Associate Director of Bands

first_imgPreferredQualificationsAt leastthree years of successful teaching experience. The LSJUMB is seeking an energetic,creative, and inspiring educator to join our team as the AssociateDirector of Bands. This role will work collaboratively with theDirector of Bands to support the Leland Stanford Junior UniversityMarching Band in both administrative and educational capacities.The Associate Director of Bands is a member of the ExternalRelations team in the Department of Athletics, Physical Educationand Recreation (DAPER) and reports directly to the Director ofBands. This is a two-year fixed-term position with opportunity forrenewal at the department’s discretion. Why Stanford is foryou: StanfordUniversity has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world.Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff.We seek talent driven to impact the future of ourlegacy. Our culture and uniqueperks empower you with: Additional duties mayinclude:Oversee andadminister creative and academic activities by evaluating academicprograms, making recommendations that impact policies and programs,and coordinating and implementing changes.Collect andanalyze data, create reports, review and explain trends todetermine program effectiveness; formulate and evaluate alternativesolutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of theprogram.Monitorexpenses, budgets, and finances of the program. Makerecommendations on funding based on program spend.May engagein the training and support of student leaders. Your responsibilitiesinclude:TheAssociate Director of Bands will primarily be responsible for theteaching and administration of music courses. Specific teachingresponsibilities include providing large group, sectional, andapplied instruction to band members with a wide range of musicalexperience. This position will assist the Director of Bands indeveloping course curriculum and will make recommendations forcourse improvement.Incollaboration with the Director of Bands, the Associate Director ofBands will write and edit content for proposals, and programactivities. Assist with the development of research grants, (i.e.,may suggest new funding opportunities, write portions of grants,and/or summarize data for grant support).Thisposition will also organize and/or participate in performances atsporting events, rallies, and other outreach activities, and willdevelop communications for internal and external constituencies. The Associate Director represents the LSJUMB as a key contactand subject matter expert within the department. Knowledge, Skills, andAbilities*Demonstratedoral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area ofspecialization.Ability tooversee and provide basic direction to staff.Demonstratedability to work cohesively with diverse groups of individuals.Ability tofrequently stand/walk/sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.Occasionally write by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh>40 pounds. Ability to use voice to presentinformation/communicate with others.May requiretravel and work during evenings and weekends to assist withevents. The Leland Stanford JuniorUniversity Marching Band:The Leland Stanford JuniorUniversity Marching Band (LSJUMB) is one of the most widelyrecognized college marching bands in existence. Billed as “TheWorld’s Largest Rock and Roll Band”, the organization has a longhistory of creating memorable high energy performances at StanfordAthletic events, as well as rallies both on and off campus. Theorganization has a long history of eschewing the typical traits ofmarching bands, instead choosing to embrace the use ofnon-traditional instruments and uniforms, scattering instead ofmarching, and welcoming all interested students into the band,regardless of previous musical experience. To be successful inthis role, you will have:Education andExperienceA master’sdegree in the field of music and two years of successful teachingexperience, or combination of education, training, and relevantexperience. *Consistent with itsobligations under the law, the University will provide reasonableaccommodation to any employee with a disability who requiresaccommodation to perform the essential functions of his/her/theirjob. DAPER’sIntegrity: Thisposition, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsiblefor the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics programand for the reputation of Stanford University. This position isresponsible for assuring that his/her/their involvement withAthletics Department activities maintains the integrity of theUniversity’s reputation and does not negatively impact therelationship between the University and its faculty, staff,students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply withUniversity policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules andregulations. Freedom togrow. We offer career development programs,tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, filmscreening, or listen to a renowned author or global leaderspeak.A caringculture. We provide superb retirement plans,generous time-off, and family care resources.A healthieryou. Climb our rock wall or choose fromhundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercisefacilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.Discovery andfun. Stroll through historic sculptures,trails, and museums.Enviableresources. Enjoy free commuter programs,ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!last_img read more