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Course Director - Music Copyright and Publishing

Winter Park, Florida

If you're looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to the community, look at employment opportunities with Full Sail University. You'll find your choice of career opportunities, great benefits, an environment that welcomes and values creativity, and a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding!

The Entertainment & Music Business programs provide a well-rounded and in-depth study of the fundamentals of business and management, focusing on how those skills can be applied in the entertainment and music industry. Throughout the degree programs, students work in a professional, project-based environment, designed to recreate the challenges and opportunities they'll encounter in the world of entertainment business.

The Music Copyright and Publishing course teaches students how to protect their creative works and provides an overview of the business mechanisms that can affect the use of their songs and those of their clients. Along with the global topics of copyright and music publishing, the course also covers the history of the music-publishing industry, royalties, the songwriter's contract, publishing options, and an overview of publishing companies. Course Directors may be required to teach both on-campus and online in Winter Park, FL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create an environment of learning through effective teaching skills, maintain student-centered focus, and update curriculum to keep current and relevant to industry standards.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and encourage active learning.
  • Create learning activities, including assignments, tests, quizzes and labs, and assess student outcomes in a timely manner through effective assessment and constructive feedback to students to support the learning process.
  • Perform lectures for campus courses, and hold scheduled virtual course meetings for online courses. Teaching will be conducted through on-campus and online delivery.
  • Interact positively with diverse student populations; provide all students with equal opportunities for learning.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the industry, maintain knowledge and skill relevancy through continuing education as defined in the faculty development plan.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of Full Sail University
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of student and company information
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization
  • Adheres to company attendance standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: Oversee the integrity of curriculum and degree learning outcomes.


  • Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading and editing for grammar and punctuation
  • Ability to provide detailed formative and summative feedback on student projects
  • Ability to multi-task while working independently and collaboratively with other teachers and university staff
  • Ability to interact professionally and constructively with students and staff at all levels in an immersive, fast paced environment

Education and/or Experience:

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of four (4) years related and verifiable work experience and required to hold a Juris Doctor degree, or at least 18 graduate semester hours in a related discipline from an accredited college or university. Candidates should have the ability to work with both campus and online students, under minimal supervision and with changing work hours. Applicants should have a passion to encourage learning, be a self-motivated team member, and have the ability to help develop and present curriculum.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • n/a


  • Communication, teamwork, and flexibility/adaptability
  • Empathy toward student issues/concerns
  • Proficiency using software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Keynote/PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Skill with presenting to groups and classes.
  • Working knowledge of current trends, companies, and roles in the entertainment industry.

Environmental Factors/Physical Demands:

Work is performed in an office and classroom environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have the ability to maintain active student and employee communication; access, input and retrieve information from the computer system. May be subject to; bending, reaching, kneeling, stooping and lifting up to thirty (30) pounds.

Full Sail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.