Faculty, Assistant Professor - Modern Dance Utah Valley University

01 Nov 2014 10:19 AM | Anonymous member

Under the direction of the Department Chair and Modern Dance Program Coordinator, a successful candidate will educate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives in the Modern Dance Program.

 

Job Requirements

 

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

 

Utah Valley University (UVU) is a student-centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities of engaged learners. Being part of something greater, serving a larger mission of discovery and student engaged learning undefined that's the heart of what drives people to work at UVU. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance the Unique Mission of our institution. Our goal in Human Resources is to ensure that the University is an Employer of Choice and as such we are committed to continuous improvement, and to an employee population that represents the diverse communities in which we operate.

 

UVU is located in Orem, Utah with satellite campuses in the north and south ends of Utah County, Wasatch County, and the Provo Airport. At UVU, benefit eligible employees enjoy: waived undergraduate resident tuition for themselves and dependents; employer paid retirement program; competitive medical and dental insurance; life insurance; 12 paid holidays per year; a generous leave policy; and discounts for university events and local businesses. Visit http://www.uvu.edu/hr/benefits/index.htmlfor more benefits information.

 

Apply online: https://www.uvu.jobs       

 

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

 

Summary of Duties

Under the direction of the Department Chair and Modern Dance Program Coordinator, a successful candidate will educate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives in the Modern Dance Program.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an MFA degree in Dance or a related field plus two years of related experience OR any combination of equivalent related education and experience totaling eight years.

Knowledge

Knowledge of subject matter and course content, as well as recruitment, advisement and placement.

Skills

Skill in mentoring and advising students
Skill in assessing student talents
Skill in directing student performance groups and mentoring student choreography
Grant writing and administrative skill highly desirable

Abilities

Ability to design and teach courses in all levels of Modern Technique and Theory, as well as general arts education courses.
Ability to design curriculum and teach in at least two of the following areas: Composition/Improvisation, Dance conditioning, Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals, Dance Pedagogy, World Dance.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document #1
  2. Other Document #2
  3. Other Document #3

 

https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/11077

 

 

 

 

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