Faculty - Coordinator, Music Technology Diploma (MTD) Program

Douglas College
May 26, 2023
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Position Title Faculty - Coordinator, Music Technology Diploma (MTD) Program

Posting Number 00522F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Coordinator Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Limited Term Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2023 End Date 08/16/2024 Equity Statement

Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

Work Arrangements

The Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking a Coordinator for the Music Technology Diploma (MTD) program. This position takes effect August 16th, 2023 for an initial one year term with the possibility of an extension for an additional two years. This role has 1.5 sections of time release available for the 2023-2024 academic year and the responsibilities for the position are distributed across the fall, winter and summer semesters.

What Douglas Offers

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The Role

The MTD Coordinator provides leadership, advising and operational support to ensure that the Music Technology Diploma (MTD) program functions effectively.


As MTD Coordinator, you will:

  • Represent the Technology area within the Music Department and liaise effectively with the Department coordinator and the Director of Performing and Fine Arts;
  • Schedule and chair regular MTD program meetings;
  • Liaise with the Community Music School to ensure cooperation in course offerings and use of shared facilities;
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Performing and Fine Arts and the administrative assistants to organize timetabling, submit room-booking requests, and contribute to the preparation of the annual Education Plan;
  • Contribute to the Department's capital budget requests;
  • Work with the MTD technician, Department coordinator, Director of Performing and Fine Arts, and the LLPA EdTech representatives to ensure program needs for computer resources and educational technology are addressed, and existing equipment maintained;
  • Initiate and oversee updating of MTD program-related curriculum guidelines and participate in program planning;
  • Provide input to the Director of Performing and Fine Arts in regards to Student Services, Admissions, Marketing and Communications (MCO), and other external units within the College;
  • Contribute MTD program-related content to Director of Performing and Fine Arts for Department and College publications and websites; ensure that all information is accurate and current;
  • Participate in various recruitment events, in cooperation with the Director of Performing and Fine Arts and in conjunction with Department and College-wide efforts;
  • Foster connections in cooperation with colleagues with key industry professionals by attending trade fairs and other industry-related events;
  • Manage program registration and enrolment by advising students, coordinating and participating in annual student auditions and assessments, reviewing requests for PLAR, and facilitating pre-requisite waivers;
  • Monitor student progress throughout the program;
  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of recruitment initiatives and retention strategies.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • A Master's Degree in Music, Music Technology, or other relevant discipline, or equivalent;
  • To be qualified to teach (QTT) courses in the MTD program;
  • To have post-secondary teaching experience in Music or Music Technology;
  • Demonstrated administrative experience in a post-secondary environment or other relevant work environment;
  • To be able to maintain a balanced view of the priorities (academic, creative, and applied) of the Music Department, while supporting and advancing the goals of the MTD program;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • A demonstrated ability to work well in groups as well as to assume a leadership role;
  • A demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to meet targets and deadlines.
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    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/12/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter is submitted online and received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

    All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.

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