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POST DATE 10/12/2017
END DATE 12/12/2017

Ball State University Muncie, IN

Location
Muncie, IN
AJE Ref #
579734823
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
10790
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

GLOBAL DANCE TEACHER AND CHOREOGRAPHER

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PLEASE SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DETAILS.

A copy of transcript is required at time of application. An official certified transcript will be required at time of interview. A one-page philosophy of teaching dance in a BFA program with pre-professional standards must be uploaded under the "Other" category in the Applicant Documents section. Links to digital work samples must be included in one of the required uploaded documents. The application requires contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

POSTING DETAILS

POSITION INFORMATION

POSITION TITLE
Global Dance Teacher and Choreographer

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We are seeking a candidate who can diversify our current offerings in dance by teaching African Diaspora, Hip Hop and/or North American vernacular dance forms. We will also consider candidates with primary expertise in dances of the Asian Diaspora and/or Caribbean, Latin American, and/or South American forms. The successful candidate will offer secondary expertise in Jazz, Ballet, Musical Theater Dance, or Introduction to Dance History.

APPOINTMENT TYPE
Tenure-track

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT
FT Academic Year

DESCRIPTION

Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Global Dance Teacher and Choreographer with an emphasis on global dance forms.

We are seeking a candidate who can diversify our current offerings in dance by teaching African Diaspora, Hip Hop and/or North American vernacular dance forms. We will also consider candidates with primary expertise in dances of the Asian Diaspora and/or Caribbean, Latin American, and/or South American forms. The successful candidate will offer secondary expertise in Jazz, Ballet, Musical Theater Dance, or Introduction to Dance History. The teaching load is four courses per academic term.

The most competitive applicants will have a record of engaging students from diverse backgrounds. The university offers many opportunities for enrichment as an educator and a researcher including the Aspire Grants Program and the nationally renowned Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

M.F.A. in Dance (completed by August 1, 2018) from an accredited institution.

Ability to teach global dance forms.

Secondary teaching experience in jazz, ballet, musical theatre dance, or dance history.

One year of teaching at the university/college level.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of teaching at the university/college level.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Ability to work collaboratively and collegially within a liberal arts setting.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING
Requires successful completion of a background check.

POSITIONS SUPERVISED

None.

EEO STATEMENT

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all.

DEPARTMENT
Theatre & Dance:600050

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

The Department of Theatre and Dance is a BFA/BA/BS undergraduate-only program with 375 theatre majors and 60 dance majors and a full-time faculty of 28 theatre and 7 dance. The Department maintains an active role in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) and the Kennedy Center American College Dance Festival (KCACDF). Theatre and Dance programs are NAST/NASD accredited.

POSTING DETAIL INFORMATION

POSTING NUMBER
201500138F

NUMBER OF VACANCIES
1

DESIRED START DATE
08/13/2018

POSITION END DATE

POSTING DATE
10/11/2017

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH DATE
12/11/2017

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
No

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY

A copy of transcript is required at time of application. An official certified transcript will be required at time of interview.

A one-page philosophy of teaching dance in a BFA program with pre-professional standards must be uploaded under the Other category in the Applicant Documents section.

Links to digital work samples must be included in one of the required uploaded documents.

The application requires contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

SEARCH COMMITTEE CHAIR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Rebecca Pappas
rkpappas@bsu.edu
765-285-8053

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

APPLICANT DOCUMENTS

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

* Resume

* Cover Letter

* Undergraduate Transcripts

* Master's Transcripts

* Other

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS