Graduate Assistantship Openings

Graduate Assistant Opening

with the

Huskie Marching Band


Northern Illinois University


The Huskie Marching Band will have a graduate assistantship opening in the coming academic year. Contact Dr. Thomas Bough, Director of Athletic Bands, at for more information.  This position carries a full tuition waiver and a salary of either $5,000 for a ten hour assistantship or up to $10,000 for a twenty hour assistantship.

Additional salary may be available for work during the summer and/or winter break.

Start Date, August 1, 2015. Primary duties: business manager for the Huskie Bands office. Demonstrated proficiency in standard Microsoft Office software programs required. Experience and expertise in the operation of a marching band and its needs and terminology are required. Effective interpersonal skills and a high level of English language proficiency are also required, both in the area of managing an hourly undergraduate staff as well as interacting with faculty, athletic administration, and other university professionals in a productive manner. Strong writing skills are a plus. Other conducting and teaching opportunities are available based on the credentials of the candidate.

Contact Dr. Thomas Bough at for more information