This is a Temporary, Part-time position.Category: Technical
Purpose of Position:
Reporting to the Technical Director/Production Manager, the Audio Engineer / Sound Technician will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the audio equipment in the Museum’s auditorium for all live and filmed events.
• Ensure that the audio systems in Auditorium are in good working order.
• Ensure that the audio is set up correctly for the day’s live events (mics, DI’s, Patch cables, etc)
• Ensure that the Audio Console is properly programmed for the live events and shows planned for the day.
• Assist in the testing and focus of the Auditorium projector.
• Assist in the load in/out of performing arts events.
• Assist in the setting up and dismantling of staging and gear.
• Assist in the installation of the audio and video components of the gallery spaces.
• Minimum 3 years of Audio experience in a not-for-profit organization, preferably in the arts and culture sector.
• University or college degree or diploma, ideally in Audio Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A highly qualified sound technician, who is trained and experienced in the following fields:
- Front of house sound console operation (DiGiCo SD9, Presonous 24.4.2 compact console) for live performances, lectures, corporate events and recordings. Digital and Analog consoles as well as ProToolsHD.
- Audio system tuning.
- Monitor Engineering.
- Live music/ instrument microphone placement.
- Basic Rigging.
- Audio Visual and its components.
- Basic Theatrical Lighting.
- Theatrical carpentry.
- Stage/Deck management.
- Power/ load calculations (Electrical Theory)
• Fall arrest certified and WHMIS certified; aerial lift tickets will be advantageous.
• Flexible work hours will be a requirement.
• Ability to lift in excess of 45lbs safely
Please send your cover letter and resume to on or before August 15, 2014. The Museum thanks all those who apply, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Aga Khan Museum (AKM) in Toronto, Canada offers visitors a window into worlds unknown or unfamiliar: the artistic, intellectual, and scientific heritage of Islamic civilizations across the centuries from the Iberian Peninsula to China. Its mission is to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of the contribution that Islamic civilizations have made to world heritage. Through education, research, and collaboration, the Museum will inform and inspire audiences from all cultures by presenting art created in the Islamic world throughout the past fourteen centuries, along with current paths of artistic practice and cultural development. The Museum is scheduled to open in Toronto later this year.