This position begins August 2017.
In this position the preferred candidate with instruct students from diverse backgrounds and/or cultures a full range of dance performance courses. This may include all levels of ballet, modern, jazz, tap and other genres and they will also teach various dance Humanities courses. This position oversees and directs the dance company and the invitational touring opportunities both local and regional.
50% – Assigns classes, supervises and evaluates adjunct faculty under the direction of the Division Chair; supervises and instructs a diverse population of students in a classroom or lab setting; develops written syllabi/course outlines and course materials; evaluates knowledge of subject matter taught and monitors student’s scholastic records; prepares and grades assessments; maintains office hours to assist students
20% – Produces and directs four (4) main stage dance concerts per year; choreographs materials for the dance concerts, the dance company and invitational touring opportunities; oversees the costume shop and collaborates with production staff; creates publicity materials and works with marketing and front of house staff; develops production budget and maintains it
20% – Maintains class schedule and curriculum needs; advises majors on program and degree requirements; produces/directs the East Valley High School dance festival each January as a major recruitment tool, creates paperwork for all invitational and touring opportunities; writes and administers grants; supervises guest artists; supervises students on tour; archive department work
10% – Engages in academic life of the college by attending Dance Instructional Council meetings; maintains college dance participation in Artist of Promise; participates in other college and district committees and events
1. A master’s degree in the teaching field, or a master’s in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field
2. EDU 250 – Teaching and Learning in the Community College — or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire
1. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience teaching modern, ballet, jazz, tap, Introduction to Dance or Dance theory at a community college level
2. Experience organizing, supervising, and directing a dance company and touring dancers both locally and regionally
3. Experience in choreographing, directing and producing dance concerts, at the professional level
4. Evidence of using technology, such as Photoshop and video, as they relate to dance for publicity/marketing, archival and artistic purposes
5. Experience with recruitment activities
Special Working Conditions
May be required to lift up to 30 lbs.
May require extensive evening and weekend hours. May require prolonged periods viewing a computer screen.
May be required to travel to all MCCCD locations. Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D Drivers License required. Employee must meet district minimum standards regarding driving: http://www.maricopa.edu/legal/rmi/vehicle.htm#requirements
Who May Apply
Only current, full-time classified staff or current residential faculty are eligible for the faculty transfer (internal) process.
Specially Funded, Skill Center, adjunct, temporary, time card, short-term employees (including Athletic Specialists and One-Semester-Only or One-Year-Only MCCCD classified staff employees) are NOT internal applicants and are ineligible to apply through the faculty transfer process.
Note: All current MCCCD employees must view and apply for positions through HCM Self Service.
How to Apply
All current MCCCD employees must be logged into HCM Self Service when viewing and applying for jobs.
Only applications with unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the stated qualifications will be considered. If your master’s degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.
MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated/evaluated and provided with application material.
Posting Close Date
Open until filled
The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.