Five Towns College is a coeducational, independent institution of higher education that serves the cause of music, media, teacher preparation and the performing arts. Founded in 1972, the College is located on a beautiful 40-acre suburban campus in Dix Hills, Long Island, NY.
Through its seven academic divisions, the College offers degree programs from the associate through the doctoral level. Approximately 1,000 men and women are matriculated and approximately 200 reside on campus. The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and its programs are registered with the New York State Education Department. Programs for the initial and advanced preparation of classroom teachers are nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
In addition to the specific requirements of each academic post listed below, all candidates seeking appointment must possess outstanding general education skills, including oral and written communication, scientific and quantitative reasoning, critical analysis and reasoning, technological competency, and information literacy. Candidates must also demonstrate a disposition that supports a diverse and creative community of scholars and artists. Additional information about Five Towns College and copies of current course catalogs are contained on this website.
The College announces that the following vacancies exist or are anticipated. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply online at the FTC Career Services page. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the posted closing date.
Audio Recording Technology - Adjunct Instructor
Five Towns College seeks an adjunct instructor of undergraduate level courses for its Audio Recording Technology Program. The candidate will share responsibility with other sound recording technology faculty and staff for executing the normal faculty duties of the program by teaching at least one course per semester, if not additional courses, and performing College and Divisional service activities.
Qualifications: This position requires someone with a wide range of audio knowledge and skills based in live sound and studio applications, a broad pedagogical vision for teaching in a contemporary audio concentration, and professional experience, i.e., someone who has been professionally active in the audio field. The successful candidate also will have experience in college-level teaching of audio-related courses, a musicianship focus in recording arts, demonstrated success integrating contemporary and legacy audio technologies, and musical creativity.
Educate students in audio recording technologies based in live sound and studio applications. Focus on showing the students the proper tracking, editing, mixing procedures; industry standard plugins; the suitable automation usage; and stereo and multichannel sound field placement. A Master’s Degree in Music concentrating in audio recording technology or related field required.