Bloomington Support Staff Job Specs
Job Title and Grade: Percussion Technician / SSOI
Job Code: 002393
This is highly technical work in the maintenance of a percussion instrument collection.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Maintains and repairs percussion instrument inventory; ensures all instruments are kept at concert ready standard; provides full annotated inventory annually.
Designs and builds new and custom instruments to meet special needs.
Monitors collection; lends out instruments as part of outfitting orchestras, bands, and ensembles; maintains accurate records of each instrument's location; coordinates instrument availability between musical groups; responds to calls and inquiries regarding availability.
Supervises and assists with equipment moves.
Monitors condition of instruments; makes recommendations regarding salvageability and purchases.
Provides orientation briefing and informational tours for new students; generates recommendations regarding student assess to collection.
Maintains inventory of parts, tools, and supplies; repurchases as necessary; oversees security of storage areas.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of percussion instruments, appropriate repair materials and hand tools.
Knowledge of drafting and design.
Ability to communicate with a wide range of people.
Good hearing, mechanical aptitude, and manual dexterity
Basic budgetary and bookkeeping skills.
Education: Two years post-high school training in percussion instrument repair
Experience: Two years percussion instrument repair experience.
The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.