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Community Jazz Band Director

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Posting Details

Position Information

Department Name Core Studies
Posting Number 1100439
Position Status Supplemental
Internal candidates only? Yes
Position Type: Supplemental
Pay Basis: Salary
Hours Varies
If Temporary, list end date
If Externally Funded, list end date

Position Summary Information

Position Title Community Jazz Band Director
Reports To Dean of Core Studies
Campus College Wide
Distinguishing Job Characteristics

Jazz Band Director shall serve as the director of the Jazz Community Band. Demonstrated ability and experience in instrumental music. Responsible for leading rehearsals and performances.

Scope of Supervision None
Equipment Operated
Confidential Data

Non-public personnel records and issues; student and other information covered by FERPA guidelines and agreed to in the College’s FERPA Confidentiality Agreement.

Working Conditions

Good classroom working conditions. The work requires the use of safe work practices with office, classroom, and computer lab equipment, and observance of safety regulations.

Usual Physical Demands

The following physical demands are typically used to perform this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. They are not qualification standards, rather they may be used to help the College, employee, or applicant identify where and how reasonable accommodations may be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties due to an ADA disability.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly sits for extended periods of time and regularly stands and walks. The employee regularly exhibits manual dexterity when working on the computer, typing and performing other related tasks. The employee regularly reaches with hands and arms, stoops, kneels and crouches. The employee regularly talks and hears when teaching or working with students and the general public. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision, with the ability to adjust focus when typing or reading a computer screen. The employee occasionally lifts or exerts force on objects weighing up to 50 pounds.


An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Demonstrated ability and experience in instrumental music.
Applicant must successfully pass required background checks in accordance with Southern State Community College’s policies and procedures and applicable laws.
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

Licensure or Certification Requirements


Salary Range $4500
Essential Job Duties

Responsible for scheduling rehearsals and performances.
Establish performance venues and dates – within the College and in the community district.
Establish performer requirements.
Provide input to the communications department for news releases including publicity photographs when appropriate.
Maintain communication with Dean.
Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets within department.
Work with other departments of the college to recruit student activity.
Obtain and use evaluative findings to determine and recommend policies to improve program.
Demonstrate proven growth and interest for program.
Comply with federal, state and SSCC Board policy regulations.
Manage and coordinate facility usage with responsible party for rehearsals and performances and return the building to its previous form afterwards.
Provides substantive input and makes recommendations to the Dean or VPAA as needed or requested.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Knowledge of: SSCC’s policies and procedures; state and federal employment and labor laws and other requirements;

Ability to: convey a positive and professional image; maintain confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information; work independently demonstrating initiative; apply ethical standards to work situations; make work decisions in accordance with SSCC’s values; show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, and promote an harassment-free environment; embrace and support constructive change; work efficiently and effectively to improve college operations; consistently follow safety and security procedures and practices; develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, associates, learning community and general public; contribute toward
building a positive team working environment; treat others with respect as a representative of SSCC.
Skill in: verbal and written communications; public relations and interpersonal skills; safe and effective operation of routine office equipment.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Special Instructions to Applicants
Open Date 08/15/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you at least 18 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime?
    • No convictions
    • Yes, convicted of a misdemeanor crime
    • Yes, convicted of a felony crime
  4. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • Less than one year
    • One to three years
    • Three to five years
    • Five to seven years
    • More than seven years
  5. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (upload unofficial pdf copy)