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Director of Athletic Bands

Position Title: Director of Athletic Bands

Department: Enrollment

Position Requirements and Preferences:

A. Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

B. Experience: Current experience with successful marching band program expected.

C. Abilities:

  • Independent decision making, ability to exercise good judgment, accuracy, flexibility and well-developed critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in an environment of shifting priorities, frequent, interruptions, hectic pace, high level of interaction with students, staff and/or the public.
  • Working knowledge of computer software programs which may include Word, Excel, institutional mainframe computer system software, or similar programs.
  • Excellent written communication skills including proficiency in business English, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential matters and materials with discretion.
  • Ability to work independently as well as be a collaborative team player in completing assigned tasks and meeting deadlines.


A. Recruitment of new students via high school visits, phone calls, one-one visits with students and parents, written correspondence and visibility at local and regional competitions.

B. Plan and develop marching band program to include field show, parade marching, pep band, color guard and drumline.

C. Supervise marching band support staff.

D. Administer athletic band budget.

E. Maintain inventory of band uniforms, instruments and equipment

F. Work closely with Admissions, Department of Music and Athletic Director.

G. Additional teaching responsibilities may be assigned.

H. Represents the University in a positive manner with prospective, current, and former students, employees, and the community.

I. Demonstrates enthusiasm, self-motivation, and a positive attitude in meeting and dealing effectively and courteously with students, other personnel, and all members of the community.

J. Interprets departmental and/or college policies and procedures.

K. Works harmoniously with others.

L. Performs in a manner which benefits student learning.

M. This position may require travel.

N. This position may require occasional weekend and evening hours.

O. Other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Director of Admission

Start Date: Immediately

Replacement or New Position: Replacement

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Full Time

Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled

Application Sent to: Send cover letter and resume:

Human Resources

William Penn University

201 Trueblood Avenue

Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 Email:

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.