The College of Fine Arts is a center of excellence for the arts and
design, as well as a center of innovation for improving and
promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines the
experience of Oklahoma's oldest public educational with
groundbreaking thinking about the role of the arts on the 21st
century. The College of Fine Arts and Design nurtures leadership
qualities in students, thus expanding the scope and qualities of
their career opportunities. The institution's emphasis is on
student-centered education. This commitment to excellence provides
students the opportunity to interact and work closely with our more
than 100 outstanding full and part-time faculty members who are
dedicated to developing the artist, scholar, creative professional,
educator, citizen and leader as a whole. With more than 200
performing and visual arts events every year, the college provides
students from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to
come together to view exhibits, attend special events, experience
performances, take classes and discuss their work, and ultimately
learn to both specialize and think from a global perspective. The
College of Fine Arts and Design currently has six academic units,
The Department of Art, Department of Dance, Department of Design,
Department of Theatre Arts, School of Music and the Academy of
Contemporary Music and specialized accreditation's from National
Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of
Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for Interior
Design Accreditation (CIDA). for further information, see our
Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions.
This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from
which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point
in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in
the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct Faculty - provides a quality
learning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunct
faculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-related
duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance
with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The
relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of
teacher and facilitator of learning.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
The Department of Dance at the University of Central Oklahoma is
seeking a highly qualified applicant for the position of Adjunct
Instructor in Ballet.
Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the
position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs
approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and
The candidate must have a MFA with expertise in ballet technique.
Successful applicants will have previous teaching experience in
university and/or studio settings plus special attention to those
who have certification in recognized ballet programs.
Applicant should have teaching experience with Beginners through
Advanced students and also experience teaching in one or more of
the following areas including Pointe Technique, Classical
Variations and/or Ballet for children.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may
be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.