Job opportunities at the Joffrey

The Joffrey Ballet is committed to providing equal opportunity employment opportunities to candidates and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform adequately, national origin citizenship, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Full-Time Positions:

  • Temporary Academy Student Services Administrator


Part-Time Positions:

  • Academy Part-Time Faculty Member
  • Season Ticket Sales Agent

 

Full job descriptions for all available positions are below.

 

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Temporary Academy Student Services Administrator

Student Services Administrator for the Joffrey Academy of Dance is primarily responsible for oversight of registration, finance, human resources and data projects related to Academy programs. This temporary, full-time position includes working on accounts payable and receivable, assisting with projections and maintenance of the budget, as well as managing human resources information for all Joffrey Academy independent contractors and part-time staff. This position also maintains the registration database and information tracking related to Joffrey Academy programs, and serves as a Designated Officer for the Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System for student visas. 

 

This individual reports to and works directly with the Academy Director on all responsibilities related to finance, human resources and data management.  This position also works closely with the Academy Artistic Team, full-time and part-time staff and artistic faculty, and staff in the community engagement, finance and development departments.


This is a full time, temporary position beginning in mid-October and runs approximately through early February. 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration, Business, or related field is preferred, ability to manage multiple projects and succeed within fast-paced work environment, experience with Microsoft Office, CRM systems, Google Docs, high attention to detail and strong communication skills, works well in a team environment, demonstrated ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines efficiently and has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, with additional evenings and weekends, as needed.


TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to hr [at] joffrey [dot] org

 

Academy Part-Time Faculty Member

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet is continually seeking talented, experienced classical ballet teachers for part-time faculty positions. Faculty members are responsible for teaching anywhere from 1-20 hours per week in the Academy's Children's, Youth, Adult and/or Pre-Professional Divisions. Part-Time Faculty members work closely with the Academy Artistic Directors to maintain the Joffrey Academy’s syllabus and uphold the artistic excellence for the Joffrey Academy. Part-Time Faculty members are expected to adhere to the policies and procedures of the Joffrey Academy of Dance. 


Responsibilities include; prepare and teach ballet, pointe, and classical repertoire classes at the Joffrey Academy of Dance, as scheduled by the Academy Staff, maintain a strong knowledge and understanding of the Joffrey Academy syllabus, serve on the substitute list for ballet classes, as availability permits, complete student evaluation forms for students in the Fall and Spring semesters, maintain a positive and structured classroom environment, teach private lessons, as needed and as availability permits, communicate regularly with Academy Artistic Staff and Faculty, Academy Administration, and other Joffrey Ballet staff members, meet with Artistic Staff and students/families, as needed, attend faculty meetings throughout the year, as availability permits, and complete paperwork and input payroll hours, as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
2-5 years, minimum, teaching experience in classical ballet
Must have a strong technical background in classical ballet 
Work exceptionally well with young students
Have a desire to learn the Joffrey Academy’s syllabus
Enjoy working in a collaborative environment as a team player
Be able to take constructive feedback to achieve high artistic standards

 

WORK SCHEDULE: 
Schedule will be mutually agreed upon by the Joffrey Academy and the Faculty Member. Hours primarily after 4pm on weekdays and 9am-3pm on weekends. Teaching schedule may vary each semester.

 

TO APPLY:
Submit resume, cover letter, salary history, and two letters of recommendations to hr [at] joffrey [dot] org.

Season Ticket Sales Agent

We are building a staff of amitious, energetic telephone sales agents to sell season ticket packages for The Joffrey Ballet's 2016-2017 season. The team makes outbound calls to Joffrey patrons with the goal of increasing the Joffrey's subscription base. Do you easily make conversation? Have non-profit experience? Let us know why you'd be the next sales star for The Joffrey Ballet!

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • An appreciation of the arts is preferred (complimentary tickets available to all staff).
  • Immediate start. Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week.
  • Flexible schedule is perfect for graduate students, actors, and artists of all kinds.
  • Friendly environment, conveniently located in downtown Chicago.


TO APPLY:

Please address resume to The Joffrey Ballet and send to priorityseating [at] joffrey [dot] org.

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The Joffrey Ballet is committed to providing equal opportunity employment opportunities to candidates and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform adequately, national origin citizenship, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Full-Time Positions:

  • Temporary Academy Student Services Administrator


Part-Time Positions:

  • Academy Part-Time Faculty Member
  • Season Ticket Sales Agent

 

Full job descriptions for all available positions are below.