Audio Tech I – Texas State Library & Archives Commission – Austin, TX
Company: Texas State Library & Archives Commission
Location: Austin, TX
Texas State Library & Archives Commission
Performs entry-level multimedia operations and production work. This position works with digital audio recordings and digitized analog tape recordings converted to digital files, performing routine navigational pointer mark-up making these files ready for duplication and distribution on cartridge stock. This position requires the ability to multitask, the ability to maintain a high level of staff service, good organizational and computer skills, and the ability to handle pressure situations and meet deadlines. The Audio Technician I works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Performs routine navigational pointer mark-up of digital audio masters.
Performs systematic quality control review of copies produced.
Assists in the recording studio, including both narration of materials and monitoring of recording sessions.
Performs other duties as assigned, including specialized digitization projects.
Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety, standards of conduct, and dress code.
High school diploma or GED.
Computer experience using standard Microsoft desktop software.
Manual dexterity and visual and audio acuity.
Ability to work independently and to assume responsibility.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to work steadily under pressure in order to keep up with work schedules and heavy production loads.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to sit at a computer workstation for long periods.
College coursework in Radio, Television, Film/Broadcasting, or related field.
Experience using recording equipment (analog and/or digital).
Experience using any recording software but would prefer experience using SoundForge, Izotope RX, APH Studio Recorder, or Hindenburg ABC.
Experience working in a recording studio environment.
Experience in spoken word recording.
Experience using spreadsheet and/or database software.
Experience working in an automated library environment.
Experience working in a talking book program library.
Ability to read or speak Spanish.
College transcripts required at time of application if claiming college coursework.
Works under the team leadership of the Administrator, Audio Production Services, and is supervised by the Director,
Talking Book Program.
This position does not supervise any staff.
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