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Tulane University Drumline Instructor/Operations Manager

  • 1.  Tulane University Drumline Instructor/Operations Manager

    Posted 03-02-2015 09:50
    Job Title: Drumline Instructor - Operations Manager
    Location: New Orleans, LA, US
    Organization Name: Marching Band

    The Drumline Instructor/Operations Manager for Tulane University's Marching Band (TUMB) is primarily responsible for the creative, educational, and administrative duties associated with running a collegiate level marching drumline and front ensemble. The position is also responsible for various managerial and administrative duties associated with marching band operations. The ideal candidate should possess above all else the skills and motivational drive to be a model for educational, musical and corporate excellence and innovation for the Tulane University Marching Band Organization. The candidate should also possess the ability to absorb and quickly adapt to current and constantly dynamic and evolving trends in education, music, marching bands, social media and technology. 

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Ability to write battery percussion music that fits the unique needs of the TUMB
    • Basic office software skills (MS Word and Excel, Google Documents, Forms and Sheets)
    • Knowledge of Pyware drill writing and Finale music notation software
    • Ability to meet multiple task and project deadlines wih minimal supervision
    • Demonstration of excellent organizational, interpersonal, and supervisory skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies: co-workers, university staff and faculty, students, alumni, parents, volunteers and community agencies
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed


    Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree and three years' high school or college level music teaching experience
    • High School Diploma/Equivalent and nine years' high school or college level music teaching experience


    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's Degree in Music Performance or Music Education
    • Three or more years' college drumline, drum corps drumline, or WGI teaching experience
    • Advanced office software skills (formula building, macro building or programming equivalent)
    • Ability to quickly become adept at various business processes, software and other TUMB operational tasks


    Apply by going to and searching for "drumline". This position is a staff position, not a faculty position. 

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    This posting will close on: Sunday, March 29, 2015
    Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.