Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Operations Coordinator (Marching Band) is a 15-hour per week, 4-month position (August through November) responsible for managing the non-musical aspects of Marching Band operations, including preparation and management of the physical resources necessary for rehearsals and performances; the distribution, collection, maintenance, and repair of equipment, and accurate and timely record keeping of equipment inventories (uniforms, instruments, accessories, etc.). Additional time required during Band Camp in August.
The Ops Coordinator works closely with the Marching Band Director, the Assistant Director of Bands for Operations, and the other area coordinators to maintain a manual of standard operating procedures for rehearsals and performances; coordinates rehearsal and performance resource needs with other instructional staff members; provides support during rehearsals and performances for adequate water and other health and safety related resources; and ensures the highest level of performance from the Band members through effective and efficient operations management.
The Ops Coordinator also analyzes the operational resource needs of the Marching Band and makes recommendations where resources are lacking; defines, in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Bands, the responsibilities of the student managers; supervises and manages a team of student managers; and provides timely and effective feedback to the student managers.
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Extensive experience managing the logistics of a complex organization Experience supervising students Must be available during the off-season to plan for Band Camp Must be available for Band Camp, all rehearsals, and all performances Must be available for post-season travel Must have access to a car
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
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Internal Number: 3216
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.