Utah Valley University
The Modern Dance Adjunct teaches courses in one or more of the following areas: all levels of Modern Technique and Theory, Composition, Improvisation, Dance As An Art Form, Dance Conditioning, or other somatic practices. Plans, prepares and follows an approved course of study with measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepares instructional materials, evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests; maintains a student-oriented approach to teaching, submits student grades and all requested departmental materials in a timely manner. Attends mandatory adjunct meetings.
A high school diploma with teaching and/or professional experience in modern dance.
- Knowledge of subject matter and course content of courses taught in Modern Technique and Theory
- Knowledge of best practices in instructional strategies and techniques
- Knowledge of current trends in education
- Skill in choreography and performance
- Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS, BA, and teaching experience, or MFA and graduate teaching experience. Evidence of teaching excellence and expertise in Modern technique and theory, Composition, Improvisation.
Seeing: to observe dancers and written materials
Sitting: to sit on floor or in chair
Ability to move equipment and supplies and to set-up and take down for performances.
Reaching: to move supplies and equipment, perform dance movements
Dancing: to demonstrate appropriate skills/techniques
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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