Dance, Adjunct

Employer
University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Oklahoma, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Design & Graphic Arts, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time


College Overview:

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 website http://www.uco.edu/cfad

Position Overview:

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.

Qualifications

Experience Required:

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 organizational skills.

Experience Preferred:

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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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