Recording Studio Technician


The Recording Studio Technician provides day to day operations of all audio visual live services and audio visual recording services in the library’s Recording Studio. This position carries out technical and professional duties related to digital recording, broadcasting, streaming, podcasting, videography, and other similar functions. Library-focused IT-based work will be required occasionally.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operates cameras, streams live, edits files, posts master files online, and edits audio files for broadcast, podcast, and other purposes
  • Gathers materials for upcoming programs
  • Provides voice work for public-facing audio and video productions
  • Performs various on-air duties
  • Performs audio technician duties for events, library programs, studio recordings, and all other technical work in the Recording Studio
  • Assists with library imaging and branding via the Recording Studio output
  • Assists staff with special production projects
  • Assists with design and installation of audio visual systems
  • Assists with preparation, collection, and restoration of archived audio visual materials

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with various DAW platforms and audio production software including Logic, Sibelius, FL Studio, Pro Tools, and others
  • Proficiency with various video recording and editing software platforms including Adobe Premiere Pro, OBS Studio, Adobe Audition, and others
  • Proficiency with basic camera use and recording, including use of green screen technology
  • Proficiency with microphone use in various audio-visual applications
  • Ability to work in live event settings

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and one year of audio-visual or related experience, or Associate’s Degree in a related field

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in both PC and Mac audio-visual editing platforms and production software
  • Bilingual language skills
  • Demonstrated ability to train others in the basic use of audio-visual equipment and software


  • $22.11/hr. to $25.00/hr. (depending on experience and qualifications).
  • Part-time, non-exempt, approximately 24 hours per week.
  • Days, evenings, and weekends, and at times when the library may be closed to the public.


  • Position participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
  • Part-time sick leave, vacation, and holiday benefits are available.

How to Apply:

Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to

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