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Montreat College

Montreat, NC  Posted November 1, 2021
Position Available: Assistant Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: December 15, 2021
Date Position Available:  ASAP

Application Procedure: 

Please email the following materials to the Head Cheer Coach: danielle.johnson@montreat.edu

1. Complete Montreat College job application:
https://www.montreat.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/application.docx

2. Professional cover letter
3. Statement of Christian faith
4. Resume with three references

 

Job Description 

Under the daily supervision of the head cheer coach, the Graduate Assistant Coach is also responsible for the recruitment, retention, and academic success of student athletes. The Graduate Assistant Coach is expected to affirm, model, and cultivate the Christ-centered mission of Montreat College and the Athletic Department. In addition to coaching, this position assists with control and oversight of budgets and scheduling of competitions. The Graduate Assistant coach will be responsible to maintain compliance with and must have knowledge of the NAIA, AAC and college rules and regulations. Graduate Assistants must maintain academic standing during their graduate program and observe the maximum weekly work hour requirement.

Duties in Assisting the Head Coach: •Conduct programs in accordance with the NAIA guidelines, and within the Christ-centered mission of Montreat College. •Provide a positive atmosphere that promotes a sense of community and fairness, organization, commitment, motivation, and accomplishment. •Stay current concerning rule changes, training techniques, and game strategies in their respective sports. •Encourage and uphold the NAIA Champions of Character Core Values and enforce appropriate behavior during all team practices, contests, and any other team related activities. •Develop and implement strategies for recruiting exceptional student athletes to attend Montreat College. •Keep accurate records of student athlete participation and general team data. •Maintain CPR/AED certification. •Maintain van certification through Montreat College; communicate maintenance issues and maintain cleanliness of vans. •Perform additional duties as assigned by Head Coach and/or Athletic Director

Skills: A.Essential Job Functions

1.Excellent writing skills 2.Excellent oral communication and relationship skills 3.Excellent recruiting skills to meet annual roster expectations. 4.Efficiency in computer applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, etc.) 5.Ability to read, understand, and apply instructions. 6.Hear and understand telephone conversations. 7.Ability to coordinate different tasks simultaneously. 8.Move about the campus freely (including all facilities) 9.Working knowledge of game/facility preparation 10.Ability to multi-task

.Leadership Qualities 1.Work closely with the Admissions and Financial Aid office. 2.Articulate a clear vision for the athletics program. 3.Set goals and objectives based on the needs and capabilities of the population served. 4.Articulate and promote student learning and development in the following areas: a.Spiritually b.Academically c.Character d.Athletic Excellence 5.Prescribe and practice ethical behavior. 6.Where appropriate, recruit, select, supervise, and develop others in the organization. 7.Manage financial resources. 8.Plan, budget for, and evaluate personnel and programs

Required Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution is required. Extra consideration will be given to candidates with successful recruiting, athletic development, and/or collegiate competition cheer experience, as well as experience with/and training Stunting Skills. Candidates must support and affirm the College’s faith statement and Community Life Covenant: https://www.montreat.edu/about/mission/\

Desired Qualifications

Candidates with at least 1 year of Coaching experience and 3 years of Collegiate Cheer Experience will be strongly considered.

Essential Responsibilities 

Responsibilities include Coaching Cheer team on Stunting, Tumbling, and overall Technical Abilities. The Assistant Coach will be asked to assist with recruiting, administrative work, and overall team management.

More inf on the job

This position offers a full Masters Tuition Waiver and a monthly stipend

Assumption University

Worcester, MS,  Posted October 18, 2021
Position Available:  Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available:  ASAP

Application Procedure

Candidates will interview with the team captains. Qualified candidates will meet with athletic director to confirm candidacy and go through background checks.

Job Description

This is an immediate position open for cheerleading coach. The Assumption University Cheerleading team is in the DII intermediate division. The coach is responsible for running practices with knowledge and efficiency. They will be responsible for educating the team members on stunting techniques while promoting safety. They are required to attend practices and be present at them.

The candidate is to fulfill the values of the team and school. The team has a NCA nationals bid and are searching for a leader to get them there. They are responsible for working with captains and athletic director on achieving common goals

Required Qualifications 

-High-school diploma
-Cheerleading experience and knowledge
-Candidates must be Covid-19 vaccinated and complete twice a week testing protocols.

Desired Qualifications 

-Past coaching experience
-Experience cheering at the collegiate level
-Choreography experience
-CPR and AED certified

University of South Dakota

Vermillion, DS Posted October 18, 2021
Position Available: Coordinator of Spirit Teams
Application Deadline: 10/28/21
Date Position Available:  12/1/2021 or ASAP

Job Description

Learn more about the position and apply here: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/25312

More Info

The University of South Dakota is a Division I Member of the NCAA, Summit League and Missouri Valley Conference and competes at the UCA/UDA Collegiate National Championships, is accepting applications for the position of Coordinator of Spirit Teams.

Keene State College

Keene, NH Posted October 8, 2021
Position Available: Head Cheerleading Coach, Part-Time, Non-Benefited Position
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/42972. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents: Cover Letter, Resume, and Contact Information for three references.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College’s discretion.

Job Description

The Department of Athletics at Keene State College has an immediate opening for a Head Cheerleading Coach. This is a part-time, eight-month, non-benefited position with possible evening and weekend hours. The head coach is responsible for all team activities for the cheerleading program and requires an individual with knowledge and experience in teaching all facets of cheerleading including basic stunting and safety. The successful candidate must be committed to the academic and athletic development of all student athletes and adhere to all College, Little East Conference and NCAA policies and procedures.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the head coach will serve as an athletic instructor for cheerleading, teach proper skills and skill development to student athletes, actively participate in all college activities that lead to student recruitment, retention and completion, maintain and inventory supplies and uniforms and place orders as needed, provide strong and affirmative leadership for all athletes, supervise assistant coach, coordinate team activities, such as practices, team workouts, community service visits, fundraising opportunities for the program, and other events, coordinate athletic performances including all choreography, music, travel arrangements and supplies, and other duties as assigned.

The College is committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and seeks applications from individuals who will contribute to the College’s ongoing cultivation of students as responsible global citizens.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent
Two or more years of proven work experience with a cheer/dance team.
Demonstrated expertise in technical aspect of sport.
Experience with and willingness to fundraise.
Demonstrated leadership, supervisory, and organizational skills.
Proven written communication skills.
Possess highly developed analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively as well as establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, staff and alumni.
Discretion, along with solid and sound

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.
Possess and maintain CPR/First aid/AED certification.
American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) Certification.
The College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.

Essential Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the head coach will serve as an athletic instructor for cheerleading, teach proper skills and skill development to student athletes, actively participate in all college activities that lead to student recruitment, retention and completion, maintain and inventory supplies and uniforms and place orders as needed, provide strong and affirmative leadership for all athletes, supervise assistant coach, coordinate team activities, such as practices, team workouts, community service visits, fundraising opportunities for the program, and other events, coordinate athletic performances including all choreography, music, travel arrangements and supplies, and other duties as assigned

More Info

Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. Located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City, the region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit: https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/ or https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.

Roanoke College

Salem, VA Posted September 20, 2021
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Learn more about the position here: https://careers.jobscore.com/careers/roanokecollege/jobs/cheerleading-coach-aRBybPsqfaH7iBRqo6ZlP8

Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, MD Posted September 20, 2021
Position Available: Head Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Apply at https://careers.loyola.edu/postings/5664

Job Description: 

Loyola University Maryland seeks a Head Cheerleading Coach who will be responsible for the planning, training, and development of the Loyola cheerleading program. The Head Coach will work in conjunction with the Athletics Marketing Department and will report directly to the Associate Director of Gameday Marketing.

This position will supervise, train and instruct the Cheer program to include proper training and performances of the squad at all practices and required athletic events. Responsible for development and utilization of the Cheer budget; recruiting high-quality Cheer program members, managing team appearance requests both on-campus and within the community

Essential Responsibilities:
• Develop a cheerleading program to include choreography, cheers, stunts, and gymnastics.
• Plan and coordinate all tryouts for the team: including recruitment, advertising, physical clearance, and scheduling of space.
• Schedule and attend tryouts and practices for the team – ensure that space is secured through the Athletics scheduling coordinator.
• Maintain a calendar of practices and events including but not limited to the team’s presence and support at all Men’s Basketball and Women’s Basketball home games, various campus events as needed, and support all applicable postseason tournaments.
• Maintain and update rosters and emergency contact information of all team members.
• Maintain knowledge of, and uphold AACAA, NCAA, Patriot League Cheerleading rules and regulations such as safety, certification, etc.
• Continually make the best efforts to engage the crowd and foster a fan-friendly, energetic atmosphere at home events.
• Effectively communicate with team and Athletics staff, including but not limited to confirming routines and submitting music selections to a member of Athletics at least 48 hours before game time.
• Manage the team budget, and responsible for team fundraising activities.
• Must be able to lift more than 50-pound objects, bending, and standing

Required Qualifications 

• Candidate should possess a strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes.
• Experience as a competitive Cheerleader and Cheer coach at the college level preferred.
• Candidate must have knowledge of Cheerleading and NCAA policies.
• First aid, CPR, and appropriate Cheer certifications required, including but not limited to certification through the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACAA).
• Must utilize ethics in coaching techniques and in injury prevention.
• Possess knowledge of rules, regulations, strategies & techniques of the sport.
• Assist/Manage social media accounts.
• Be a positive role model for athletes & monitor discipline procedures
• Ability to interact effectively with a diverse student population.
• Ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, and administration.
• Available in late afternoon and evenings for practices and games, as well as, other varied weekends for games, tournaments, and competitions. Must be flexible with availability.
• Ability to adhere to University and Athletic policies and procedures

More info about the job: 

Condition of Employment: All Loyola Faculty, Staff and Administrators are required to be vaccinated and submit proof of vaccination through GetVitalCheck by Sept. 13, 2021. Exemptions will be permitted only for medical and religious reasons and must be approved by Human Resources. Those with exemptions will be required to participate in indoor masking and weekly COVID-19 testing conducted on Loyola’s Evergreen campus for the foreseeable future.
More information on Loyola’s COVID-19 policies can be found here: https://www.loyola.edu/about/coronavirus-update

Lasell University

Newton, MA Posted September 14, 2021
Position Available: Part-time Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: Immediately
Application Procedure:

Please forward a letter of application, current resume, and reference names to:
kwalter@lasell.edu

Job Description: 

1. Fulfill all tasks attendant to the overall management of Lasell University Cheer team and do so in a manner that is consistent with the educational mission of Lasell University, and embodies the educational philosophies of the Department of Athletics and the Division of Enrollment and Marketing

2. Promote the positive development of students: academically, athletically and personally.

3. Monitor academic progress of student-athletes to insure eligibility and progress towards a degree.

4. Recruit student-athletes for the cheer program in accordance with Lasell University Guidelines.

5. Coordinate all practice, performance and competition for club program

6. Understand and adhere to all Lasell University, NCAA and Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) bylaws, rules, policies and protocols.

7. Provide input to the Director of Athletics regarding team budget, and manage budget effectively

8. Work collaboratively with all professional members of the Athletic Department, including: athletic trainers, Athletic Communications Director, and event management staff.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required; . Remain up-to-date on proper certifications – AACCA spirit safety certification. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the developmental education of students a strong work ethic, organizational skills, computer skills, and the ability to interact professionally within the department, the campus, and the community. Availability to work nights and weekends

Desired Qualifications: Previous coaching at the collegiate level is preferred

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Training, instruction, and performances of the club cheerleading team
  • Be present at all cheerleading team practices, home athletic events and at any NCA National & Regional competition
  • Choreograph routines and music.
  • Assist Cheerleading team in fundraising efforts
  •  Advise the cheerleading captains in travel plans for competitive club cheerleading
  • Coordinating routines with the Lasell University Dance team for performances at home athletic events
  • Ensure safety of participants and monitor environmental (field/court/playing surfaces) conditions
  • Communicate with the director of athletics as needed on issues associated with the club or any of its participants. These issues include, but are not limited to:
    • Travel
    • Injuries
    • Equipment
    • Administrative tasks and responsibilities
    • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned to meet the goals and mission requirements of the University and the Club Sport Program

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA: Posted August 30 2021
Position Available: Head Competitive Cheer & Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe attachment to hr@mtmercy.edu, with the subject line “Head Competitive Cheer and Dance Coach”. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Job Description:

Mount Mercy University is currently accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month, Head Competitive Cheer and Dance Coach. Primary responsibility is to provide leadership for both programs, which compete in the NAIA and Heart of America Athletic Conference. Ideal candidate must have experience coaching high school, club or college cheer and/or dance and proven ability to recruit high-quality student-athletes who will compete at an NAIA Championship level

Required Qualifications:
Candidates with extensive and successful cheer and dance experience and an ability to demonstrate a commitment to high academic standards will be considered.

Desired Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

More info: Head Coach will opportunity to hire their own assistant coach

Transylvania University

Lexington, KY: Posted August 20, 2021
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume by following the staff job openings link at www.transy.edu/jobs. Please write your cover letter to the attention of Leigh Oakley, Assistant Athletic Director.

Job Description: Responsibilities include organizing and directing all aspects of a successful and competitive collegiate program. The recruitment of qualified student-athletes and a demonstrated commitment to their personal, athletic, and academic success are essential. Responsibilities also include recruiting, travel management, player development and retention, budget management, fundraising, and academic monitoring. This is a full-time ten-month appointment.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) and a minimum of three years of experience with evidence of successful coaching or performing (successful high school or collegiate experience, including student-athlete recruitment) and effective communication/organizational skills. Also, candidates should have an athletics philosophy compatible with a liberal arts college with highly selective academic standards.

Essential Responsibilities: Organizing and directing all aspects of a successful and competitive collegiate program including recruitment

More info about this job: 

Transylvania University invites applications for the full-time position of Head Cheerleading Coach. Transylvania, founded in 1780, is the nation’s 16th oldest institution of higher learning and is consistently ranked in national publications as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Transylvania is located blocks from downtown Lexington, KY, in central Kentucky. Transylvania is a proud member of National Cheerleading Association.

Transylvania University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of the university community. In support of this goal, we seek qualified candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply.

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