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[microsound] Job opportunity at the Exploratorium - FEB 1 deadline!

This got posted to the Phonography list, but I thought it would be topical here as well. *Almost* makes me wish I still ive din SF...



Center for Public Exhibition
Full-time position (with some flexibility)

The Audio and Sound Developer uses strong conceptual, creative, and technical skills to
develop and redesign exhibits for inclusion in the Exploratorium's new "Listening" area.
The position is in the Center for Public Exhibition, which has primary responsibility for the
public museum floor. This is a fixed term, full-time position funded through September
2006. Qualified candidates available for less than a full-time schedule will be considered.
The position will report to the Listening Project Manager.

· Design, develop, and produce highly accessible audio-based exhibits for the new
"Listening" area of the museum floor.
· Evaluate and redesign existing exhibits to fit within the new "Listening" collection.
· Support the exhibit development efforts of other project team members by providing
expertise in sound and audio technology.
· Conceptualize, research, and develop materials on topics involving sound, hearing, and
attentive listening.
· Work collaboratively with scientists, educators, artists, exhibit developers, and media
professionals on team-based projects.
· Manage own projects, meet deadlines, and attend project team meetings.
· Additional duties as assigned.

· Bachelors Degree.
· Minimum 3 years experience in audio production and/or sound manipulation.
· Background or strong interest in science, sound art/design, humanities, and public
· Demonstrated proficiency in a variety of audio production tools and software, such as
Peak and Pro Tools. Knowledge of MAX MSP plus at least one other signal processing
package a plus.
· Familiarity and demonstrated proficiency in state-of-the-art audio production software.
· Demonstrated troubleshooting and technical problem-solving abilities.
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work collaboratively
on project teams.
· Knowledge of inquiry-based teaching strategies helpful.
· Able to lift & carry up to 50 lbs for short distances, move from place to place, and use a
computer terminal as well as basic office and shop equipment

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Please submit on or by Tuesday, February 1, 2005.

This is a fixed-term, full-time (37.5 hours per week), exempt, union (grade 20, step 1)
position that pays $845.63 per week and includes benefits. This fixed-term position is to
end on or before September 30, 2006. Qualified candidates available for less than full-
time will be considered. Please indicate your preferred schedule in your application. Please
apply by sending cover letter and resume to:

Dept. CPE-1
Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Fax: (415) 561-0370
E-mail: resume@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (attachments not accepted)
No phone calls please

The Exploratorium is committed to a diverse workforce

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