The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Sound Manager Instructor.

The College of Arts and Humanities is seeking to hire an Academic/Instructional staff position in Sound Design and Production. This 12-month position includes a wide variety of responsibilities including: teaching two academic courses a year in audio production, providing sound engineering for music department Range (contemporary a cappella), Jazz groups and other music department ensembles, providing theatrical sound designs for the Theatre Arts Department main stage season, and attending/managing sound needs for the Regional Center for the Arts and Humanities (RITA).  This individual will be involved in additional supervision and mentoring of students through production work.
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


Masters degree in Audio Production, Theatrical Sound Design, Audio Technology, or
Bachelors in Audio Production, Theatrical Sound Design, Audio Technology with 3 years of professional experience.
Proficient understanding of Engineering in common audio software and equipment.
Teaching and/or mentoring experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching and MentoringTeach two academic courses per year in audio design and production, and a general education course in the area of acoustics.
Mentor student designers and technicians in the music department events and theatre art department productions.
Career advising and mentoring of students.
Participate in annual academic and artistic assessments of Theatre Arts company members.
Sound SupportDesign 2-3 productions in the Theatre Arts department during the academic year.
Serve as the audio engineer for all Music department events.
Hire and manage any necessary crews.
Participation in Theatre Department weekly department and production meetings.
Maintain all audio equipment for the Regional Center for the Arts and Humanities, Department of Theatre Arts, and Department of Music.

Ability to learn the following: audio software/digital audio workstation, Protools, LogicPro, Abelton Live, and Alab (Thea)
Sound Maintenance, inventory, and facility infrastructureManage, maintain, repair, upgrade inventory of all sound equipment for the Regional center for the arts and humanities (Rita).
Manage schedule of events that require sound production.
Develop and recommend long-range plans, objectives, and facility sound needs for the Rita.


Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 – App. 4 and p. 12)

Note:  Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applicants should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer:  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities.  If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.


UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan.  The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.

Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59pm Thursday May 30th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

Instructions to Apply:

Please apply at the provided link. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included:

Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
Cover letter
Names and Contact information for three professional references upon hire
Highest official transcript upon hire.

Applications received by Thursday May 30th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

If you have application questions call or email:

Joseph Lambin



Pay Range: $50,000 - $56,000 per year
Organization Address: 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53144
Organization Contact Name: Joseph Lambin
Organization Email Contact: cahjobs@uwp.edu