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Assistant Professor of Dance Ballet
Full Time
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Job Description

Dance Faculty Position with an Expertise in Ballet/Pointe.


  • Teach in a multitude of the following areas with specialized excellence in teaching ballet/pointe technique, re-staging classical works, & choreographing new works for concerts: (Ballet Emphasis) beginning through pre-professional level ballet technique, pointe, choreography, modern dance, dance forms (world &/or social dance), dance history, pedagogy, improv., dance for worship, re-staging classical repertoire, & choreographing contemporary/classical ballet.
  • Advise & mentor undergraduate theatre students.
  • Be involved in university activities such as faculty meetings, committee meetings, retreats & chapel.
  • Embrace whole person commitment as stated in Honor Code.


  • Masters of Fine Arts in Dance.
  • An established record of professional Ballet experience.
  • Experience in teaching ballet/pointe technique, re-staging classical works, choreographing new works for concert.

Benefits & Perks

Physical Demands


1. Complete the ORU online faculty application.

2. Please provide transcripts from all Colleges or Universities listed on your and application.

3. Please provide three letters of recommendation.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should be prepared to submit a cover letter stating why you believe you are qualified to teach at ORU, a curriculum vita, and be prepared to upload copies of your transcripts of graduate work. If hired, you will need to immediately ask your institution's registrar to send an official transcript to Dr. Connie Sjoberg, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK 74171. The application may be viewed by clicking the Apply Now button at the top of the posting.

Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. ORU requires a background check as a condition for faculty employment.

Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.