College of Mount Saint Vincent is hiring an

Adjunct Professor of Dance Forms and Movement

The Bronx, United States

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. The College combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and, within the tradition of liberal education, selected professional fields of study.

At Mount Saint Vincent, a student’s education extends beyond knowledge, skills, and preparation for work. We seek the development of the whole person. In the spirit of Vincent de Paul and Elizabeth Ann Seton, we foster an understanding of our common humanity, a commitment to human dignity, and a full appreciation of our obligations to each other.

Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students.

Job Description:

The Division of Communication, Art, and Media is seeking a qualified instructor to teach ART/THTR 250, Dance Forms.

The course is an introductory dance and movement course that familiarizes students to a variety of dance and movement styles (e.g., jazz, modern, tap, pop, Viewpoints, contemporary, etc.) and engages students in a rigorous critical analysis of chosen forms and their foundations in historical, cultural, and aesthetic contexts.

The course is part of the College’s CORE curriculum and, as such, requires instructors to include course content that fosters development in key CORE competency areas such as critical thinking, analytical skills, and effective communication. The course is open to all students, and is a requirement for CMSV Theatre Majors.

The course will be offered during the 2023 Fall semester on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:45pm, beginning on August 28, 2023.

Compensation: $1000 per credit, per course.

Interested Applicants:

Should have a MFA in Dance and a background in teaching at the high school and/or college level. Substantial professional and teaching experience will be considered in lieu of an advanced degree in dance.


Newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., have received both doses of a two-dose vaccine or a single dose of a one-dose vaccine) and must provide proof of vaccination upon request by the College. Requests for potential accommodation shall be considered in accordance with applicable law if and at such time as a conditional offer of employment is extended to a candidate. Applicants should not provide any medical or genetic information with their application.

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