Director of Bands
Application deadline: May 1, 2023
Senior Consultant: Alonzo DeCarlo
Associate Consultant: Javier Serrano
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Bands. NCCU, a top-ranking regional university in the South and a historically black university, is in Durham, North Carolina, and adjacent to the Research Triangle Park. Identified as a Community Engaged Institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of teaching, the NCCU community lives by the institution’s motto of “Truth and Service.”
Student-Centered Success is NCCU’s guiding principle. Through the synergistic alignment of NCCU units, programs, policies, and processes, NCCU will fulfill “The Eagle Promise.” The chart of this new, highly integrated landscape is grounded in the implementation of four-course university values: collaboration, inclusiveness, integrity, and efficiency.
The NCCU Sound Machine is a marching band of approximately 150 students that performs at all home football games and traditionally travels to three to six out-of-town games during the football season. The Sound Machine is a central feature of NCCU, with many performances, outside of football games, with audiences of over 80,000. The ensemble is often featured as front-page news for local and out-of-town newspapers and magazines. The Sound Machine has also been featured on television programs viewed by missions worldwide.
For further details about this position and the application requirements and process, please see the full position profile on the Academic Search website. Senior Consultant Dr. Alonzo DeCarlo (Alonzo.DeCarlo@academicsearch.org) will gladly speak with you about this opportunity.
For full consideration by the search committee, applications should be submitted by May 1, 2023 (NCCUDirectorBANDS@academicsearch.org). This position will remain open until filled.