(GSU Press Release) Grambling State University announced applications will close March 13, 2019 for submissions to fill its vacancies for a permanent Director of Bands and a permanent Head of the University’s Music Department.
“The Tiger Marching Band is an integral part of what makes our University’s culture outstanding,” said President Gallot. “I am extremely proud of all that the World Famed Band and the GSU Music Department have accomplished. Both new permanent positions will have the privilege and responsibility of ensuring that the University’s legacy of excellence in music and entertainment continues.”
About the Role: Director of Marching, Concert & Pep Bands
The next Director of Bands for Grambling State University will lead the charge furthering the long-standing legacy of distinction for its 220 exceptional students who participate in the World-Famed Tiger Marching Band. In addition, the new leader will oversee and contribute to the development of all other concert, pep band, and other instrument-led ensembles on campus. Learn More
About the Role: Head of Music Department
The new Head of Grambling State University’s Music Department will provide visionary leadership and strategic direction to a team of fourteen faculty members, including seven adjunct and seven full-time members. Overseeing the education and development of more than one hundred talented students, the role will manage three academic programs including Liberal Arts Concentration, Music Education-Instrumental Concentration, and Music Education-Vocal Concentration. The new department head will spearhead the division’s contributions to the University’s strategic priorities, including but not limited to increasing its student enrollment, broadening its community involvement and impact, and delivering first-rate operational efficiency.