Notice of Job Competition
Job title: Professor, Music Industry Arts Program
Department/Campus: School of Media and Design
Reports To: Chair, Media Studies
Salary Range: $58,946 to $102,186 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience. The College also offers a complete range of fringe benefits.
Job Posted On 11-Oct-2013
Job Posted Until: 21-Oct-2013 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External (Employees who are full-time internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.)

Job Description  

Under the direction of the Chair, Media Studies, the Professor is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. The professional responsibilities include:

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

  • consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
  • defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
  • specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
  • incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
  • reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

  • delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
  • ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
  • providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
  • providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
  • evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students

The provision of academic leadership, including:

  • providing guidance to students and to part-time professors relative to the professors’ teaching assignments
  • participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/ faculty meetings
  • liaising with community members, engaging in program, School of Media and Design, and College promotion
  • remaining current in the field of study and maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
  • modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications  
  • A graduate degree in Music Production, Electrical Engineering or Digital Audio s a preferred credential. A bachelor’s degree in Music Production, Electrical Engineering or Digital Audio or a related field of study;
  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting;
  • Minimum ofMinimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting;;
  • Advanced knowledge of Avid Pro Tools HD and Native systems;
  • Technical proficiency with MIDI composition in Pro Tools;
  • Detailed understanding of the MIDI 1.0 specification;
  • Understanding of binary and hexadecimal number systems;
  • Sound knowledge of high definition video formats and editing software;
  • Knowledge of SMPTE and MTC time-code frame-rates and synchronization;
  • Technical competence in sound design and dialogue editing techniques;
  • Understanding of audio production studio construction & acoustic design;
  • Technical expertise in both digital and analogue recording mediums;
  • Computer operation knowledge at an A+ certificate level or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset;
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document:
  • Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners.

Algonquin College operates programs on a 12 month basis; faculty may be assigned accordingly.

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Workplace accommodations are available.

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