Under the direction of the Sr Audio Producer/Team Leader, this position will work with Bloomberg faculty and other subject matter experts to record digital audio content for use in online courses and trainings, and for other venues. As a staff member in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the Audio Producer will collaborate with team members and JHSPH faculty to develop graduate level educational content.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Serve as an authority, provide expertise, and perform highly specialized work assignments in audio and multimedia production. Supervises preparation of audio recordings and assures editorial integrity of content. Advising and directing faculty prior to recording sessions with various coaching strategies, practice sessions, and script review. Provide direction to faculty during recordings on matters of content, delivery, clarity and continuity.
Assure professional quality production and efficient execution of projects by working with staff and faculty on coordination of pre and post production details with appropriate personnel. Prepare documentation on each recorded lecture segment to allow technical writers, instructional designers, medical illustrator, and web developers to create the best quality product efficiently.
Exercise extensive knowledge and methodology of audio and multimedia production.
Keep abreast of relevant developments in audio and multimedia production. Advise CTL on proposed multimedia policies and procedures based on judgment and expert knowledge.
Pursue professional development activities to expand knowledge and skills. Attend events related to the audio/visual industry to stay well-informed of the latest technologies and techniques related to distance learning, as well.
Coordinate working relationships with peers and other appropriate University personnel to achieve defined goals and objectives. Foster a positive long-term client relationship by accurately assessing their needs and by delivering effective and creative solutions.
Train faculty and/or staff on multimedia programs as needed.
Edit raw, in-studio audio recordings to produce polished lecture presentations.
High School Diploma/GED.
Four (4) years related experience including experience recording the spoken word, coordinating multimedia projects, preferably in an academic and/or national broadcast setting.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Proficient in organizational, communication and computer skills. In-depth knowledge of recording studio audio systems.
Ability to maintain audio studio spaces in a fast-paced production environment.
Extensive computer software knowledge including but not limited to Pro Tools, Camtasia, Captivate, Acrobat, Adobe CC, Excel, Power Point, Keynote, Word, etc…
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong writing and communication skills.
Professional diplomatic and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrate at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at JHSPH and within the public health community, including standards of objectivity, balance and fairness.
Classified Title: Audio Production Editor
Working Title: Audio Producer
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OF
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $20.93 - $ 28.79 / commensurate with experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Flexible: 10~15 hrs/wk
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001014-Center for Teaching and Learning
Personnel area: School of Public Health
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