studio Operations Manager.
Monitors inventory and condition of all equipment in the studios.
Other duties as assigned.
Comprehensive knowledge of studio equipment including: Solid State Logic Duality, API Legacy, Neve VR, and Euphonix CS Series audio consoles with automated mixing, ProTools digital audio recording/editing systems, digital interface technology, vintage microphones, analog multitrack recording formats, MIDI software and hardware, video technology, and surround sound monitor systems.
Basic understanding of recording studio maintenance.
Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot student technical problems and effectively communicate solutions.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to manage student employees in support of Studio Operations.
Demonstrated capacity to develop & maintain effective working relationships with individuals & organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives & experiences.
B.A. in Music Production and Engineering or similar program required
1-3 years experience in a commercial recording facility
Familiarity with Berklee MP&E curriculum a plus.
Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.