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Piano Technician

Company: University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Piano Technician The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Piano Technician.Position Details Location Hattiesburg 118 College DriveHattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001United States Division Music Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a list of references, and three recommendation letters. Job SummaryThe piano technician at the University of Southern Mississippi services the fleet of instruments at the University, which includes tuning, regulation, voicing, repairs, action refurbishing, preventative maintenance, and other duties. Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Service pianos (tuning, maintenance, and repair) at the University of Southern Mississippi
  • Inventory and assessment of piano fleet, including recommendations the for purchase of new instruments and retirement of old instruments
  • Supervising the moving of keyboard instruments on and off campus
  • Evening and weekend work is required due to concert and event scheduling
  • Performs other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university. At least three years of experience maintaining pianos at optimal level is required. Maintains an ongoing pursuit of technician education and training. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Good aural tuning skills are required.
    • Ability to tune and perform complex repairs and regulation for pianos.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Effective interpersonal and collaborative skills are required. Preferred Qualifications Certification from a piano technician program recognized by the Piano Technician's Guild is desired, but not required. The University of Southern Mississippi can support further professional development. About The University of Southern MississippiThe University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply. Send to a Friend

Keywords: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg , Piano Technician, Professions , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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