Job Opportunities

BalletMet offers unique job opportunities to qualified individuals. Check back periodically for new listings!

Executive Staff Positions

Systems Manager

Systems Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

Job Category:  Full-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 Role:

Provide legendary customer service to all patrons of BalletMet by performing individual ticket sales and accounting duties for BalletMet.

Responsibilities

  • Primary contact and liaison between BalletMet and our IT support services company and other third party vendors that provide WiFi, backup, database, and network services
  • Translate the needs of the organization to technical solutions and requests
  • Work with our support services company to identify and solve IT related issues
  • Coordinate IT related tasks relating to staff members who are joining or leaving BalletMet
  • Coordinate all hardware and software upgrades and other IT related projects
  • Assist with any hardware, software, or project related quotes and purchases
  • Provide Raiser’s Edge and Finance Edge database support to staff in multiple departments; trouble shoot and problem solve issues
  • Provide relevant instructional materials and training to staff as needed
  • Update organization website
  • Work with website host to resolve any downtime or performance issues and to develop performance metrics and reporting
  • Performs WordPress site maintenance including systemic updating of WP core files, plugins, and themes
  • Assist with managing domain registrations and renewals, DNA records, and CDN configurations
  • Coordinate website security posture, including permission, updates, scanning and maintenance
  • Create and run database queries and exports as needed
  • Generate custom reports using Crystal Reports, Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge
  • Assist in data projects across the organizations, providing data and visual representations of data as needed
  • Import data into Raiser’s Edge and clean up database as necessary
  • Set up computers for new staff members and lead IT training
  • Answer some IT related questions from staff and/or direct them to external tech support or appropriate resource
  • Communicate with staff regarding any IT updates, changes, or disruptions
  • Manage employee workstation upgrades
  • Resolve critical network or hardware issues in a timely fashion
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualities and Attributes

  • Ability to work with a team to provide solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects
  • Great communication skills including the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff and translate organizational needs into technical solutions and requests.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, pay attention to detail, and follow-up on issues
  • Proficiency in Windows-based PCs and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with Blackbaud databases, Crystal Reports, Adobe software, Apple operating systems and WordPress a plus
  • Ability to create visual representations of data
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Sue Porter at sporter@balletmet.org.

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

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.