Job Opportunities

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Dance Academy Positions

Class Accompanist

Class Accompanist

Direct report: Music Coordinator

Indirectly Reports to: Academy Manager

Job Category: Part-time, Non-exempt, hourly

BalletMet Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.

Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Job Roles & Responsibilities:

Perform skilled work involving specialized musicianship in support of ballet classes. Classes would include ballet technique and pointe classes for all ages.

Responsibilities

  • Advanced piano playing
  • Sight reading and improvisational skills needed
  • Thorough knowledge of piano repertoire
  • Broad knowledge of musical styles
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to represent BalletMet in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays at our downtown Columbus location and our Worthington location.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Kathy Wilson: kwilson@balletmet.org

Evening/Weekend Receptionist

Job Description

Title: Evening/Weekend receptionist

Reports to: Academy Director and Academy Manager

Job Category: Part Time; evenings and weekends

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide friendly, accommodating, and informed help to students, parents, and visitors
  • Assist in the daily administrative operations of Academy classes, summer camps, Summer Intensive, and Academy performances
  • Respond to in-person inquiries/concerns at Front Desk
  • Monitor door and let people into building
  • Respond to telephone inquiries and direct callers to appropriate staff members
  • Sort and distribute mail to staff members
  • Conduct financial transactions, including tuition payments, registration fees, Summer Intensive fees, performance fees, and other Academy-related payments
  • Update daily cash sheet
  • Track Academy class attendance
  • Prepare registration forms to be entered into Student Billing database
  • Organize Summer Intensive and Junior Intensive packets to be processed by Summer Intensive Coordinator
  • File medical release forms
  • Maintain Academy class and summer program enrollment tallies

 

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft software such as Outlook and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude

Send resumes and information to kwilson@balletmet.org.

Tap Instructor Part-Time

BalletMet  is seeking a tap instructor for our 2017/2018 school year session and beyond. The ideal candidate would have a background in Tap.  Job requirements include teaching Tap to all ages (5-18/adult) with the goal of advancing each student’s understanding of fundamentals, technique, vocabulary, and presentation, as well as setting repertoire and creating performance choreography in multiple styles.

Our staff is made up of experienced teaching artists and educators who understand the value of professional arts training for all regardless of one’s path in life. We strive to provide serious training in a nurturing environment. We offer competitive compensation rates that recognize our instructors’ past experience and training.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years teaching experience
  • Professional performance experience a plus
  • Strong written/verbal skills which ensure healthy communications between staff and families
  • Must be willing to teach a mock class & agree to a background check as part of the hiring process

Send information to : dkamer@balletmet.org

Artistic Staff Positions

Music Coordinator

Music Coordinator

Reports to: Artistic Director

Job Category:  Full-time, Exempt, 40 hours plus/ week

BalletMet Vision:  To be recognized as an innovator of dance, embraced by our community and beyond.

Mission:  BalletMet will celebrate dance by engaging the community through quality performances, instruction, education programs and creation of new work.

Job Role:

Coordinate all music and accompanists for the company as well as academy.

Responsibilities

  • Playing for Company & Academy classes as well as rehearsals and performances as needed.
  • Coordinate scheduling and supervise accompanists.
  • Verify, edit and revise scores.
  • Work with schools and colleges to coordinate any use of their resources.
  • Engage soloists if necessary.
  • Arrange score rentals and purchases.
  • Negotiate music rights.
  • Maintain and update musical files.
  • Source recordings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Demonstrable piano and arranging skills
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Ramey at sramey@balletmet.org.