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Alberta Ballet seeks to hire a Technical Director. Click here for the complete job description and information on how to apply.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Content, this position has a central role in Alvin Ailey’s digital and print communications. She/he will work with artists and staff from all areas of the organization, including its two performing companies – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II – as well as The Ailey School, Ailey Extension, and Ailey’s Arts In Education and Community Programs. For more information and how to apply click here.
American Repertory Ballet’s next Executive Director will serve as
one of the faces of the organization, promoting the mission and vision of
American Repertory Ballet while spearheading and executing its strategic plan
and development goals. S/he will act as the chief operating officer for
American Repertory Ballet (“ARB”) and Princeton Ballet School (“PBS”).
S/he will have the responsibility for all financial, development, personnel,
and legal aspects of the operations of ARB and PBS. S/he will work with
the Program and Administrative Directors to form and maintain operations and
production budgets and to manage all promotional and marketing material, and
will monitor all revenues and expenses throughout the year. For more information and how to apply click here.
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The Social Media Consultant will be an independent contractor employed by Audience Architects (AARCH), will report to the Marketing and Operations Manager, and will work to serve the organization's core mission and programs. Specifically, the Consultant will be responsible for curating, posting, and reporting on all content on SeeChicagoDance and Audience Architect's very robust social media channels. This position pays a monthly stipend and offers tremendous opportunities for meaningful work and networking in a highly competitive field.
Position duties include but are not limited to:
Stipend: AARCH will pay the Social Media Consultant a monthly stipend. The contract will start Jan 3, 2017 and will be reevaluated for renewal in December of 2017.
AARCH does not accept liability for any additional charges, other than those specified in this Agreement. All work completed under this Agreement shall be considered as an independent contractor. For more information please email Ashley Goos.
The Development Associate will support the successful implementation of AXIS’ contributed income strategies, to include grants, mail solicitations, web strategy, events, donor research and board relations. You will be responsible for supporting all development efforts and maintaining accurate records. The Development Associate is a key player on the AXIS team and reports to the Founder. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director uses exemplary leadership, management and team-building skills to provide strategic, fundraising and financial direction to Ballet BC by building and managing the commercial success and day-to-day operations of the Company, in keeping with the mission, objectives and policies established by the Board of Directors and the senior administrative staff.
Building on Ballet BC’s strong brand and significant critical acclaim, the Executive Director works in strong synergistic partnership with Artistic Director Emily Molnar to support the activities of the organization, fostering a collaborative environment in which the administrative and creative teams work effectively together to realize the Company’s ongoing, evolving vision of excellence. For more information and to apply, click here.
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Ballet Memphis School is looking for a full-time classical ballet instructor beginning July, 2017. This twelve-month position, which reports to the School/Youth Ballet Director, is salaried with benefits; salary commensurate with experience. The position will require the ability to teach all levels of creative movement, ballet technique and pointe, and to assist with Youth Ballet Memphis’ rehearsals and productions. The ability to teach other forms of dance (particularly modern or jazz), interest in choreographing for students, and writing for blogs and newsletters are also desirable skills. For more information and how to apply click here.
Bates College invites applications for the position of Director of the Bates Dance Festival, an internationally renowned summer program celebrating its 35th anniversary of bringing together a diverse community of international choreographers, performers, educators, and students in a cooperative environment to study, perform, and incubate new work. Serving as a leader in the development and exposition of the performing arts on campus and throughout the world of dance, the Director is the producer, artistic curator, coordinator, and manager of a contemporary dance program that combines academic excellence, innovative programming, and community engagement. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Under the direction of the Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) Executive Director, the Development Associate is responsible for researching potential donors to include foundations, corporations, and individuals, and ensure a healthy pipeline of new donors. Must have a Bachelor's degree in journalism, english, communications, nonprofit, or related field, and three years of experience in grant writing, development, and fundraising for a nonprofit organization.
This position is deemed a part-time position (15-30 hours a week). Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and resume. Please place DEVELOPMENT in the subject line.
Executive DirectorBowen McCauley Dance seeks an Executive Director to provide management in areas such as financial business, organizational management, development and fundraising, and communications and marketing. Email resume and cover letter to apply.
Please email a resume, head shot, and cover letter.
Director of Development
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet seeks a Director of Development who is the lead fundraiser and will create and implement a multi-faceted strategic and tactical development plan to increase financial support through major and planned gifts, annual fund, events, foundation and corporate gifts, and government funding. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, click here.
Summer Program Residence Director
The Summer Program Residence Director is a vital part of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet 5-Week Summer Ballet Program (5WSBP), leading the residence staff and overseeing the dorm student population. This contracted position directs and administers all aspects of residence life during the 5WSBP, ensuring student safety and providing a successful experience for dorm students and staff. For more information and how to apply click here.
Dorm Directors are responsible for the operation and supervision of a residence hall and related programs for students attending the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) 5-Week Summer Ballet Program. As part of the 5-Week Summer Ballet Program residential staff you will hone your leadership skills while being a mentor, a counselor, a cheerleader and a friend. Apply today for CPYB's summer residential team. Live on the campus of Dickinson College and work with students and staffers from across the country and around the world! For more information and how to apply click here.
As part of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) 5-Week Summer Ballet Program residential staff you will hone your leadership skills while being a mentor, a counselor, a cheerleader and a friend. Apply today for CPYB's summer residential team. Live on the campus of Dickinson College and work with students and staffers from across the country and around the world! For more information and how to apply click here.
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Chamber Dance Project (CDP) is seeking an outstanding Administrative Assistant to the Artistic Director.
Job Responsibilities include:
Social Media: Heads campaign across all platforms including generating media content.
Patrons: Generate written acknowledgements, evites, other communication.
Board: Ongoing communication with and support as needed.
Website/enewsletter: Provide updated content to webmaster and newsletter editor; monitor and proofread website.
Office: Maintain filing system and organization for materials and documents, organize and schedule meetings, work with other staff as needed.
Events, performances: Assist in event planning and support, administrative support before and at the March Gala.
Database: Ongoing management and updating of Excel records.
Season: Coordinate season schedules, travel and logistics with artists, assist with promotion and other administrative areas as needed.
Touring/Residencies: Work on cultivating potential residencies for the company in 2018 and beyond.
Individual Giving Manager
The Individual Giving Manager will have primary responsibility for the leading the organization’s annual giving efforts, establishing strategy and implementing fundraising plans for sustaining and increasing the number of annual donors and the size of individual donations.
Working as an integral member of Cincinnati Ballet’s (CB) development team the Individual Giving Manager is expected to solicit and steward donors working collaboratively with and in support of the Director of Development, Development Team, Executive Director, Board members, volunteers and other Cincinnati Ballet staff. The Individual Giving Manager must demonstrate a strong commitment to CB’s mission, have success in personally soliciting gifts from individuals, possess sound fundraising judgment and utilize outstanding communication and organizational skills. For more information and how to apply click here.
Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager
The Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of Cincinnati Ballet’s most significant individual and corporate donors. The successful candidate will be an experienced fundraising professional who will implement strategies to expand the number of individual and corporate donors supporting Cincinnati Ballet annually by collaborating with team members to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward relationships. This role will have the opportunity create and implement Cincinnati Ballet’s future planned giving program and serve as the primary development professional for that program.
The Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager is expected to solicit and steward donors working collaboratively with and in support of the Director of Development, Development Team, Executive Director, Board members, volunteers and other Cincinnati Ballet staff. For more information and to apply, click here.
The Academy Registrar is the essential, internal driver of business within Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Academy. With a key focus on patron support, the Registrar is responsible for the development and execution of the Academy’s customer service strategy in relationship to all Academy programs and the central processor for all retail activity. As a core member of the Academy administrative team, the Registrar also supports all major Academy events, productions and programs. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Job Location: Rockville, MD
CityDance is looking for highly qualified and experienced ballet teachers who love teaching children ages 7-10 the foundational instruction in technique and artistry. To submit your resume click here.
CityDance is looking for highly qualified baby ballet teachers who love working with children ages 4-7 and introducing them to the fundamentals of classical ballet. As part of CityDance's developmentally appropriate approach, our early childhood methodology includes engaging imagination and nurturing perceptual motor skills. To submit your resume click here.
Foundation & Government Relations Manager
Job Location: Washington, DC
The Foundation & Government Relations Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and Capital Campaign Consultant to meet annual and long-term fundraising goals. Successful candidates must have exceptional writing skills; experience in foundation research, prospecting and cultivation; and a demonstrated track-record in writing winning grant proposals.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Five to seven years of experience in grant prospecting and writing, a proactive and aggressive approach to identifying, pursuing and winning grant proposals, and an interest, background and ideally a passion for the arts.
To apply email resume, cover letter and a sample grant proposal.
Front Desk Administrator
Job Location: North Bethesda, MD
CityDance School and Conservatory is looking for friendly, organized individuals to join its front desk staff. The Front Desk Administrator provides part-time administrative support to the daily operations of the CityDance School & Conservatory. This includes front-line customer service, and ensuring the front desk and education lobby is properly maintained. An ideal applicant is an effective communicator, a good listener, is able to multi-task efficiently, and has an approachable, outgoing demeanor. Experience requirements include the ability to work with computers, familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite, and an interest, background and ideally a passion for the arts. To apply email resume and cover letter.back to top
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) seeks an experienced professional in the field of performing arts management for its full-time, benefits eligible Performing Arts Manager, reporting to the Senior Curator of Performing Arts. The Performing Arts Manager is responsible for implementing the season’s presentations and rentals. S/he is the line producer, responsible for budgeting, staffing, and realizing all performing arts programming under the direction of the Senior Curator of Performing Arts and the Director and CEO, in conjunction with the Technical Director. Additional work with the Visual Arts, Public Programs, and Special Events departments is also within the remit of this position. Click here for a complete job description.
Dogtown Dance Theatre, a nonprofit performing arts theatre located in Richmond’s Historic Manchester District, is seeking a Technical Director for its 2017 season. Shows are scheduled for nearly every weekend, so availability Thursday-Sunday is required, with other weekdays scheduled as needed. Position begins January 2017.
The Technical Director will be responsible for meeting with visiting artists, event planners, and other space renters to determine the lighting and A/V needs of their shows and to execute these to the best of Dogtown’s ability. The Tech Director will need to develop a clear understanding of the capabilities of Dogtown’s equipment so that each show is designed and performed with respect for the artists’ vision and dedication to the protection of the performers, audience, and equipment. Strong communication and problem solving skills required. For more information and to apply, click here.
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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.back to top
The Florida State University School of Dance seeks to hire one Assistant Professor of Dance to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all levels of classical and/or contemporary technique as well as the ability to teach dance composition. Additional teaching responsibilities in one or more of the following content areas is desired: improvisation, contact improvisation, somatic practices, partnering, pointe, pedagogy, dance studies, directing, dance photography and/or dramaturgy.
The new faculty member will share responsibilities for student mentoring and advising, and professional service at the departmental, college and university levels and contributing to a collegial approach which facilitates creative and critical learning environments. Encouraging fluidity across the domains involved in dance as art is a priority in our program. He/she will be expected to maintain a consistent agenda of research and/or creative activity and engage in ongoing professional development in their area of expertise that leads to recognition within the dance field. The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree or professional equivalence in a related field of expertise. MFA and/or PhD. For more information and to apply, click here.
The General Manager (“GM”) is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission by planning and orchestrating the complex day-to-day administration of the organization. With an emphasis on financial planning and management, this position serves to enhance the artistic and programmatic vision of the organization with operational, financial and human resources systems. This position is a significant opportunity for an experienced professional to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well respected and growing organization. Coming into Gibney Dance during a period of extraordinary growth and change, the GM supports an organization that has maintained a steadfast commitment to its core values of inclusivity, innovation, collaboration, entrepreneurship and connection to community. For more information and how to apply click here.
Academy Ballet Master for HBII
Application Deadline: January 13, 2017
The ideal candidate will have the following education and expertise:
To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and references by the application deadline.
Assistant Stage Production Manager/Assistant Production Manager
Application Deadline: February 16, 2017
The Assistant Stage Manager/Assistant Production Manager is responsible for calling all Houston Ballet productions in conjunction with the Head Stage Manager, managing studio, A/V and rehearsal needs. This position will serve as Assistant Stage Manager for productions being called by the Head Stage Manager. For more information and to apply, click here.
Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
Application Deadline: February 16, 2017
The Executive Assistant and Board Liaison provides high-level, confidential administrative support to the office of the Executive and Artistic Director. Duties of the Executive Assistant are clerical, administrative and project-based and include scheduling travel and meetings, handling information requests, preparing reports/presentations and correspondence and liaising with board members. This position is often privy to confidential information and as such, requires diplomacy and discretion. For more information and to apply, click here.
Director of External Affairs
At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) brings artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. HSDC seeks a dynamic, results-oriented and mission-driven professional to join Executive Director Jason Palmquist and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton in leading the revenue-generating operations of the organization. As a senior staff member, the Director of External Affairs is responsible for growing both earned and contributed revenue while serving as HSDC's representative to local and national funding communities. This strategic leader manages a team of nine professionals specializing in communications, development, marketing, and media. Requires five years or more of progressive experience in development and/or marketing, including management experience. HSDC gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Click here for a full job description. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary is commensurate with experience. No phone calls, please.
Lighting Supervisor (Seasonal)
HSDC is seeking a skilled, responsible and mission-driven individual to join the organization's Production department. Reporting to the Director of Production, the Lighting Supervisor is charged with executing the technical aspects of the performances as planned by and with the Director of Production. The Lighting Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the company’s aesthetic on the stage and will work closely with the Director of Production, artistic staff, choreographers, designers, and HSDC crew in implementing the production elements for each performance and ensure that the quality and execution of this work is up to the standards of HSDC both on tour and during local engagements. This is a seasonal position with contract dates from Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – Friday, June 30, 2017 (21 weeks). HSDC gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. For a full job description and list of qualifications, click here.
Assistant Patron Services Manager
Jacob’s Pillow seeks an Assistant Patron Services Manager for this full-time, seasonal position. Working with the Patron Services Manager, the Assistant Patron Services Manager is responsible for overseeing box office operations, managing box office staff and interns, and helping to educate patrons on Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. This position requires a person with excellent customer service skills and strong attention to detail. For more information and to apply click here.
Director of Finance & Human Resources
Jacob’s Pillow seeks an experienced, dynamic individual to serve as Director of Finance and Human Resources. This is a full-time, year-round permanent position with excellent benefits. This position requires a strategic manager with exceptional fiscal literacy, including experience managing endowment funds, managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced organization and working collaboratively across departments. The Director of Finance and Human Resources is an integral member of the Pillow’s management team. Reports to the Pillow’s Managing Director and works closely with the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees. For more information and how to apply click here.
Manager of Institutional Support
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.
Head of Studio Company and Trainee Program
The Head of the Studio Company and Trainee Program works closely with the Artistic Director to maintain high standards of artistic excellence and educational programming that is set by the Artistic Director. Works closely with the Academy Director to build and create programming. With the Artistic Director and staff, works on developing and maintaining the syllabus and curriculum. This position is responsible for the training and development of the Trainees and Studio Company in class, rehearsals, and performances. For full job description and how to apply click here.
Board Liaison & Research Specialist
The Board Liaison and Research Specialist is responsible for identifying, researching, prospecting, and cultivating new members of The Joyce Theater Foundation’s Board of Trustees and new donors in the high net-worth category. Working in close collaboration with the Development Director and Executive Director, this position manages Board and Committee administration as well as The Joyce’s ongoing liaison and relationship-building with individual Trustees. Because this position interacts routinely with Trustees and major donors on financial topics, the utmost professionalism and discretion is required. For more information please email Andrew Lerer-Marandino.
The House Manager’s primary responsibility is to oversee all aspects of Front-of-House operations during performances. This includes: supervising the Assistant House Manager, sub-managers, ushers, bartenders, and lobby attendants; maintaining the safety and well-being of all persons in the building and upholding a first-rate level of customer service with all Joyce Theater patrons. For more information and how to apply click here.
The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) is seeking a full-time Residency Coordinator. The Residency Coordinator will report to the Managing Director and work directly with the MANCC team, including the Director, Media Specialist and Research Associate. Applicants must be available 40 hours a week during standard office hours 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday, and for occasional evening and weekend residency events. This is an OPS position, hourly wage commensurate with experience and/or skill level, with the possibility of annual raises based on performance. For more information and how to apply click here .
The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a creative, versatile, resourceful, and enthusiastic team player with strong attention to detail to join its Community Education department. This department currently manages 28 community education partnerships serving upwards of 2,000 students in the Greater New York area including NYC Department of Education public and charter schools, community centers and other organizations. The Community Education Programs Manager should be a congenial and collaborative team player with exceptional organization skills and the ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments. For more information and how to apply, click here.
The Mark Morris Dance Group seeks a highly organized team player with strong attention to detail to join its fast-paced General Management department. The General Manager serves as the primary point of contact with Dance Group presenting partners and contracted artistic and technical tour personnel. This position works very closely with the Executive Director and Booking Agents on all aspects of tour programming producing all public performances, domestically and internationally, for 20-30 week season. For more information and how to apply click here.
Organization: Miami City Ballet
Job Location: Miami Beach, Florida
Director of Development
The Director of Development (DOD) is a senior management position responsible for all aspects of planning, executing, and evaluating Miami City Ballet’s (MCB) fund raising program including individual giving, corporate, foundation and government support, and special events. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the DOD will work closely with the Board of Trustees, Board of Directors, the Artistic Director, and the Major Gifts consultant to expand MCB’s philanthropic profile in Florida and nationally. To apply for this position, click here.
The Director of Marketing, Sales and Communications is a senior management position responsible for all aspects of planning, implementing, and evaluating marketing, public relations, publications, and group marketing activities in support of Miami City Ballet (MCB) and Miami City Ballet School (MCBS) productions and events. In collaboration with the Executive Director and senior management team, the Director is responsible for developing long-term marketing, sales, and communications strategies, including MCB’s brand identity. The management of season campaign programs, day-to-day marketing and communications operational activities, and inbound and outbound sales operations are within the scope of the Director’s duties. To apply for this position, click here.back to top
The executive director (ED) will be the chief executive officer of the corporation, responsible to the board of directors, reporting to the chairperson in overseeing the affairs of the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF). This innovative executive will lead MAAF into its next period of growth and distinction. As the lead spokesperson and public face of MAAF, the ED will serve as a leader in the national arts landscape and have a comprehensive understanding of the MAAF mission, role, and potential as a regional arts organization. This includes having an awareness of MAAF’s history, values, culture, programs, funding, partnerships, stakeholders, organizational operations, and potential. In addition, MAAF is dedicated to being an inclusive organization that prioritizes diversity and inclusion in its services, program planning and funding, and staff and board composition as it continues to move forward. The ED will embrace an outgoing, straightforward approach in sharing information readily and comfortably to diverse constituents that will generate awareness, excitement, and appreciation in the eyes of stakeholders. As a leader in the arts and culture field with a reputation for creativity, innovation, and a broad knowledge of the performing, visual, presenting, and touring art forms, the ED will participate in regional and national discussions on the importance of arts and culture funding. This individual will have knowledge of how artmaking is changing today and advocate for public awareness, touring, producing, and access to new works. For full description and how to apply click here.back to top
The Director of Development (DoD) is responsible for leading and driving fundraising efforts. S/he reports directly to the Executive Director and directly supervises all staff in the Development Department. The DoD leads and works within the Development Team (DoD, Executive Director, Artistic Director, Associate Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager, and Events Manager). This highly-collaborative Team is responsible for securing all the necessary contributions that allow the Ballet to reach its fundraising goals and fulfill its mission to “create a rich and diverse community through its inspiring dance performance, education, and outreach.”
The DoD is the primary staff development strategist, and is responsible for successfully managing the execution and organization of all development activities, including (but not limited to) major gift solicitations, annual and capital campaigns, robust and focused prospect and donor cultivation, UPAF-related fundraising and efforts, and foundation, government, and corporate giving. As a senior leader in the organization, the DoD works closely and collaboratively with Trustees and with staff throughout the organization. For a full job description and how to apply click here.
The Managing Director role at Movement Research oversees program implementation and administrative operations of the organization. The Managing Director reports to the Executive Director. The position manages a team of Movement Research staff to ensure effective administration of programs and clear interdepartmental communications; and to troubleshoot day-to-day administrative and programmatic needs. To apply email resume and cover letter. Please address cover letter to Movement Research Executive Director Barbara Bryan. Please include a list of 2-3 references. Interviews will begin on June 13, 2016, and a decision will be made as quickly as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full job description click here.back to top
Children's Division Faculty
Nashville Ballet seeks a full time faculty member to focus on implementing the artistic vision and curriculum standards set forth by the Artistic Director and School Dean. Their primary duties will consist of teaching, rehearsing, and developing the students of School of Nashville Ballet. Full time faculty members will also aid in the development of the School of Nashville Ballet curriculum through constant communication. In addition, they will be expected to uphold Nashville Ballet’s reputation for artistic excellence and make regular and active contributions to a creative and enthusiastic working environment. Full time faculty members will also be expected to act as a model for part time faculty in regards to appearance, demeanor, work ethic, following organizational policies and procedures, faculty core values and a collegial atmosphere.
Click here for a complete job description.
Costume Shop ManagerThe Costume Shop Manager’s main focus is to oversee the creation and execution of all costumes for all Company, NB2, and School of Nashville Ballet productions including, but not limited to, financial planning and oversight, management of cutters and stitchers, logistical coordination, and serving as liaison to the artistic staff and dancers. The Costume Shop Manager works closely with the Director of Production, the Artistic Director, the Director of Artistic Operations, and the Director of the School of Nashville Ballet to coordinate all costume needs well in advance of each production for the main Company, NB2, and School of Nashville Ballet. This is not a design position. This position’s focus is on shop management and design execution. For more information and how to apply click here.
The position of part-time Children’s Division faculty member will focus on implementing the artistic vision and curriculum standards set forth by the School Director. The primary duties will consist of teaching and developing the students of School of Nashville Ballet. In addition, the part-time Children’s Division faculty member will be expected to uphold Nashville Ballet’s reputation for artistic excellence and make regular and active contributions to a creative and enthusiastic working environment. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Part-time Academy Faculty
The part-time Academy Faculty member’s main focus is to implement School of Nashville Ballet’s instruction and ballet curriculum at the assigned level(s). The Academy Faculty member will work with the School Principal and fellow Faculty members to design, implement, and manage syllabus, to prepare students for advancement towards a professional career. For more information and how to apply, click here.back to top
New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraising professional who believes strongly in the organization's mission to plan, implement, and maintain all fundraising and contributed revenue/resource development programs, reporting directly to the Executive Director. Key responsibilities include developing and implementing fundraising strategies and work plans including annual fund campaign; designing and implementing tailored individual, corporate, foundation, and governmental donor efforts including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; and developing grant proposals, reports, and support documents.
Qualifications/experience should include a B.A. and 5+ years development experience with a strong understanding of fundraising practices and principles; attention to detail and ability to be flexible, take initiative, and work both independently and with a team; exceptional interpersonal and verbal skills for strong working relationships with constituents; ability to think strategically, analytically and creatively with highly-developed research, writing, and proofing skills; and expertise in producing special events and auctions.
The Executive Director (ED) reports to the ODC Board of Directors and works in partnership with the Founder/Artistic Director and the Board to develop and execute the strategic vision that supports ODC’s mission and values. The ED will be responsible for translating ODC’s strategic artistic and educational goals into a language of best business practices that result in institutional vibrancy, national recognition, and organizational sustainability. This includes the ability to 1) maximize contributed and earned revenue, 2) expand marketing, communications, audience development, student body, and public image, 3) develop, oversee, monitor, and report on the organization’s financial performance, 4) guide the administration and operations of ODC, 5) supervise staff who implement operations, fundraising, marketing, public relations, facilities, technology, and financial management in support of artistic and educational programs, and 6) cultivate relations and partnerships with external stakeholders including fellow arts organizations,governmental bodies, business leaders, and the general public in a way that adds vibrancy to ODC’s public image. For more information and how to apply click here .
Director of Development
ODC seeks a results-oriented Director of Development to institutionalize and guide the development department and participate in all fundraising efforts for the organization including creating, implementing, and maintaining strategies for fostering and sustaining public and private support. S/he will guide the direction of targeted giving initiatives, including interfacing with current donors as well as identifying and soliciting new funders. Capable of analyzing data and translating it into action, the Director of Development will collaborate with ODC program heads and the ODC Board and Board Development Committee to expand the donor bases sourced from patrons of ODC/Dance, ODC School, and ODC Theater, maintaining and increasing present giving levels and shaping ODC’s fundraising resources for the future.
View the complete job description here.
To apply, send letter and résumé (electronic submissions preferred) outlining demonstrable accomplishments and a verifiable track record of results to:
Nicki Genovese, associate vice president
Arts Consulting Group, Inc.
8581 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 406
Los Angeles, CA 90069-4120
323.721.0141; ext. 210 (w)
With the retirement of its current Managing Director, Ragamala Dance Company is looking to fill this position with a committed individual that seeks the opportunity to help chart the continued growth of the organization. The company’s program activities include the creation and presentation of new works, touring regionally and internationally, consistent community engagement activities, and a school that is transition to a conservatory model.
This will be a full-time position that works closely with Co-Artistic Directors Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy and is involved in most aspects of the organization, with particular focus on the following areas: communication with major tour venues; cultivating commissioning partners; donor cultivation with an emphasis on expanding our leading patrons; cultivation and support for the Board of Directors; creation and monitoring of the strategic plan and annual budget; management of staff.
Ragamala Dance Company is seeking a classically trained Bharatanatyam dancer for a position as an understudy with the company, beginning in the current season. The company is offering a part-time paid position or an unpaid apprentice position, depending on experience. The selected understudy will be considered for a position as a performer with the company in the future.The understudy will attend rehearsals during business hours Monday-Friday (approximately 15-20 hours per week) and may be invited to join the company on tour. Interested candidates should email a photo (full-body pose), résumé, and video links.
The Executive Director serves as a principal spokesperson (along with the Artistic Director and Co-Chairman of Faculty) to the internal and external constituencies of the School of American Ballet (SAB). The Executive Director is responsible for financial and administrative matters, development, student affairs, academic education, marketing, public relations, recruiting and outreach. SAB seeks an individual with excellent interpersonal skills who can work effectively with the School’s artistic and administrative staffs. The individual should have management and leadership experience and be capable of working on multiple concurrent projects. Excellent oral and written communication capabilities are required. For more information and how to apply, click here.back to top
Hair & Makeup Assistant Department Head
San Francisco Ballet seeks a Hair and Make-Up Assistant Department Head (HMADH) who performs as a hands-on foreman and assists the Department Head in the implementation of Designers’, Choreographers’, and Artistic Director’s visions. In consultation with the Department Head, HMADH determines Union personnel requirements for pre-production, maintenance, and show calls. As assigned, prepares, and submits payroll; assists with general maintenance; and helps manage inventory and supplies. Requirements: 3- 5 years of Professional Theatrical Hair and Make-up experience with experience in all aspects of wig, hairstyling, and maintenance; minimum of 2-3 years touring experience. Preferred: College Degree in theater arts and adept in the particulars of classical and modern ballet hair and make-up. For more information and how to apply click here.
School Summer Chaperons
Have fun this summer in San Francisco as you chaperone talented ballet students training at the elite San Francisco Ballet School Summer Session. This is a temporary, full-time, non-exempt position that is responsible for supervising and assisting San Francisco Ballet School (SFBS) students at the dormitory during the summer school session, and for accompanying those students on various excursions throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Students are ages 15-19 and will come to SFBS from around the world to attend the advanced/pre-professional level training program this summer. This position requires living at the dormitory during the entire summer school session July 6 – August 5, 2017. Acceptable DOJ and FBI background checks required. Experience in student housing and resident life preferred. Travel Reimbursement of $500, Lodging, Meals and hourly wage of $14.00. To see full description and apply, click here.
This position reports to the Chief Programming Officer and is directly responsible for oversight and implementation of the educational programs at the Sphinx Organization. The Director of Education manages the nationally renowned Sphinx Competition, Sphinx Performance Academy and Sphinx Overture program (which was honored at the White House by First Lady Michelle Obama). For more information and to apply, please email salary history/requirements, cover letter, and resume.
The School of Dance seeks to hire three full-time Assistant Professors of Studio Practice. The positions are 3-year appointments 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. Principal duties and responsibilities include teaching studio courses at the undergraduate level, ability to teach one or more courses within the School’s Thinking, Making & Doing and/or Body Pathways (somatic practices) curriculum, staging and coaching repertory and/or creating new work for and with students, mentoring senior projects and/or MFA thesis work, and leading capstone courses at all levels. In keeping with the expansive reach of the School, the University of the Arts seeks innovative candidates with strong leadership skills and pedagogical goals informed by consistent artistic practice and research. Requirements: demonstrated university teaching skills and professional experience within the US and/or abroad and MFA degree in dance. For more information about the position, click here.back to top
Reporting to the Board of Directors of University Musical Society (UMS), the President will continue to build on the global prominence attained by an organization at the forefront of artistic expression that is financially solvent and benefits from a long-tenured, seasoned senior management team. This executive will be a true collaborator who will drive key initiatives including the delivery of innovative programming, building a shared vision for education and community engagement, expanding the UMS brand, exploring additional venue options, and continuously achieving organizational excellence. Fund and friend raising will continue to be important to achieving the vision and mission of UMS as well as cultivating and developing new audiences and the implementation of new technology and patron outreach mechanisms. For more information and how to apply click here.back to top
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Ballet Technique. USC Kaufman is looking for a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach all levels of ballet technique for undergraduate dance majors, non-majors, and minors. For additional information and to apply, please click here.
Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance Studies
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance seeks a Non Tenure
Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance Studies with scholarly
expertise in at least one of the following areas: Dance History, Origins of
Jazz Dance, Dance As An Art Form, World Perspectives on Dance, and Dance and
Popular Culture with additional teaching in Contemporary Technique. Additional
experience in Laban Theory preferred. For additional information and to apply, click here.
Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance and New Media
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance seeks a Non-Tenure
Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance and New Media. He or she will
have scholarly expertise in Dance and New Media or Digital Technology for Dance,
and Dancing On Screen. Additional experience in one or more of the following:
Laban Theory, Music for Dancers, Dance Management and Entrepreneurship, and
curricular development are preferred. For additional information and to apply, click here.
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Dance Science
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for the position of Adjunct Assistant Professor in Dance Science. Candidates will be licensed physical therapists and educators specializing in dance science. The ideal candidate should have hours of clinical fieldwork in dance therapy, dance movement therapy, studies in human anatomy, kinesiology, and basic neuroscience. For additional information and to apply, click here.
Part-time Lecturer in Tap
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.
Director of DevelopmentThe Director of Development is the senior executive for fundraising. Working with the Executive Director, the Deputy Director, and the Board, the Director of Development designs annual and long-term fundraising plans and implements strategies to achieve the Company’s contributed income goals. The ideal candidate combines a passion for dance with a record of success in exceeding fundraising goals for a not-for- profit organization, preferably in the performing arts. S/he will have the demonstrated ability to design and implement a multi- pronged fundraising effort to generate new sources of contributed income and to increase the level of support from current sources. For the complete position announcement or to apply, please email the Catherine French Group.
*postings updated as of January 13, 2017.