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Career Counselor, Career Transition for Dancers

Organization: Actors Fund
Job Location: New York, NY

The Career Counselor will be responsible for providing individual and group career counseling to members of the dance community seeking to develop sideline careers or transition into new careers.  The counselor will be expected to assist dancers in establishing an individual career plan via career exploration activities, labor market research, identification of transferable skills, and the development of a job search marketing package.  The Career Counselor will work with department staff and social worker staff to identify and reduce barriers to employment beyond the scope of career counseling.

As a key staff member, the Career Counselor will be expected to represent Career Transition for Dancers at various internal and external, local and national networking events. At these events, he or she will be expected to deliver informational sessions on effective career development and management strategies specific to the needs of the dance community.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Career Counseling or related field
  • Three years of experience in adult career counseling or coaching experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of career counseling practices 

For a complete job description, click here. A complete application will include a resume, cover letter, salary history and/or salary requirements.

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Summer Festival Staff

Organization: American Dance Festival
Job Location: Durham, NC
Application Deadline: February 5, 2015

American Dance Festival seeks seasonal employees for its 2016 Summer Festival. 

Positions available include the Festival Services Coordinator, Receptionist, Student Coordinator, School Operations Coordinator, Schedule and Faculty Coordinator, Audience Services Assistant, and Production team. 

Please click here for full job descriptions. To apply, send a cover letter and resume via email.

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Director of Individual Giving

Organization: American Dance Institute
Job Location: New York, NY/Hudson Valley Area
Application Deadline: January 31, 2016

American Dance Institute's (ADI) Director of Individual Giving is responsible for: cultivating and stewarding relationships with current and prospective individual donors; securing donations from high net worth donors to support ADI’s programs and ADI/Catskill; and growing ADI’s individual donor portfolio. Working in collaboration with the Executive Director and Director of External Relations, this individual is responsible for planning and executing short and long-term individual fundraising strategies.

For a full job description, click hereTo apply, please email your resume and cover letter.    

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Director of Education and Community Programming

Organization: American Repertory Ballet
Job Location: New Brunswick, NJ

The Director of Educational and Community Programming is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Access & Enrichment (A&E) Department. For a complete job description, click here

Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume. American Repertory Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

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Customer Relations Assistant/Front Desk

Organization: American Repertory Ballet
Job Location: New Brunswick, NJ

The American Repertory Ballet school seeks a friendly person with professional manner and appearance for a part time Customer Relations/Front Desk position. The position entails general office duties, including managing the phone and walk-in customer relations. Strong verbal/phone communications skills are required. The positions requires experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and email. Candidates should have the ability to multi-task.

To apply, please send resume and references via email.

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Bookkeeper

Organization: American Repertory Ballet
Job Location: New Brunswick, NJ

American Repertory Ballet seeks to hire a part-time Bookkeeper to:

  • Prepare all payroll for all employees bi-weekly through the ADP online system.
  • Process all reimbursement requests for all employees either through our payroll system or as a check cut through QuickBooks.
  • Enter and codes all accounts payable invoices into the QuickBooks system.
  • Be responsible for all Education Edge data entry and accounts receivables for the school accounts.
  • Enter all gifts and revenue received into the Raiser’s Edge system. This includes coding all gifts and running daily reports that prove out to daily deposits.
  • Prepare all cash, check, and credit card deposits daily.
  • Retrieves all the mail, opens it and distributes the mail.
  • Work closely with the Finance Director in ensure all checks and payroll are distributed properly.
  • Prepare the ING transfer from payroll to the ING bank.
  • Maintain all employee’s w-4 and I-9 information for payroll.
  • Prepare any reports required by the auditors for the annual audit.
  • Prepare cash reconciliation’s for payroll and cash account.

This position is 25 hours a week and at least 5 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience is required. Interested? Email your cover letter and resume.

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Chief Executive Officer

Organization: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University (ATRU) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Working closely with the Board, the CEO is responsible for the overall vision, leadership, and management of ATRU, including Board interface, internal management, program development and oversight, education, fundraising, and external affairs. The challenge of this opportunity is to lead and inspire ATRU to attain its next level of excellence within and beyond the walls of ATRU, and to advance the organization’s mission, enrich life for people of all ages and backgrounds, and influence culture through the performing arts and education. S/he is the face of ATRU to the media, government officials, other cultural organizations, educational institutions, and the general public. The successful candidate will thrive on working in a demanding, yet rewarding position in support of this premier institution. The CEO reports directly to Ali Malekzadeh, the new (2015) President of Roosevelt University, and will serve on his seven-member Executive Council that meets weekly. 

Learn more and apply click here.

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Associate Director of Individual Giving 

Organization: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The Associate Director of Individual Giving reports to the Chief Development Officer and is responsible for working with the Chief Development Officer and Executive Director to build and maintain relationships with individual donors primarily ($1-$25,000.00) and program sponsors, as well as research potential new individual donors and program/event sponsors. The Associate Director of Individual Giving will provide support for development and coordination of events including annual gala and donor events. The Associate Director of Individual Giving is also responsible for managing the Adler Society and the Auxiliary Board, as well as supervises the activities of the Development Associate. View a full job description and apply online, click here.

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Resident Instructor of Dance

Organization: Ballet Austin
Job Location: Austin, TX

Ballet Austin is seeking a Resident Instructor of Dance (RID). The RID will teach ballet technique and related styles (pointe, variations, partnering) to Ballet Austin Academy Lower and Upper School students at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. The position also maintains a commitment to teaching the core curriculum and syllabus prescribed by Ballet Austin artistic staff (influenced by the teaching of Truman Finney and Marcia Dale Weary).

The successful candidate will demonstrate ballet as a first language, work well in a collaborative work environment, be committed to a cohesive approach to training, and exhibit a breadth of understanding of newer disciplines in addition to classical ballet.

For a full job description, please click here. Please send letter of application and resume, three current letters of recommendation, and list of references here.

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Teaching Artists

Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Bowen McCauley Dance's (BMD) programs are in demand!

BMD is looking for qualified Teaching Artists to teach its Studio to the Stage after-school programs. Qualified candidates must have at least 3 years of dance teaching and choreography experience, experience working with children, reliable transportation, and pass a VA State background check. Preferred candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in Dance or have extensive performance experience.

Please email a resume, head shot, and cover letter.

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Executive Director

Organization: Central West Ballet
Job Location: Modesto, CA
Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

Central West Ballet (CWB), a prominent ballet company in California’s Central Valley, is requesting applications for the position of Executive Director, effective immediately.

CWB is based in Modesto, California, and is a Resident Company at the prestigious Gallo Center for the Arts. Founded in 1987, the company, currently under the leadership of Artistic Director René Daveluy and Ballet Mistress Leslie Ann Larson, professional dancers with long careers and experience. The company has a balanced operating budget of $575.000 and is complemented by the an Academy, offering a full curriculum of classes from age 2 to adult, as well as home school options. CWB II was added in 2015 as a training ground with increased performance experience opportunities for serious dance students.

The compensation package will be developed to meet the candidate’s experience and capabilities. Click here for a complete description.

Interested applicants should email their letters of interest and resumes no later than March 1, 2016 or by mail (address below). References are appreciated.

Central West Ballet
5039 Pentecost Drive
Modesto, CA 95356
Ph: 209.576.8957
Fx: 209.576.1308

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Tenure-Track Position in Dance

Organization: Cleveland State University
Job Location: Cleveland, OH
Application Deadline: February 29, 2016

Cleveland State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Dance. 

Minimum Qualifications: MFA in dance, evidence of high quality professional creative and/or scholarly activities, prior university teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic proponent of a multi-focused approach to teaching and learning that cultivates internal partnerships across university disciplines and external collaborations with groups in the community to further promote the integration of dance into today's society.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory through advanced contemporary modern technique; Directorship of the CSU Dance Company which involves choreographing, rehearsing, and production of performances including annual mainstage and associated outreach activities.  Additionally, the ability to teach several of the following is desirable: dance pedagogy, dance appreciation, improvisation and composition and a somatic discipline. 

Additional expectations include advising and mentoring students, curriculum development, performing department and college service within a liberal arts environment and developing and implementing outreach programs.  The ability to contribute through scholarship/creative work, teaching, and service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community is expected of all faculty. 

Applications will be exclusively accepted online here

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Executive Director

Organization: College of St. Benedict and St. Joseph's University

Job Location: St. Joseph, MN
Application Deadline: February 10, 2016

The College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University (CSB/SJU) seeks a dynamic and experienced individual to provide strong leadership for the institutions’ Fine Arts Programming.  The Executive Director reports to the Provost of CSB/SJU, has primary responsibility for the programming of performing and visual arts on both campuses, and for the operational and financial performance of Fine Arts Programming.  The ED works closely with the academic administration and the faculty of the Music, Theater, Dance, and Visual Arts Departments to develop collaborative programs and activities that will serve both campuses and the surrounding communities.  In addition to outstanding leadership ability, the chosen candidate must possess effective organizational and solid interpersonal skills – including a track record in leading, managing and developing a team, a firm understanding of management processes, and proactive community building skills.    

For more information and to apply online, please click here.

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Artistic Director

Organization: Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Job Location: Dallas, TX
Application Deadline: February 15, 2016

Dallas’ premiere modern dance company, Dallas Black Dance Theatre seeks a highly motivated and experienced creative individual with a proven track record to serve as Artistic Director of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT). The ideal candidate will have strong demonstrated experience in choreography, management, and programming a professional dance company. The ultimate candidate will be an entrepreneurial thinker for artistic excellence and audience development in the field of modern dance. The ideal person will be rooted in the business acumen of a successful dance season and execution of touring programs. DBDT seeks a person capable of propelling a dance company into the next stage of its artistic prominence.

Application and supporting documentation should be completed and submitted electronically by email.

Detailed instructions regarding applying and information regarding the position can be found here.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

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Executive Director

Organization: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center University of Notre Dame
Job Location: Nortre Dame, IN

The Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame is hiring for an Executive Director.  Management Consultants for the Arts is managing the search. Click here for a complete job description as well as instructions on how to apply. 

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Teaching Artists, Teaching Artist Assistants

Organization: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Job Location: New York, NY

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is seeking Teaching Artists for our ongoing arts in education residencies.  Eligible candidates will have experience working with children in a dance environment, a general knowledge of the flamenco art form and a strong work ethic.  Command of the Spanish language is a plus.  For more information about our extensive program offerings, please click here. Interested candidates should email resume, photo, and cover letter. 

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Marketing and Development Director

Organization: Flyaway Productions
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Artistic Director, the Development Director will develop the organization’s fundraising activities and performance opportunities. This is a new position that will lead the fundraising strategies that increase support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other sources. In addition, the Director will research, cultivate, and engage new performance collaborations and opportunities, including with government departments, community organizations, social service agencies, and presenters. This is a new position. You will be part of growing Flyaway Productions to a new level of financial sustainability and audience reach.

Click here for a full description.

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Managing Director

Organization: Hedwig Dances
Job Location:  Chicago, IL

Celebrating 30 years, Hedwig Dances is seeking a Managing Director to co-lead and guide this accomplished contemporary dance theater company into its next decade of artistic growth and development.  This new position will begin part-time, and upon completion of a successful six-month review, will be expanded to a full-time role.  Reporting to Jan Bartoszek, Founder/Artistic Director and the Board President, and partnering with a staff of part-time assistants and interns, as well as, a complement of fundraising and PR consultants, the Managing Director will assume overall responsibility for the organization’s consistent achievement of its strategic, administrative, and financial objectives.  This top-level administrative position will provide oversight of an approved, annual operating budget of $350,000 for this 501 (c) (3) nonprofit arts organization located in Chicago, IL. 

Interested applicants should email their cover letter, resume, three (3) references and salary history. 

No phone calls, please. Click here for a complete job description here

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Director of Production

Organization: Houston Ballet
Job Location: Houston, TX

Houston Ballet is seeking a Director of Production (DP). Reporting to the General Manager, the DP directs and supervises members of the production and wardrobe team as well as contract IATSE crew heads and oversees all production related activities. 

The DP develops production budget and supervises payment of production department related bills and payroll. S/He supervises development of production schedules for all Houston Ballet performances and assists General Manager in developing new production budgets

The DP works with visiting designers, coordinates communication between designers and artistic staff as needed, and works with Technical Director to assess condition of productions and determine maintenance need. The DP builds and maintains props as needed and works directly with Artistic staff to assess rehearsal needs and coordinate artist to production notes during performances..

For a full job description, please click here. Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary history and three references to Management Consultants for the Arts via email.

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Controller

Organization: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Job Location: Chicago, IL

Reporting to the General Manager, the Controller is responsible for a broad array of financial and administrative functions for a $7.5M performing arts organization. The Controller will serve as a senior financial strategist alongside the Executive Director, General Manager, and Board of Directors, assessing the financial implications of key opportunities and strategic decisions the organization is considering in the coming years.  This position is responsible for financial management and reporting as well as insurance, technology, and facilities management. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned and strategic finance professional with experience in nonprofit management, a minimum of 5 years working in a related-field, and with superior relationship building and interpersonal skills. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

For a full job description and list of qualifications, please click here. To apply, please send cover letter and resume via email.

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Company/Business Manager

Organization: Island Moving Company
Job Location: Newport, RI

Island Moving Co seeks a Company/Business Manager for a full time position.

The experienced Company/Business Manager will oversee the Company’s operations, finances, and communication among our artists, administrative staff, and vendors. The Company/Business Manager is responsible for financial reporting, fiscal records, and bookkeeping.  The Company/Business Manager handles all schedules and contracts, supervises office management, and deals with all office technology, including website, database, and hardware. Strong candidates will have experience in non-profit or business administration, and a willingness to work within Island Moving Co.’s highly collaborative culture.  Expertise in performing arts production a plus.

This person will report to the Executive Director. The position is full time, averaging 40 hours a week depending on production demands. No benefits.

Responsibilities will Include:  

Finance 

  • Maintaining QuickBooks online: entering expenses and deposits, reconciling credit cards, and tracking cash flow.
  • Documenting all bank deposits, check payments, and credit card receipts.
  • Managing bank accounts, credit cards, and administrative aspects of our 990 report.
  • Customizing reports (e.g., “Profit and Loss” and “Budget vs. Actuals”) and serving as a liaison to our Finance Committee. 
  • Communicating with the Development Associate to track data between QuickBooks and Salesforce.

Budgeting

  • Creating, updating, and tracking company budgets with the Executive Director—these include the annual budget and budgets for costumes, productions, and dancer salaries.
  • Helping project financial activity by month and quarter, especially around big events like our Gala fundraiser and the Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff.

Human Resources

  • Managing payroll, payment to outside contractors, and personnel files.
  • Discussing new policies and collaboratively refreshing the Dancer Handbook as needed.
  • Mediating staff and contractor concerns.
  • Researching employee benefits like health insurance and continuously striving to make Company a “workplace of choice.”

Contracts

  • Working with the Artistic Director to generate contracts for dancers and choreographers.
  • Producing contracts for residencies, performances, and other bookings.
  • Contracting with vendors, venues, and guest artists for events and school programs.
  • Managing current liability insurance, workers comp, and staff claims.
  • Applying for entertainment licenses and other permits from the City Clerk’s Office. 

Production

  • Creating events in Patron Manager Box Office for online ticket sales (done in Salesforce).
  • Overseeing production life cycle from load-in to load-out with Production Manager.
  • Playing a central role in productions—coordinating outside vendor services with Marketing Director, communicating with technical crew, relaying updates to all parties involved, and tracking details and task completion.
  • Spearheading production meetings, schedules, and timelines to ensure successful performances.
  • Applying project management skills to productions, while solving challenges regularly.
  • Coordinating housing and transportation for visiting artists.
  • Helping make volunteer schedules, run Front of House, and keep reservations in Google Docs.
  • Working at all special events and productions. 

Office Management

  • Leading staff meetings and sending out next steps.
  • Managing office technology, phone service, supply orders, and basic office organization.
  • Participating in season planning with Artistic Director and updating the production calendar.
  • Creating, update, and distribute Strategic Planning Calendar.
  • Managing website from structural end and updating pages as necessary.

Dancer Liaison

  • Managing dancer relations—being a listener and problem solver for all professional dancers (could involve anything from visas to pointe shoe fund).
  • Clearly communicating about productions, payment, and donor events through weekly emails.
  • Holding individual dancer review meetings with artistic staff to discuss contract and performance.  

The ideal candidate will have the following: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Google Drive and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook).
  • Experience with and understanding of technology and IT operations.
  • Basic working knowledge of audio and visual editing software.
  • Impeccable written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience managing budgets.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills—ability to work across internal team, Board, dancers, and community partners.
  • Strategic mindset and ability to “see the big picture” in supporting the company’s mission.

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Patron Services Coordinator

Organization: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Job Location: Becket, MA

America’s longest-running, international dance festival seeks an experienced Patron Services Coordinator. Responsibilities include supervising House Management/ Patron Services Interns and Volunteer Ushers, handling of on-site patron questions and concerns, assisting with group visits, working in the box office, and serving as an integral part of the customer service team. Candidates with 2 years of house management, volunteer coordinator, or performing arts related customer service experience preferred. This is a full-time/seasonal, May-August, position which includes a competitive salary, room and board, and food. Click here for a full job description. Interested applicants should email their cover letter, résumé, and references with “Patron Services Coordinator” in the subject line.

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Individual Giving and Events Coordinator

Organization: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Job Location: Becket, MA

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival seeks an Individual Giving and Events Coordinator (IGEC) to support the organization's Development Office in stewardship and cultivation efforts. 

Responsibilities include coordinating 20+ events a year during the Festival (June-August) and off-Festival season (September-May), coordinating routine stewardship and benefit fulfillment for Members, developing strategies for building and sustaining alumni engagement, assisting in planning, projecting, and creating direct mail appeals, and more.

For more information, please click here. Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements via email

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Jessica Lang Dance Center Administrator

Organization: Jessica Lang Dance
Job Location: Long Island City, NY

Jessica Lang Dance Center (JLDC) is the permanent home in Long Island City, Queens for Jessica Lang Dance. The JLDC engages and enriches the Long Island City community providing dance classes for children and adults.

The JLDC Administrator is a full-time position and is responsible for the overall administration of the Center’s activities and for supporting the Director and Business Manager of JLDC. The Administrator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Administrative Duties & Office Operations

  • Assist the JLDC Director and Business Manager in daily operations of the Center, including calls to parents, booking faculty and accompanists, distributing schedules, and checking students in/out of class.
  • Organize and staff registration fairs for Fall 2016 opening.
  • Draft correspondence, prepare spreadsheets and process large amounts of information to organize and utilize. 
  • Maintain JLDC office files, systems, and technology operations. Troubleshoot and schedule solutions as appropriate.
  • Procure supplies as needed.
  • Process all class registrations and forms, creating class rosters and ensuring the studio database is current and updated
  • Assist and oversee accuracy and timelines of accounts receivable and collections.
  • Assist with class scheduling and calendar planning for each season.
  • Working with Director and Business Manager, update JLDC website and social media regularly with class descriptions and changes.
  • Assist Business manager with logistics of outside rentals, communicating with renters as needed and obtaining necessary paperwork as requested by JLDC Business Manager or Executive Director. 

Director Support

  • Develop coordinated agenda between JLD and JLDC for weekly meeting with all Directors and support staff.
  • Help JLDC Director and Business Manager make efficient use of their time by handling day-to-day administrative tasks.
  • Act as liaison with people from both inside and outside the organization.  In particular, handle phone calls, emails and other requests from parents and students, corresponding on their behalf as needed.

A successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Passion for dance, education and the arts.
  • Organized and an impeccable attention to detail.
  • Past experience working in dance preferred.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Courteous manner, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Able to handle a diverse set of tasks and plan each day accordingly.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Proficient with Outlook, Mac computer programs, Microsoft Office Suite, and studio software.
  • Punctual and Self-motivated

Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits included.

For consideration, email resume and cover letter with subject line “JLDC Administrator Position.” 

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Jessica Lang Dance Center Business Manager

Organization: Jessica Lang Dance
Job Location: Long Island City, NY

The Jessica Lang Dance Center (JLDC) Business Manager is a full-time position and in concert with the JLDC Director, is responsible for the development and implementation of the Center’s inaugural programs. The Business Manager is a leadership role and will work closely with the Director of JLDC, as well as the Artistic Director and Executive Director of Jessica Lang Dance. The JLDC Business Manager’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Center Operations

  • Work closely with Director to launch JLDC in September 2016 with a roster of classes for children and adults, including weekly programs, workshops, and summer intensives.
  • Work with Director to hire and schedule faculty and accompanists for all education programs, classes and workshops in studio.
  • In consultation with Director, set and implement Center curriculum.
  • Oversee the implementation of Center procedures and policies and manage the class registration process with Center Administrator.
  • Identify and positively address any classroom issues or complaints, providing exceptional customer service to all members of the Spectrum community.
  • Manage studio rental requests; inventory of all Center related assets; handle maintenance of the classrooms and equipment with Administrator and custodian.
  • Supervise the JLDC Administrator.

Marketing and PR

  • Contribute ideas to the annual marketing plan for the Center to reach new youth and adult dance students and work with PR & Marketing professionals on collateral materials for JLDC including brochures, advertisements, and media placements.
  • Develop and disseminate registration materials in the community.
  • Maintain positive relationships with neighbors, leaders and local arts institutions, representing JLDC in the community, attending events and meetings.
  • Oversee development of JLDC website, working with Director and Administrator on ongoing updates.

Financial Duties

  • Oversee weekly submission of timesheets and weekly expense reports to the Executive Director and JLDC Director.
  • Establish institutional policies and practices for the Center.
  • In consultation with Executive Director and JLDC Director, develop detailed budget proposals for all Center programs and productions, and monitor budget performance throughout the year.
  • Track class, workshop, intensive and camp registrations, providing Executive Director and JLDC Director with regular enrollment reports.

A successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Passion for dance, education and the arts.
  • Organized and an attention to detail.
  • Strong Dance and educational background preferred, with knowledge of diverse dance forms.
  • Excellent supervisory skills.
  • Able to handle a diverse set of tasks and plan each day accordingly.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Outlook, Mac computer programs, Microsoft Office Suite; basic knowledge of Quickbooks and studio software.
  • Punctual and Self-motivated.
Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits included.

For consideration, email resume and cover letter with subject line “JLDC Business Manager Position.” 

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Company Manager

Organization: Jessica Lang Dance
Job Location: Long Island City, NY

The Jessica Lang Dance Company Manager is a full-time position and is responsible for the overall administration of the company’s activities and for supporting the Artistic and Executive Directors. The Company Manager works closely with the Directors and all members of JLD administration including the Administrator, Social Media Manager, production staff and Company members. The Company Manager’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Relationship and Performance Management

  • Assist Executive Director in managing relationships with venues and presenters in NYC and on tour.
  • Make all travel arrangements for the Company, Artistic Director and Production Staff for all tours, including air and ground transportation, accommodations, per diem, catering, etc.
  • Ensure that venues receive timely information including the receipt of necessary data: current technical riders, program copy, promotional materials, etc. for performances.
  • Pack company bags and travel with Company to ensure that the needs of the Company are met re: travel, accommodations, medical issues, outreach, local transportation, etc. Upon return, ensure costumes properly laundered and stored.
  • Work with Executive Director to provide company members and staff with all communications regarding performance and travel information.

Administrative Duties & Office Operations

  • Maintain office files, systems, and technology operations. Troubleshoot and schedule solutions as appropriate.  Procure supplies as needed.
  • Assist in preparation for Board, Committee, and donor meetings.
  • Assist with grant calendar, grant applications and donor mailings.
  • Maintain contact list and assist with transition to database.

Director Support

  • Schedule and manage weekly staff meeting with Directors and support staff.
  • Help Directors make efficient use of their time by handling day-to-day administrative tasks.
  • Act as the Directors’ liaison with people from both inside and outside the organization.  In particular, handle phone calls, emails and other requests for the Directors, corresponding on their behalf as needed.

A successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Organized and an attention to detail.
  • Able to handle a diverse set of tasks and plan each day accordingly.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Proficient with Outlook, Mac computer programs, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Pleasant and professional phone and speaking manner.
  • Passion for dance and the arts.
  • Punctual.
  • Self-motivated.
Salary is commensurate with experience.

For consideration, email resume and cover letter with subject line “Company Manager Position.” 

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Development Associate

Organization: The Joffrey Ballet
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development and is responsible proper acceptance, tracking, recording, reporting and acknowledging of gifts and pledges in accordance with Joffrey policy and state and federal laws and IRS regulations. He/she updates and maintains the database, producing fund raising reports, donor listings and mailing lists, reconciling with the finance department, and in general supporting the data management needs of the development department. The Development Associate works closely and collaboratively with members of the development and finance departments.

Qualifications/Requirements: 1-2 years of experience in a fundraising in arts or related organization, with proven track record of accomplishment and success. Position requires knowledge of non-profit fundraising models and database policies and procedures, and proficiency and technical expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point). Excellent analytic, technical, and organizational, and computer skills required. Must be professional, detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Tessitura, or other development information systems a plus. Undergraduate degree required.

This position is Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, with additional hours as required for special events, meetings, some performances.

Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and salary history.

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Executive Director

Organization: Joy of Motion
Job Location: Washington, DC

The Executive Director (ED) partners with the Board of Directors and manages the day-to-day operations of Joy of Motion Dance Center (JOMDC). The ED will effectively market JOMDC to a wide range of audiences and lead staff in the completion of organizational strategy. S/He will engaged and support a diverse faculty, vounteers, and interns as needed to support the organization’s mission. The ED will secure sufficient operating funds and strengthen the organization’s financial position with new and/or expanded sources of revenue.

The ED will engage the board of directors in providing leadership and vision and will create awareness and excitement in the community about JOMDC's work. S/He will deliver an excellent dance education program for all ages and levels, will develop accountability systems for monitoring and tracking organization performance, and will develop/manage the organization's budgets. The ED will serve as the voice of JOMDC.

For a full job description, please click here. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via email.

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Director of Finance

Organization: Joy of Motion
Job Location: Washington, DC

The Director of Finance is a financial leader in the organization and is responsible for business operations for Joy of Motion Dance Center, Inc. The position is the accountant for the organization and manages relationships with banks, lawyers, IT provider, insurance providers, and landlords. The Business Manager also manages the payroll and human resources function (with assistance/advice from pro bono experts in the field when needed). 

Click here for a complete job description and details for how to apply. 

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Director of Marketing

Organization: The Joyce Theater Foundation
Job Location: New York, NY

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position oversees the planning, execution, and analysis of marketing for The Joyce Theater. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Create, conceptualize and implement marketing plans and strategies across digital, social media, print, and collateral platforms.
  • Develop revenue projections and oversee departmental budget.
  • Manage ticket inventory through demand-based pricing strategies.
  • Oversee outreach initiatives for developing new audiences.
  • Oversee activities of external public relations agency to maximize Theater’s program and institutional presence
  • Coordinate efforts with external advertising agency to establish creative direction for marketing campaigns across varied platforms.
  • Develop all written messaging for online and print advertising.
  • Manage marketing relationships with external vendors.
  • Advise subsidized rental companies on marketing campaigns and strategies to maximize ticket revenue.
  • Edit and proofread Theater’s program book.
  • Manage staff of three full-time employees.

Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resumes. The Joyce Theater is an EOE/AA.

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Booking Agent

Organization: KMP Artists
Job Location: Austin, TX

KMP Artists is seeking dynamic, talented individuals to work as part of a highly committed, self motivated-working team of Booking Agents for Middle East, Northeast Asia, Europe, and North America.The Booking Agent will be required to promote a roster of acts and assist management with their worldwide tour itineraries. S/He will liaise with artists, managers, presenters, and promoters on a daily basis.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for contemporary performing arts and a desire to network at festivals and conferences. S/He should have excellent communication and negotiation skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently, and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have attention to detail, great organizational skills, and competent IT skills. Previous experience is essential, either as an agent or assistant agent. 

Please send resume and cover letter via email

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Marketing Associate

Organization: Mark DeGarmo Dance
Job Location: New York, NY

Mark DeGarmo Dance seeks a marketing professional to formalize activities by leading and building marketing capacity for our growing organization. The full-time position is an excellent growth opportunity for an emerging and skilled career professional to plan, prioritize, and build marketing capacity for the organization over the longer term. The Marketing Associate will report to the Executive & Artistic Director. 

Key Attributes and Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team with proven track record implementing successful marketing initiatives for arts organizations.
  • 1-3 years’ experience establishing marketing plans for arts organizations using evidence-based reporting systems, such as, Google Analytics.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and deadlines and results-oriented.
  • Broad and deep expertise in theory and practice in marketing for arts organizations.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • International arts and dance marketing expertise a plus.

For a complete job description, click here. To apply, email cover letter and resume.  

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Education Program Manager

Organization: Mark DeGarmo Dance
Job Location: New York, NY

Mark DeGarmo Dance seeks a dance education professional to administrate and expand the program by building educational capacity for its growing organization. The full-time position is an excellent growth opportunity for a skilled career professional to build on our dance education foundation of nearly 30 years working with the NYC Department of Education. The Education Program Manager (EPM) will report to the Executive & Artistic Director.

The EPM should have three to five years of experience as an EPM for nonprofit organizations with dance, dance education, and youth service programs. Qualified candidates will have excellent administrative, organizational, and program and time-management skills, in addition to exceptional attention to detail and deadlines. A dance education, administrative expertise, and deep working knowledge of the NYC DOE are required. S/He should have experience raising and reporting on funds from schools and other sources. A Master's degree or equivalent is preferred. It is a plus if candidates are bilingual in Spanish and English.

To view a full job description, please click here.

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Teaching Artist in Dance & Creativity

Organization: Mark DeGarmo Dance
Job Location: New York, NY

Mark DeGarmo Dance is accepting applicants to join their team of Teaching Artists. This is a great opportunity at a program of national significance for experienced graduates of Dance and Dance Education programs who have a commitment to inner-city education (PreK–Grade 5). This is a 1- to 3-day per week artistic staff (W-2) permanent position with payroll benefits.

Click here to see full job description and how to apply. No phone calls. Please email cover letter and specified materials addressed to: 

Mark DeGarmo Dance
107 Suffolk Street, Studio 310
New York, NY 10002

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Finance Associate

Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
Job Location: New York, NY

Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) seeks a full-time Finance Associate, who will serve as the primary bookkeeper for all Dance Center activities including The School, The Store, and Studio Rental program. The Dance Center receives over 100 renters and 1,800 students each week. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles and experience with school registration, point of sale systems, and payroll. This position works very closely with the School Director, Operations Manager, and Finance Manager. Founded in 1980, the MMDG is a 20 member dance company headquartered at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The Mark Morris Dance Center, opened in September 2001, is home to the MMDG, The School, a Studio Rental program, and a Wellness Center.

Please click here to view a full job description. To apply, please send resume and cover letter via email, with the subject line "Finance Associate

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Senior Vice President of Programs

Organization: The Music Center
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Music Center seeks a Senior Vice President of Programs. The successful candidate will join a highly proficient team working in Los Angeles’ premier presenting organization. Successful candidates will possess a proven background in presenting / producing at a level commensurate with The Music Center. A full position profile may be found here as well as instructions on how to apply.

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Managing Director/COO

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Job Location: Nashville, TN

The Managing Director/COO is a leader, with exceptional executive arts administration experience, who oversees the financial, personnel, and organizational health and sustainability of the Nashville Ballet (NB). The Managing Director/COO is responsible to comprehensively support the NB Artistic Director/CEO, and lead the organization in the management and operations of the company and School of the Nashville Ballet, the support of artistic and educational productions and programs, and the furthering of the ballet’s long-term strategic objectives. The Managing Director/COO will be a “face” of the institution in the Nashville and global community, implementer of the Artistic Director’s vision, an effective fundraiser, and an excellent communicator and listener both in and outside the institution. 

For a complete job description, click here .

To be considered for the position, please email the items below in one PDF-formatted file with your name as the filename, i.e. JohnSmith.pdf.  Include “Managing Director/COO” as the email’s subject line.

  • A substantive cover letter including the following information: where you found the position listed, your interest in the position and the organization, the date you are available to start, and contact information for three professional references.
  • A résumé no longer than 2 pages outlining your educational and professional experience.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered nor will submissions sent via postal mail or fax. No calls please. 

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Box Office Coordinator

Organization: Nashville Ballet
Job Location: Nashville, TN

The main focus of the Box Office Coordinator is to execute all aspects of ticket sales on behalf of Nashville Ballet.  The Box Office Coordinator will strive to achieve the organization’s ticket sales goals and provide day-to-day customer service in pursuit of overall goals.

To be considered for the position, please email the items below.  Include “Box Office Coordinator” as the email’s subject line.

  • A cover letter including the following information: where you found the position listed, why you are a good candidate, why you want to work for Nashville Ballet and when you are available to start.
  • A one-page résumé outlining your educational and professional experience.

No calls please (we mean it). Thank you!

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Ballet's website prior to submitting materials for consideration.

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Assistant Arts Professor

Organization: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Job Location: New York, NY

The Department of Dance at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, seeks to fill one faculty position in its conservatory dance program to begin Fall 2016 in the following areas: Ballet and Contemporary Technique.  

For full details and information on how to apply, please click here.

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Various

Organization: ODC
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

ODC seeks to hire for two positions: an Executive Assistant and Development Director. Click here to read each job description in full detail. 

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Summer Staff

Organization: The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre 
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School seeks seasonal employees for its 2016 Summer Programs. Positions available include Residence Hall Residence Advisor, Lead Residence Hall Advisor, and Residence Hall Advisor

For full job descriptions, please click on the job title listed above. To apply, email your cover letter and resume.

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Associate Director of Adult Education and Audience Engagement

Organization: San Francisco Ballet
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

The Associate Director of Adult Education and Audience Engagement (ADAE) will oversee the development and execution of engaging and accessible education programs designed to serve audience members (as well as SF Ballet staff and School students) with the ultimate goal of improving audience members’ knowledge of ballet. This candidate will craft a pedagogically sound framework for adult education and define innovative strategies for engagement and learning. S/He will base their work on current research and best practices in the fields of dance education, educational psychology, and curriculum design. The ADAE will serve as an advocate for dance literacy within the institution and in the wider regional and national dance communities. S/He will participate in crafting educational content for website, publications and other channels, and in planning and implementing digital and event-based education/engagement strategies. 

An MA/MFA in dance, dance education, or equivalent professional job experience is required for this position. The ADAE should also have a minimum five years of experience in the field of dance education.  For more details, please click here.

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Christensen Society Officer

Organization: San Francisco Ballet Association
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

Under the direction of the Senior Christensen Society Officer, this position is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a prospect pool of donors and prospects for annual fund gifts ranging from $2,500 to $15,000. This position is also responsible for the management of this same prospect pool for the endowment campaign and planned giving program. Other duties include administering all Christensen Society benefits, planning of various Christensen Society events and coordinating with the Membership Manager to identify and upgrade prospects from the membership pool into the Christensen Society.

The ideal candidate will have a college degree with 2+ years of direct solicitation fundraising experience. Administration experience within a major arts and culture institution. Knowledge of/experience with Ballet (preferred).

For a full position description and to apply, click here.

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Payroll Manager

Organization: San Francisco Ballet
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

Under minimal supervision, the Payroll Manager manages all aspects related to San Francisco Ballet’s payroll for all employees, including those covered by collective bargaining agreements. BA/BS degree or equivalent is required, and a certified Payroll Professional is desirable. The ideal candidate will hold 3-5 years relevant experience managing payroll administration and general ledger reconciliation within a complex collective bargaining environment. S/He should have proven experience with system automation and experience with ADP PayExpert.

For more details and to apply, please click here.

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Assistant to Senior Executive Staff

Organization: San Francisco Ballet
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

The Assistant to Senior Executive Staff is responsible for general administrative assistance to the Executive Director, General Manager, and Chief Financial Officer, and also provides assistance, as needed, to the Board Relations Manager, and other members of the Executive Team. College degree, 1-2 years supporting high level board committees as recording secretary (preferred). For more information and to apply, please click here

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Company Pianist

Organization: Sarasota Ballet
Job Location: Sarasota, FL
Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

The Sarasota Ballet is seeking a highly qualified candidate for Company Pianist. The Pianist will report to the Managing and Artistic Directors, and will be considered an independent contractor.

The Ballet is seeking an individual to provide accompaniment for rehearsals and Company class.  The position plays a critical role in the daily operations of the Company. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide accompaniment for Company Class.
  • Provide accompaniment for rehearsals.
  • Attend dress rehearsals for assigned ballets.
  • Prepare music for rehearsal by studying materials.
  • Study and learn piano transcriptions for ballet rehearsal.
  • When necessary consult with conductor, rehearsal coaches and choreographers.
  • Record choreography in rehearsal scores.
  • Attend staff and production meeting as needed.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Experience accompanying dance; specifically ballet.
  • Play daily, 6 x a week for class and rehearsal.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Be able to travel occasionally as needed for touring.
  • Be willing to relocate to Sarasota.

And other duties as assigned.

Please email resume to Managing Director, Mary Anne Servian by March 1, 2016

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Fundraising Positions

Organization: Smuin Ballet
Job Location: San Francisco, CA

Smuin Ballet seeks to hire a Development Manager and a Development Associate, offering each individual a tremendous opportunity to work with one of the Bay Area’s leading nonprofit dance companies. Click here to learn more about both positions and to apply.   

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Account Manager

Organization: TRG Arts
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

The Account Manager is an active member of the Client Service team that delivers TRG’s data-driven, best practice counsel aimed at achieving revenue and patronage results for each client.  In this position, you will become a data expert and learn the ins and outs of the TRG Data Center.  You will service the firm’s most important portfolio of direct response and data services clients and help them achieve results. Through seamless and detail-oriented project management, you will work with analysts and consultants to deliver products and services to TRG’s data services clients. Relocation to Colorado is mandatory for this position. To ready the full job description and to apply, please click here.

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Assistant Professor of Studio Practice, School of Dance

Organization: University of the Arts
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Application Review: February 15, 2016

The University of the Arts (UArts) is one of the nation’s only universities dedicated solely to educating students in the visual and performing arts, design, and writing, UArts is a leader in educating creative individuals. 

The School of Dance at UArts is part of the College of Performing Arts – along side the School of Music and the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts.  Under the leadership of Donna Faye Burchfield, the school comprises 300 talented, self-expressive students, and a faculty of exceptional and accomplished professionals with abilities and experiences that are diverse and far-reaching. UArts is in the midst of a new, emerging curricular approach that re-images and reinvigorates the training of young artists. The curriculum takes the depth and rigor of a discipline based dance conservatory while engaging students in open discussions and explorations within their own practice, valuing their voices as capable of developing new critical perspectives and approaches to dance and performance.

The School of Dance seeks to hire a full-time Assistant Professor of Studio Practice to teach classes in contemporary modern dance and/or jazz and urban dance forms and ballet with experience teaching improvisation, composition, and/or dance practices involving new approaches to research. The position is a 3-year appointment with potential for renewal. Candidates should bring to the curriculum expansive pedagogical approaches to the practice and research of dance and dance making in the 21st century with innovative ideas about connectivity and working collaboratively.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Teaching all levels of studio practice and ability to teach one or more courses: composition, staging and coaching repertory and/or create work for and with students, mentoring senior projects, and/or related studio practice specialties. 
  • Additional responsibilities will include advising & mentoring students, participation in student assessment & audition/recruitment processes, and fulfill faculty service expectations.  In keeping with the expansive reach of the School, we seek innovative candidates with strong leadership and administrative skills coupled with artistic/pedagogical goals.  

Required qualifications:

  • Demonstrated university teaching skills and professional experience within the US and/or abroad.
  • MFA degree in dance required. 

To apply email Bren Thomas, assistant to the director, School of Dance your current CV, teaching statement, work samples, and the names and contact information for three references. Please ensure job title is in the subject line. 

The review of applications will begin on February 15, 2016. The search will remain open until position is filled.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, The University of the Arts publishes its Annual Safety Report at the following link for your reference here.

UArts is an EOE. 

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University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Part-Time Lecturer in Afro-Cuban Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is seeking to hire a part-time Lecturer in Afro-Cuban Dance to provide specialized instruction in the area of Afro-Cuban contemporary and traditional dance forms for non-majors and majors, Afro-Cuban dance history, Afro-Caribbean dance studies, and Latin dance. Knowledge and instructional experience desired in Rumba, Salsa, Salsa Rueda, Salsa Suelta, Son, and Cha Cha Cha. Experience in teaching dance history including Afro-Diasporic and Latin Dance Studies, or World Dance is preferred. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

Part-Time Lecturer in Jazz Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

To provide specialized instruction in the area of Jazz Dance, specific to any of the following areas: Vernacular Jazz Dances, Commercial Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Concert Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Contemporary Jazz and Dunham-based practices with the ability to teach lectures in Jazz Dance history, African/Afro-Cuban Dance history and Latin Dance history for non-majors and majors. Knowledge and instructional experience desired include: Lindy Hop, Swing, Jitterbug, Women in Heels, Men in Heels, African and Latin Diaspora Dances. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

Part-Time Lecturer in Hip Hop Dance
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

To provide specialized instruction in the areas of Hip Hop and related dance forms for non-majors and majors, African American dance history, Hip Hop dance and history in particular. Knowledge and instructional experience desired to include, but not limited to, B-boying (breaking), Hip Hop social dances, turfing, waacking, vogue, popping/boogaloo, House, locking, jookin, get lite, foot-workin, Jitting, Jamican, and bone breaking. Experience in teaching dance history including Afro-Diasporic and Latin Dance Studies, or World Dance preferred. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

Part-Time Lecturer in Bollywood
Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins February 1, 2016. Open until filled.

To teach all levels of Bollywood in relation to Classical Indian Dance for non-majors. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged. Possible other fields of expertise could include teaching one of the following: Pilates Mat Conditioning, Contemporary or Ballroom. Apply online here

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Director, School of Dance

Organization: University of Utah
Job Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

The College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah invites nominations and applications for the founding Director of the School of Dance (effective July 1, 2016). The student body is comprised of approximately 200 undergraduates and 25 graduate students seeking the following degrees: BFA, HBFA, and MFA. The Director of the School of Dance reports directly to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts/Associate Vice President for the Arts. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree or equivalent experience that would warrant consideration in lieu of a terminal degree. They will have significant experience in creative and/or scholarly research, and a demonstrated commitment to dance as a cultural force.  In addition, they should have at least 5 or more years in a significant leadership capacity.  They will also exhibit strong vision with effective interpersonal and communication skills. The candidate must possess the qualifications for an appointment with tenure at the rank of Full Professor. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • letter of application, including a statement of philosophy that addresses leadership, administration, and management of a School of Dance;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • names and contact information for five references. 

The candidate will be notified before references are contacted.  Applications must be submitted electronically here. Screening of applications will begin February 5th and continue until the position is filled.  For additional information, please email Kevin Hanson, School of Dance Director Search Committee Chair. 

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Development Manager

Organization: Velocity Dance Center
Job Location: Seattle, WA
Application Deadline: None; however, applications received before February 1 will receive priority consideration

Velocity Dance Center is seeking to hire a part-time (25-30 hours/week) Development Manager to work collaboratively with the Managing Director and Executive Director to design and implement the fundraising efforts of Velocity Dance Center. A successful Development Manager will:

  • Research and evaluate grant opportunities, managing all deadlines and coordinating the work of a contract grant writer and development intern.
  • Oversee and track the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities for individual donors and potential donors, coordinating meetings and event invitations with executive staff and the board development committee.
  • Draft personalized and warm thank you letters as well as other communications to our donors.
  • Identify and grow new and creative opportunities for financial support, demonstrating a strong understanding of institutional priorities and direction.
  • Grow the Monthly Velocity Partner program by 20% by 2017.
  • Collaborate with event producers to create successful fundraisers through strong board and volunteer participation and timely attendee follow-up.

Interested applicants should email Jill Leininger, interim managing director. The position will be open until filled,  with a preferred start date in early February.

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DanceDC Instructor

Organization: The Washington Ballet
Job Location: Washington, DC

The Washington Ballet (TWB) seeks a DanceDC Instructor for TWB’s education outreach program called DanceDC; TWB @THEARC is the headquarters of TWB’s education department and the Southeast Campus of The Washington School of Ballet. This full-time faculty position will be assigned to teach classes at partnered DanceDC schools, and also possibly at The Washington School of Ballet.

The candidate will possess 3 to 5 years teaching experience in ballet to children of varying levels especially in outreach setting. The candidate must possess and demonstrate classical ballet knowledge, a willingness to embrace the school’s curriculum and demonstrate proficiency in choreography. The candidate will have an understanding of practical forms of dance education including arts experience and arts integration which are essential to the company’s educational mission.

Successful candidates will lead classes and instruct students in ballet at The Washington School of Ballet and in public school settings through the DanceDC program. Collaboration with students, parents, and school and company administration is required. The candidate’s knowledge of community engagement training is a plus. Previous experience in the non-profit sector is preferred. Additional duties include preparing and rehearsing dance routines for a variety of school and community performances.

For a full job description, please click here. Please email cover letter and resume here.

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Marketing and Communications Manager

Organization: The Washington Ballet
Job Location: Washington, DC

The Marketing and Communications Manager assists the Marketing and Communications department in realizing annual income goals by coordinating single ticket and retail sales and promotions, in addition to internal and external communications with all stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or business. S/He should have knowledge of web-editing platforms and web-designer software. Non-profit experience is preferred.

For a full job description and to apply, please click here.

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Executive Director

Organization: West Australian Ballet
Job Location: Perth, Western Australia
Application Deadline: February 29, 2016

On behalf of the Board of West Australian Ballet, the Ballet is proud to invite applications for the position of Executive Director of the company with a view to commencing in the role in April/May 2016.

West Australian Ballet was established in Perth, Australia in 1952.  Since then the company has achieved an impressive reputation for its innovative programming and world class performances. The company has benefited over the years from inspired artistic leadership, with commercial success largely due to astute leadership and management of an outstanding Executive Director, managers and administrators.

The Board’s preference is for an Executive Director who will bring similar senior leadership experience in the arts industry. The Executive Director must be someone who can work effectively with the Artistic Director and artistic team as well as to confidently lead finance, marketing, communications and sponsorship, philanthropy and technical support.

People interested in considering this position - initial inquires - should contact Lester Blades for a copy of the position description and selection criteria. Confidential, completed applications should be made in Word format to Lester Blades – Executive Search, Selection & Retention via this email quoting Reference LB301820.  

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*postings updated as of February 5, 2016.