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McPherson College (McPherson, KS)

Southfield, MI: Posted November 16, 2020
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
Date Position Available: Available Now
Application Procedure:

Click here to apply.

Job Description

McPherson College welcomes applications for Head Cheer Coach. McPherson College has been recognized as a Great College to Work For 6 years in a row and for 5 years on the Honor Roll of small colleges.

This is a full-time, 12-month position that reports to the Athletic Director. This position is eligible for college benefits.

The primary responsibility will be all facets of the program, including, but not limited to, the recruitment of quality student-athletes, organization, and planning of practices, game preparation, administrative duties, scouting, and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience at the college level is preferred.

Travel is a requirement of this position.

Lawrence Technological University (Southfield, MI)

Southfield, MI: Posted November 9, 2020
Position Available: Assistant Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Date Position Available: November 9, 2020
Application Procedure:

Interested candidate should email Head Coach Lauren Byrd at Lallen@ltu.edu a letter of interest, their resume, and names of three professional references.

Job Description

This position will supervise, train and instruct the cheer and/or dance squad to include proper training and performances of squad at all practices and required athletic events alongside the head coach. Recruiting quality cheer and/or dance team members who meet admissions requirements and have the potential to graduate; assisting with managing cheer and/or dance team appearance requests both on-campus and within the community.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Assist with the recruiting process of prospective student athletes. Assist them with required information for admission to the school. Provide continuing conversations and contacts to prospective student/athletes. Guide them through the enrollment process. Coordinate the process for signing each athlete’s letter of intent once they commit to LTU. Recruit student athletes that are a “good fit” with the University as well as to the athletic team. Meet enrollment targets including the retention of student athletes.
  • Assist with supervision and training of cheerleading/dance team members during athletic sporting events (home football games during the fall semester, men’s and women’s home basketball games along with competitions during the spring semester).
  • Possess knowledge of rules, regulations, strategies & techniques of the sport and utilize ethics in coaching techniques and in injury prevention.
  • Ability to teach collegiate level stunt skills to athletes including elite stunts, 2 ½ high pyramids, inverted/twisting baskets, and other elite college level cheer skills.
  • Assist with instruction of tumbling technique and ability to provide hands-on spotting to athletes (beginner to advanced twisting skills).
  • Assist with the facilitation of team member development, oversee academic progress and enhancement of student-athletes, and other duties needed to continue the success of the program.
  • Additional duties to be assigned by the head coach
  • Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills

Desired Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor’s degree required; preferred in field related to Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology, and/or sports Management.
  • Direct knowledge of cheer or dance required.
  • Experience as a collegiate cheerleader/dancer or a strong background in cheerleading/gymnastics/dance is required.
  • A minimum of two years of athletic coaching experience recommended.
  • REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Additional Information

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to type and use computer programs such as word processing (MS
Office Suite preferred), e-mail, spreadsheets, and the ability to learn other programs pertinent to the position. Must be organized and be able to prioritize work, good communication skills, both written and oral, ability to deal with people from various age groups, backgrounds and level of education.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to demonstrate dance/cheer moves. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate/loud. Extensive travel may be required.

COMMENTS: Hours may vary depending upon work assignment. This position may require working evenings and weekends (Saturday and/or Sunday).

West Virginia Wesleyan College (Buckhannon, WV)

Buckhannon, WV: Posted October 26, 2020
Position Available: Head Dance Coach
Application Deadline: December 1, 2020
Date Position Available: December 2020
Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and names and contact information of three references to wvwcjobapp@wvwc.edu. On the subject of the email, please enter: ##4## – Dance Coach. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Job Description

The Head Dance Coach is responsible for building and sustaining a campus-sponsored, competitive and revenue-generating competitive Dance Team. This includes ownership of team management, administration, and sustainability. The primary role of the Dance Coach is recruitment, retention, and engagement of team members through practice, team-building, and competition.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Direct all aspects of the dance program including practice, training, preparation for competition, equipment management, scholarship management and budget oversight.
  • Be accountable for enrollment goals set by the College, collaborating with the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Director of Athletics to meet specified recruitment, retention and revenue goals for Dance.
  • Scout and recruit students who will succeed at the College and align with the vision of the College and program. Meet yearly recruitment, revenue, and retention targets.
  • Ensure academic performance and personal development of students; provide positive intervention for additional students engaged with the program.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism toward students, other coaches, parents, administrators, and members of the community
  • Respond to developing changes and best practices in the Dance community.
  • Understand all collegiate team rules and regulations, and assure compliance and consistency among staff and students.
  • Develop and operate high school Dance camps, tournaments, and outreach opportunities
  • Work with other local and regional Colleges and Universities to build affinity for Dance and a regional culture of competitive dance.

Desired Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of competitive dance coaching preferred with priority on those with Collegiate recruitment experience and in meeting recruit and roster goals.
  • Candidates should have the ability to create and teach original choreography without need for outsourcing
  • Intercultural competency; ability to work with individual from diverse backgrounds
  • Skills and experience coaching and team motivation
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a goal‐oriented strategic thinker
  • Passion and motivation to recruit student-athletes
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Outcomes-oriented approach to coaching
  • Professional integrity and a positive approach to conflict management/resolution
  • Ability to work weekdays, weekends, and evenings
  • Valid driver’s license and availability for travel
  • Salary is commensurate with experience

University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX)

Houston, TX: Posted October 9, 2020
Position Available: Head Coach- Cheerleading and Dance Team
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Access the University’s website (stthom.edu) and click on Employment at the bottom of the page. Then click on Professional.
Access Head Coach – Cheerleading and Dance Team.
Follow the instructions to apply online.

Job Description

The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for a full-time Head Coach – Cheerleading and Dance Team. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Athletics.

The Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of the new University Cheerleading and Dance Team, including the administration of day-to-day aspects of a National Cheerleading Association (NCA) and a National Dance Association (NDA) programs. This includes a commitment to the students’ academic progress and degree completion. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to mold and cultivate the UST Cheerleading and Dance program at the University of St. Thomas. The program will be a part of the University of St. Thomas Athletic Department and will function as a Spirit group for the entire University. The candidate will be instrumental in determining the foundation and direction of the program.

The Head Cheerleading and Dance Coach will report to the Assistant Athletic Director for all matters related to the Cheer and Dance programs and will work closely with Admissions, faculty, administration and staff to help advance UST athletics and the institution as a whole.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Manage day-to-day activities of NCA and NDA Cheerleading and Dance programs.
  • Recruitment of team members and students in compliance with University policies & procedures.
  • Teach one (1) class per semester in conjunction with the University Dance Program.
  • Stay updated and compliant with all NCA and NDA rules and regulations.
  • Manage all practices and routine preparation.
  • Manage all scheduling and travel arrangements.
  • Prepare an annual budget and be responsible for budget performance.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with regional and national universities, organizations and associations.
  • Coordinate with the Recreational Sports Office and off campus facilities with the scheduling of practices and other team events on and off campus.
  • Collaborate with University Advancement relating to fundraising initiatives.
  • Support and perform at requested University events such as homecoming, Admission events, Advancement, alumni events, and other events as needed.
  • Coordinate with other offices on campus including Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, University Events, Marketing, and the Registrar.
  • Participate actively in campus events and on university committees in order to support the University community and provide a leadership presence.
  • Serve as game day administrator as assigned.
  • Design, market and manage summer youth camps and clinics.
  • Serve as facility monitor for safety and well-being of participants in athletic activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • The Head Cheerleading and Dance Team Coach position may also supervise a volunteer assistant, student assistant and team manager.
  • The Head Cheerleading and Dance coach is responsible for assisting the Director and Assistant Athletic Director with preparing and managing the budget for UST Cheerleading and Dance.

Additional Information

Position requires irregular office hours including after-hours and weekend work to attend competitions, practices and university events. Office hours will be established in consultation with the Assistant Athletic Director. Physical requirements are those of a normal business office. A valid driver’s license required in order to attend athletic events, special programs, and other UST events.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, Dance, or a related field is required.
  • 3 years of cheerleading or dance coaching experience required preferably at the collegiate, high school, or club level.
  • The successful candidate must also have excellent verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills should include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Limestone University (Gaffney, SC)

Gaffney, SC: Posted September 16, 2020
Position Available: Assistant Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
Application Procedure:

Click here to apply.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Assist with the recruiting process of prospective student athletes. Assist them with required information for admission to the school. Provide continuing conversations and contacts to prospective student/athletes. Guide them through the enrollment process. Coordinate the process for signing each athlete’s letter of intent once they commit to LU. Recruit student athletes that are a “good fit” with the University as well as to the athletic team. Meet enrollment targets including the retention of student athletes.
  • Assist with supervision and training 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).
  • Possess knowledge of rules, regulations, strategies & techniques of the sport and utilize ethics in coaching techniques and in injury prevention.
  • Ability to teach collegiate level stunt skills to athletes including elite stunts, 2 ½ high pyramids, inverted/twisting baskets, and other elite college level cheer skills.
  • Assist with instruction of tumbling technique and ability to provide hands-on spotting to athletes (beginner to advanced twisting skills).
  • Assist with the facilitation of team member development, oversee academic progress and enhancement of student-athletes, and other duties needed to continue the success of the program.
  • Additional duties to be assigned by the head coach

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree is required along with a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Limestone University. Candidates must have previous successful coaching or instruction experience. AACCA Certification is desired. Experience as a collegiate cheerleader or a strong background in cheerleading/gymnastics is required. The selected candidate must be willing to consent to, and pass with satisfactory results, an investigative consumer report.

Gannon University (Erie, PA)

Erie, PA: Posted July 31, 2020
Position Available: Competitive Cheer or Dance Coach
Date Position Available: Currently
Application Procedure:

Click here to apply.

Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)

Winston-Salem, NC: Posted June 25, 2020
Position Available: Assistant Dance Coach
Application Deadline: July 10, 2020
Date Position Available: June 25, 2020
Application Procedure:

Click here to apply.

Job Description 

The Assistant Dance Coach will assist the Director of Spirit Programs and Events with the administration and coaching needs related to the Wake Forest spirit programs, with a primary focus on efforts related to the daily operation of Wake Forest Dance Team.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Assists the Director of Spirit Programs and Events with preparation of cheerleaders/dance team to perform at all football and basketball games, to include:
  • Coordination, evaluation and selection of cheerleaders and dance squad members on an annual basis, including making determinations regarding recruiting, selection and scholarship offers.
  • Coach spirit program members in the proper techniques to ensure safety.
  • Develop and plan routines to enhance fan engagement at events.
  • Work in partnership with strength and conditioning staff to supervise strength and conditioning program for the spirit programs.
  • Collaborate with the Fan Experience team to design promotional items to recruit future spirit program prospects.
  • Recruit strong student athletes for spirit programs through outreach efforts and camp evaluations throughout the region.
  • Implement and execute game day activities and responsibilities.
  • Coordinate with the Spirit of the Old Gold and Black on band and cheer songs and routines to enhance fan experience at events.
  • Assists in game management services related to the public address system, message center, cheerleaders, and band.
  • Promotes positive public relations for the Department through involvement in community, University, and student organizations.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by Director of Spirit Programs and Events and Associate Athletic Director, Fan Experience & Brand Development.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with department, University, ACC, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • The above essential duties are representative of major duties of positions in this position. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
  • Supervisory Responsibility
    • This position will assist in the supervision of approximately 50 spirit group members.

Desired Qualifications

  • 6-12 months experience in leading dance and choreography efforts for an organized dance program or dance team.
  • Direct involvement with a collegiate dance program.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Chicago, IL: Posted June 25, 2020
Position Available: Assistant Coach Spirit/Cheer
Application Deadline: July 7, 2020
Date Position Available: August 1, 2020
Application Procedure:

Please apply at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=132916

Key Responsibilities  

  • Give individual and team instruction and feedback. Guide and instruct athletes to improve skill development and performance. Assist in leading practices.
  • Assist in game planning and preparation,
  • Set up facility and equipment.
  • Collaborate with athletic staff and university faculty to monitor academic progress of student• athletes to ensure that athletic eligibility and academic standards are maintained.
  • Coordinate video and film activities.
  • Assist in the development, promotion and supervision of clinics and summer camps.
  • Assist in identifying, assessing, and recruiting prospective student-athletes. Interact and correspond directly with parents and prospective student-athletes.
  • Coordinate visit arrangements with prospective student-athletes.
  • Attend competitions and observe and assess prospects.
  • Participate in fund raising and alumni relations activities.
  • Attend CPR and other safety classes mandated by Athletics and receive certificate.
  • Adhere to all University, Horizon League and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in field related to Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology, and/or sports Management.
  • Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.
  • A minimum of two years of athletic coaching experience required.
  • Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills

Additional Information

For fullest consideration, applicants must apply and submit a cover letter, CV or resume and names of three references no later than July 3, 2020.
Please apply at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=132916

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Ottawa University (Ottawa, KS)

Ottawa, KS: Posted June 24, 2020
Position Available: Head Cheerleading & STUNT Coach
Application Deadline: July 10, 2020
Date Position Available: July 15, 2020
Application Procedure:

Complete the online application here.

Job Description 

Responsible for the administration of a University athletic program including the recruitment of student athletes, team scheduling and programming, public relations, academic support, and the retention of student athletes. Supervises assistant and student coaches. Extensive travel is required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Lead the recruiting process of prospective student athletes for a specific team under the leadership of the Director of Cheer, Stunt and Dance. Assist them with required information for admission to the school. Provide continuing conversations and contacts to prospective student/athletes. Guide them through the enrollment process. Coordinate the process for signing each athlete’s letter of intent once they commit to OU. Recruit student athletes that are a “good fit” with the University as well as to the athletic team. Meet enrollment targets including the retention of student athletes.
  • Work as a member of a recruitment team through support of the processes and goals of the admissions, financial aid, business and registrar’s offices. Streamline enrollment processes to provide an efficient and smooth transition for the prospective athlete. Provide for strong public relations both internally as well as to external constituencies.
    Provide leadership and direction to the athletic team as well as to the individual needs of the team members. Work toward team unity as well as the general unity of the College. Initiate and follow a team program and schedule that is consistent, reasonable, and effective for the student athlete and the team. Provide regular support and direction to student athletes. Make retention of student athletes a goal and priority.
  • Collaboration with and support of other coaches and personnel within the athletic department. Provide consistent programs and goals across all OU athletic teams.
  • Develop the specific sport’s team budget and manage expenses during the year to assure that they remain within approved funding levels. Additionally, adhere to KCAC, NAIA and other sport specific governing bodies regulations and guidelines.
  • Provide a strong academic emphasis and support of academics through your leadership and activities of the athletic team. Be mindful of the contribution the student-athletes make to the College community including academic performance and participation in and contribution to non-athletic activities.
  • Fulfills commitments to all additional duties as assigned by the athletic director which may include game day management, administrative and/or teaching responsibilities.
  • Assist with the management of staff consistent with University personnel policies. Encourage collaboration among the staff, provide regular evaluation and feedback,and help facilitate developmental opportunities. Assist with the supervision of graduate assistant coaches as they work with prospective student athletes, as well as current student athletes.
  • Understand the University’s policies and procedures and exercise judgment accordingly. Assure that University and student information is handled in a confidential and ethical manner.
  • Provide leadership to those with whom you work through your conduct, attitude, and professionalism. Represent the University to students, external groups, faculty and staff in a way that reflects well on the University including a clear and visible commitment to the Champions of Character Program. Support, embrace, and mentor the Christian principles of the University as well as be committed to the educational mission of the University.

Desired Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience: Qualified candidates must have significant and successful coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level with head coaching experience highly preferred. Requires a person with a strong commitment to academic and athletic excellence, and a dedication to instilling the Champions of Character values into their coaching style and expectations of players.
  • Required Skills and Abilities:
    • Effective communication skills.
    • Ability to think critically and provide options for sound solutions.
    • Ability to manage complex tasks and individuals.

Additional Information

  • Ottawa University is a competitive cheer program that competes within the NAIA, KCAC conference and at NCA College Nationals as well as cheers at all home football and basketball games.
  • Ottawa University plans to also add STUNT the sport for the 2021-22 season. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of STUNT and or be willing to acquire the knowledge needed to start the program

Long Island University (Long Island, NY)- Cheer

Long Island, NY: Posted May 20, 2020
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: June 01, 2020
Date Position Available: May 19, 2020
Application Procedure:

Please Submit Documents To: Spirit@liu.edu

1. Resume/CV
2. Cover Letter

Job Description 

Long Island University, an NCAA DI institution, seeks applications for a full-time Head Cheer Coach. Head coach is responsible for developing a competitive Cheer program, game-day activities/routines, community engagement and meeting recruiting goals. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Job Requirements

  • Exemplary communication and public relations skills.
  • Demonstrated participation in a successful Cheer program.
  • Ability to prepare and conduct training for student athletes.
  • Skill in the assessment and recruitment of prospective student athletes.
  • Monitor and stay within the parameters of the team budget & fundraising experience.
  • Proven integrity and leadership.
  • 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.
  • Must utilize ethics in coaching techniques and in injury prevention.
  • Possess knowledge of rules, regulations, strategies & techniques of the sport.
  • Interpersonal skills to support professional relationships with officials, coaches
  • Attend Athletic Department meetings.
  • Assist/Manage social media accounts.
  • Be a positive role model for athletes & monitor discipline procedures
  • Ability to adhere to University and Athletic policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous coaching experience, preferably in a college or university setting, with at least one year of experience coaching the assigned sport.
  • Experience on a collegiate Cheer team and/or experience coaching on a Cheer team, studio, etc.
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Ability to work both traditional and non-traditional work hours due to events, recruitment etc.

Long Island University (Long Island, NY)- Dance

Long Island, NY: Posted May 20, 2020
Position Available: Head Dance Coach
Application Deadline: June 01, 2020
Date Position Available: May 19, 2020
Application Procedure:

Please Submit Documents To: Spirit@liu.edu

1. Resume/CV
2. Cover Letter

Job Description 

Long Island University, an NCAA DI institution, seeks applications for a full-time Head Dance Coach. Head coach is responsible for developing a competitive Dance program, game-day activities/routines, community engagement and meeting recruiting goals. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Job Requirements

  • Exemplary communication and public relations skills.
  • Demonstrated participation in a successful Dance program.
  • Ability to prepare and conduct training for student athletes.
  • Skill in the assessment and recruitment of prospective student athletes.
  • Monitor and stay within the parameters of the team budget & fundraising experience.
  • Proven integrity and leadership.
  • Candidate should possess a strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically and athletically qualified student athletes.
  • Experience as a competitive Dancer and Dance coach at the college level preferred.
  • Must utilize ethics in coaching techniques and in injury prevention.
  • Possess knowledge of rules, regulations, strategies & techniques of the sport.
  • Interpersonal skills to support professional relationships with officials, coaches
  • Attend Athletic Department meetings.
  • Assist/Manage social media accounts.
  • Be a positive role model for athletes & monitor discipline procedures
  • Ability to adhere to University and Athletic policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous coaching experience, preferably in a college or university setting, with at least one year of experience coaching the assigned sport.
  • Experience on a collegiate Dance team and/or experience coaching on a Dance team, studio, etc.
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Ability to work both traditional and non-traditional work hours due to events, recruitment etc.

Tabor College (HIllsboro, KS)

Hillsboro, KS Posted April 15, 2020
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: June 01, 2020
Date Position Available: August 1, 2020
Application Procedure:

Apply electronically with letter of interest and resume and names of three professional references to Misty Kahrs at mistys@tabor.edu

Job Description 

Tabor College, Hillsboro KS, seeks applications for Head Cheer Coach. Full-time, 10-month position. May be combined with other duties. Head coach is responsible for developing competitive cheer program, sideline activities/routines and recruiting.

Candidates must affirm Tabor distinctives as Evangelical Christian college and articulate a personal relationship with Jesus. Bachelor’s degree and coaching success required. Review of applications will begin immediately. Start date August 1, 2019.

Talladega College (Talladega, AL)

Talladega, AL: Posted March 18, 2020
Position Available: Head Cheer and Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Position Available: 2020-2021 Academic School Year

Job Description 

Talladega College, Talladega, AL seeks applications for Head Cheer and Dance Coach for the 2020-21 season. Full-time, 10-month position. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Requirements

  • Experience as a competitive Cheerleader and Dance coach at the college level preferred.
  • Must utilize ethics in coaching techniques and in injury prevention.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.
  • Provide ethical leadership for the Dance and Cheer program.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to instill discipline in a diverse population of students, as well as to mentor and motivate them towards success as scholarly athletes.
  • Ability to organize and document large competitions, as well as to communicate expectations clearly.
  • Interpersonal skills to support professional relationships with officials, coaches, parents, media, and the public.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments on campus.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three years of coaching experience, preferably in a college or university setting, with at least one year of experience coaching the assigned sport.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Email the following information to Assistant Athletic Director Demond Walker dlwalker@talladega.edu or Director of Athletics Kevin Herod krherod@talladega.edu No phone calls, please.

University of the Cumberlands (Williamsburg, KY)

Williamsburg, KY: Posted March 18, 2020
Position Available: Cheer and Dance Graduate Assistant
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Date Position Available: June 1, 2020
Application Procedure:

Please email the Head Coach R.J. Conroy at Robert.conroy@ucumberlands.edu with resume, cover letter, and three professional references.

Job Description 

This position will supervise, train and instruct the cheer and/or dance squad to include proper training and performances of squad at all practices and required athletic events. Responsible development and utilization of the cheer and/or dance team budget; recruiting quality cheer and/or dance team members who meet admissions requirements and have the potential to graduate; assisting with managing cheer and/or dance team appearance requests both on-campus and within the community; help serving as liaison to the University of the Cumberlands Marching Band and Pep Band.

Job Requirements

  • Administer your sport/area in total compliance with University of the Cumberlands, NAIA, and MSC regulations and guidelines.
  • Monitor and stay within the parameters of the dance budget. All purchases need to be approved by the head coach.
  • Assist with recruiting and retaining student-athletes.
  • Attend Athletic Department meetings.
  • Manage social media accounts.
  • Be a positive role model for athletes and monitor discipline procedures within your sport/area.
  • Encourage/monitor attendance and academic performance as directed by the head coach.
  • Assist with annual inventory.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times.
  • Fulfill all obligations, as established by your program, for the NAIA Champions of Character initiative.
  • Assist in planning practices, player development strategies, and performances/competitions.
  • Be loyal and supportive of the Staff, Faculty and Administration.
  • Cooperate and communicate with the Athletic Training Staff.
  • Assist with the supervision of other athletic/university events as needed by the administration.
  • Assist with social media for cheer and dance teams.
  • All Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience on a collegiate dance/cheer team and/or experience coaching on a cheer/dance team, studio, etc.
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Willing to work hours.

Additional Information

Must apply to graduate school in order to accept position.

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