Ballet Austin is celebrating more than 60 years as a nonprofit organization. It is home to one of the largest professional contemporary ballet companies and classical ballet academies in the United States. Led by Executive Director Cookie Ruiz and Artistic Director Stephen Mills, Ballet Austin operates as a 501(c)(3), consisting of a professional ballet company, apprentice company, trainee program, ballet academy and community dance and fitness center that offers a variety of dance and conditioning classes to the general public.
Ballet Austin is committed to enhancing the diversity of our student body, faculty, and staff. Hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria. It is the policy of Ballet Austin to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
Joshua Piper, pianist coordinator
This is a permanent, part-time position with variable hours.
$15 to $25 per hour, commensurate with experience
The Accompanist will play piano for evening classes at the Ballet Austin Academy, accompanying students in the Lower School (children and young students). The Accompanist may have opportunities to play for other classes and work more hours as needed.
Please send cover letter, resume and Ballet Austin employment application to:
ATTN: Joshua Piper, Pianist Coordinator
501 W. 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Certified Pilates Instructor
Director, Butler Center for Dance & Fitness
Pilates Program Director
Butler Center for Dance & Fitness & Pilates Center
Non-exempt, Permanent part-time position (8 to 20 hours per week as scheduled with opportunity to build hours)
Hiring specifically for weekend and evening hours. Please only apply if you are available to work weekend and evening hours. Other times may be scheduled as needed.
Hourly, Starting at $33 per hour and is commensurate with training and experience. We do not contract with instructors. As employees of Ballet Austin, all payroll taxes and liability insurance is covered.
The Pilates instructor will join a team of instructors and will teach hourly Pilates classes as needed, including mat and reformer sessions, and may teach both private and group reformer classes. This position is open to an individual who is knowledgeable and experienced in the Pilates practice, and is passionate about health and wellness, loves helping clients and customers to achieve their full fitness potential, and would like to work at Ballet Austin’s state-of-the-art Pilates Center, located in downtown Austin.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Teach Pilates classes as scheduled in the Pilates Center, including group reformer classes, private and duet sessions, and Pilates-based mat workouts as needed.
Maintain a safe and clean working environment for clients and visitors to the Pilates Center.
Please email cover letter and resume, as well as the completed application for employment directly to Vicki Parsons, director, Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If email is not an option for you, you may also mail to (or drop off at):
ATTN: Vicki Parsons
Butler Center for Dance & Fitness
501 West 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Summer Intensive Program Student Resident Life Chaperone
Academy Director, Ballet Austin’s Summer Intensive
Katelyn Yeary, Resident Life Manager
Ballet Austin Academy Summer Intensive Program
Report to work at 9 am on June 18, 2020
Resident Life Chaperones are the primary caregivers (adult supervisors) for Summer Intensive students attending Ballet Austin’s Summer Intensive program who reside in the dormitory. Chaperones reside in the dormitory with students, supervise students ages 11-17, monitor dormitory area for students 18 and older, accompany students on public transportation, drive students in vans, accompany students to appointments, and coordinate, carry out, and participate with students in evening and weekend recreational activities. Chaperones are responsible for the safety, health, and wellbeing of the students in their charge on a day-to-day basis. The comprehensive duties and responsibilities of each chaperone may be augmented and/or amended based upon the arising needs during the Summer Intensive.
Chaperones must be available at all times to carry out duties unless it is their scheduled day off. A chaperone has one 24-hour period off each week during the summer program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Chaperones participate in a mandatory three-day training and orientation session (June 18, 19, and 20, 2020) prior to the arrival of Summer Intensive students on June 21, 2020. This training, coordinated by the Academy director and resident life manager, provides skills in working with students, strategies, as well as general information and policies and procedures surrounding the Summer Intensive program. Training will also include information about Ballet Austin, the Ballet Austin Summer Intensive, and meetings with key staff members.
Chaperones are expected to attend all meetings and update sessions called by directors throughout the summer. Questions regarding scheduling should be directed to the Academy director prior to the interview/hiring process.
Ballet Austin is located at 501 W. 3rd St., Austin, Texas 78701.
Chaperones reside in The Callaway House dormitory, 505 West 22nd St, Austin, Texas 78705.
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