Music Audio Instructor

SUNY Schenectady County Community College

Schenectady, NY

ID: 7062301
Posted: November 12, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About SUNY Schenectady County Community College:
SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY Schenectady is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.

Job Description:
Under the general direction of the Dean of the School of Music, the Music Audio Instructor will include 15 credit-hours of teaching per semester in audio recording and other School of Music courses. Special consideration will be given to candidates with the ability to teach double bass/electric bass, violin/viola, or cello. Responsibilities also include teaching music theory, aural skills, or music history depending on experience and qualifications. Other responsibilities include assignments in academic advisement, assessment, course development, program review, and interdisciplinary collaborations. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will contribute to the ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic inclusivity of the School of Music and college.

Supervisory Responsibility

The incumbent does not have supervisory responsibility


The faculty member is expected to:

Teach a full-time course load in digital music and audio recording, and other courses according to qualifications;
Hold office hours;
Provide academic advisement to students in music programs;
Prepare and administer assessment tools;
Provide expertise in developing and revising courses and programs;
Build enrollment and partnerships with transfer institutions, high schools, area music teachers, and area music industry businesses;
Participate in division activities, to include but not limited to retention, recruitment, and program review;
Serve on college committees and participate in the college's shared governance structure; and
Perform other duties as assigned.


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