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Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Goodwell, OK Posted February 1, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: until filled
Date Position Available:  02/14/2022

Contact Information: Dana Collins dcollins@opsu.edu

Application Procedure:

COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION,
https://opsu.edu/Offices/Human_Resources/Job-Listing/?page=details&id=412

Job Description: 

  • Responsible for all aspects in leading competitive NAIA cheerleading and competitive dance programs. Provide the necessary leadership to plan, organize and to carry out the objectives of the university athletic programs.
  • Develop and execute recruitment and retention of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with student-athletes, former players, faculty, alumni, staff, media, boosters, and the community.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to implement effective coaching theory, strategies, and techniques appropriate for college athletes.
  • Work effectively with student athletes of varying abilities, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds to instill commitment, discipline, and teamwork.
  • Responsible for inventory, selection and care of equipment and proper care of the school facilities.
  • Manage the team budget and put together a competitive schedule in line with that budget.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, recruits, university organization, coaching staff, and administration.
  • Emphasize academic success and service to all team members.
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development to compete at the NAIA level.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies to be implemented in the program.
  • Commit to all NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University Athletics Department policies and procedures.
  • Advise student-athletes in their day-to-day activities.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  • Maintain quota numbers.
  • Managing and organizing pep rallies, mascots, spirit rider and any other spirit related activity.
  • Coordinating with the band and other school groups for game-day activities.
  • Responsible for team fund raising activities.
  • Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills are necessary.
  • Strong communication skills demonstrating the candidate to be a positive motivator.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
  • Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  • Be able to transport team to the contests, and be responsible for their well­being.
  • Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
  • Other duties as assigned by Athletic Director or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute recruitment and retention of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with student-athletes, former players, faculty, alumni, staff, media, boosters, and the community.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to implement effective coaching theory, strategies, and techniques appropriate for college athletes.
  • Work effectively with student athletes of varying abilities, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds to instill commitment, discipline, and teamwork.
  • Responsible for inventory, selection and care of equipment and proper care of the school facilities.
  • Manage the team budget and put together a competitive schedule in line with that budget.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, recruits, university organization, coaching staff, and administration.
  • Emphasize academic success and service to all team members.
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development to compete at the NAIA level.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies to be implemented in the program.
  • Commit to all NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University Athletics Department policies and procedures.
  • Advise student-athletes in their day-to-day activities
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  • Maintain quota numbers.
  • Managing and organizing pep rallies, mascots, spirit rider and any other spirit related activity.
  • Coordinating with the band and other school groups for game-day activities.
  • Responsible for team fund raising activities.
  • Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills are necessary.
  • Strong communication skills demonstrating the candidate to be a positive motivator.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
  • Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  • Be able to transport team to the contests, and be responsible for their well­being.
  • Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
  • Other duties as assigned by Athletic Director or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level.
  • Must demonstrate significant knowledge of cheer and dance, proven success in coaching cheer and dance at the collegiate or high school level, the ability to recruit, develop and motivate NAIA student-athletes.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA,  Posted February 28, 2022
Position Available:  Graduate Assistant (2 positions open)
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available:  Fall 2022

Application Procedure:

  • Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and 3 references to Jimbo Davis, Senior Associate Athletic Director at Jimbo@columbusstate.edu
  • If you have any questions, please contact the Jimbo Davis, CSU Athletics at 706-568-2317 or e-mail to Jimbo@columbusstate.edu.

Job Description:

  • Columbus State University invites applications for the position of a Cheerleading Graduate Assistant. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for the University’s Graduate program.
  • Must be able to work as a team member, be self-directed, and willing to serve as a representative of Columbus State University. This position reports directly to the Head Cheerleading Coach and will assist cheer coaches with duties associated with the cheerleading program, including but not limited to: Coaching Experience.
  • Experience with NCA or UCA competitive collegiate cheerleading team.
  • Choreography Experience
  • Able to work a flexible schedule: Nights and weekends are required.
  • Knowledge in tumbling and stunting
  • Self-motivated person with strong communication skills (listening, writing, and speaking)
  • Some travel is required.
  • Supervision of Study Hall
  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • USA Cheer Certified
  • Outgoing personality
  • The Graduate Assistants will help create an environment that maintains a positive, collegiate, game day experience as well as maintain a nationally competitive program that values the educational mission of higher education and the holistic wellbeing of its student-athletes and staff

Required Qualifications: 

  • USA Cheer Certified
  • First Aid Certified or the ability to become certified
  • Prior College Cheerleading Experience
  • Coaching Experienced Preferred
  • College Level Stunting Preferred
  • Tumbling Instruction Experience Preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

More information: 

  • Graduate Assistants will pay the tuition for graduate courses taken and as well as a monthly stipend. This position is contingent upon acceptance into the one of Columbus State University Graduate programs.
  • Full tuition. Up to nine (9) hours in the Fall and Spring and up to Six (6) hours in the Summer.
  • $5,000 Stipend that will be paid over 10 months. (Fall & Spring semesters)
  • A student holding an appointment as a graduate assistant must be fully admitted to a Columbus State University graduate degree, diploma or certificate program, be in good academic standing (GPA 3.0), and earn a minimum of nine semester hours of graduate course work (or required prerequisites) during the period in which the assistantship is held (tuition waiver pertains to a maximum of ten hours). Students granted full assistantships are not permitted to reduce their course load to less than 9 hours and retain the assistantship.
  • Graduate assistantships during the summer term require enrollment for a minimum of 6 graduate semester credit hours.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. Make a time commitment of 19 hours/week to the Athletic Department. You will be required to commit to certain set number of office hours every week. The scheduling of hours is flexible based on class and work schedules. Additional hours will be scheduled depending on weekly staffing needs (e.g., for information meetings, orientation meetings, other presentations).

If you have any questions, please contact the Jimbo Davis, CSU Athletics at 706-568-2317 or e-mail to Jimbo@columbusstate.edu.Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and 3 references to Jimbo Davis, Senior Associate Athletic Director at Jimbo@columbusstate.edu

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA Posted February 1, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheer and Dance Coach
Application Deadline: until filled
Date Position Available:  3/01/2022

Application Process:

Job Description:

  • Within the framework of the Loyola University New Orleans mission of educating the whole person, the head men’s and women’s competitive cheer and dance coach will fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position of head coach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to program and staff oversight, recruiting and developing student athletes, promoting the program to the institution’s stakeholders, and assisting with community engagement. This is a 12-month position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a baccalaureate, minimum of three years successful coaching experience; expertise in technical aspects of cheer and dance with respect to national rules and regulations, safety guidelines, and cheer techniques; must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management; current CPR and AED certifications; ability to work effectively with college student- athletes, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community; a philosophy on intercollegiate athletics which places the highest emphasis on the pre-eminence of the academic mission of the institution and the role of athletics as a part of the student’s total educational experience for both the student-athlete and the student non-athlete; a well-developed personal system of ethical values that will be used as the basis for supervising and developing the intercollegiate program.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters degree preferred.

Essential Responsibilites:

  • Provide leadership, organization, and supervision for all practices and competitions.
  • Implement and maintain standards of performances consistent with the University’s goals of academic and athletic performance.
  • Assign assistant coach (es) specific coaching and administrative responsibilities.
  • Organize and implement a recruiting program to attract outstanding student-athletes to attend Loyola University.
  • Conduct the program within the rules and regulations of NAIA, and the University.
  • Manage the program within the parameters of an approved budget.
  • Travel required for the purpose of competitions, recruiting, and representing the University at various functions.
  • Assist with community engagement to advance the department to on and off campus constituents.

More information about the job:

  • Additional Responsibilities: Coordinate with Associate Director of Intercollegiate Athletics:
  • Budget requests
  • Scheduling of contests and practices
  • Scheduling officials
  • Purchase and maintenance of equipment
  • Appointment of assistant coach (es)
  • Appointment of student assistants
  • Contest administration
  • Facilities scheduling, repair and maintenance
  • Eligibility
  • Financial Aid.
  • Drive university vehicles (van) for competitions and/or practices, as needed.
  • Coordinate fund raising projects for program with Development Officer
  • Assist in game management as needed.
  • Assist with University Sports Complex operations as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Limestone University

Gaffney, SC Posted May 11, 2022
Position Available: Assistant Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: 7/11/2022
Date Position Available: 5/11/2022

Application Procedure:

  • Applicants should complete the online application at https://limestonecollege.formstack.com/forms/application_for_employment and upload a cover letter and resume. If you have additional questions regarding the position, you may direct them to Chad Butler at cbutler@limestone.edu . *Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of the application. The selected candidate must be willing to consent to, and pass with satisfactory results, an investigative consumer report.

Job Description:

  • Assisting with the organization and planning of practices.
  • Help with instruction and direct supervision of cheerleading team members during athletic sporting events (home and away football games during the fall semester, men’s and women’s home basketball games during the spring semester).
  • Confident with teaching college level stunt skills to athletes including elite stunts, 2 ½ high pyramids, inverted/twisting baskets, and other elite college level cheer skills.
  • Instruction of tumbling technique and ability to provide hands-on spotting to athletes (beginner to advanced twisting skills).
  • Assist with choreography of competition routines and game day material.
  • Work with the prep of competitive cheer team to attend various competitions in the spring including Cheer LTD College Championships in March and NCA College Cheer Nationals in April. Travel with team to these competitions is required.
  • Be in tune with recruiting student-athletes for the cheerleading team.
  • Facilitating team member development, overseeing academic progress and enhancement of student-athletes, and other duties needed to continue the success of the program.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required along with a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Limestone University. Experience as a collegiate cheerleader or a strong background in cheerleading/gymnastics is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Top girl proficient in teaching both coed and all girl stunts and college level basket tosses.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Coaching- Inverting flipping stunts (coed and group stunt) , flipping and twisting baskets tosses. 2 1/2 high pyramids.
  • Recruiting- Aid in the recruitment of potential student athletes.
  • Mentor- Aid in students athletes growth on and off the mat.

More Information about the job:

  • Limestone University id a Division II college. We compete at NCA College Nationals in small coed division 2. This is a full time 12-month salary position. Full benefits.

Lamar University

Beaumont, TX: Posted February 9, 2022
Position Available: Assistant Dance Team Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: 2/18/2022

Application Procedure:

  • Please email resume, cover letter, and any additional desired documents to Head Cheer and Dance Coach Courtney Sutton at courtney.sutton@lamar.edu.

Job Description:

  • Serve as assistant coach to the Lamar University Dance Team in all aspects of dance, choreography, technique, and game day routines, as well as any other duties directed by Head Cheer and Dance Coach.

Required Qualifications:

  • Participation on a collegiate dance team, collegiate dance coaching experience, or experience coaching dance at an elite, competitive level.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organizing all practices, fundraisers, performances, community and Lamar University appearances including but not limited to University Events, Volunteer and Community Service, Football games and Men’s and Women’s Basketball games.
  • Lead and assist in choreography for all sidelines and dances used for Football games, Men’s and Women’s Basketball games and extra events. As well as edit music for special event performances as needed.
  • Collaborate with band for pre-show and halftime performances.
  • Help in design and implement the team’s physical strength and conditioning program. Explain and demonstrate use of apparatus and equipment. Collaborate with coaches to ensure all physicals and insurance information is being collected and implementing proper training techniques to keep injury rates as low as possible.
  • Help with recruitment events such as but not limited to, clinics, workshops, master classes and special performances. As well as traveling to high schools and junior colleges to recruit new dancers.
  • Help in the planning and coordination of tryouts.
  • Requires excellent communication skills, writing skills, organizational skills and the ability to motivate team members.
  • Observe and assist team members during practice to detect and correct mistakes using proper technique.
  • Understand and maintain the inventory system of the storage facility.
  • Drill the team in execution of cheers, sidelines, technique, skills and routines. Explain and demonstrate principles, techniques, and methods of regulating movement of the body to achieve proficiency in movement.
  • Support LU Athletic Teams, Cheer Team and Band at various events and performances.
  • Assist and advise individual team members in the skills necessary for a successful performance on the field, court, etc., as well as the classroom and work environment.
  • Provide and maintain a positive learning environment for team members.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proper techniques used in dance as well as skill spotting.
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance, as defined by Lamar University’s policies and regulations.
  • Support the Spirit Program by working closely with Assistant Cheer Coach and Head Cheer and Dance Coach.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Cheer & Dance Coach

More info about this job: 

Who We Are:

  • Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.
  • Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

EEO Statement
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran’s Preference Statement
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA Posted April 14, 2022
Position Available: Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: Open now

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

  • Virginia Tech is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The Dance Coach / Spirit Program reports to the Head Spirit Coach. The Dance Coach will assist the Head Spirit Coach in coordinating all aspects of the Virginia Tech HighTechs. This includes student athlete development, organizing and leading practices and workouts, choreography, coaching technique, and cleaning routines for game day and nationals performances.

Required Qualifications:

  • Dance and/or spirit coaching experience.
  • Collegiate dance experience.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organizational, time management, and relationship building skills.
  • Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgement.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Commitment to diversity.
  • Ability to work non-traditional work hours due to events, practices, game days, etc..
  • Background of teaching different areas of dance (pom, jazz, hip hop, contemporary).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organizing all practices, fundraisers, performances, community and Lamar University appearances including but not limited to University Events, Volunteer and Community Service, Football games and Men’s and Women’s Basketball games.
  • Lead and assist in choreography for all sidelines and dances used for Football games, Men’s and Women’s Basketball games and extra events. As well as edit music for special event performances as needed.
  • Collaborate with band for pre-show and halftime performances.
  • Lead and assist in design and implement the team’s physical strength and conditioning program. Explain and demonstrate use of apparatus and equipment. Collaborate with coaches to ensure all physicals and insurance information is being collected and implementing proper training techniques to keep injury rates as low as possible.
  • Help with recruitment events such as but not limited to, clinics, workshops, master classes and special performances. As well as traveling to high schools and junior colleges to recruit new dancers.
  • Help in the planning and coordination of tryouts.
  • Requires excellent communication skills, writing skills, organizational skills and the ability to motivate team members.
  • Observe and assist team members during practice to detect and correct mistakes using proper technique.
  • Understand and maintain the inventory system of the storage facility.
  • Drill the team in execution of cheers, sidelines, technique, skills and routines. Explain and demonstrate principles, techniques, and methods of regulating movement of the body to achieve proficiency in movement.
  • Support LU Athletic Teams, Cheer Team and Band at various events and performances.
  • Assist and advise individual team members in the skills necessary for a successful performance on the field, court, etc., as well as the classroom and work environment.
  • Provide and maintain a positive learning environment for team members.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proper techniques used in dance as well as skill spotting.
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance, as defined by Lamar University’s policies and regulations.
  • Support the Spirit Program by working closely with Assistant Cheer Coach and Head Cheer and Dance Coach.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Cheer & Dance Coach

More info about this job: 

  • Part-time

Iowa State University

Ames, IA: Posted April 19, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach/Spirit Squad Coordinator
Application Deadline: May 1
Date Position Available: June 1

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

  • This position serves as the Iowa State University Head Cheer Coach to promote school spirit and encouragement of athletic teams. Also responsible for the coordination and oversight of the Iowa State Spirit Squads (cheer, dance and mascots) in collaboration with the head dance team coach and mascot coordinator.
  • Provide instruction on proper technique and safety for fundamentals of cheerleading including stunting and tumbling.
  • Choreograph cheer routines.
  • Supervise all in-game performances by Spirit Squads for football and men’s & women’s basketball, volleyball and select other athletic events.
  • Coordinate and oversee tryouts.
  • Recruit students and meet with prospective team members on and off campus.
  • Plan and manage team practices and appearances.
  • Build team unity, positively motivate, develop and enforce team policies and procedures, and serve a leader and role model for the team.
  • Monitor the academic progress of the squads.
  • Manage the hiring and supervision of part-time spirit squad staff.
  • Manage unit budget, equipment ordering & inventory and coordinate team travel.
  • Work in conjunction with athletics business office to provide updated and accurate budget tracking and projections for the spirit squads.
  • Organize and oversee annual fundraising campaigns for the squads.
  • Adhere to University, Big 12, and NCAA policies and procedures including all safety certifications.
  • Establish and maintain effective interactions with students, parents, colleagues, university community, alumni, media and the public.
  • Establish and maintain an environment conducive to the welfare and academic success of student-athletes. This position requires a high level of cheerleading knowledge, excellent work ethic, and strong motivational, teaching/coaching, and communication skills. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Requires the ability to hold some daytime office hours, coach at evening and weekend practices and events, and the ability to travel, including overnight stays, for assigned competitions.
  • Must obtain Certification through USA Cheer Safety & Risk Management (or equivalent) within 90 days of hire and maintain ongoing certification during employment.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis without sponsorship.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Experience coaching or competing in cheerleading at a highly competitive level.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience coaching cheer teams at a collegiate or all-star program. Experience as a cheer team member at a collegiate program. Experience choreographing routines and effectively teaching team and individual skills in tumbling and stunting. Current cheer safety certification.

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL: Posted April 27, 2022
Position Available: Assistant Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Date Position Available: May 2022

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

  • Duties include but are not limited to assisting the Head Cheer Coach with practices, performances and games. Will assist with team selection, assigns events to students, organizes camps and training programs, and orders/maintains equipment. Must have flexible hours.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required, Bachelor’s degree and certification from the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches preferred. A minimum of two (2) years of coed cheer experience as a performer/cheer instructor in a high school, collegiate or professional athletics environment is also required. Must have experience with cheer techniques and a diverse knowledge of safety and security standards. The ability to work a non-standard work week which may include morning practices (Tues/ Thurs from 8-10am), evenings, weekends and holidays are mandatory. General computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel) and data entry skills, good organizational skills and attention to detail are required. Experience coaching cheer teams at a collegiate or all-star program. Experience as a cheer team member at a collegiate program. Experience choreographing routines and effectively teaching team and individual skills in tumbling and stunting. Current cheer safety certification.

Benefits:

  • This is a part-time position that will average 15-20 hours per week and is compensated at an hourly rate.

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH: Posted April 27, 2022
Position Available: Assistant Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: 4/29/2022
Date Position Available: 6/1/2022

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Essential Responsibilities:

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA: Posted April 27, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: 5/13/2022
Date Position Available: 5/13/2022

Application Procedure:

  • For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG190z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by May 13, 2022; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Job Description:

  • The George Mason University’s Intercollegiate Athletics Department, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Atlantic 10 athletic conference, is seeking qualified applicants for a Cheerleading Coach. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; and
    Previous coaching experience in cheer or dance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, direction and coaching for the sideline Cheerleading program
  • Responsible for all cheerleading appearances and activities
  • Must attend all men’s and women’s basketball home games at EagleBank Arena
  • Travel with the team to Atlantic 10 Tournament games as required, providing coordination, coaching, support and encouragement
  • Actively support the academic integrity of the University, keeping academics and achievement of a degree as the highest priority for the students
  • Provide appropriate and necessary guidance, advising, and counseling for the squad members
  • Awareness of and abide by the rules of confidentiality (Buckley Amendment)
  • Knowledgeable of and steadfastly use current accepted safety practices and procedures for all Cheerleading activities, and maintain a safe and healthy environment for the students
  • Effectively recruit the best students within the admissions, financial and regulatory constraints established by the University
  • Participate in fundraising efforts and special events
  • Act as liaison to:
    • Equipment office to order, monitor and control all squad equipment
    • Business office on program operations, logistics, planning and squad travel
    • Academic Services (study hall and tutoring).

More Information about the Job:

  • George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
  • Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
  • George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Bentley University

Waltham, MA: Posted April 27, 2022
Position Available: Dance Team Head Coach
Application Deadline: 8/30/2022
Date Position Available: 9/1/2022

Application Procedure:

  • Complete the application and go through interview rounds.

Job Description:

  • Head coach of Bentley University’s Division II Club Dance Team… The Dance Team Coach is responsible for the development of individual and team talent, overseeing dance instruction, and supervising activities related to weekly rehearsals and performances as scheduled. The Coach is also responsible for ensuring the team receives choreography/instruction for any new routines. In addition, the Coach should promote the Dance Team on campus, especially at athletic events, while encouraging the members to publicize the team in new and creative ways to expand membership.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in coaching/instructing dance at a level comparable with a university club sport program.
  • Previous experience working with a higher education undergraduate population or adolescent/young adult individuals, as in a school, camp, or related setting.
  • Ability to travel with the team for away games as needed.
  • Experience coaching dance and supporting the skill development of individuals and teams.
  • Experience with and knowledge of instruction and choreography.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid, unrestricted United States driver’s license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley’s insurance carrier.
  • First Aid and CPR training is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with NDA.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The Dance Team Coach must be present at all practices and competitions.
    Work a maximum of 10 hours per week between the months of September through May.
    Position must be able to navigate and negotiate high energy situations (like competitions) while maintaining calm, organized and collected for appropriate professional responses.
  • Travel for competitions is required. This may include weekend performances and travel to out-of-town performances. The Dance Team performs at most Bentley Basketball & Football home competitions and sometimes at off campus events.
  • Should the Dance Team decide to attend a camp, this will also be a requirement of attendance of the coach.
  • The Coach works collaboratively with the Assistant Coach and e-board members.

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN: Posted April 27, 2022
Position Available: Spirit Coordinator and Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: May 1, 2022
Date Position Available: May 1, 2022

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

  • The Spirit Coordinator and Head Cheer Coach will oversee all aspects of cheer and mascot program as well as develop, write and implement cheerleading routines for performance at intercollegiate athletics events, schedule cheerleader rotations for home and away football games, volleyball matches, and men’s and women’s basketball games, supervise practices and monitor fitness regimen for cheer squad members and mascots. In this role, you will coordinate and oversee annual cheer and mascot tryouts, in addition to conducting year-round recruiting, monitor academic progress of cheer squad and ensure that members are making progress toward graduation.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with marching band, pep bands, dance team, spirit groups and other organizations.
  • Maintain community-outreach program to promote Purdue University and Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • Develop and implement routine for annual Nationals competition
  • Coach 35-40 undergraduate students who serve as cheerleaders and mascots, including planning and monitoring four to five-times-a-week practices from August through March.
  • Travel to away football games and tournament basketball games and supervise spirit squad members.
  • Solicit, log and review audition tapes from potential cheerleaders and mascots.
  • Create and execute recruiting program to attract a diverse and talented pool of applicants.
  • Arrange all phases of travel/lodging for all out-of-town events to be attended by spirit squads (i.e. ‎department/JPC functions, public appearances, cheer camps, and cheer competitions).
  • Mentor and help team members develop and grow athletically, academically and personally.
  • Schedule, supervise and monitor public appearances by Purdue Pete and/or cheer team members at schools, retirement homes and other venues, ensuring that the spirit squad maintains and projects a positive image for the University and Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Manage, track, and collect funds generated by public appearances
  • Coordinate event performances with University Bands, Sports Information, Event Management, Promotions, Purdue Sports Properties and Hall of Music Productions for football and men’s and women’s basketball video productions Make split-second decisions to adjust and adapt during events, which are “live” and require poise and sound instincts.
  • Participate in planning and execution of football and men’s and women’s basketball live video productions, including providing original programming ideas, routines and coordination during games.
  • Create or supervise the creation of original music, dance and stunt routine to be performed at biennial national’s competition
  • Develop, submit, defend and monitor annual cheerleading operating budget, in excess of $50,000.
  • Plan, organize and execute youth camps and clinics in order to generate additional revenue to support spirit squad program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 2 years coaching experience
  • Ability to communicate and adhere to University, Big Ten Conference and NCAA policies, procedures, rules ‎and regulations and American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors Safety Certification
  • Good with travel, evening and weekend work

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Coaching experience at the collegiate level.

More Information about the Job:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
  • A background check and MVR check is required for employment in this position. FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Thiel College

Greenville, PA: Posted April 28, 2022
Position Available: Assistant Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
Date Position Available: July 30, 2022

Application Procedure:

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume, 2 letters of reference, and cheer history, to Randall Burnett, Head Cheer & Dance Coach at Rburnett@thiel.edu.

Job Description:

  • Assist with coaching the Cheer team at practices, games, and competition
  • Recruiting and attending local competitions
  • Provide support in the planning, coordination, and execution of cheerleading at Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball games, and College appearances
  • Assist with preparations for NCA Collegiate Cheerleading Nationals, including choreography, creating 8-count sheets, and coaching athletes through proper skill progressions
  • Develop and implement program fundraising and social media interactions
  • Design graphics and utilize graphics templates for promotional materials
  • Identify and implement new, innovative ideas to enhance fan experiences
  • Work practices, games, and appearances as assigned
  • Evening, weekend, holiday, and school holiday break hours required as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • College Cheer Experience
  • USA Cheer certification upon employment
  • Experience with elite level sideline and competition cheerleading
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organization, and human relations skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to work with diverse populations

Desired Qualifications:

  • Self-starter
  • Independent worker
  • Efficient time management to complete assignments and meet deadlines

More Information about the Job:

  • This full-time 11-month position includes an hourly wage, housing, meals, health benefits, and professional development opportunities.

The University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, KS: Posted April 28, 2022
Position Available: Graduate Assistant Dance and Cheer
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: Immediately

Application Procedure:

  • Please visit the University of Saint Mary website at https://www.stmary.edu/employment.
  • Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three current professional references
  • Saint Mary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description:

  • The University of Saint Mary is a Roman Catholic, liberal arts university located in Leavenworth, Kansas, just 25 minutes away from Kansas City. For over 90 years, the University of Saint Mary has helped students find their way to meaningful lives and careers through an education that blends the liberal arts and a focus on critical thinking with the development of key professional skills. USM serves about 1,400 students at its main campus in Leavenworth, its satellite location in Overland Park, as well as online.
  • Serve as assistant coach to an assigned sport program while participating in the Graduate Assistantship program at USM.
  • Assist with the conduct, discipline and positive character development of student-athletes by using the guidelines and principles of the USM Mission and the NAIA Champions of Character Initiative
  • Assist with student-athletes in personal development and academic success
  • Teach and promote the USM Mission values of community, respect, justice and excellence
  • Assist with the coordination of recruitment of quality student-athletes.
  • Perform on field and position coaching duties as determined by the Head Coach
  • Assists in inventory management, distribution, and collection of equipment and uniforms
  • Works with the Athletic Department in all sport promotions, fundraising, and recruitment efforts
  • Assist with USM Athletic Department game and event management
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 30 to 50 lbs. and sit or stand for long periods of time.
    Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years related experience
  • Able to work nights and weekends with capabilities to travel

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the conduct, discipline and positive character development of student-athletes by using the guidelines and principles of the USM Mission and the NAIA Champions of Character Initiative
  • Assist with student-athletes in personal development and academic success
  • Teach and promote the USM Mission values of community, respect, justice and excellence
  • Assist with the coordination of recruitment of quality student-athletes.
  • Perform on field and position coaching duties as determined by the Head Coach
  • Assists in inventory management, distribution, and collection of equipment and uniforms
  • Works with the Athletic Department in all sport promotions, fundraising, and recruitment efforts
  • Assist with USM Athletic Department game and event management
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Neosho County Community College

Chanute, KS: Posted May 4, 2022
Position Available: Assistant Spirit Coach
Application Deadline: June 1
Date Position Available: August 2022

Application Procedure:

  • Please submit a letter of application, resume with names and phones numbers of five references unofficial transcripts, and employment application to:
    Human Resources Director, Assistant Spirit Coach, Neosho County Community College, 800 West 14th Street, Chanute, KS 66720, email to hr@neosho.edu, or fax 620-432-0449. Employment application available at www.neosho.edu/careers.aspx.
  • Review of applications begins upon receipt.
  • NCCC is an EOE/AA employer
  • Non-Discrimination
  • The current non-discrimination policy can be found at: http://www.neosho.edu/Portals/0/Policies/Employee/Personnel/Non-discrimination.pdf

Job Description:

  • Reports to: Head Coach Classification: Full-time, 9-month Employee Pay Status: Academic Management Support Fringe Benefits per Board Policy Salary $19,000
  • Position: This position reports to the Head Coach of that sport and is responsible for all procedures and activities relating to the designated sport program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    1. Excellent interpersonal skills.
    2. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
    3. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive school vehicles per board policy. 4. Ability to drive up to 12 passenger van.
    5. Organizing and coordinating skills.
    6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    7. Ability to work irregular hours including some evenings and weekend.
    8. Excellent computer skills.
    9. Ability to appropriately exercise independent initiative and judgment.
    10. Willingness and ability to work as a member of a team.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Education and Experience
    1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    2. One year experience coaching the sport preferred; 3. Experience at a community college preferred.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Recruit and retain student-athletes to fill the team from outside the general student body and meet minimum program numbers as assigned by the Athletic Director;
2. Assist the Head Coach in implementing a comprehensive plan for student-athletes to develop their skills through weight training, conditioning, and practice;
3. Assist the Head Coach with guiding student-athletes’ academic progress including overseeing study hall and monitoring class attendance;
4. Supervise team managers, and college work-study students;
5. Oversee workouts in weight room and practice site as directed by the Head Coach;
6. Assist graduating student-athletes in transferring on to appropriate four-year institutions;
7. Monitor behavior of student athletes and administer discipline when needed;
8. Develop a thorough knowledge of and abide by current NJCAA, Region VI, KJCCC, and NCCC rules and
regulations.
9. Assist the Head Coach in gathering necessary documentation for completion of NJCAA eligibility forms ;
10. Assist the Head Coach in requesting funds for necessary purchases including equipment, uniforms,
travel, and other items within the given budget;
11. Drive and/or supervise school vehicles for recruiting and team travel;
12. Attend all athletic meetings called by the Administration;
13. Monitor financial obligations of student athletes to the college;
14. Perform non-coaching duties as assigned;
15. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Athletic Director

ORU Athletics

Tulsa, OK: Posted May 4, 2022
Position Available: Spirit Squad Director/Head Coach
Application Deadline: May 13
Date Position Available: Current

Application Procedure:

  • Please email a cover letter and resume to Scott Higgins, Senior Associate Athletic Director, at shiggins@oru.edu. If you have questions, please call 918-495-7400.

Job Description:

ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY

TITLE: Spirit Squad Director/Head Coach
DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS TO: Senior Associate Athletic Director
DATE EFFECTIVE: Immediately

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS
• Responsible for all aspects of leading competitive cheerleading and dance programs. Instructs spirit squad members in developing basketball game day routines. Selects team members. Creates the equipment and scholarship budget. Schedules and conducts practices. Prepares team for Nationals competition.

SUPERVISES
• Cheer squad members
• Assistant spirit squad director

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Management of Spirit Squad Program:
a) Creates and teaches spirit squad routines, including choreography and accompanying music in conjunction with assistant coach.
b) Demonstrates knowledge and ability to implement effective coaching theory, strategies, and techniques appropriate for college athletes.
c) Communicates effectively with team members, recruits, university organization, coaching staff, and administration.
d) Emphasizes academic success and service to all team members.
e) Advises and instruct student-athletes on skill development to compete at the NCAA level.
f) Develops and executes recruitment and retention of quality squad members, including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation and organization of annual on-campus tryouts.
g) Works effectively with student athletes of varying abilities, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds to instill commitment, discipline, and teamwork.
2) Budget:
a) Manages the team budget for a competitive squad.
b) Responsible for inventory, selection, purchase, and care of equipment.
c) Oversees and manages available scholarship funds to recruit a competitive roster.
d) Responsible for team fund raising activities.
3) Community Relations:
a) Build and sustain positive relationships with student-athletes, faculty, alumni, staff, media, boosters, and the campus community.
b) Commit to all NCAA, Summit League, and Oral Roberts University Athletics Department policies and procedures.
4) Campus Liaison:
a) Maintains a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
b) Manages and organizes pep rallies, mascots, and any other spirit related activities.
c) Coordinates with the Director of Marketing/Fan Experience, the band, and other school groups for game-day activities.
d) Coordinates on-campus activation methods to promote upcoming games and increase exposure of ORU Athletics.
5) Miscellaneous:
a) Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of and adheres to applicable NCAA, Conference, University, and departmental rules and regulations. Upon notification of any NCAA violation, reports the violation to the Senior Associate Athletic Director/Compliance or Director of Athletics and follow applicable procedures for reporting and investigating a violation with the NCAA.
b) Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

6) EDUCATION:
a) Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent knowledge and experience.
b) Master’s Degree preferred.

7) EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
a) One to three years of coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level.
b) Must demonstrate significant knowledge of cheer and dance, proven success in coaching cheer and dance at the collegiate, club, or high school level, the ability to recruit, develop and motivate NCAA student-athletes.
c) Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
d) Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
e) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
f) Ability to make independent decisions and judgments on administrative and procedural issues.
g) Ability to build relationships with campus personnel and students.
h) Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
i) Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.

8) LIFESTYLE:
a) Must adhere to the Code of Honor for Oral Roberts University.

Email resume and cover letter to Scott Higgins, Sr. Associate Athletic Director, at shiggins@oru.edu.

University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD: Posted May 5, 2022
Position Available: Graduate Assistant-Spirit Teams
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: Fall 2022

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

  • The Division of Student Services invites applications for a 9-month, 20 hour per week, Spirit Teams Graduate Assistantship. The Spirit Teams Graduate Assistant for the University of South Dakota Office of Spirit Teams reports to the Coordinator of Spirit Teams and works with colleagues and campus stakeholders in the enhancement of spirit life at the University of South Dakota. The Graduate Assistant is responsible for supporting and enhancing the leadership of the spirit teams community and other Student Services initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

  • Admission into USD Graduate Program (We can answer any questions)
  • Experience on a collegiate dance/cheer team and/or experience coaching on a cheer/dance team, studio, etc.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times
  • Be a positive role model for athletes and monitor discipline procedures with Coordinator of Spirit Teams and Programming

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate talent in building cohesive teams
  • Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgement
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Organizational skills, time management, relationship building, and communication skills essential

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Coordinator of Spirit Teams with the day-to-day operations associated with the USD Spirit program: this includes but not limited to recruiting, training, monitoring, and evaluating students; assisting with various in-service and risk management programs; attending and possibly conducting student meetings; developing and administering schedules; attending and developing student programs; assisting cheerleaders, dancers or mascots members as needed
  • Assist with annual inventory
  • Assist in planning practices, player development strategies, performances, and competitions
  • Cooperate and communicate with the Training Staff and Coordinator of Spirit Teams
  • Assist with the supervision of other athletic/university events as needed by the administration
  • Assist with social media for cheer and dance teams
  • Obtain USA Cheer Safety Certification
  • Travel for UCA/UDA Camp and Competitions
  • Possible weekend travel as needed
  • All Other duties as assigned

More Information about the Job:

  • Meetings/Office Hours Responsibilities
  • Complete (10.5) hours of weekly practices
  • Attend weekly 1:1 meeting with Coordinator of Spirit Teams (0.5 hours)
  • Meet weekly Athletic Atmosphere meeting (1 hour)
  • Attend home football, basketball, volleyball games assigned by Coordinator of Spirit Teams (8 hours)
  • Attend all trainings and in-service sessions.
  • Employment may be renewed through an annual reapplication process

Maryville University

St. Louis, MO: Posted May 12, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: Now

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

  • Full-time with benefits head cheerleading coach position. Our teams compete at NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer & Dance Nationals and attend NCA & NDA College Camp at Northwest Missouri State University. This past year, our Cheer Team competed in Cheer: Intermediate All-Girl Division DII (15th place) and Dance Team competed in Dance: Team Performance Division II (4th place) and Dance: Jazz Division II (4th place). Maryville is a member of NCAA Division II and member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Our Head Dance Team Coach is Dr. Jordan Green, an alumni and doctor of physical therapy full-time in St. Louis. Jordan is par-time, has an Assistant Volunteer Dance Team Coach, McKenzie Green her sister and fellow Maryville Alumni, and both provide oversight for the Dance Team. The teams also support and perform at home Men’s/women’s Soccer games and Men’s/Women’s Basketball games. We also have a STUNT Team who is separate from the Cheer Team and coached by Kara Kraweicki, Head STUNT Coach.

Social Media:

Instagram:

@maryvillecheer
@maryvilledance
@maryvillesaints
@maryvilleu

Keiser University

West Palm Beach, FL: Posted May 12, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheerleading and Dance Coach
Application Deadline: 07/01/2022
Date Position Available: 06/01/2022

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and overseeing annual tryouts, in addition to conducting year-round recruiting
  • Monitoring academic progress of spirit squad and ensuring that members are making progress toward graduation
  • Maintaining community-outreach program to promote Keiser University and Keiser Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Developing and implementing routine for annual Nationals competition
  • Setting and monitoring goals for strength and conditioning goals and stunting skills
  • Creating and executing recruiting program to attract a diverse and talented pool of applicants.
  • Arranging all phases of travel/lodging for all out-of-town events to be attended by spirit squads (i.e. public appearances, team camps, and competitions)
  • Scheduling, supervising, and monitoring public appearances by spirit squad team members at schools, retirement homes and other venues, ensuring that the spirit squad maintains and projects a positive image for the University and Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Conceiving and scripting original cheers, chants and routines for games and competitions and instruct cheerleaders in execution
  • Creating or supervising the creation of original music, dance and stunt routines
  • Maintaining, updating, and operating within annual operating budget
  • Planning, organizing, and executing youth camps and clinics to generate additional revenue to support spirit squad program
  • Ensuring that the competitive varsity level and club level meets annual squad size number
  • Ensuring that program recruitment activities and student eligibility adheres to University and NAIA Policies and Procedures
  • All other duties to assist with athletic department as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of coaching experience and Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of college coaching experience and Bachelor’s Degree.

Greenville University

Greenville, IL: Posted May 12, 2022
Positions Available: Spirit Program Director & Spirit Program Graduate Assistant
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: Now

SPIRIT PROGRAM DIRECTOR – 

Contact: hayle.gibson@greenville.edu

Report To:  Director of Athletics

Classification:  Full-time, Exempt

Position Summary:  Provide support for the overall Athletic Department of Greenville University by providing quality cheer/dance routines that enhance the enthusiasm for Panther teams on campus in the greater Greenville community.  The head coach will provide quality performances primarily at all home football and basketball games and special campus and community events.

Responsibilities:

  • Guide practices, attends all cheerleading and dance team events, prepares team for competition, develops and enforces discipline
  • Recruit heavily at high school competitions/visits schools/attends recruiting fairs/works with recruiting coordinator at GU. Will offer Spirit Scholarships as an incentive (with required guidelines, maintain 2.5 GPA and participates in campus activities)
  • Teach/instruct performance as well as stunting and tumbling
  • Keep safety issues at highest level
  • Assist team in developing cheers and choreography
  • Assist tryouts by teaching two sidelines/16 count dance routine and contributes to the selection of squad by being on the judging panel
  • Promotes spiritual development/ministry in all aspects of the program. Supports the College mission, Philosophy of Education, GU Student Learning Outcomes, Theological Assumptions, and the College Lifestyle Statement
  • Assists the sports information director with game management responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate a mature and expressive Christian faith commitment
  • Needs to passionately support and articulate the College mission and vision for athletics within the context of that mission
  • Must have experience in coaching (minimum 2 years) that includes recruiting, marketing, choreography, stunting, and tumbling
  • Must obtain training/certificate to drive GU shuttles
  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree

Compensation:

  • This is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits.

SPIRIT PROGRAM GRADUATE ASSISTANT –

Classification:  Stipend position, full tuition scholarship for any GU graduate program

Full job description

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY: Posted May 13, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: Now

Contact: alang@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Application Procedure:

  • Please email Associate Director of Athletics, Alex Lang, alang@brooklyn.cuny.edu with a letter of interest, along with resume and list of three references.

Job Description:

  • The Head Coach (Part-time) will oversee and direct all facets of the program, including, but not limited to, recruiting, coaching, administrative responsibilities, routine preparation, monitoring student-athlete academic progress and any additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Salary: $5,000.00

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting, coaching, administrative responsibilities, routine preparation, monitoring student-athlete academic progress and any additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. USA Cheer National Safety certification required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • College or high school cheer experience and strong organizational skills are preferred.

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA: Posted May 13, 2022
Position Available: Head Cheerleading Coach/Director of Spirit Operations
Application Deadline: 5/23/2022
Date Position Available: 6/1/2022

Application Procedure:

Job Description:

  • The Director of Spirit Operations and Head Cheer Coach will provide strategic leadership and direction for the Cheerleading/ Athletic Spirit Program at Georgia Tech, at the forefront of building an environment that inspires and empowers student-athletes to be champions in academics, competition, and life.
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Supervise, train, and coordinate the daily activities of the cheer, dance and mascots and season milestones.
    • Manage a staff of coaches and trainers for the personal and athletic skill development of team members.
    • Responsible for operations, implementation and execution of gameday duties and responsibilities.
    • Manage and perform administrative tasks as they relate to athletic spirit activities.
    • Serve as liaison for athletic groups, key program influencers and other campus areas.
    • Work with Marketing and Ideation Departments on the creation of promotion materials.
    • Coordinate team travel efforts.
    • Oversee player development, including player well-being and recruiting efforts.
    • Manage operating budget.
    • Manage and maintain equipment, facilities and upkeep.
    • Manage seasonal program calendar and key milestones.
    • Ensure that spirit fundraising goals are being met.
    • Monitor and enforce NCAA, ACC, and University guidelines and update departmental manuals, and coach USASF certifications.
    • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with key internal and external constituents.
    • Cooperate with the Athletics compliance office regarding NCAA rules and policies, including reporting requirements, and make a determined effort to ensure that staff and teams are in compliance.
    • Exhibit the GT Athletics core values of character, excellence, teamwork, and innovation. – – Promote these values throughout the organization with a focus on fulfilling the GT Athletics mission.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting, coaching, administrative responsibilities, routine preparation, monitoring student-athlete academic progress and any additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Collegiate coaching experience

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ability to communicate and adhere to University, American Coastal Conference and NCAA policies, procedures, rules ‎and regulations and American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors Safety Certification.
  • Must be willing to travel and be available for evenings, weekends and holidays

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