Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Dance (DANCE 325/425) Modern/Contemporary Dance III/IV

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7208875 (Ref.No. 4946690)
Posted: January 19, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Jan 18, 2024
Deadline: Jan 19, 2024 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.

Saint Mary's College of California seeks to hire a per course adjunct faculty member to teach DANCE 325/425 Modern/Contemporary Dance III/IV (Advanced levels) in the Spring of 2024.

MWF 3:20-4:35pm

This course will be taught in person, on campus.


This is a movement class for advanced students of the dance program. The style of modern will be determined by the expertise of the teacher. The work will involve training as a dancer through movement class, dance conditioning, choreography and performance. Students will either be enrolled in DANCE 325 or 425 all meeting in the MWF time slot.

Dance faculty are also required to attend dance faculty meetings and will be compensated for these hours.

The successful candidate will have an MFA in Dance and two years minimum experience dancing, teaching and choreographing.

Applicants must reside in California.

Salary: $2,482 - $3,436 depending on qualifications.

The salary range for this position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

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