Drumline Director

Grand View University

Education-Teaching/Admin | Part Time | Onsite | Des Moines

Posted: 5/24/24

Job Description

Grand View University aspires to serve a diverse community of learners- students, faculty, and staff- in an inclusive and equitable environment with the goal of empowering all to achieve their fullest potential. Our objective is to sustain a campus environment that is free from the power imbalances and institutional biases that contribute to systems of oppression, while preparing our students to stand against those inequities when they leave Grand View.

Grand View University is dedicated to the goal of an inclusive campus where people of diverse identities feel welcomed and empowered to shape our culture and processes. At Grand View University we view diversity through the collective or group and we welcome and affirm the thoughts and experiences each distinct member brings to our community of learners.

To learn more about Grand View’s commitment to diversity, and to read our entire Diversity Statement, click on this link: https://www.grandview.edu/about/diversity

General Purpose of Job:

This position is responsible for the day to day operations, mission, and program development of Grand View's Drumline program, and will successfully lead and oversee the Drumline program in a cost-effective manner.

Essential Functions of Job:

Grow and develop a successful Drumline Program:

Conduct recruitment activities in accordance with Grand View University’s guidelines, rules and regulations.

Coordinate recruitment and scholarship activities with the VP for Enrollment Management and Director of Musical Arts.

Oversee the academic progress of scholarship students and adhere to University eligibility rules and requirements.

Establish an effective schedule for practices and performances (schedule coordination of each) including, but not limited to appearances at football games, homecoming events, pep rallies, music program concerts, area high school sporting events, and more in coordination with the Director of Musical Arts.

Lead all rehearsals.

Prepare a budget within established guidelines.

Organize and direct the fund raising activities for the Drumline Program.

Organize and manage summer camps for prospective Drumline students.

Promote attendance at Drumline events by providing information for students, faculty, staff and the public.

Assist the marketing department, music programs, and athletic sports information office to maintain information on the web page and coordinate television, print and radio information.

Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

Follow university procedures associated with the purchase of equipment.

Maintain confidentiality.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills required.

Successful recruiting and leadership experience at the high school or college level preferred.

Experience developing quality Drumline ensembles.

Ability to interact with students, parents, admission staff, and the public in a positive way.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Overall supervision of Drumline program at Grand View University, in coordination with the Director of Musical Arts.

Working Conditions:

Some work is performed in a normal office setting. Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working hours. During course of day, can interact with students, faculty, and staff by computer, phone, or in person. Must be able to spend extended periods of time for practices and competitions and be able to travel as job demands.

Please contact Dr. Joshua Boggs, Director of Musical Arts at jboggs@grandview.edu with any questions.

All applicants must apply through our online application system.

Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.

A pre-employment background check is required.

Deadline to Apply 8/1/24


1200 Grandview Ave

Travel Required

Resume Required


Contact Person

Amy Pictor

Deadline to Apply 8/1/24

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