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SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Director of Music/Dean of Student Services, the Coordinator must provide strategic leadership for the Band and Instrumental program while supporting the wider mission and goals of the University. The Band program coordinator will work within the Department of Music to ensure a high-quality university program. The Coordinator is responsible for all administrative and artistic aspects of the Band and Instrumental programs including recruiting students, conducting Concert Band class rehearsals and performances, directing an Athletic Band at rehearsals and games, teaching other music courses as appropriate, and holding regular meetings with the Band program members. The Coordinator will advocate for the importance of the Band and Instrumental program within the campus community, as well as the larger Kerrville, Hill Country and statewide community, and will serve as a role model of the high standards expected of our students. The successful candidate should demonstrate and support a commitment and sensitivity to diversity, gender equity, and equal opportunity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Using the University’s mission and strategic plan as a guideline to develop and direct the Band programs.
  • Ensure an environment that promotes student safety.
  • Work collaboratively with the music department to monitor progress and eligibility of all students, establish programs and program performance requirements.
  • May teach 6 hours per academic year as appropriate.
  • Service on various campus committees as appointed by the Dean of Students.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with students and their families.
  • Develop a positive relationship with and play an active role in university and community events and programs.
  • Establish connections to high school band programs, TMEA, and TBA.
  • Work collaboratively with Student Services and Residence Life staff with respect to student needs and any issues related to student behavior.
  • Ensure institutional compliance with the various governing bodies for each program.
  • Work with the music and marketing departments to ensure appropriate and accurate branding information is being disseminated.
  • Ensure the highest ethical, moral, and spiritual standards for all aspects of the University’s varsity programs.
  • In coordination with auxiliary services, varsity programs, and athletics, promote and manage a summer camp program that helps to achieve the recruiting and fundraising goals of the department.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 3 years Band/ensemble teaching experience (Master’s preferred)
  • Knowledge of overall operations of a successful Band and Instrumental music program.
  • Experience in identifying and recruiting students.
  • Plan to establish connections to high school band programs, TMEA, and TBA.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and executing strategic planning.
  • Experienced manager of people and budgets.
  • Ability to cultivate alumni participation.
  • Proven fundraising experience to support programs.
  • Firm commitment to a student-centered culture and the academic success of students are essential.
  • Excellent computer, written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record – it is preferred that the coach carry a CDL.
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