The Academic Success Coordinator for University Band program is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of a variety of programs and services that promote academic success for all band members, assist with tutorial service for the University Band Program and assist with developing strategies and programs that promote retention.
Reporting to the Director of University Band, the Academic Success Coordinator for the Band Program will monitor all student grades, work closely with the Directors of the Band Program tasked with student academic development programs, the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE), CAE tutors and students utilizing the tutorial service to provide academic support, leadership development, supervision and input on processes related to study hall & tutorial activities in support of academic goals for the Band.
This position requires a minimum of 40 hours per week and the flexibility to work weeknights and weekends as necessary.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The University Band Program uses the art of music as a teaching aid and a tool to strengthen participation in all areas of student life.
The program is designed to create an understanding of the diversity in music and culture while preserving and enhancing the history and traditions of the Aggie Bands as goodwill ambassadors and cheerleaders for North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
The Marching Machine is a 220 member, well-designed, aerodynamic, solidly constructed, arsenal of power and sound.
The marching band is one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
The machine performs for over 20,000 fans at home and away football games, band competitions, band exhibitions, high school football games, and community and campus events.
The students of the machine represent virtually every discipline on campus.
The band is an auditioned group. The audition is open to all students of the university who wish to participate.
The Marching Machine performs different genres of music and incorporates all styles of marching and maneuvering.
The unit is a source of pride for the university and the community.
The A&T Symphonic Band consists of approximately 75 musicians who perform a variety of music literature intended to entertain and appeal to diverse audiences.
The A&T Concert Band is made up of 75 instruments played by non-music majors who want to continue to play and perform.
The University Pep Band performs for home basketball games and during tournament play.
The NC A&T State University Music Program has been fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1991. We offer three degree programs for students wishing to pursue a career in music:
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Secondary Education with a Music Concentration, which trains public and private classroom teachers for state certification.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music Performance
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in General Music, a liberal arts music program with concentrations in musical theatre, pre-music therapy, and music electronics
Our low student-teacher ratio ensures individual attention, for each student.
Emphasis is placed on career development.
Upon graduation students are ready for competitive graduate school programs or to begin work in professional careers.
Internal job number: 007466
Post-baccalaureate degree required with a major at the graduate or undergraduate level in music, student development or related field; or bachelor's degree and at least two years of experience of comparable independent educational or instructional activities associated with the delivery and/or management of student support functions with/participating in marching band and student academic support.
General knowledge of individual counseling techniques.
Demonstrated vision of fostering student success, diversity, compassion and competency.
Ability to determine the appropriate course of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals and groups in personal interactions of a sensitive nature.
Ability to compose and appropriately format correspondence and reports.
Ability to recommend initiatives and changes to improve quality and services.
The ideal candidate will also have one year or more of professional experience providing academic and personal advising in a university setting.
Experience on issues of multiculturalism, diversity, identity development and cultural competency.
Two years' experience working with/participating in marching band.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!