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Audio Producer

Johns Hopkins University
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
3400 North Charles Street (Show on map)
Jul 24, 2023


Audio Producer
Under the direction of the Executive Audio Producer, we are seeking an Audio Produce who will work with Bloomberg faculty and other subject matter experts to record digital audio content for use in online courses and trainings, and for other venues. As a staff member in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the Audio Producer will collaborate with team members and JHSPH faculty to develop graduate level educational content.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Record digital audio content for use in online courses, trainings, and for other venues.
  • Supervise equipment and studio set up, preparation of audio recordings files, and is responsible for editorial integrity and quality of recorded product, which involves analyzing material for the faculty and the viewer.
  • Advise, direct, and guide faculty prior to and during recording session on content, delivery, clarity, and continuity.
  • Assist faculty in preparation for recording sessions, including various coaching strategies, practice sessions, and script and slide reviews. The producer must pay attention to all elements that make up lecture content including universal design, use of color, description of images, layout, pronouns, and accessibility while maintaining an awareness that the student will see and hear in the finished version.
  • Assure efficient execution of projects, scheduling resources, working with CTL leaders and staff, coordinating pre- and post-production details and file management with appropriate personnel.
  • Prepare documentation about each lecture segment allowing technical writers, instructional designers, audio editors, and medical illustrator to create the best quality product. This includes uploading all audio, ppt, and pdf files for each lecture recording as these steps are crucial to the CTL timeline and final product.
  • Identify potential production roadblocks within workflow.
  • Investigate and share innovative solutions and efficiencies to create the ideal faculty encounter.
  • Coordinate with Executive Producer, Production Coordinator, and other staff to troubleshoot problems or issues related to audio design and final production.
  • Exercise extensive knowledge and methodology of online learning and audio design.
  • Utilize custom course management system (CMS) tools designed specifically for CoursePlus platform and CTL.
  • Demonstrate technological expertise both for onsite equipment and software for remote recording.
  • Keep abreast of current and emerging trends in eLearning as it relates to current instructional design and academic programming.
  • Pursue professional development activities to expand knowledge and maintain skills.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with peers and other University personnel to achieve defined goals and objectives.
  • Foster a positive long-term client relationship by accurately assessing their needs and by delivering effective and creative solutions.
  • Edit raw, in-studio and remote audio recordings (using audio production software) to produce polished lecture presentations. This may involve audio edits, copyright edits, time cues, and additional communications for next steps in workflow and CTL production timeline when files are passed to production coordinator.
  • Handle multiple audio projects and recordings simultaneously in a high paced environment.


Special Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities

  • Proficient in organizational, communication and computer skills.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of recording studio audio systems.
  • Able to maintain audio studio spaces in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Possess extensive computer software knowledge including but not limited to Pro Tools, Camtasia, Captivate, Acrobat, Adobe CC, Excel, Power Point, Keynote, Word, etc.
  • Possess strong writing and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated professional, diplomatic, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at JHSPH and within the public health community, including standards of objectivity, balance, and fairness.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Audio Production, instruction design, or related field.
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in recording, preferably in an academic or broadcast setting.
  • Strong knowledge of pedagogy
  • Strong Communication skills.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, and additional experience may substitute for required education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications

Classified Title: Audio Producer
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
Starting Salary Range: $26.78-$36.86-$46.94 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm ~ 10.00 hrs/week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health
Department name: Center for Teaching and Learning
Personnel area: School of Public Health

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Audio-Producer-MD-21205/979691600/

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