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Conductor Assistant

The Boston College Bands Program seeks a part-time seasonal Conductor Assistant to provide instruction and support for the pre-game, halftime, and stands conductors in the “Screaming Eagles” Marching Band including all game management. Applicants should have extensive experience working with student conductors in challenging situations.

Applicants must be available for our preseason Camp during the last two weeks of August from 9 AM to 10 PM in addition to weekly rehearsals during the fall season on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 PM to 10 PM. In addition to seven home football games, applicants must be available for occasional command and travel performances including potential bowl games. 

Each staff member in the Division of Student Affairs is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.

Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.



A master’s degree in music or music education is preferred.
Must be available for Band Camp.
Must attend all rehearsals and performances and be available for post-season bowl game travel.

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-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
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Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

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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