The Department of Academic Affairs is seeking an Audio Producer (Audio Production Editor) who will work under the direction of the Senior Audio Producer and 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:
Record digital audio content for use in online courses and trainings, and for other venues. Supervises equipment and studio set up, preparation of audio recordings files and is responsible for editorial integrity and quality of recorded product, which involves analyzing material for the faculty and the viewer.
Advise, direct and guide faculty prior to and during recording session on content, delivery, clarity, and continuity. Assist faculty in preparation for recording sessions, including various coaching strategies, practice sessions, and script and slide review. The producer must pay attention to all elements that make up lecture content. This includes universal design, use of color, description of images, layout, pronouns, and accessibility; always aware of what the student will see and hear in the finished version.
Assure efficient execution of projects, scheduling resources, working with CTL leaders and staff, coordinating pre and postproduction details and file management with appropriate personnel.
Prepares documentation about each lecture segment. This documentation allows technical writers, instructional designers, audio editors and medical illustrator to create the best quality product. This includes uploading all audio, ppt, and pdf files for each lecture recording. These steps are crucial to the CTL timeline and final product.
Identify potential production roadblocks within workflow. Investigate and share innovative solutions and efficiencies to create the ideal faculty encounter. Coordinate with Executive Producer, production coordinator and other staff to troubleshoot problems or issues related to audio design and final production.
Exercise extensive knowledge and methodology of online learning and audio design. Utilize custom course management system (CMS) tools designed specifically for CoursePlus platform and CTL
Demonstrate technological expertise both for onsite equipment and software for remote recording. Keep abreast of current and emerging trends in eLearning as it relates to current instructional design and academic programming. Pursue professional development activities to expand knowledge and maintain skills.
Establish and maintain working relationships with peers and other 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.
Edit raw, in-studio and remote audio recordings (using audio production software) to produce polished lecture presentations. Audio edits, copyright edits, time cues, and additional communication are necessary for next steps in workflow and CTL production timeline when files are passed to production coordinator.
Handle multiple audio projects and recordings simultaneously in a high paced environment.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelors Degree in a discipline relevant to multimedia services or an appropriate combination of education and relevant experience.
At least 5-7 years of experience coordinating multimedia projects, preferably in an academic and/or national broadcast setting.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
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.
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 Salary Range: $20.00 - $25.00/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Flexible As Needed Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Center for Teaching and Learning Personnel area: School of Public Health
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