Color Guard Instructor
NC State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted in Education and Training

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Essential Job Duties:

Act as the primary instructor/expert for the marching band color guard. Be responsible for all elements of running the Color Guard program both during marching band and the winter indoor season. Duties/responsibilities are based on the needs and performances of the organization. Responsibilities could include any and/or all of the following: Rehearsal skills, performance skills, (both individual and group), show design, costume and silk design, ability to communicate well with others. Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while producing quality instruction and choreography on tight timelines. Essential Functions include

∙ Assisting in show planning and design

∙ Teaching technique/indoor program

∙ Attending Performances in conjunction with the marching band

∙ Recruiting (meetings, auditions and clinics);

∙ Design and production of performances during the year

∙ Budgeting for Supplies, Professional/Technical Services and Capital Equipment

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC


Music Department

Classification Title:

Temporary-Professional NonFaculty

Working Title:

Color Guard Instructor

Work Schedule:

Availability from early August to April including weekly rehearsals (MWF 3:40p-5:20p), football games and other performances throughout the season. Includes some weekends and evenings

Minimum Experience/Education:

  • Must have experience as a performing member and/or teacher of a color guard ensemble (WGI, DCI, college marching band, etc.)
  • Strong leader with understanding of color guard fundamentals and excellent skills in performing dance, equipment (flag, sabre, rifle), show design, and choreography

Department Required Skills:

  • Ability to work on a collaborative team of directors
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

  • Minimum of four years of teaching experience, coaching, or leading color guard at a competitive and/or college level
  • Vision to lead, maintain, and provide artistic direction for a cutting-edge program

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

$9,000 per year

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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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