FWS - Sound Engineer at Owens OutComm Student Media Center (Federal Work-Study)

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Marketing & Communications
Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

FWS - Sound Engineer at Owens OutComm Student Media Center (Federal Work-Study)

Job Description:

** This position is open exclusively to current Students at Owens Community College who are eligible for Federal Work-Study.

(If you're unsure of your eligibility, please contact studentemployment@owens.edu.)

The Sound Engineer is responsible for capturing and editing digital audio for programming, promotions, public relations, public service announcements, and streaming services. Also responsible for set-up and storage of microphones and digital recorder(s) for OOSMC. Maintain, update, and backup digital storage cards.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Understanding of mixing consoles, basic digital recording techniques and digital recorder operations.

  • Written and verbal communications.

  • Computer skills.

  • Willingness to learn new programs.

  • Proven ability to display initiative, good judgment, and make decisions independently.

  • Organized

  • Meet deadlines

  • Able to manage several projects at once

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with setup, operation, and tear down of audio consoles and digital recorders for the OOSMC schedule program shoots.

  • Assist in preparation of media cards, WAV/mp3, mr4, mov files, and CDs, and conduct some trainings and meetings to help other OOSMC staff.

  • Assist in training OOSMC staff in implementation of OOSMC policies and procedures.

  • Attend meetings as needed.

  • Actively assist in OOSMC integrated media projects.

Other Characteristics:

  • Applicant must be personable, open to suggestions, work well with others, and maintain a professional work environment.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)

  • Experience with audio consoles and digital recorders.

  • Experience with radio and audio production.

  • Music Business/Recording Arts or Broadcast Media

Union Position:

Job Classification:

Student Worker

Duty Days:

Work Schedule:

Grant Funded Position:

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

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Retirement System:

SERS - SERS (Retirement System Classification)