Project Manager: BPAC Recording Studio

Posted 10/24/2016

Position summary

Responsible for the maintenance and usage of the BPAC Recording Studio. Primary recording engineer and project manager for all student, class, and community recording projects.  Assistance with recording of BPAC events, when requested by AVL.


  • Strong ability to create good will with staff, faculty, and students; servant attitude.
  • Team player able to work well with students, faculty, administration, and, specifically, the JBU Audio/Visual/Lighting staff.
  • Strong organizational skills and experience in project management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, able to accomplish tasks with little follow-up
  • Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University; and desires to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.

Position Responsibilities 

  • Maintenance of studio software and equipment
  • Management of university, student, and community recording projects
  • Teaching in the area of audio technology
  • Building maintenance
  • Maintenance of established inventory processes
  • Event planning/management in conjunction with the Event Coordinator of the BPAC

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in Logic Pro X
  • 5 years experience in audio engineering
  • Proficiency in Avid ProTools
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, specifically with Music & Theatre faculty and the Event Coordinator of the BPAC; excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience in the higher education setting
  • Teaching and course design experience
  • 10 years experience in studio recording, mixing and mastering
  • Apple Pro Certification
  • Avid ProTools12 Certification
  • Willingness to learn other areas of technical expertise relevant to the BPAC building


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years experience in audio engineering required.  Master’s Degree with specific experience in studio recording, mixing and mastering preferred. 

Reporting to this position

  • One recording assistant work study student will report to this position.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.

About JBU

Information describing the university is available on-line.


Please complete the application and then email it along with your resume and cover letter to Only complete materials will be reviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the university.


Contact Information:
Office of Human Resources
John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Phone: 479.524.7123


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