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Instructor, Audio Engineering

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Instructor, Audio Engineering - Central Campus


  • Keep up with developments in the field of study.
  • Demonstrate high standards-academic and professional.
  • Evaluate student work constructively and provide timely feedback.
  • Teach at days, times and locations that meet student needs.
  • Provide access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate, and recommend students learning materials.
  • Develop and use a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guidelines.

Professional Development:
  • Maintain high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
  • Use effective teaching methods and materials that reflect thoughtful planning, assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles, and engage students in learning.
  • Evaluate program curricula and teaching methods through a process of self- reflection.
  • Meet or exceed professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, and business/industry/higher education requirements, as appropriate to the discipline.

  • Participate actively in college meetings, committees, task forces, and councils.
  • Participate in college-related activities such as registration, community education, student recruitment and retention, and faculty selection.
  • Participate in college activities for students/student organizations.
  • Participate in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participate in setting departmental goals, developing college budgets to support those goals, and planning for achieving those goals.
  • Maintain departmental affiliation agreements and partnerships with other institutions.


Teach 15-16 hours per week from the following list of classes, as appropriate:
  • Survey of Music Business
  • Audio Electronic Troubleshooting
  • Audio Engineering I-III
  • Live Sound I-II
  • Audio Engineering Practices
  • Internship-Audio Engineering

Faculty load for this position consists of 35 hours per week of instruction and office hours. Instructor is expected to actively support and promote the department within the community. Maintain active liaisons with high schools, universities, business and industry or external agencies and assist with program advisory committees as appropriate. Complete instructional duties, reports, and paperwork assigned by college leadership in a timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate commitment to student success through teaching.
  • Strong candidates will have innovative plans for recruiting audio majors to the department.
  • The successful candidate will have additional professional audio engineering experience.
  • Candidates are expected to actively support and promote the department within the college and community at large through advisory committee participation, student organizations, events, masterclasses, and workshops.
  • Ideal candidates will have academic credentials to teach MUAP (music department private lesson) courses as needed.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with an ability to collaborate with other fine arts departments.
  • Experience with technology-enhanced learning platforms preferred.
  • Membership and/ or associations with audio engineering and/or music-based community and professional organizations.
  • Strong communication skills are required.

Required Education & Experience:
  • Minimum Associates degree, with a minimum of three (3) years' experience in audio engineering, recording studio and live sound applications.
  • Experience with both analog and digital consoles and related equipment.
  • Advanced knowledge of Pro Tools and Reason software.

Preferred Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's or higher degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching at the collegiate or secondary level.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply

Note: Faculty are assigned to teach courses using various delivery methods based on the teaching area and the needs of students and the College, which may require a physical presence at the assigned on-site work location

Salary Grade: BACH

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2847

Posting Close Date: 5/12/2021



Posted: 2021-04-13 Expires: 2021-05-14

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San Jacinto College
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