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FOUR-MONTH PART-TIME POSITION (August through November)
The Drill Designer is responsible for designing the marching programs performed by the Boston College Marching Band during halftime of seven home football games. The Drill Designer works closely with the Marching Band Director to design programs that are appropriate to the size, instrumentation, and skill level that are typical of the Boston College Marching Band.
Design field routines for two Marching Band halftime shows
Reports to the Marching Band Director
Scope: Marching Band only
Four month position: August through November
Duties and Responsibilities
Design field programs so as to effectively complement and enhance the visual and musical program
Evaluate members' abilities and design routines accordingly
Work closely with the Marching Band Director and the other staff members to develop visual program
Drill routines must be completed prior to the start of the August camp
Maintain a cooperative working relationship with the Director of Bands, Marching Band Director, Band staff, Band members, and University Administration
Participate in spring semester program planning as needed
Recommend new property purchases within the budget allocations
*Extensive successful experience as a visual designer and instructor for marching band or drum corps. *Must be available to participate in Band Camp each August.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
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Internal Number: 1978
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.