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Join Team Just for Kix

Description:

Just For Kix is looking for a Youth Dance Program Directors in the following states: MN, WI, ND, SD, IA, NE, IL, CO, WA, ID, & OR! As a leader in dance instruction, Just For Kix engages over 21,000 youth at more than 200 locations nationwide. We take pride in enriching children’s lives and the lives of those who teach them. We do this by offering quality classes, events, products, services, and opportunities to our clients and fulfilling careers to our Directors. If you have a passion for dance and love working with children, this position is perfect for you! Apply for Team Just For Kix here or learn more at the link below.

State: Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Contact:
w) www.teamjustforkix.com

Associate Artistic Director

Styles: Ballet, Pas De Deux, Contemporary

Description:

New Ballet Ensemble & School (NBE) is a nationally acclaimed Community Arts Education organization founded in 2001 to provide quality training and opportunities to all youth, regardless of their ability to pay. NBE is seeking a full-time Associate Artistic Director to teach and coordinate the training of NBE Ensemble artists, trainees, and advanced ballet students. Likewise, this position will work in partnership with the Artistic Director to engage guest artists and choreographers. Specifically, the Associate Artistic Director will be responsible for the logistics surrounding education and outreach performances and programs, and will schedule all rehearsals for the core program students as they relate to main stage and community performances. Lastly, the position requires the ability to be adept at working with diverse personality types in order to forge meaningful relationships with current and potential constituents, and help advance an environment of inclusion and professionalism in all NBE programs. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Carrie Vaughan, Managing Director. Email: carrie@newballet.org Mail: 2157 York Avenue |Memphis, TN 38104 Fax: 901-274-5370

Location: Memphis

State: Tennessee

Contact:
e) carrie@newballet.org

Dance Instructor

Styles: Ballroom, Salsa, Swing, Tango

Description:

At Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Memphis, comprehensive Teacher Training is provided for you to have the skills to become a Certified Dance Instructor , and earn up to $50K within your first two years, no teaching experience required. This opportunity includes travel, participation in shows and competitions, and can lead to professional competition. We are looking for a Full-Time Ballroom Dance Instructor. The hours of the position are Monday through Friday from 1-10 PM. All we require from you is that you are ambitious and a self-starter. The right candidates are: - Outgoing, fun, enthusiastic and enjoy entertaining people - Have strong customer service and communication skills - Have a positive attitude with a desire to enhance people’s lives - Looking for a career This is a great opportunity to live your dream and make dance your full-time career. Experience something new and exciting every work day with laughter, music, and dancing with different people from all walks of life. Requirements: - Applicant must be able to remain on their feet and dancing for up to 8 hours a day. - Applicant must speak fluent English. - Applicant must have a reliable means of transportation to and from the job. - Job requires evenings, some weekend work and the ability to travel. - Applicants must be well groomed and well mannered. - Applicants must complete 4-week training course M-F from 3-6 PM. We train at NO cost to you! About Fred Astaire Dance Studios: The Fred Astaire Dance Studios franchise began in 1947 and provides our employees continued support and opportunities to grow. Our well-established Memphis studio has been in operation for over 20 years. Our instructors receive continual training and coaching within the studio and to keep them prepared for their career in dance. Job Type: Full-time Required experience: No experience necessary, but is a bonus. Email resume to fredastairememphis@gmail.com or call the studio to schedule and personal interview.

Location: Memphis, Tennessee

State: Tennessee

Contact:
e) fredastairememphis@gmail.com

Department Chair & Assoc/Full Professor (with Tenure)

Styles: Jazz, Ballet, Hip-hop, Modern, African, Contemporary

Description:

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester) SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Dance; or Ed.D. with additional degree in Dance. Demonstrated experience in administration and leadership in higher education. Demonstrated excellence in teaching dance at the professional or college level. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience as a department chair. Demonstrated experience in administration and/or leadership in the dance profession. Demonstrated professional accomplishment at a national and/or international level. Demonstrated excellence in teaching a variety of courses in dance at both undergraduate and graduate levels with an expertise in one or more of the following: dance theory/critical studies; studio practice in ballet, modern/contemporary dance, jazz, hip hop, and/or African/African Diasporic dance; dance education; dance science; dance design/production; dance for camera. Demonstrated history of peer- reviewed research, scholarly and creative activities at the national/international level. Demonstrated experience in grant-writing and budget management. Demonstrated experience in curricular development. Demonstrated experience with national dance accreditation. Demonstrated experience with dance credentialing. DUTIES: Provide leadership in all departmental matters, including faculty, staff, and student recruitment, retention, and evaluation; staff supervision; curriculum; coordination of external and internal reviews; budget administration; seasonal dance productions; student advising; course scheduling; and faculty and staff professional development. Actively promote the following core values of academic leadership: ethics, shared governance, teamwork, collegiality, transparency, and empowerment with accountability. Teach course(s) each semester in his/her area of specialization and produce peer-reviewed research, scholarly and creative activities at the national/international level. Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community. CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced) • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications • CV (including current email address) • Names and contact information for three references • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree • A statement of philosophy that addresses the leadership, administration, and management of a department of dance including supporting faculty and staff of various backgrounds, disciplines, and/or research interests • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to: Professor Andrew Vaca, Department Chair California State University, Long Beach Department of Dance 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-7201 Andrew.Vaca@csulb.edu; 562-985-1097 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 2, 2017. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location: Long Beach, CA

State: California

Contact:
e) andrew.vaca@csulb.edu

Institutional Advancement Manager

Description:

Job Title: Institutional Advancement Manager Reports To: Director Status: Staff, Full-time Salary: $25-$30K + Medical/Dental Benefits Description: Urbanity Dance is looking for an Institutional Advancement Manager to start mid-September. The position is full-time. A pivotal new addition to the growing team, the Institutional Advancement Manager will be focused on communications, marketing and development. The Manager must be an excellent writer, have superb interpersonal skills, ability to multitask, work independently, and to be a self-starter. Candidate must be fully invested in the continued growth of the company, inspired and enthusiastic about the vision of the company. Strong potential for continued growth within the organization. Core Responsibilities: - Thinking creatively to grow Urbanity's three pillars: 1) audience/press for the professional company and performances 2) student population (adults and children) and 3) raise awareness about our community programming. Development: - In collaboration with the Board and Executive Director, build a robust annual fundraising plan that includes individual giving, events, corporate partnerships, and foundation grants - Manage the organizations database to ensure data integrity. This includes, data entry, gift tracking, list and report generation - Create systems for gift processing from gift receipt through to gift acknowledgment - Serve as the organization’s main contact with donors, including communications regarding Urbanity news and events - Foundation research, prospecting, and proposal generation - Serve as the organization’s representative at artistic and cultural events-- - Manage 3-5 fundraising/awareness events throughout year and working with Board of Directors and to organize responsibilities Marketing and Communications: - In collaboration with the Board and Executive Director, create an annual marketing and communications plan that includes a message and communications calendar to track all social media and email communications, press strategies, website updates, as well as a plan for evaluation of communications and marketing efforts - Writing press releases and responding to press inquiries in a friendly, timely, and effective manner - Facilitating (along with graphic designer) a website overhaul & new print materials - Writing blog entries and contributing as a dance writer to news publications - Managing social media and email communications - Managing team of 2-3 arts administration interns Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have/be: - Dance background is not necessary, but a passion for arts and community education is essential - Strong preference for 1 year of work-related experience - Bachelors degree required - Marketing competency and demonstrated experience in marketing, including market strategy, demand generation, market research, and marketing communications - Efficient multi-tasker - Delivering effective presentations - Strong analytical and problem solving skills - Strong attention to detail - Excellent communications, writing and customer service skills - Interest and/or experience in non-profit management and/or arts administration - Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite - Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) not required but is a plus. An aesthetic sense for web design (website, newsletter) is a plus. - Interest and/or experience in photo, video, web editing - Friendly personality, able to represent Urbanity in the press and media - Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team - Flexibility, positive attitude, and good work ethic To apply: Email cover letter and resume to urbanitydance@gmail.com or Urbanity Dance, 280 Shawmut Ave, Boston MA 02118 Urbanity Dance exists to inspire, engage, and empower individuals and communities through the art of dance and movement.

Location: Boston

State: Massachusetts

Contact:
e) urbanitydance@gmail.com

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival seeking to fill several positions

Description:

Event Production Coordinator, Production Manager: Ted Shawn Theatre, Production Manager: Doris Duke Theatre, Ted Shawn Theatre Master Electrician, Wardrobe Supervisor, Doris Duke Theatre Master Electrician Apprentice, Inside/Out Production Coordinator Apprentice, Lighting Apprentice, Sound & Video Apprentice, Assistant Box Office Manager, Research Assistant. Send general employment inquires, resumes, and cover letters to the email below.

State: Massachusetts

Contact:
w) https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/
e) info@jacobspillow.org

NW Dance Project seeks External Affairs Manager

Description:

This pending new position of External Affairs Manager reinforces NW Dance Project’s commitment to building future audiences. This key position will play a substantive role supporting the company’s presence in the community. Our External Affairs Manager will lead development plans and execute marketing, informational campaigns. To Apply: Candidates are invited to send a cover letter, résumé, writing samples, and references (no phone calls, please) to the email below.

State: Oregon

Contact:
w) http://nwdanceproject.org/company/employment/
e) info@nwdanceproject.org

American Dance Festival seeks Performances Coordinator

Styles: Modern

Description:

American Dance Festival, a renowned dance training and presenting organization based in North Carolina, is seeking a Performances Coordinator. This position would run February 12–August 3, 2018. The coordinator would organize all dance company logistics for ADF performances.

Job candidates must be able to multitask and handle pressure well. They should have excellent communication skills, an overall willingness to “get the job done,” and being comfortable working as part of a team. They must have experience with managing events and working with artists. A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references to American Dance Festival, PO Box 90772, Durham, NC 27708, or email the address below with “Performance Coordinator” in the subject line. 

State: North Carolina

Contact:
p) 919-684-6402
w) www.americandancefestival.org/about/employment
e) adf@americandancefestival.org

Dance Teacher for International School

Description:

Beijing City International School is looking for a dynamic Dance/Drama Teacher to add to its already strong arts department in 2018. The position would be Full Time and would require the teacher to lead two drama classes and two dance classes, with the potential to expand into more as the dance program grows through middle school into high school.

The school is a contemporary international school with the IB/MYP/DP program and a developing project based learning strand that runs alongside the IB. Good facilities and budget. Located in downtown Beijing. Competitive pay and conditions in a happy Arts team, students and teaching staff.

To apply, submit a resume to Principal Colleen Drisner at the email below. For more information, contact Phillip Clarke, the arts team leader in the Secondary School, at Phillip.Clarke@bcis.cn.

Contact:
w) www.bcis.cn
e) Colleen.Drisner@bcis.cn


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