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Assistant Director Bearcat Bands

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Date: Sep 16, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

he University of Cincinnati (UC) Bearcat Bands consist of multiple programs for students from all areas of study within the UC system. These include: Marching Band, Pep Bands, Concert Bands, Jazz Bands, Color Guard/Visual Ensemble, Marching and Concert Percussion Ensembles, and various other small ensembles. Student leadership includes the Band Council, which consists of student members of the band and Tau Beta Sigma, national honorary band sorority. The Director is under general supervision from the Dean of Students and conducts, manages, and oversees the operation of all university bands open to campus students.

 

Under general supervision from the Director of Bands, assist in the musical, visual, and personnel preparations of the university band program for performances and functions and act as the Band Director in his/her absence.

 

Characteristic Duties:

  • Assist the Director of Bearcat Bands in the administration and instruction of the Bearcat Band program;
  • Conduct, lead, arrange, and/or monitor band sub-group events such as rehearsals and performances;
  • Act as the Band Director in his/her absence;
  • Perform as a professional musician;
  • Actively complete musical research, clinics, and other administrative tasks;
  • Order and maintain inventories of appropriate equipment, instruments, music and uniforms;
  • Attend meetings, serve on committees, and retain current students in the program while recruiting new members
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

 

Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree with one (1) year of experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years of experience; -OR- five (5) years related experience. Degree must be in Music Education, Performance, or related field. Experience must include work with musical and visual ensembles such as marching and concert bands, jazz ensembles, and/or color guard. Experience may also require at least one (1) year supervision.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Music Education, Performance, or related field with one (1) year of experience including musical ensemble directing at the university level. Experience may also require at least one (1) year supervision. Ideal candidates will have experience in professional music performance and educational venues, conducting, collaborative marching show designing, outreach, public relations and communications, presenting clinics, and working with successful band programs at the high school and university levels, with preference given to those with documented experience in jazz, as a woodwind specialist, and in working and traveling with university athletic bands.

 

UC is a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students and has been named "Among the top tier of the Best National Universities," according to U.S. News & World Report. UC competes in 17 Division I sports in the American Athletic Conference. The UC Bearcat Bands has a supportive, collegial relationship with UC Athletics and the College Conservatory of Music.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

 

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