Audio Production and Multitrack Recording Adjunct Faculty Position

School: The Evergreen State College
Position Type: Adjunct
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Position Description:

The Evergreen State College seeks a faculty member to teach a 4 quarter hour (0.25 FTE), Fall, Winter, Spring course in introductory audio production techniques. The course is part of the Evening/Weekend Studies (EWS) program and typically consists of 4 class hours on Wednesday evening from 6-10pm. Students work independently for additional hours in the entry level Audio Studio and the Audio Mixing Benches.
The course structure is lecture/demonstration in the studio and/or the associated 5.1 production studio and instructional space. Student interns may be available for help. Proficiency testing is done by TESC staff and guidelines are shared to assure proper training and preparation.
Activities include reading and discussion of texts, lectures, signal flows and drawings. Student projects consists of soundscapes, brief multitrack recordings, and demonstrations of studio proficiencies.
Evergreen teaching includes an emphasis on collaboration, team work, and sharing in a noncompetitive setting with a focus on individual skills building and sharing of work in seminar critique settings. Class content includes communications strategies, methods for working on shared projects, music composition using modern technology, and media. Experience working with diverse and underserved students is desirable.
Minimum Qualifications:
• MFA or other Masters in music, technology, or related fields; or BA/BS plus college-level teaching experience.
• Knowledge and proficiency in analog audio mixing console technology; microphone technology and use; equalization and filters; dynamic range and compression; multitrack mixing, effects, and automation; studio and field audio recording techniques; MOTU Digital Performer audio sequencing software and Adobe Audition for mono/stereo editing; signal flow and diagramming; digital audio technologies, sampling, audio file formats; ambient and soundscape audio production.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in teaching music theory, performance, and composition for occasional additional teaching opportunities.
• Experience working with diverse and underserved populations
Review of complete applications begins May 1, 2017. We will continue to accept applications until finalists are selected.
This is an Adjunct Faculty position and is not eligible for continuing appointment. Salary for all positions based on experience and degrees. We do not offer relocation expenses for our visiting faculty position.

Closing Date: May 1, 2017