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Pep Band Music Coach

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

The Boston College Bands Program seeks a part-time Pep Band Conductor to provide instruction and support for the Pep Band at men's and women's basketball and hockey home games. The Boston College Bands Program serves some 250 students each year as members of five musical ensembles and a dance team. The professionals of the Bands Program advance, support, promote and facilitate student formation through teaching, rehearsing and performing music and dance. The Pep Band Music Director joins the professionals of the Bands Program in promoting and facilitating student formation, building life skills and maintaining a positive work environment.

Applicants should have experience instructing successful instrumental ensembles and should be familiar with athletic band roles and responsibilities. Additional responsibilities include assisting with recruiting, integrating new members, scheduling members for home games and tournament travel, and monitoring the musical quality of the ensemble to ensure it is of the highest quality.

This position averages about 15 hour per week (October through April) and applicants must be available for all winter sports home games, designated spring tournament travel, and occasional command performances.

Bachelor's degree in Music or related field
1-3 years successful experience leading a musical ensemble
Must be able to relate to, teach, and motivate college students
Must be available for frequent evening and weekend performances

Some experience with inventory control is desirable


* Bachelor's degree in Music

* Successful experience as a music teacher

* Attend all rehearsals and performances

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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