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Join Team Just for Kix

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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

Managing Director/Development Director

Styles: Modern, Contemporary

Description:

BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT, a NYC based Contemporary Dance Company founded in 2009, is seeking a Managing Director/Development Director to shepherd the company through an important transitional period toward growth and the fulfillment of the company’s long-term vision. We are currently at a crossroads, poised for a leap to a new level of integrating our mission and programs into the creation of a multi-service physical space that provides access to movement-inspired experiences. The Managing Director/Development Director will work directly with the two Artistic Directors to develop and implement strategies that ensure the successful production and exhibition of artistic programming, diversified funding, and increased impactful community engagement, while working toward the long-term vision of opening of a center. The MD/DD will have the opportunity to oversee the hiring of additional staff member/s and be a part of transforming and creating the space and internal systems that will house B/S P and a “morning-afternoon-night” center for accessing art, entertainment, and other programs related to or catalyzed by Movement. This part-time position will have somewhat flexible hours. Schedule and compensation, commensurate with experience, will be determined collaboratively with Artistic Directors. For more information visit http://www.barkinselissenproject.com/currently-seeking. Send resume/CV and cover letter, including requested information, to BSPopportunities@gmail.com.

Location: New York, NY

State: New York

Contact:
p) 8609442127
w) barkinselissenproject.com/currently-seeking
e) BSPopportunities@gmail.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 Studio Director-Exciting Opportunity!

Styles: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Break, Pas De Deux, Modern, Ballroom, Stretch & Strengthen

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Dance Studio Director – We are in the process of building a new state of the art dance studio. We are looking to hire a full time Studio Director that can help us with the pre-opening planning and then running the creative and operations day to day. This will be a full-time position with a professional salary plus opportunities for profit sharing. THE STUDIO: Our Vision: Our vision is to build a highly competitive and effective dance studio business that will become the number one choice for recreational, competitive and adult students in the NY Metro Area. Our Mission : Elegant Dance Studio, will be located in Suffolk County NY. We will be fully devoted to providing dancers of all ages an encouraging environment where they are given the opportunity to grow and excel in their dance education. We strive to deliver the highest quality of dance training, while nurturing each student’s unique gift of talent and creativity. We wish to encourage our students to achieve their fullest potential – to support them as they grow artistically and academically, and develop into well-rounded individuals – nourished in body, mind and spirit. We will be offering classes in: Pre-Ballet-Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Combo, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Adult Ballroom and Private Dance Sessions What sets us apart from other studios is our dedication to the development of our clients, our team and our community from the rich social environment to the demanding path of the competitor. We believe in the practice of life-long learners and will make regular investments in our staff to ensure we offer the most productive and positive experience for all our students. Responsibilities and Duties THE OPPORTUNITY: Join our outstanding team as our Director… what does that entail? You! You are a people person that loves putting people together and networking! You will be involved with all the preopening planning the ongoing creative and operational aspects. You’ll help grow the studio client base while profitably overseeing and managing the daily operations of our studio in Suffolk County NY. You will work hard, but with results there are rewards. THE RESPONSIBILITIES: Client Support Be the “face” of the studio that reflects our passion and professionalism. Local networking - putting the studio together with local opportunities. Share information about our many options and help clients determine what is best for their goals Book appointments, greet clients warmly and answer the phone professionally and politely to ensure a flawless guest experience. Lead customer attraction/retention activities including initiating relationship development & creating sales or cross-marketing opportunities with community businesses, corporate clients & community event coordinators. Represent the studio at networking and public events Marketing Maintain and enhance the studio's presence through regular email campaigns, social media marketing and posts and in blog posts Maintain and expand local studio marketing activities. Actively set, and achieve sales, frequency, and retention goals (bonuses available for expanding client base and revenues!) Management Recruit, mentor and motivate front desk team members as needed and be responsible for providing necessary on-boarding and training. Manage studio scheduling and interactions between the teaching team, clients and front desk team. Build, develop and a team of teachers and administrative staff. Daily Operations Auditions Responsible for managing and coordinating with the office staff and choreographers for the company auditions. Attend/run all auditions Responsible for posting final results for company members. Responsible for scheduling feedback conferences for students not accepted. Setting Master Schedule for all studio performances Coordinate with office and faculty to run rehearsals Attend final rehearsal per piece and attend/run all final runs, dress and technical rehearsals. Run final dress rehearsal. Booking all outside performances for the company Manage necessary paperwork, i.e. contracts with facilities, permission slips and medical releases. Music Selection Meet with all choreographers for approval on music selection for company pieces. Costumes Participate in team meetings (faculty, general manager, director) for choosing costumes Manage inventory of all studio owned costumes used for studio. Parent/student concerns Responsible for addressing concerns with parents/students and faculty. Faculty relations Responsible for notifying faculty of any studio concerns Reporting to studio directors any student, parent or faculty concerns. Studio activities Responsible for arranging and organizing any company fundraisers, field trips, master classes, and other related meetings. Qualifications and Skills THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Passionate about dancing, people and excellence, personable, willing to learn, and able to work with a variety of personalities. Dance Studio Management: 2 years Teaching Dance: 5 years+ Degree in Education or Fine Arts Prior customer service experience, staff management experience, and proven sales success Computer proficiency - ease in learning new software, and the ability to teach it to others Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail The flexibility to work when business requires (To provide our customers with the most appointment options, we are open six days a week.) Passing a background check and drug screening prior to employment. Previous management and networking experience. Benefits THE BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with experience plus incentive bonus based upon your contribution to achievement of studio growth targets & operational excellence. Potential career opportunity to manage multiple studios. Discounts on in studio events, classes and private lessons An amazing, joyful environment, supporting people in becoming more fulfilled in their lives! Job Type: Full-time.

Location: Suffolk NY

State: New York

Contact:
e) Info@elegantDanceStudio.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


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