The School of Music seeks applications for a full-time piano technician position with benefits. The successful candidate will coordinate all operations of piano maintenance at the university with a particular focus on concert instruments to facilitate the highest level of musical performance.
The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining an inventory of pianos approximately 100 pianos through tuning, voicing, regulation, repair, and rebuilding as necessary. Work in collaboration with performance faculty to maintain the highest artistic standards for the concert instruments. Develop and implement a plan for ongoing maintenance repair of the inventory as well as formulate a long-term plan for instrument rebuilding and replacement. Oversee services provided by contractor technicians. Train and supervise student workers. Seek further training opportunities to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities as a piano technician.
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
3 to 5 years of experience as a piano technician, including experience tuning, regulating and maintaining concert instruments. Registered Piano Technician (RPT) designation with the Piano Technicians Guild. Advanced training from piano manufacturers.
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.