To provide operational supervision and functional direction to instructors and support staff and facilitates the department’s teaching, research and service objectives.

Duties/ Responsibilities

• Leads the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum in Dance discipline at the Academy for the Performing Arts (APA).

• Establishes and builds relationships with other universities, research institutions and companies.

• Pursues research/artistry and/or produces publications, or other research outputs.

• Contributes to the collegiate development and management of research activities.

• Trains, coaches and mentors staff.

• Participates in research conferences and seminars.

• Compiles methodological materials and teaching aids for subjects (groups of subjects)

• Participates in the training process of a new generation of researchers in his/her area of expertise.

• Leads academic research projects/programmes.

• Provides professional consulting services in the discipline of Dance to government and industry.

• Engages in service to the University as well as the broader scholarly and professional communities, including engagement in concerts/performances.

• Ensures the submission of routine reports regarding teaching activities, publications, research, artistry and other scholarly activities of the Dance Programme at the Academy for the Performing Arts.

Qualifications & Experience

• Ph.D. in a relevant discipline from a recognised University Institution (or other terminal degree with relevant combination of experience and training).

• Minimum of between nine (9) and twelve (12) years actively involved in teaching and research at Senior Level (Assistant/Associate Professor) at an institution of higher learning (or other comparable combination of experience and training).

• Demonstrated scholarly activity (publications/presentations/artistry) at a local and international level

• Consideration will be given to professional/ industry experience

Competency Profile

• Demonstrated theoretical and professional knowledge of the discipline.

• Demonstrated competence with course content.

• Sound knowledge and demonstrated application of pedagogy.

• Knowledge of Research Methodologies.

• Critical Human Relations skills.

• Exemplary Professional Conduct.

• Highly Developed Leadership and Decision Making skills.

• Strong Financial & Resource Management skills.

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