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Wayne Center for the Arts – Teaching Assignments

Wayne Center for the Arts offers multiple teaching assignments at the Walnut Street School location, as well as outreach teaching opportunities throughout the community. We are continually looking for educators who are enthusiastic about professional dance to join our team and teach dance classes for preschool, elementary, pre-professional students as well as adults. Candidates that love teaching dance and are responsible, reliable, and flexible are encouraged to apply. Superior organization, technique, and classroom management skills are required. Familiarity with the Ohio Department of Education Dance Standards is helpful and pre-professional dance background, and a degree in dance is preferred.
Those interested in applying should email a cover letter, resume and a reference letter to kimberly@wayneartscenter.org or mail application information to: Wayne Center for the Arts Kimberly Payne, Dance Coordinator 237 S. Walnut St. Wooster, Ohio 44691
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE from 4:45pm-8:45pm on one or two weeknights. Past Experience Preferred: Performance experience including classical ballet, musical theater, and modern/contemporary dance; skill-based learning, choreography, familiarity with costuming, lighting, and production; classroom management.

BalletMet Job Opening-Dance Teachers

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to elementary school students during the school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching in public schools and/or private studios working with a variety of age groups.  Teachers need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. Applicants should possess a desire to share the art of dance with the community.  A degree in dance or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Specialization in a variety of dance styles is encouraged.  Work hours are primarily during school hours but may include some weekends or evenings. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training in curriculum writing and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community and the larger dance field

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education or email documents to: aemory-maier@balletmet.org

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Momentum seeks a part-time Programs Coordinator

Momentum seeks a part-time Programs Coordinator to manage the scheduling and administrative aspects of Momentum’s school-based programs:  30-Week Program, Residencies, and Early Learners Program. Position reports directly to Momentum’s Artistic Director. Flexible schedule: 15-20 hours per week.

Toledo School for the Arts

Ballet Instructor, Full- or Part-Time, effective Fall 2019 

Description 

Toledo School for the Arts seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Ballet Instructor beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. The position can be full- or part-time, depending on qualifications. This daily teaching position focuses primarily on Ballet, with instruction at beginning through advanced levels. Ohio teacher licensure is required, and available at different levels depending on qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

Teach Ballet dance classes for students at various levels of experience. Other teaching responsibilities tailored to applicant’s skill set. Focus on basic and advanced skills, terminology, performance technique and choreography. Prepare 2-3 performance per year. Participate in Dance Department activities, student auditions, and other school activities. Provide mentorship to students and maintain an effective learning environment. Choreograph for student performances.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required with minimum 30 credit hours in dance at the undergraduate level
  • Ohio Dance or Physical Education Teaching License preferred
  • Professional experience as Ballet performer and choreographer

Application Materials

On-line: employment@ts4arts.org

  • Letter of application
  • Link to video of performance and choreography
  • At least three references with email and telephone contact information
  • Visit www.ts4arts.org/About Us/Employment for more information

About the Toledo School for the Arts:

TSA is a Toledo-area Community (Charter) school enrolling 700 students in grades 6-12. Strongly focused on arts and arts education, TSA offers students arts majors in Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre, Video Production and Visual Art. The TSA Dance Department includes 4 full-time positions, and encompasses dance styles including Ballet, Modern, Ethnic, Hip Hop, Jazz and Tap. All TSA students take introductory dance experiences at the 6th and 7th grade levels. Dance studio programs are competitive and popular, and attract dance students from across the region. Performance standards are high, and TSA students regularly matriculate into college dance programs around the country.

In addition to superlative arts programs, TSA students achieve academic results on a par with the best schools in the Toledo area and the state. The school has been recognized in Ohio and nationally as a leading charter school and arts education institution, and is an Arts School Network Exemplary School.

Neos Center for Dance seeks Dance Instructors

We are looking for experienced & enthusiastic teachers for various levels of ballet, contemporary, jazz, and tap.
To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to Gwen L. Feldman:
gwenl.feldman@neosdancetheatre.org
https://www.neosdancetheatre.org/neoscenterfordance

The ML Dance Academy

The ML Dance Academy, in Reynoldsburg OH, is seeking instructors for its 2019/20 season, specializing in Tap and Hip Hop, but also open to all styles. Previous teaching experience required. Compensation will be hourly, based on experience. Please send a resume to Joe at: mldancesite@gmail.com

MamLuft&Co. Dance

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks qualified, motivated, experienced dance instructors.
For more information: https://www.mamluftcodance.org/opportunities

Columbus City Ballet School & Conservatory

Columbus City Ballet School & Conservatory seeing a part time Professional ballet teacher for 2019-2020 school year.  Teach 8-9 classes a week plus Nutcracker Rehearsal and Private coaching for YAGP
Will teach: Pre professional level Ballet technique and Pointe
                Ballet 1A, 2 A level and Early Childhood Primary Ballet
Send resume and photo to:shirleewu@yahoo.com before May 20th,2019
Qualification: 10 years + professional teaching in Russian Vaganova method, positive and teamwork personality.

Manager, Dance Institute The University of Akron

Akron, OH
Application Instructions
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, 1 video sample of teaching, and a list of three professional references to your profile.
After submission of your application, return to the “My Activities” link and upload the required documents under my Cover Letters and Attachments section.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments please call Angie Kerley in Human Resources at 330-972-6547.
Responsibilities
The University of Akron invites applications for the position of Manager of its highly acclaimed Dance Institute. Founded in 1967, the Dance Institute is a pre-professional preparatory program for the children ages 3 through 18. The Institute also offers recreational classes for ages 7 – adult. The manager position is continuing, 12-month, non-tenure-track with full benefits.
This position will coordinate all functions of the pre-professional dance programs and supervises faculty, staff and students. Coordinate the budget, syllabus, and production of publicity and advertising. Teaches credit courses during fall and spring semesters for the School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration.
The responsibilities for this position include:
Direct and evaluate faculty, staff, and students at the Dance Institute. Coordinate all class and rehearsal schedules. Oversee the yearly budget and coordinate regularly with the School of Dance Director.
Produce all publicity and advertising. Plan and facilitate all student theatre productions. Advise and assist in organizing auditions for graduating Dance students.
Writes grant and raise funds for scholarship students, exchange programs and master classes.
Research other professional programs and maintain the syllabus according to National Association of Schools of Dance Students.
Teach the Advanced Dance Institute classes and instruct students majoring in dance at the University.
Required Qualifications
Requires a relevant Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of four years’ experience performing professionally in ballet or modern dance. Previous administrative responsibilities directing staff, budgets, and projects is required. Knowledge in the areas of dance, education, child development, and evaluation is necessary to carry out the functions of this position. Incumbent should possess marketing skills and fundraising capabilities.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Dance or other appropriate area preferred. Fundraising experience and community outreach experience preferred.
Salary
Competitive
Application Deadline
Open until filled.
Background Check Statement
The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees. The university endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of all students, employees and visitors on our campus. As such, the university will conduct a pre-employment background check for all applicants selected for employment.
About UA
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you’ll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We’re committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We’re also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
For complete position details, visit
https://uakron.edu/hr/job-openings/openings.dot
Job ID #11563

BalletMet seeks Company Manager

Send resume, cover letter and references to Jamie Lara, BalletMet Columbus, 322 Mt Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215 or E-mail jlara@balletmet.org, EOE.
www.balletmet.org
Full job description attached

BalletMet – CALL FOR ACCOMPANISTS

CALL FOR ACCOMPANISTS

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Accompanist roster. Eligible candidates should have a desire to play in public schools and/or studios working with a variety of age groups.  Accompanists need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. A degree in music or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Work hours are primarily during school hours but may include some evenings. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Accompanist

  • Receive training and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education or email documents to: aemory-maier@balletmet.org

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Seven Dance Academy

Seven Dance Academy is seeking well rounded dance instructors for the 2019/20 season. Please send resumes and availability to Cassia Cramer, SevenDanceAcademy@gmail.comwww.SevenDanceAcademy.com

Assistant Teaching Artist Momentum

Momentum

Momentum seeks part-time assistant instructor. Applicants should have a strong dance background (ballet, jazz, musical theatre, modern, hip hop), love of children, energetic personality, strong work ethic, and performance experience. Main responsibilities include supporting professional teaching artists in the classroom by assisting in warm-ups, review of choreography, and maintaining a great classroom environment. All Instructors receive training in Momentum’s unique dance style based on the National Dance Institute. Must be available to teach during school hours. Requires frequent travel within central Ohio. Pay couresermate with experience. Reports to the Artistic Director.
momentum-excellence.org
molly@momentum-excellence.org

Dance instructor MamLuft&Co. Dance

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks qualified, motivated, experienced dance instructors. Applicant must be able to teach children ranging from 3 to 12 years of age. Instructor will be working remotely in a school or community center in the Cincinnati area, and thus must be able to work independently with little or no onthe-job direct supervision. This includes having excellent communication skills. Additionally, instructor must have reliable transportation to and from assigned location. As this is not a traditional studio setting, ideal candidate would have experience teaching in a variety of settings to children from a variety of backgrounds with varying levels of experience. Hours in most demand are weekday afternoons starting sometime between 2-4pm and ending sometime between 4-6pm. Times vary by location and program. Mandatory staff meetings are paid. Education: Considerable dance training. Although this is not a traditional studio setting, expectations are high: Instructor is expected to provide students with high quality and sound technical training, possess effective class management skills, and maintain clear and consistent communication with parents and with MamLuft&Co. Dance. Skills and Experience: • At least two years teaching experience • Must be able to effectively discipline while maintaining an encouraging and supportive environment. Teaching in school and community settings
often involves behavioral and class management issues that are not as prevalent in traditional studio settings. • Must be able to work with students who have little to no dance experience and who may not yet be familiar with “dance etiquette.” • Must be able to work remotely and manage class time effectively with little to no on-the-job direct supervision. • Must be able to create recital pieces for December and May performances and utilize costumes in MamLuft&Co. Dance’s inventory. Desired Traits: • Must possess excellent communication and collaborative skills. • Must be able to respond to emails in a timely manner and readily communicate via text message and phone. • Must be able to attend mandatory monthly staff meetings and work respectfully alongside other staff under the direction of MamLuft&Co. Dance. • Must be responsible, reliable, and able to maintain regular attendance to all assigned classes. • Must be self-motivated and passionate about educating children in the art of dance. Background Checks Must pass local, state, and federal background check at own expense (~$72), and obtain the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Security Badge (required of anyone entering CPS buildings on a regular basis.) This badge is useful outside of this job position, as it is required for any guest teacher at CPS. http://www. cpsk12.org/families-students/studentsafety/employee-badges How to Apply: Send resume of experience and dance training and cover letter (addressing above requirements), along with scheduling availability to dance@ mamluftcodance.org. No phone calls, please

Terres Dance Workshop

Seeking Experienced Jazz/Modern Teacher in Dayton Ohio. We are looking for engaging, nurturing, energetic, and motivational teachers for the 2018-2019 year.

Job Purpose & Goals

To inspire and instill the love of dance in each student so that they look forward to returning each week.
To challenge students through dance education and discipline.
To communicate to the students via examples and terminology the goal for the class.
To create a comfortable atmosphere for a diverse population.
Create original choreography for the end of year performance.
Be part of future growth and change by making a difference in the lives of students and families.

  • We are looking for those who can teach the following:
    • Jazz /Contemporary IV
  • Modern IV
  • Advanced Modern
  • Dance Team Instructor
    • Draw out their performance qualities to shine
    • Refine and clean each piece
  • Applicants should be
    • 20 years and older
    • Have previous teaching experience
    • Have reliable transportation
    • Available Tuesday/Wednesday Evenings
    • Available weekends for Team rehearsals and competition

Please forward your resume to TerresDanceWorkshop0503@gmail.comYou may contact the director, Terre at 937.435.0503 for further information and to set up an appointment to discuss this opportunity.

North Columbus (Lewis Center, OH) NorthPointe Dance Academy-Part-Time Dance Instructor

NorthPointe Dance Academy
500 Orange Point Drive
Lewis Center, OH . 43035
Do you LOVE teaching young children? Are you playful, kind and do you love dance? We an opening for August, 2019 for Hip Hop and Dance Team classes, as well as subbing opportunities. Contact us today!
P 740-548-4600
F 740-548-7007
info@dancenda.com
www.northpointedance.com

Dance Instructor (Northwest Columbus) Part-time job

Dance Instructor (Northwest Columbus)
Part-time job
Seeking qualified educators to teach dance classes to students ranging in age from 2 – 18 yrs, at a fast-growing, family-friendly studio in the Powell area. Applicant must be experienced teaching ballet, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, preschool dance &/or creative movement classes in a studio atmosphere. Experience teaching tap, hip-hop, gymnastics/acro, &/or musical theatre a plus!

Applicants with significant tap &/or musical theatre training, who welcome a long-term role in our program are encouraged to apply.

Applicants experienced with choreographing/rehearsing competitive dance teams in any/all genres mentioned are encouraged to apply.

Applicants with management &/or marketing backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Morning, Evening & Weekend hours available.

Qualifications: Applicant should have significant experience & training in teaching dance to children of all ages. Candidate should be outgoing, patient & creative and be able to keep a group of children engaged during class.

Seasonal contract available – typically runs Fall thru Summer.

Compensation: Competitive based on experience

Start date: Open

Procedure: Please submit resume, references & availability to be considered. Links to performance or choreography videos are also welcome. Visit the Jobs tab on our Facebook page for a direct link to Apply. https://www.facebook.com/powelldanceacademy/

Website: www.powelldanceacademy.com

Thrive Arts Center is seeking a part-­time dance instructor

Thrive Arts Center is seeking a delightful and committed Dance Instructor who is passionate about their studio work with children and their families, diligently student-focused in their pedagogy, organized, reliable, and an outstanding communicator, and a dedicated team player.
In this role, you will be a key part of Thrive’s “Leap ’N Learn” pre-ballet Dance offering, and you will support Thrive’s vision by contributing collaboratively to our dance schedule, with warm and flexible dance classes facilitated by our licensed Leap ‘N Learn dance curriculum, and by keeping family connections warm.

If this feels like an opportunity that would make your heart sing, please complete the application found here.
WWW.THRIVEARTS.CENTER
Job Recruitment Posting – Dance Instructor

 

Seeking Experienced Hip-Hop Teachers Cleveland City Dance

Cleveland City Dance is looking for a new Hip-Hop teacher for this summer and the 2019-2020 year. CCD is located at Historic Shaker Square.
Cleveland City Dance is looking for engaging, energetic, nurturing, patient, and motivational teachers.

Job Purpose & Goals
To inspire and instill the love of dance in each student so that they look forward to returning each week.
To challenge students through dance education and discipline.
To communicate to the students via examples and terminology the goal for the class.
To create a comfortable atmosphere for a diverse population.
Create original choreography for the end of year performance.
Be part of future growth and change by making a difference in the lives of students and families.
The teachers should be able to engage students ages 7 and up including intermediate dancers.

Summer Classes are held July 8-August 10 on Monday or Thursday evenings
5:00pm-8:00pm
o Beginning Children ages 7-9
o Children ages 10-13
o Teen and Adult
2019-2020 academic school year on Thursday evenings 5:00-8:00pm
o Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and run through mid-June.
o Teachers would be expected to set choreography for the annual Spring
Concert for classes.

Classes begin Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and run through mid-June.
You may contact the director, Courtney at 216-295-2222 for further information and to set up an appointment to discuss this opportunity.

Please forward your resume and our employment application which can be found on our website www.clevelandcitydance.com or to info@clevelendcitydance.com

 

Opening Night

Opening Night, Central Ohio’s premiere dance store is hiring.  Looking for part-time and full-time with weekday and weekend availability.  Great job for dance mom looking to get back in to the work force, a dance student with good availability or a dance teacher with free daytime and weekend hours.  Great employee discount for all employees and benefits for full-time position. Contact Margi at either our Dublin or Gahanna Location.  Dublin Store 6371 Sawmill Rd, Dublin, OH  (614) 764-0033 or Gahanna Store 163 Granville St, Gahanna, OH (614) 337-9733

The Arts Castle- Delaware Ohio

The Arts CastleDelaware Ohio is seeking dance teachers for the summer and fall 2019 dance season. Applicants should feel comfortable instructing students between the ages of 2.5 – adult, be energetic, work well with a team, run an efficient and fun class. We have positions available for instructors that are proficient in tot dance, preschool dance, ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop and tumbling. Daytime and weekend availability is a plus. Please submit your resume and availability to dance@artscastle.org to apply.

Miami Valley Ballet Theatre Seeking Dance Educators

Miami Valley Ballet Theatre, located in downtown Hamilton, is looking for dance educators!
We are looking for faculty to teach dancers ages 6-early teens.  We are in need of educators with background in modern, jazz and ballet.  We are also looking for someone interested in helping to develop and grow our tap / musical theater program.
MVBT is a community dance school and company that is experiencing enormous growth.  We offer ballet, pointe, jazz,   modern, tap, musical theater and a rhythm percussion class.  We perform a full length Nutcracker every December (2 weeks, 8 shows), as well as a full length ballet every April.  Our contemporary dance program is showcased in May at a local theater.  We also have a program called “without limits” for dancers (children through adults) with disabilities take classes.  Some students are integrated into our typical classes and some are in their own classes.
We are currently building out a new studio space, still in downtown Hamilton, and expect to be there early fall.
Please email resumes or call Michelle Davis directly at
513-470-2812

Seeking Experienced Ballet Teachers Cleveland City Dance

Seeking Experienced Ballet Teachers Cleveland City Dance is expanding its programs and looking for engaging, nurturing, patient, and motivational teachers for the 2019-2020 year.

Job Purpose & Goals

To inspire and instill the love of dance in each student so that they look forward to returning each week.
To challenge students through dance education and discipline.
To communicate to the students via examples and terminology the goal for the class.
To create a comfortable atmosphere for a diverse population.
Create original choreography for the end of year performance.
Be part of future growth and change by making a difference in the lives of students and families.

We are looking for those who can teach the following:
o Preschool Ballet for ages 3-5
o Pre-Ballet for ages 5-7

Summer Classes are held July 8-August 10 on Monday and Wednesday evenings
o Preschool Ballet could start either at 4:30/4:45pm for 45 minutes
o Pre-Ballet class would follow for 45 minutes

2019-2020 academic school year on Wednesday evenings starting at 4:30pm and
Saturday mornings starting at 9:00am
o Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and run through mid-June.
o Teachers would be expected to set choreography for the annual Spring
Concert for classes.

Applicants should be
o 20 years and older
o Have previous teaching experience
o Have reliable transportation

Cleveland City Dance classes begin September 3, 2019 and run through mid-June.
Please forward your resume and our employment application, which can be found on our

website www.clevelandcitydance.com , to info@clevelendcitydance.com

You may contact the director, Courtney at 216-295-2222 for further information and to
set up an appointment to discuss this opportunity.

 

Out of State Positions

AMERICAN COLLEGE DANCE ASSOCIATION

This is the perfect opportunity for a self-motivated individual who is looking to utilize skills and experiences related to the program management and daily operations of a small non-profit association.  You will work in close collaboration with the Executive Director of ACDA playing a substantial role in the daily operations of the ACDA National Office and the development of 13 annual regional college dance conferences.  Your work will include dynamic interactions with conference coordinators, ACDA institutional members, and the Executive Committee and Board Members of the ACDA Board of Directors. You will organize and maintain data related to the ACDA membership and Board, ACDA conferences and festivals/events, and the rich history of the Association.  You will develop written communication in collaboration with the Executive Director and members of the Board that is disseminated across and through multiple platforms including the ACDA website, registration websites/conference apps, social media, and email/email marketing apps. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to utilize other professional skills and experiences as you become familiar with the mission, organizational structure, and goals/needs of the Association.  This position allows for some flexibility (flextime) in establishing the schedule for a 40-hour work week in the ACDA National Office, offering the possibility of continued pursuit of professional or artistic endeavors (details of flextime to be approved by Executive Director upon hire). Following a six-month training period, flexibility in scheduling could include intermittently working remotely. Occasional travel may be necessary to assist in the programming of regional conferences and the National Festival.

Application Guidelines and Deadline

Submit the following materials to diane@acda.dance with the subject line “ACDA Operations and Programs Administrator Position.”

  • Cover letter demonstrating interest in the job and addressing qualifications to perform the responsibilities outlined above

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae demonstrating experience and education

  • Names of three references with contact information (email and phone), include reference’s title and relationship to applicant

Review of applications begins on June 10, 2019 and continues until position is filled.  Job begins mid- to late-August (negotiable).

View the full job description at www.acda.dance/?page_id=470

TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF DANCE

The Executive Director of the Tennessee Association of Dance (TAD) is responsible for the development, oversight, and implementation of all Association programs, including the administration of general operations and fiscal management of the organization. The executive director reports to the board of directors. This is an hourly, part-time position, with the possibility of growth to a full-time position based on the success of the executive director. Please see website for more information:  www.tennesseedance.org

Responsibilities

Development: The Executive Director works with the board development committee on prospect research and major gift solicitations, oversees smaller fundraising efforts of the committee and assists the committee as necessary. Additionally, the Executive Director submits all appropriate grant applications and reports, in a timely and accurate manner, to all granting organizations. The Executive Director should have an established record of successful fundraising.

Programming: The Executive Director designs and implements all TAD programs and events. Currently, TAD offers an annual Tennessee Dance Festival, a bi­annual Professional Dance Summit, regional workshops, fundraising events and oversees multiple dance performances embedded within these events. The Executive Director also has oversight of the scholarship program and statewide awards program.

Strategic Plan: The Executive Director oversees the organization’s strategic plan through the development of annual goals and objectives, assists in the implementation of the goals, and as appropriate, leads the development of new long-­range plans.

Advocacy: The Executive Director serves the TAD central point of contact with the appropriate agencies and organizations including but not limited to the Tennessee Arts Commission, Tennessee Performing Arts Centers, Southern Arts Federation, National Endowment for the Arts, local arts councils, dance organizations, and educational institutions—public, private, secondary, and post­secondary. The Executive Director represents the organization at appropriate functions.

Minimum Qualifications: The Executive Director should hold at least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in arts management, event planning or a related field and have prior experience with non­profit management, grant writing and reporting, budget management, and digital marketing. The executive director should have excellent organizational and communication skills, be comfortable working independently and possess basic computer literacy. Director must have residency in the state of Tennessee.

Preferred Qualifications: Web maintenance, fundraising campaign development, knowledge of Tennessee dance organizations. (TAD) is a statewide network of organizations and individuals dedicated to artistic excellence and committed to ensuring that dance is a vital and respected part of life for all Tennesseans. TAD provides services that support communication, fellowship, advocacy, leadership, and education for a broad-­based dance constituency. The Tennessee Association of Dance was chartered in 1971 to encourage and support the development of dance in Tennessee. TAD serves as a central source of information for Tennessee’s dance constituencies. We report dance activities, employment opportunities, auditions, master classes and workshops, as well as issues of local and national importance to the field.

Some travel required. TAD pays FICA and Social Security as required by law.

Internships/Scholarships/Fellowships/Funding

Internships at Jacob’s Pillow

  • Gain hands-on experience at an international arts organization
  • Work side-by-side with professional staff
  • Design the focus and length of your internship
  • Work in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts

Internships available in:

  • Archives/Preservation
  • Artist Services/Operations
  • Business
  • Development
  • Education
  • General Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Press

For information, application forms, and application instructions please visit
www.jacobspillow.org/education/internships

Questions? Contact us: internprogram@jacobspillow.org
The Intern Program is part of The School at Jacob’s Pillow.

National Dance Education Organization Internship Program

Please go to the website for full application details www.ndeo.org
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We are currently seeking Summer (June-August) interns for 2019.

Who Should Apply
Internships are designed for highly motivated, independent, and mature graduate and undergraduate students and young professionals who seek to understand dance arts education in relation to the national agenda of educational reform and have an interest in arts non-profit management. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be ready to work in a collaborative environment. A dance or arts background is preferred but not required.

How to Apply
Send the following to bloikow@ndeo.org:

  • Cover letter with brief personal statement and outline of career goals
  • Current resume citing the following: dance background, education, work experience, and relevant skills (computer skills, customer service, etc.)
  • Two academic and/or professional letters of reference
  • A writing sample
Application Dates
Internships typically are offered by semester: Fall (September-December), Spring (February-May), and Summer (June-August). However, applications may be accepted on a rolling basis as space permits. NDEO generally accepts only one intern per semester.

OhioDance

An intern is needed to assist with several aspects involved with Ohio Dance.

Depending on intern’s interest, responsibilities could include:

  • Assisting with administrative, research, grant writing, mailings, development, and membership needs, arts advocacy
  • Event planning
  • Designing and writing content for quarterly newsletter, annual directory, festival brochures, festival program, press releases, articles in newspaper or magazines, signs.

Desired qualifications:

– Knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel, photoshop, InDesign

– Able to commit to 6-12 hours per week for a six month period is desired.

This is an unpaid position. There is no specific deadline to apply for this position, applications will be considered on a first-come basis.

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