Piano Technician, College Conservatory of Music

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

ID: 7120834
Posted: January 11, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Overview
The University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music is accepting applications for a new Piano Technician. This position will maintain pianos, harpsichords, and fortepianos at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, an All-Steinway School.
Essential Functions
Assist supervisor in tuning and maintaining an inventory of 245+ keyboard instruments placed throughout the College-Conservatory of Music’s teaching studios, classrooms, practice rooms and concert halls.
Assist supervisor in the refurbishment of worn instruments (including action rebuilding, restringing, damper installation, and keyboard repairs).
Develop a schedule of maintenance for the instruments which is consistent with their condition and amount of use.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree must be in Music or related field.
Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience
Two (2) or more years of experience in the piano technology field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Completion of a comprehensive piano technician training program.
Completion of any or all segments of the C. F. Theodore Steinway Technical Academy.
Registered Piano Technician with the Piano Technicians Guild.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
Hearing, listening - Continuously
Sitting - Often
Talking - Often
Standing - Often
Walking - Often
Bending - Often
Stooping - Often
Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Often
Crouching - Seldom
Crawling - Seldom
Reaching overhead - Seldom
Pulling, pushing - Often
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Often
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $54,000 - $58,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.