Asst. Professor Entertainment & Recording Industry Mgmt.

  • Texas Southern University
  • Houston, TX
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Music

Job Description


Security Sensitive Position?: Yes

Hours of Work: TBA

Posting Number: TSU202441


Grant Title: N/A

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The School of Communication at Texas Southern University is accepting applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor for the Entertainment and Recording Industry Management Program. The prospective faculty member will teach courses at both the Undergraduate and Graduate level. This is a 9-month tenure-track.

Essential Duties Summary

  • Teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Advises students.
  • Participating in professional activities including internal and external conferences and seminars.
  • Other duties within the range of skills normally associated with a position of this classification in an evolving teaching and learning environment.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

% FTE: 1.0

Hiring Range: $48,884.00 - $67,215.00


Ph.D. or Terminal Degree in Audio Production/Entertainment and Recording Industry Management or related area.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Evidence of significant production skills using audio production and sound equipment. Proficiency in using and teaching various editing/audio production software is preferred.
  • Must possess working knowledge and extensive background in publishing, recording, management, audio production, merchandising and branding.
Skill in:
  • Detail oriented.
  • Effective customer service.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:

  • Work with a diverse student population.
  • Maintain industry relationships supporting curriculum, student co-ops, and creative collaborations with the university's Music Industry Program.
  • Integrate professional experiences into courses taught.
  • Maintain involvement in appropriate professional organizations.

Work Experience

Minimum five years of experience in teaching in higher education.

Demonstrable depth, breadth and working knowledge of entertainment and recording music industry preferred.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Prolonged standing and/or walking.

Handling light weight objects.

Using or carrying equipment.

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date: 05/07/2021

Open Until Filled (overrides close field): No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Open to all applicants.

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