Part-Time Audio Engineer
ArtsQuest Bethlehem, PA Competitive Pay Rate Based on Experience

Part-Time Audio Engineer

Reports to:  Production Manager and Assistant Production Manager

Direct Reports:  None

Position Overview:

Responsible for support of production operations during live performances, i.e. audio production, stagehand, corporate events, small stage presentations; room and system set up, artist and client support in order to provide an exceptional event experience.  Responsible for additional duties during festivals and events i.e. runner, ground rigging, etc. 

Note: This position supports live music venues (ArtsQuest Center Musikfest Café, Levitt Pavilion, Blast Furnace Room, etc.), indoor and outdoor festivals and events, corporate and private events and performs live concert mixing and all of the duties listed above; no studio experience is required.   

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

1-3 years of active production experience to include but is not limited to:

          Experience in setting up and tear down of stage and sound equipment.

          Experience on Monitors and Front of House.

          Experience with AVID Profile Audio Consoles. 

          Experience with Digico Audio Consoles.

          Solid technical ability and troubleshooting skills.

          Willing to share knowledge and mentor less-seasoned crew.

          Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with employees, professional musicians, customers, artists, technicians and volunteers with diplomacy and patience.

          Experience with data entry and proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft Office programs.  Google applications such as: Google Docs, Google Drive etc.

          Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays when needed.

          Corporate experience; setting up systems, computers, presentations, mics, lights, sound, etc.

          Flexibility/versatility in doing whatever it takes to get the job done.

          A valid driver’s license and safe driving record. 

Note:  This is a part-time position that works throughout the year during concerts, festivals and events as needed; hours fluctuate depending on our scheduled events.  As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties and as assigned by the supervisor when necessary.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to communicate, either verbally or in writing in English; bi-lingual capability is a plus. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to lift up to 25-50 pounds frequently, with or without reasonable accommodation.  Ability to safely climb ladders, stoop, kneel, bend, reach and twist safely.  Employee is frequently required to travel between our facilities, all within 1 mile of one another using reliable personal transportation.  Employee is occasionally required to travel offsite for business meetings, equipment pickups or deliveries as needed.

Work Culture:

ArtsQuest has a culture of CARES; Creativity, Adaptability, Risk Taking, Evaluation, and Sustainability; In order to be successful at ArtsQuest you must be willing and able to take ownership, and make significant contributions to the success of the organization: 

  • We value a collaborative work style as well as the ability to work cross-functionally.
  • We not only work in a performing arts center, a cultural center, an office environment in close vicinity with other staff members, across multiple buildings, we also work outdoors in all types of weather during festivals and events.
  • We sometimes work long and unusual hours, including some evenings, weekends and holidays.

FLSA Status:  Hourly; competitive rate commensurate with prior relevant work experience.


ArtsQuest is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ArtsQuest is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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