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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion.

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POSITION TITLE: Grants Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Development

REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Development

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is home to the premier contemporary dance company in the United States, the largest dance facility in Chicago, and serves the community through youth, education and community engagement programs, and adaptive dance programs that serve thousands of children across the Chicago area.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) is seeking a junior level professional to join the Development Team. HSDC’s Grants Coordinator will manage the annual and long-term plans for generating contributed revenue from government, foundation, and corporate funders (Institutional Giving). The Grants Coordinator is the organization’s primary grant writer and manages the full Institutional Giving calendar. The ideal candidate is an organized, clear communicator who will work alongside the Associate Director of Development in creating and managing a successful Institutional Giving program.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with superb writing and organizational skills to support the work of a leading contemporary dance company and school, and to begin or advance a professional career in fundraising.  

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Under the guidance of the Associate Director of Development and Director of Development, coordinate and execute all Institutional fundraising campaigns in order to match or exceed annual budgeted goals. Fundraising campaigns include grants and sponsorship support for artistic programs; audience development initiatives; education programs; special projects; events; and undesignated support.
  • Administer the Institutional fundraising, stewardship, and communications plans, which includes prospect lists, proposals and reports calendar, and stewardship and engagement plans.
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Development in creating and executing the Institutional Giving strategy.
  • Write and submit all corporate, foundation, and government proposals and reports, with strict attention to detail, accuracy, and deadlines.
  • Work closely with Education staff on the development of grants and proposals for the support of education, youth, and community programs, and with Finance staff in gathering information and presenting budget information to funders.
  • Develop and update the Institutional Giving funding lines within the annual Development budget, including weekly cash flow and revenue projections.
  • Create necessary external budgets for funders with Director of Finance & Operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.Facilitate the scheduling of site visits and meetings with foundation and corporate representatives.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  

  • Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MFA/MA/MBA in arts management preferred.
  • Grant writing and research experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent writing, attention to detail, and a team-oriented attitude are essential.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to work productively and graciously under strict time constraints.
  • Experience with working with a database is highly desirable.    
  • Applicant should be skilled with Microsoft Office applications.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume (.pdfs only) detailing your interest and qualifications to jobs@hubbardstreetdance.com. Please include GRANTS COORDINATOR in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.

Application Deadline: October 26, 2018

POSITION TITLE: Individual Giving Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Development

REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Development

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is home to the premier contemporary dance company in the United States, the largest dance facility in Chicago, and serves the community through youth, education and community engagement programs, and adaptive dance programs that serve thousands of children across the Chicago area.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) is seeking a junior level professional to join the Development Team. HSDC’s Individual Giving Coordinator will manage and execute the annual giving program. This individual will manage donor and patron records in Tessitura, create and execute annual giving appeals, conduct donor research, create prospect lists and profiles, and support data analysis and gift tracking.

This is an excellent opportunity for an organized, customer-focused individual to support the work of a leading contemporary dance company and school, and to begin/ advance a professional career in fundraising.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manage and execute the Annual Fund campaigns in order to meet or exceed budgeted goals. Fundraising campaigns include direct mail and email appeals, matching gift appeals, as well as personalized proposals for individual donors.
* Collaborate with the Associate Director of Development in creating and executing the Annual Fund strategy.
* Independently manage the execution of appeals including writing, design, mail house/ printing vendors, prospect lists, mail merges, and response tracking and reporting.
* Administer the individual giving stewardship, and communications plans, which includes prospect lists and appeals calendar.
* Utilize Tessitura to track, analyze, and report on appeals, sources, and channels of gifts from individual donors. Administer tracking and moves management to support the creation and execution of strategies to grow the donor pipeline.
* Update the individual giving lines within the annual Development budget, including weekly cash flow and revenue projections.
* Assist with coordination of various donor activities and special events as assigned.
* Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

*Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.
* Bachelor’s degree required; MFA/MA/MBA in arts management preferred.
* Knowledge of maintaining and analyzing donor/ patron data and experience in prospect research is highly desirable.
* Excellent writing, attention to detail, and project management skills are essential.
* Experience with working with a database is highly desirable.
* Applicant should be skilled with Microsoft Office applications

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@hubbardstreetdance.com with “Individual Giving Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization.

POSITION TITLE: Summer Intensive Chaperone

DEPARTMENT: Summer Intensive Program (Ages 13-18)

REPORTS TO: Head Chaperone

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance.

 This is a seasonal, full-time position for our Intermediate/Advanced and Advanced level Summer Intensives held in Chicago, IL at Hubbard Street Dance Center and at Columbia College. We are seeking an experienced and responsible Chaperone to join Hubbard Street’s Summer Intensive Staff. Reporting to the Head Chaperone, the Summer Intensive Chaperone is responsible for supervising up to 15 students between the ages of 13 and 18, and works with the Head Chaperone to ensure that students are supervised during class times, lunch breaks, on activities, and in the dormitory. Chaperones ensure that students are safe at all times, eating responsibly, and respecting all rules laid out by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, University dorms, and Colombia College Chicago.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

* Be available from Friday, Jun 7, 2019 – Sunday, July 7, 2019
* Effectively supervise students to assure student safety
* Effectively and fairly interpret and apply policies and procedures
* Prioritize work to reflect the needs of the students
* Maintain a professional chaperone-to-student relationship

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Applicants for the Summer Intensive Chaperone also must: 

* Possess strong communication skills 
* Be highly organized 
* Have previous experience with students 13-18 years of age 
* Be able to physically assist an injured student 
* Be able to live in the dormitory with students

Chaperones will receive - 
* Free Housing
* 15 Meals Per Week
* Reimbursement for travel-related activities
* A small stipend
* The opportunity to train with dancers and members of the Hubbard Street Artistic Staff

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) references (.pdfs only) detailing your interest and qualifications to Krista Ellensohn, Manager of Artist Training, at kellensohn@hubbardstreetdance.com. Please include SUMMER INTENSIVE CHAPERONE in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

POSITION TITLE: Teaching Artist, In-school Programs

DEPARTMENT:Education

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager of School and Community Programs

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance.

We are seeking dynamic, results-oriented and mission-driven individuals to join our Education department as teaching artists and assistant teaching artists (part-time) for our in-school programs. Hubbard Street offers unique and innovative residencies that allow schools to incorporate dance into their classrooms and curricula. Hubbard Street teaching artists are responsible for leading these residencies, integrating dance with other subjects while introducing students to improvisation and choreography. Teaching artists are an integral part of all residencies’ curriculum planning and documentation, and will meet with classroom teachers prior to and throughout each residency. Hubbard Street teaching artists receive paid professional development and training. Classes are for students in Chicago and suburban schools in grades preK–12.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Develop, teach, and document arts-integrated curriculum that focuses on the creative process.
  • Attend all Teaching Artist professional development workshops and implement new learning in teaching practice.
  • Develop and implement assessment tools embedded within programming.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  

  • Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • BA required, MA preferred for lead teaching artists.
  • Knowledge of state and national core arts standards.
  • Experience with arts integration.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.
  • Significant teaching experience in a school setting preferred.
  • Background in choreography and improvisation.
  • Professional demeanor when interacting with students, partner teachers and staff.
  • Ability to travel to various locations and schools in the Chicago area.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (.pdfs only) detailing your interest and qualifications to jobs@hubbardstreetdance.com. Please include TEACHING ARTIST in the subject line of your email. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.