Sound and Recording Instructor (Popular Music Performance)

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
£20,989 - £23,557 per annum
06 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sound and Recording Instructor (Popular Music Performance) 
Salary: £20,989 - £23,557 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff. Formerly Leeds College of Art, Leeds Arts University was granted full university status by the Privy Council in 2017. 

This is a new role created to support the BMus. (Hons) Popular Music Performance course due to launch in September 2018. The course is designed for instrumentalists and vocalists who wish to further develop their musicianship, performance, production and technical skills to a professional level within a highly specialist creative environment. The course will have bespoke facilities that include on-site, self-contained, industry standard rehearsal, recording and performance facilities, purpose-built and dedicated to teaching and learning including:

  • Dedicated 24-track analogue/digital recording studio with ProTools integration and Solid State Logic AWS924 desk
  • Fully-integrated studio live/ensemble rooms
  • Specially-designed auditorium with full live PA, lighting rig and video integration
  • Sound-proofed instrumental teaching rooms
  • Specialist Mac compositional suite 

The successful applicant will instruct, support and assist students in the safe, appropriate and professional use of equipment as required by the BMus. (Hons) Popular Music Performance curriculum. Part of a wider technical support team, the role will specifically support the academic delivery of BMus. (Hons) Popular Music Performance ensuring that the course facilities are properly maintained and available when required. This role will also provide support for a range of public performances and activities and so flexibility in working hours, including occasional weekends and evenings will be required.

Applicants must have a degree in a relevant subject. Experience of working in a professional studio recording environment and relevant experience of teaching or instructing students are both desirable.

A full list of the essential criteria that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position. If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the 'apply' button where you will be redirected to our website.  

Closing date: Tuesday 20th February 2018 at 23.59pm 

Interview date: Tuesday 6th March 2018

The University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect out staff to share this commitment.