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Job Title: Development Associate (Part-Time)
Job Location: Washington, D.C.
Posting date: January 10, 2017
Application deadline: March 24, 2017
Proposal and report writing and editing for foundation, government and corporate funders
- Donation processing, data entry, event generation, and reporting via database CRM system
- Maintain proper tracking, recording, reporting and acknowledgment of gifts and pledges, as well as prospects
- Support stewardship of donors, funders, and sponsors
- Support the implementation and execution of annual Individual Giving campaigns
- Prospect research for events, donors, sponsors, and funders (corporate, foundation, government)
- Support cash and in-kind sponsorship solicitation and stewardship
- Donor event management and documentation
- On-site support for the Annual Conference and other donor events
- Staff and support for Board Committees and Board Meetings
The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development. This position and department works closely and collaboratively with members of the programs, communications, research, and finance departments, as well as Dance/USA’s Board of Trustees and funders.
Position demands technical expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point); as well as stellar analytic, technical, organizational, time management, and computer skills. Must be professional, detail-oriented, adaptive, and have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Two or more years of experience in fundraising in the arts or related organization with proven track record of accomplishment and success preferred. Knowledge of Salesforce or other database systems a plus. Undergraduate degree required.
For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to April Gruber, director of development, by Friday, March 24, 2017.
Job Title: Ballet Instructor (Full-time)
Organization: Ballet Memphis
Job Location: Memphis, TN
Posting date: January 10, 2017
Application deadline: Open Until Filled
Ballet Memphis School is looking for a full-time classical ballet instructor beginning July, 2017. This twelve-month position, which reports to the School Director, is salaried with benefits. The position will require the ability to teach all levels of creative movement, ballet technique and pointe, and to assist with community programs and our Youth Ballet Memphis company. The ability to teach other forms of dance is a plus. For more information and how to apply click here.
To apply, please send a cover letter, along with all of the items listed below to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail: Janet Parke, School Director, Ballet Memphis School, 7950 Trinity Road Memphis, TN 38018
Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
- Description of your teaching methods, style, and philosoph
- A video of you teaching any level(s) of ballet technique - with emphasis on demonstration and explanation of combinations, as well as corrections given and examples of interaction with students. You may also include examples of teaching creative movement, pointe, modern, jazz; rehearsing or coaching; your choreography in rehearsal or performance
- Three reference
- Optional, but helpful: A short video (5-10 minutes) of your dancing - can be classroom, rehearsal or performance. A range of choreographic styles is desirable.
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Ballet (Tenure Track)
Organization: The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, Southeast Missouri State University
Job Location: Cape Girardeau, MO
Posting date: January 31, 2017
Application deadline: March 6, 2017
The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor of dance beginning Fall 2017. The candidate will join an energetic 16-person theatre and dance faculty and staff teaching the equivalent of 12-credit hours per semester in the areas of Ballet, Pointe, additional technique courses based on areas of expertise and departmental needs (world/cultural dance, modern, or jazz), and dance theory courses: Dance History, Dance Kinesiology, Choreography and Dance Appreciation. Candidates with experience in men’s technique and/or partnering, re-stage classical ballet repertoire, or teaching in dance composition, dance kinesiology, dance history, and movement analysis are encouraged to apply.
The candidate will also choreograph at a professional level for all main stage dance concerts, mentor both BFA and BA dance student choreographers, assist in department recruitment activities, as well as advise dance majors and serve on department and university committees as assigned, while continuing outside professional endeavors.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2017 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 6, 2017.
Required Information: To apply, submit the following items online by clicking on the position you wish to apply for at the below link, then click on the APPLY button at the top of the page: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1
- Letter of Interest addressing position required qualifications
- Current curriculum Vita
- Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
- Statement of Ballet Teaching Philosophy
- Online Link to personal or other websites demonstrating quality work as a choreographer and dancer
- Name and contact information of three current references
Departmental Information: Information regarding The Conservatory of Theatre and Dancemay be found at: http://www.semo.edu/theatreanddance/ .
Job Title: Associate or Assistant Professor of Dance - African Diaspora and Choreography
Organization: SUNY at Buffalo Department of Theatre & Dance
Job Location: Buffalo, NY
Posting date: November 22, 2016
Application deadline: Until filled
The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University at Buffalo invites applications for a tenure track Associate or Assistant Professor of Dance who specializes in African Diasporic Dance techniques and Choreography. We seek a dance artist and teacher with significant professional and academic experience who will maintain a robust creative and/or scholarly research agenda, continue to develop professional relationships/affiliations nationally and internationally and further distinguish themselves as a leader and innovator in the field. This individual will contribute to our new MFA in Dance/Choreography and expand our nationally known BA/BFA undergraduate programs through the integration of traditional and contemporary African Diasporic Dance (practices, histories, theories and aesthetics).
Department Website: theatredance.buffalo.edu/
MFA and/or PhD in Dance or related field with a significant record of professional creative activity as a choreographer and performing artist and significant university teaching experience.
The successful candidate will have expertise teaching Choreography and traditional and contemporary African Diasporic forms (West African, Hip Hop, classic comparative jazz dance and/or other techniques). Knowledge of lineage-based vernacular jazz movement is preferred with additional expertise in one or more of the following areas: improvisation, contemporary partnering, somatic techniques (Laban preferred), pedagogy, anatomy/kinesiology, modern/postmodern dance, ballet, or dance studies. The teaching load is 2 courses per semester. We are especially interested in individuals committed to collaboration who will contribute to the graduate program through course development, advising, and recruitment.
Housed within the largest, most comprehensive institution in the State University of New York system, The Department of Theatre & Dance is a hub for interdisciplinary arts activity and offers a dynamic array of degrees including BA/BFA/MFA in Dance, BA/BFA in Theatre, Design Technology and Music Theatre, and MA/PhD in Theatre & Performance. Centrally located, Buffalo, NY is a vibrant arts and cultural center known for its theatres, professional and community dance organizations, architecture and art galleries.
Job Title: Instructor I
Organization: TCU School for Classical & Contemporary Dance
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posting date: October 16, 2016
Application deadline: application review begins November 1, 2016 – position open until filled.
POSITION: The School for Classical & Contemporary Dance (SCCD) at Texas Christian University seeks candidates for an Instructor I in Dance. Instructor I is a full-time, nontenure track, renewable and promotable position with a primary responsibility in teaching a full 12 credit hour course load each semester.
QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: The SCCD seeks candidates who are experienced, committed, engaged, and passionate educators who will provide a balance of expertise with current faculty members. The ability to engage both dance majors and non-majors in a range of studio and lecture-based coursework is essential. Graduate degree required. MFA in dance preferred. MA in Dance considered. Two years minimum university teaching experience preferred.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates should be prepared to teach studio-based and lecture format courses that include contemporary technique, functional anatomy, creative dance for children, dance in education (K-12), and survey courses in world dance. Additionally, candidates who can teach improvisational dance forms and/or support existing Pilates teacher training coursework and/or Gyrotonic® coursework are encouraged to apply. The ability to teach additional studio coursework in jazz, hip hop, and/or global dance forms is desirable as is experience in concert production, community engagement, department service, and professional development.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
STARTING DATE: August 15, 2017
GENERAL INFORMATION: TCU is a major teaching and research institution that prioritizes the teacher/scholar model and values diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements of academic excellence in higher education. The School for Classical & Contemporary Dance has eight full-time faculty members, over sixty BFA majors, and serves over 700 students annually through its general population course offerings. The Fort Worth/Dallas area offers rich cultural opportunities. TCU encourages applications from diverse candidates and is dedicated to an inclusive learning community. As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Complete application includes: letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation, one of which should directly address the candidate’s teaching. Letters must be sent to the separate email listed below. Additional materials, including a video of the candidate teaching, may be requested. Complete applications received by November 1 will be given first consideration. The University will retain materials submitted by applicants. Position open until filled. Applications not submitted online will not be considered. Apply online at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty.
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