School of Dance Summer Intensive Chaperone

The University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Selected candidate will serve as a Chaperone, Rehearsal Assistant, and Counselor for the OU School of Dance Summer Intensive (OUSI). Assist with coordinating all OUSI activities and weekend excursions for the duration of the intensive. Chaperone will reside in the OU campus dorms with OUSI students and supervise all activities including meals, leisure activities, and weekend excursions.   

Chaperone housing and meals will be provided by the School of Dance.

Duties & Responsibilities

    Supervise minors day and night for the duration of a three-week summer intensive.Reside in the dorms with minors for the duration of the Intensive, including weekends.Accompany minors to breakfast, lunch, and dinnerSupervise minors in dorms before, during, and after lectures or any evening activities. Accompany students daily from the dorms to the studios and from the studios back to the dorms, as well as, to and from lunch at the UnionAttend evening dance seminars and accompany students on weekend excursions
Assist general program coordination and pre-programing set up prior to the arrival of OUSI students.Supervise student check-in, orientation, and placement class.  Coordinate minors’ transportation to and from the OU School of Dance Studios, as well as, weekend excursions, with other approved Summer Intensive chaperones hired by the OU School of DanceAssist in class and rehearsals when required throughout the program, including performance and post-performance receptions and rehearsals.   Assist with post-program breakdownOversee Housing checkout for OUSI students and fulfill any Housing checkout requirements the university may specify.Chaperones will check out of Housing along with OUSI students on the last day of the intensive.

Job Location
Required Education: High School Diploma / GED



  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Work well independently & with others
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and interact positively with faculty, staff, students, and parents
  • Experience working with minors to provide safe and engaging learning environments

  • None
Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Walking long distances
  • Occasional bending, lifting, stooping
  • Selected candidate must compete a background check and complete OU's required Minors on Campus Training.
Special Instructions:

Diversity Statement

    The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Organization: College of Fine Arts
Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 5, 2022

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