CUNY Senior College Laboratory Technician - Piano Specialty (Aaron Copland School of Music) in Queens, New York
Performs supervisory and/or complex technical functions in laboratories in support of coursework.
Maintains, fabricates, modifies, and repairs equipment
Determines equipment requirements, prepares purchase specifications and coordinates acquisitions
Trains and supervises College Laboratory Technicians, College Assistants, and other laboratory staff
Manages set up, maintenance, and organization of student laboratories
Maintains safety and hygiene standards
Documents laboratory activities
Performs related duties as assigned.
Senior College Laboratory Technician
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Reporting directly to the Director of Administration of Aaron Copland School of Music, the Senior College Laboratory Technician is responsible for providing instructional support for students and faculty to improve competencies and skills in meeting course objectives.
Additional duties will include, but not be limited to:
Provide specialized instructional support to teachers and students in classrooms and rehearsal/practice rooms in support of coursework in the Aaron Copland School of Music Program
Tune, repair, and generally maintain an inventory of 100 upright and grand pianos, as well as harpsichord and fortepianos, for faculty and student classroom/coursework use
Performs concert level tuning and maintenance of pianos for summer workshops, music festivals and concerts, rentals, and recordings held at the School of Music
Performs program-related administrative duties such as keeping inventory log and ordering supplies and parts for pianos, as well as assisting with any administrative piano issues
May be required to appraise and evaluate outside instruments for either donation or purchase
Monitor any problems with the Maynard-Walker Memorial Organ in LeFrak Concert Hall and arrange for qualified technicians to service the organ as needed
High School Diploma with a minimum of eight years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate's degree may be substituted for two years' experience and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years' experience. This position may also require the ability to supervise others.
Knowledge of classical music and applied keyboard skills
Experience with inventory logging and ordering supplies
Significant experience with pianos and their maintenance and tuning
$50,332 - $60,293; Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
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Open until filled with review to begin June 9th.
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Job Title: Senior College Laboratory Technician - Piano Specialty (Aaron Copland School of Music)
Job ID: 18754
Location: Queens College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time