About the Position:
This role is an on-campus, in-person position.
Serves as Assistant Director for University Athletic Bands, including, but not limited to Mustang Marching Band and Mustang
Basketball band. Assists with daily administration of Athletic Bands and Diamond M Club. Oversees student workers as assigned. This position is an integral part of the SMU Spirit Leadership Team.
Assists Director of Mustang Band and Spirit Groups with all Athletic Band rehearsals and serves as Director in their
absence. Maintains financial records as assigned. Assists with administration of Athletic Band program. Oversees student workers as assigned.
Maintains music licensing and oversees production of music arrangements for all Mustang Band events. May arrange music as assigned.
Serves on Spirit Leadership Team and attends weekly meetings. Serves on Summer Camp Leadership Team.
Works alongside Director of Mustang Band and Spirit Groups as a liaison to Diamond M Club and Development Office.
Coordinates non-football ensembles such as, but not limited to, Mustang Basketball Band including music selections and schedule.
Produces “Pigskin Revue” including schedules, ensuring music is arranged, and working with Homecoming Committee as needed.
Assist with Mustang Band recruiting and auditions. Participate in on and off campus recruiting events.
Attend appropriate professional development including, but not limited to Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Educators Association, and College Band Directors National Association conferences.
Participate in assigned Division of Student Affairs events. Athletic Band schedule is dictated by athletic events and do occur on evenings, weekends, and holiday weekends. Travel to events in and out of state will be necessary.
Education and Experience:
A Master's degree is required.
A minimum of three years of experience is required.
Experience with athletic band teaching and administration is required. Experience working as a High School Band Director is preferred.