Tap & Hip Hop Teacher Wanted!

Organization
ADK Dance Studio
Workplace street address
519 Washington Street
City
Braintree
State
MA
Select One
Part time, regular
Description

We are looking for a adult tap instructor (intermediate/advanced) for weekly classes on Tuesday nights 8:15-9:15pm. We are also looking for a hip hop instructor for weekly teen class (intermediate) on Wednesday evenings 7:00-8:00pm. The classes run with the school year through June. ADK Dance Studio is located in Braintree, MA.

Posted On
August 27, 2022
For More Information
https://adkdance.com/, adkdancestudio@gmail.com

Ballet & Pointe Teacher – Andover School

Organization
Andover School of Ballet, Jazz, Tap & More
Workplace street address
14 Park St., 2nd floor
City
Andover
State
MA
Select One
Part time, regular
Description

The Andover School of Ballet- Jazz, Tap & More, in Andover, MA is seeking a qualified teacher for Monday and Wednesday Ballet and Pointe classes for the 2022-23 school year.

Applicants should have strong classical ballet technique and have experience in teaching adv. beginner/ intermediate ballet for ages 9-11, and intermediate/advanced ballet & pointe for ages 12 – 18.

Applicants should be upbeat and enthusiastic, be reliable, have reliable transportation, and be able to commit to teaching for the entire school year.

Pay is commensurate with experience. Please EMAIL director Kristina Liversidge with your resume and contact info – kristinaasb@me.com.

Posted On
August 18, 2022
For More Information
http://www.andoverschoolofballet.com/

General Director – Opera Saratoga

Organization
Opera Saratoga
Workplace street address
19 Roosevelt Dr
City
Saratoga Springs
State
New York
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

Opera Saratoga seeks a new leader who will build on the level of artistic excellence it currently enjoys, while nurturing staff development and developing a multi-year operational plan and budget. The General Director will be responsible for building and maintaining external relationships with donors and the community at large and enhancing partnerships with other organizations. The prolonged period of the pandemic has put some exciting new ventures into a holding pattern.

Training in opera and business management would be helpful, as well as prior experience in opera company leadership, knowledge of the repertoire and opera production, and general knowledge of not-for-profit arts revenue generation (subscription and single ticket sales, all aspects of fund-raising), strategic and operating planning, budget development, office administration, board relations and governance, information systems, and human resource management.

For the full listing with salary please see link

Posted On
August 18, 2022
For More Information
https://genovesevanderhoof.com/opportunities/general-director/, gvamargaret@aol.com

Dance Teachers / Fall 2022 / Framingham

Organization
Brandi Rae's School of Dance
Workplace street address
116 Cochituate Road
City
Framingham
State
MA
Select One
Part time, regular
Description

Teacher needed to start mid-September for SATURDAY dance classes (with possible option to add weekday mornings of choice). Training in ballet, tap and jazz is required and any other dance style is a plus. Must have some experience teaching most ages between 3-12.
Email info@brandiraesschoolofdance.com for details and/or questions.

Posted On
August 18, 2022
For More Information
http://www.brandiraesschoolofdance.com, brandiraes@verizon.net

Classical Ballet Teacher

Organization
José Mateo Ballet Theatre
Workplace street address
400 Harvard Street
City
Cambridge
State
MA
Select One
Part time, regular
Description

José Mateo Ballet Theatre seeks classical ballet teachers for the Young Dancers Program (for students ages 3 to 18) and Adult Open Class Program at our Cambridge studio location. Teachers will have the opportunity to work intensely with a small community of dedicated students. Candidates should have a classical ballet education and several years of experience teaching.

At the moment, we are looking for teachers for Adult Open Classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings and a Young Dancers Program class on Saturday mornings. The Adult Open Classes run continuously through the year and the Young Dancers Program class will run from mid-September 2022 through early June 2023, with regular school holidays.

Posted On
August 18, 2022
For More Information
https://www.ballettheatre.org/employment-opportunities/, gdomb@ballettheatre.org

School Moves Seeks Hip Hop Teachers

Organization
School Moves
Workplace street address
Schools in Wellesley and Wakefield
City
Wellesley and Wakefield
State
MA
Select One
Seasonal
Description

School Moves is an on-location dance studio that brings dance into schools and the community. They are hiring Hip Hop Teachers for the fall in the afternoons, 3-5 pm. Location is Wellesley and Wakefield public elementary schools.

Posted On
August 6, 2022

Ballet Teacher

Organization
Wilmington Dance Academy
Workplace street address
335 Main Street
City
Wilmington
State
MA
Select One
Seasonal
Description
Wilmington Dance Academy is looking for a ballet teacher for their fall season. Season goes from September 10th – June 10th.
Mondays 3:45-8:15
Tuesdays 4:00-7:00 possibly 8:00
Individual will work with a mix of levels, classes would consist of a (1) beginner level class, (2) Beg/Interm classes, (2) advanced classes, (2) Pointe classes and a possible teen class.
If interested, e-mail: info@wilmingtondanceacademy.com
Posted On
August 3, 2022
For More Information
info@wilmingtondanceacademy.com

Director of Development

Organization
Urbanity Dance
Workplace street address
725 Harrison Ave. #100
City
Boston
State
MA
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

Urbanity Dance is currently seeking a full-time Director of Development to energize and lead the
organization into its next phase of growth. Reporting to Founder & Director Betsi Graves and supported by a Development Assistant and Grant Writer, the Director of Development will oversee, manage, and
implement all fund development activities of the organization, including individual giving, foundation and
government grants, corporate sponsorships, special events, and more.
The ideal candidate is a strong leader who is passionate about the arts and attentive to the local and
national dance community. This position is a great fit for someone who is a positive, entrepreneurial,
solution-oriented strategist. A development professional, this candidate will implement appropriate
systems and policies to ensure maximum ROI and be creative and authentic in how they meet fund
development goals and objectives. This key senior manager is someone who takes initiative to accomplish goals thoughtfully, with attention to detail, while efficiently and effectively using time and resources. This leader excels at identifying organizational revenue opportunities and brokering them with engaged and well-matched supporters. This individual commits to using a social justice lens of equity, inclusion, and access in all aspects of their work. They are an experienced relationship builder and excellent listener, who believes that fostering community is a crucial element of overall success.
Urbanity Dance is committed to empowering individuals and strengthening diverse communities through
dance. We aim to engage people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, both in their own communities
and in our own studio space, by helping them discover or rediscover the joy of movement. Through our
Company, School, and Community work, Urbanity Dance serves over 10,000 individuals throughout the
Greater Boston community each year.

Responsibilities:
Leadership
● Work closely with the staff Directors and Board of Directors to lead the organization towards its mission, vision, and strategic goals
● Reflect the organization’s values in daily management, strategic planning, and communication
● Ensure all programmatic and management decisions are carried out with a DEI lens
● Serve as an external representative of Urbanity Dance, alongside the Founder & Director
● Be an active participant in the local and national dance community Development
● Create, Oversee, and Implement the Development Plan at Urbanity Dance by managing the following:

Individual Giving
● Work with Founder & Director, board members, and other leadership volunteers to identify,
cultivate, solicit and steward supporters/donors as appropriate.

● Develop and execute ongoing strategy for qualifying and cultivating donor prospects
● Personally, solicit donors, including preparation of personalized cultivation and solicitation materials when needed.
● With Development Assistant, maintain organizational donor records through Salesforce database.
● Schedule and lead development-related and staff meetings, as required.
● Develop and implement a planned giving program and identify potential planned giving prospects.

Institutional Giving
● Collaborate with and supervise the grant writer to research and identify compatible sources of private foundation and institutional grant opportunities. Shepherd proposals from the application to stewardship process. Additionally, ensure fulfillment of grant requirements.
● Establish and maintain relationships with institutional funders.

Board Management
● Support Board of Directors’ individual giving and steward connections
● Along with Development Chair, manage the Development Committee, including scheduling meetings, preparing and distributing materials, attending meetings, and assisting with follow up
● Support Quarterly Board Meetings by attending, reporting, and representing Development

Volunteers
● Strategize plan for participation of volunteers.
● Engage, recruit and involve members of Urbani-Fam parent circle to support expansion of existing volunteer base.

Marketing
● Contribute content for direct mail and electronic media that is appropriate for the marketing
of fund development programs, from conception to production.
● Provide substantive development program content to Director of Marketing for website,
online giving, acknowledgements, and donor relations efforts.

Special Events
● Conceptualize and execute the annual fundraising gala, as well as other special events geared toward cultivation and engagement of individual and institutional donors.

Required Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree in a related field
● At least five years of experience, preferably in a non-profit environment
● Leadership and management experience within a Development Department, with a focus on major gifts
● Demonstrated fundraising experience and success
● Proficiency with MS Office/Google Apps
● Excellent people skills
● Passionate about Urbanity’s mission
● Proactive, solutions-based problem solver
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Aptitude for prioritizing tasks to meet programmatic and organizational goals
● Ability to engage in dialogue with internal team members to ensure work is balanced and adequate support is available to complete tasks

● Commitment to Urbanity’s vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and community
● Appreciation for/interest in dance and the arts

Preferred Qualifications:
● Master’s Degree in a related field
● Significant expertise with the Boston area’s funding community
● Experience with Salesforce
● Multi-lingual (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Mandarin/Cantonese)

Schedule:
This is a full-time, hybrid position with a flexible working schedule within a “regular” 40-hour work week.
The candidate must be able to readily commute into Boston, as needed, for in-person staff and donor
meetings.
Salary:
$55,000, commensurate with experience

Benefits Include:
● 10 paid vacation days per year, plus generous paid personal and sick leave
● Employer-subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
● 19 paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
● 8 weeks paid parental leave, after one year of employment
● Professional development and mentorship opportunities
● Free access to all Urbanity Dance programs, including events, classes, camps, intensives, seminars and workshops
● Private studio rental at a discounted rate of $5 per hour
● 2 complimentary tickets to each Urbanity Company / Underground performance during the year
● One piece of Urbanity merch each year
● Eligibility for a subsidized $25 BDA Associate Membership under Urbanity’s organizational umbrella.

Urbanity Dance is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace. We prioritize sustainable
organizational practices that support balance, boundaries, and rest for all of our team members.
Urbanity Dance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

COVID-19 Requirements:
Candidate must adhere to Urbanity’s COVID-19 Protocols and Mask Policies on site.

How to Apply:
Please email a cover letter and resume to Director Betsi Graves at careers@urbanitydance.org with
“Director of Development” in the subject line. Applications are rolling, but please apply by August 20,
2022.

Please note that contact information for up to 2 references will be requested during the hiring process,
and employment is contingent on results of criminal record information (CORI) and sex offender registry
(SORI) background checks.

Posted On
July 28, 2022

Development Assistant

Organization
Urbanity Dance
Workplace street address
725 Harrison Ave. #100
City
Boston
State
MA
Select One
Temporary or contract assignment
Description

Urbanity Dance seeks a part-time Development Assistant. The successful candidate will be a key member of Urbanity’s administrative team who helps manage the organization’s donor and partner relationships, its external communication strategy, and its internal database systems. Reporting to the Development Director, the Development Assistant will aspire to achieve excellence in the administrative responsibilities of the role while also providing outstanding customer service to Urbanity’s community.

Urbanity Dance is committed to empowering individuals and strengthening diverse communities through dance. We aim to engage people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, both in their own communities and in our own studio space, by helping them discover or rediscover the joy of movement. Through our Company, School, and Community work, Urbanity Dance serves over 10,000 individuals throughout the Greater Boston community each year.

Responsibilities:
Development
● Serve as primary manager of donor databases: Salesforce for Nonprofits and Classy
● Track donations and process donation acknowledgment receipts
● Assist Development Director and Director with drafting donor correspondence
● Assist Development Director with maintaining efficient donor management systems that support Urbanity’s donor prospect identification, cultivation, and stewardship goals
● In collaboration with Development Director, assist with planning and execution of virtual and in-person fundraising events
● Attend weekly Development Department meetings; follow up with team members to ensure tasks are completed
● Other related duties as needed

Schedule:
This is a part-time, temporary position through December 2022, 15-20 hours/week, with the potential for hours to increase. Flexible hours during the Monday – Friday work week. This position is hybrid – a mix of in-person and remote work.

Required Qualifications:
● Administrative experience
● Proficiency with MS Office/Google Apps
● Excellent writing skills
● An eye for and appreciation of design
● Excellent customer service skills
● Outgoing, proactive approach
● Detail-oriented and self-directed
● Experience with/aptitude for working in a fast-paced, remote environment

● Understanding of the nonprofit sector

Preferred Qualifications:
● 1-2 years related work experience
● Proficiency with Salesforce
● Proficiency with Photoshop and Canva
● Proficiency with Squarespace
● Proficiency with Slack and Asana
● Experience with dance/other nonprofit arts organizations

Salary: $18/hour

Benefits Include:
● 2 paid vacation days
● 1 hour of paid sick time per 30 hours worked per MA state law
● Free access to all Urbanity Dance programs, including events, classes, camps, intensives, seminars and workshops
● Private studio rental at a discounted rate of $5 per hour
● One piece of Urbanity merch each year
● Eligibility for a subsidized $25 BDA Associate Membership under Urbanity’s organizational umbrella.

Urbanity Dance is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace. We prioritize sustainable organizational practices that support balance, boundaries, and rest for all of our team members. Urbanity Dance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

COVID-19 Requirements:
Candidate must adhere to Urbanity’s COVID-19 Protocols and Mask Policies on site.

How to Apply:
Email your resume and one writing sample (i.e. essay, proposal, persuasive email, cover letter) to Betsi Graves, Director, at careers@urbanitydance.org with “Development Assistant” in the subject line. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but no later than August 20, 2022, and employment may start immediately, at an agreed date in collaboration with the selected candidate.
Please note that contact information for up to 3 references will be requested during the hiring process.

Posted On
July 28, 2022

Community Manager

Organization
Urbanity Dance
Workplace street address
725 Harrison Ave. #100
City
Boston
State
MA
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

Urbanity seeks a full-time Community Manager to administratively lead Urbanity’s Community programs, including Dance with Parkinson’s, Movement Mends, Community Residency, Youth Development, and Dance in the Park. The ideal candidate is passionate about making a positive impact in the Boston community through the art of dance. We seek someone with organizational, creative, and interpersonal skills that will allow them to grow these programs.

Urbanity Dance is committed to empowering individuals and strengthening diverse communities through dance. We aim to engage people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, both in their own communities and in our own studio space, by helping them discover or rediscover the joy of movement. Through our Company, School, and Community work, Urbanity Dance serves over 10,000 individuals throughout the Greater Boston community each year.

Responsibilities:
Community
● Design, revitalize, and implement Urbanity’s Movement Mends Program, a program which promotes the philosophy of ‘movement as medicine’ to bring the healing power of dance to specific communities within Boston. Past Movement Mends programs included workshops designed for incarcerated young people or individuals experiencing houselessness, but Urbanity is excited to support the Community Manager’s own ideas for future Movement Mends programming.
● Oversee the Dance with Parkinson’s program at Urbanity, including managing faculty, scheduling, and student communications.
● Serve as the staff liaison for the Community Residency program, working with the Collectives-in-Residence to ensure their needs are met.
● Manage the Youth Development Program at Urbanity, helping support teens in our community as young dancers, arts administrators, and arts leaders. This includes: overseeing the High School Credit-Bearing program with EdVestors/Boston Public Schools; connecting with high school arts internship programs; creating opportunities for teens to learn, share ideas, and sit in on Urbanity’s Board; and, planning one teen-specific social event or master class per semester.
● Manage the monthly pay-what-you-can “Dance in the Park” community class
● Build and nourish partnerships in our community with local nonprofits, activists, educational organizations, healthcare facilities, and city leaders.
● Plan one creative community “happening” each season, 4x/year (pop-up class/workshop, guest teacher, panel, community conversation)
● Teach/lead community-based dance class, and contribute to training/curriculum for other teachers. The class taught can be flexible according to the candidate’s strengths and areas of interest – for instance, a quarterly community workshop or a weekly Movement Mends class.
● Spends time each week engaging and showing up with the Community: cultural, arts, dance, nonprofits, neighborhood, education (may be trainings, professional development, community meetings, etc)

● Support the School Senior Manager and Director of Development with evaluation and documentation of Urbanity’s Community programs by gathering student testimonials, collecting data/administering surveys, coordinating photo/video documentation and documenting community stories.
● Serve as the primary internal liaison for grant funding, attending meetings and working with Urbanity’s grant writer to ensure any related data for grant reports is provided in a timely manner.
● Collaborate with Urbanity staff members to share stories and updates for internal and external communications.
● Collaborate with Finance & Operations Manager on any related invoices and payments
● Additional administrative duties, as assigned

Ideal Candidate is:
● Ready to “make their mark” and “make some moves” in Boston by creating/planting seeds for dance programs that have potential to enhance health and well-being for neighbors, particularly those that have not had access to dance, or have not had programs developed specifically with them in mind
● Passionate about the power of dance to heal physically and emotionally, individually and collectively
● Enjoys meeting new people, networking, and developing relationships
● Excellent at identifying talent and “matchmaking” teaching artists to specific sites/partners

Required Qualifications:
● 3-5 years dance teaching experience that serves diverse demographics
● Administrative experience; e.g. using Google Workspace, responding to emails/phone calls, scheduling classes
● Customer service experience via email, phone, and/or in person

Preferred Qualifications:

● Supervisory or mentorship experience
● Project management through a program such as Asana, or experience on Slack as a team member is a plus
● Experience living in and being a part of Boston’s diverse neighborhoods
● Multilingual a plus (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Mandarin/Cantonese)

Schedule & Working Environment:
This is a full-time, hybrid position with a flexible working schedule within a 40-hour work week. Though 5 days a week are intended, the days may be scheduled on weekends if warranted, and the hours may be scheduled according to what works best for the program and desires of the candidate. The candidate must be able to readily commute into Boston, as needed, for in-person classes and meetings. Collaborating with team members is typically a mix of in-person meetings, real-time video calls, and asynchronous Slack/email collabs. If working from the office, Urbanity desires to work with the candidate to accommodate any requests to the best of organizational ability.

Salary: $41,000

Benefits Include:
● 10 paid vacation days per year, plus generous paid personal and sick leave
● Employer-subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance

● 19 paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
● 8 weeks paid parental leave, after one year of employment
● Professional development opportunities
● Free access to all Urbanity Dance programs, including events, classes, camps, intensives, seminars and workshops
● Private studio rental at a discounted rate of $5 per hour
● 2 complimentary tickets to each Urbanity Company / Underground performance during the year
● One piece of Urbanity merch each year
● Eligibility for a subsidized $25 Boston Dance Alliance Associate Membership under Urbanity’s organizational umbrella.

Urbanity Dance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a diverse, inclusive staff. We especially encourage applications from BIPOC individuals, people with disabilities, members of the LGTBQIA+ community, and people with lived experiences including but not limited to houselessness, incarceration, substance use/recovery, economic instability, or food insecurity.

COVID-19 Requirements:
Candidate must adhere to Urbanity’s COVID-19 Protocols and Mask Policies on site.

How to Apply:
Please email a cover letter and resume to Betsi Graves, Director, at careers@urbanitydance.org with “Community Manager” in the subject line. Please apply by August 12, 2022 for priority consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The ideal candidate would begin late August/early September, 2022.

Please note that contact information for up to 2 references will be requested during the hiring process, and employment is contingent on relevant results of criminal record information (CORI) and sex offender registry (SORI) background checks.

Posted On
July 28, 2022