Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Dance (PERFA 76) Ballet/Jazz I

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7089227 (Ref.No. 2639036)
Posted: November 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 12, 2021
Deadline: Nov 26, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The Department of Performing Arts seeks an instructor for January Term for the undergraduate-level course PERFA 76: Ballet/Jazz I (.25 credit course) in Spring 2022.

PERFA 76, Ballet/Jazz I

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Course description:

Beginning through advanced studio instruction in Ballet and Pointe. This course satisfies the Artistic Understanding (Creative Practice) requirement of the Core Curriculum.

The successful candidate will preferably hold an MFA in Dance or a closely related field. Candidates with experience successfully teaching undergraduate and graduate students are preferred.

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