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Senior CLT/Piano Technician

CUNY City University of New York, Aaron Copland School of Music

Job Title: Senior CLT/Piano Technician
Reference Code: 18754
Job Location: Flushing , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-05-16
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Senior CLT/Piano Technician
City University of New York

The Aaron Copland School of Music in Queens College is currently conducting a search for Senior College Laboratory Technician/Piano Technician.

Reporting directly to Director of Administration of Aaron Copland School of Music, the Senor College Laboratory Technician/Piano Technician is responsible for upkeep and maintenance for the Aaron Copland School of Musicís 100 pianos, plus harpsichords, fortepiano, and organ.

Additional duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide specialized instructional support to teachers and students in classrooms and rehearsal/practice rooms in support of coursework in the Aaron Copland School of Music Program

  • Tune, repair, and generally maintain an inventory of 100 upright and grand pianos, as well as harpsichord and fortepianos, for faculty and student classroom/coursework use

  • Performs concert level tuning and maintenance of pianos for summer workshops, music festivals and concerts, rentals, and recordings held at the School of Music

  • Performs program-related administrative duties such as keeping inventory log and ordering supplies and parts for pianos, as well as assisting with any administrative piano issues

  • May be required to appraise and evaluate outside instruments for either donation or purchase

  • Monitor any problems with the Maynard-Walker Memorial Organ in LeFrak Concert Hall and arrange for qualified technicians to service the organ as needed

Job Requirements


High School Diploma with a minimum of eight years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate's degree may be substituted for two years' experience and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years' experience. This position may also require the ability to supervise others.


  • Knowledge of classical music and applied keyboard skills

  • Experience with inventory logging and ordering supplies

  • Significant experience with pianos and their maintenance and tuning

Information and Application Process Instructions


$50,332 - $60,293; Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

For more information about this full-time position, please visit https://cuny.jobs/queens-college/new-jobs/?q=senior

Equal Employment Opportunity

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian-Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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