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Defiance College (Defiance, OH)

Defiance, OH: Posted May 5, 2021
Position Available: Head Cheer & Dance Coach
Application Deadline: June 10, 2021
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Review of applications for this full-time, 10-month August 1-May 31 position (with an immediate start date for this first year) will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Send cover letter, complete resume, and the contact information of four references electronically to: employment@defiance.edu.

Job Description 

Defiance College, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference located in Northwest Ohio, invites applications for the position of Head Cheer and Dance Coach. Responsibilities will include all duties normally associated with being the head coach of an intercollegiate cheer and dance program including, but not limited to, recruiting, coaching, budget management, organization of training, practices and competitions, academic monitoring and other duties as assigned.

Candidates must demonstrate significant knowledge of cheer and dance, possess stunting certifications, proven success in coaching cheer and dance at the collegiate or high school level, the ability to recruit, develop and motivate Division III student-athletes, a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes, knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, HCAC and institutional rules and regulations, good communication skills, and strong leadership. A bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and valid driver’s license are required.

Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.

Lawrence Technological University (Southfield, MI)

Southfield, MI: Posted April 23, 2021
Position Available: Assistant Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to ltudanceteam@ltu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until a candidate has been selected.

Job Description 

This position will help supervise, train and instruct the dance team to include proper training and performances of team 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.

Essential Duties & 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.
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree required; preferred in field related to Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology, and/or sports Management.
  • Direct knowledge of dance required.
  • Experience as a collegiate 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.
  • 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.

Additional Information

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).

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Nashville, TN: Posted April 1, 2021
Position Available: Head Spirit Coach
Application Deadline: April 14, 2021
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:

Apply to the position here: http://vanderbi.lt/pmdtn

Job Description 

The Vanderbilt Athletics Department is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as the Head Spirit Coach. This position will coordinate all aspects of Vanderbilt Athletics’ Spirit program including cheer, dance, mascot, and mic men/women. This position will report directly to the Associate AD of Marketing.

Vanderbilt University’s Athletics Department prepares student-athletes to become leaders and champions in life by placing the highest values on integrity, character, sportsmanship and victory. Vanderbilt is a charter member of the Southeastern Conference and is the conference’s only private school. The university fields 16 varsity teams (6 men’s teams and 10 women’s teams, a total of 351 student athletes), 14 of which compete in the Southeastern Conference.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • The head coach will coordinate all aspects of Vanderbilt Athletics’ Spirit program including cheer, dance, mascot, and mic men/women. These oversight responsibilities include but are not limited to, leading and organizing all practices and workouts, student-athlete development and academic progress of spirit squad members, organization of home and away football games, and budget management.
  • This person will be responsible for the selection process for all areas of spirit, directing and managing gameday duties/functions (both home and away), as well as community and campus appearances. As the Head Coach, this role will be expected to manage all components of the teams and units.
  • This position will be expected to recruit and engage with potential sprit squad members, promote school spirit and involvement, while also publicly adhering to the brand of Vanderbilt University Athletic in all facets, including social media.
  • This position will require coordination and collaboration with the marketing department, hospitality and fan engagement team, Spirt of Black and Gold, as well as all other units of the department. This person will be asked to lead all spirit initiatives, develop relationships with fans, and demonstrate strong skills in collaboration, communication, and organization.
  • The Head Coach will oversee all spirit squad members and part time coaches.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is necessary.
  • Prior experience with spirit squads at a collegiate level is preferred.
  • Prior experience in leading a team is preferred.
  • Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Additional Information

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification.

Vanderbilt is a community of talented and diverse staff & faculty!

At Vanderbilt University , our work – regardless of title or role – is in service to an important and noble mission in which every member of our community serves in advancing knowledge and transforming lives on a daily basis. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, on a 330+ acre campus and arboretum dating back to 1873, Vanderbilt is proud to have been named as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” as well as a top employer in Tennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area by Forbes for several years running. We welcome those who are interested in learning and growing professionally with an employer that strives to create, foster and sustain opportunities as an employer of choice through:

Working and growing together as a community of communities… we are One Vanderbilt.
Providing a work environment where every staff and faculty member can be their authentic and best self, while providing the resources and opportunities to learn and grow.
Encouraging development, collaboration, and partnership both internally and externally while fostering the value that every member of the Vanderbilt community can lead and grow regardless of title or position.
We understand you have a choice when choosing where to work and pursue a career. We understand you are unique and have a story. We want to hear it. We encourage you to apply today so that you might become a part of our story.

Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)

Statesboro, GA: Posted March 4, 2021
Position Available: Graduate Assistant
Application Deadline: April 30, 2021
Date Position Available: August 1, 2021
Application Procedure:

The position will remain open until filled. Screening will begin March 15. If interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and cheer resume to Barry Munkasy, Head Cheerleading Coach at gsucheer@georgiasouthern.edu.

Essential Responsibilities 

  • Assist with coaching All-Girl and Coed teams at practices, games, and competition
  • Provide support in the planning, coordination, and execution of cheerleading at football, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball games, and University 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/or utilize graphics templates for T-shirts and promotional materials
  • Identify and implement new, innovative ideas to enhance fan experiences
  • Engage fans, community, and University leaders, promoting University and athletics events
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • AACCA 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)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Products or equivalent
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Qualifications

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

Additional Information

Compensation: The cheerleading graduate assistant position for Georgia Southern University Athletics will include a monthly stipend plus tuition in the Fall and Spring, with an additional stipend possible during the summer. Benefits, books, and fees not included. This position will begin August 1st, 2021 and is a two-year commitment. An offer is contingent on the candidate’s acceptance into a Georgia Southern graduate program.

For more information, please visit our webpage at GSCheer.com and gsucheer@georgiasouthern.edu.

Whitworth University (Spokane, WA)

Spokane, WA: Posted February 25, 2021
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021
Date Position Available: Beginning the 2021-2022 season
Application Procedure:

The application review process will begin March 15, 2021. Applications materials should be sent to Jennifer Toulouse-Lee, Assistant Athletics Director, at jtoulouse-lee@whitworth.edu.

Required materials are:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • List of Three References
  • Statement of Faith (personal commitment to the Christian faith)

Job Description 

The Head Cheer Coach provides leadership, organization and supervision for all aspects of the cheerleading program. The Head Cheer Coach is responsible for the teaching of sport-specific fundamentals and skills associated with their assigned sport, which includes but is not limited to; observing and evaluating performance, demonstrating proper techniques, and executing practice plans to improve student-athlete skill level. In addition, the Head Coach is responsible for providing strategic instruction to their student-athletes during practice and performances on certain situations relative to their instruction. The head coach is responsible for the management of all aspects of the cheer program including events and fundraisers. Serves as an on-court coach during practices and games, provides advice on strategy while evaluating player performance and demonstrating proper skills or techniques needed to perform at a high level.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Practices (50%) – 2-3 practices per week August through April that consistent of skills, techniques, game day run through, and condition.
  • Games (30%) – Home games for football, men and women’s basketball, as well as playoff travel.
  • Fundraising (10%) – Social media, One Pine Day, Pirate Night
  • Events and Community Outreach (10%) – Pirate Night, Golf Classic, St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Job Requirements

  • A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning
  • Demonstrated growth in cultural competence, awareness of societal and structural inequities and proven experience in effectively establishing relationships and positive communications with students and other constituents across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, varying abilities, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, class or religious perspectives
  • A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Expertise in the technical aspects of cheer
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, student athletes and vendors
  • Strong organizational, management and leadership skills
  • Thorough knowledge of NCAA and American conference rules and regulations

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Four year’s cheer team coaching experience preferred
Licenses or Certifications:

  • The American Associate of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators Certification (AACCA)
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred

Additional Information

A background check, sexual misconduct check, credit check, and confirmation of degrees earned will be required of the successful candidate. A resume, cover letter, faith statement, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) professional references will also be required.

POSITION TITLE: Head Cheerleading Coach (Part-Time Coach)
DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS TO: Jennifer Toulouse
SALARY GRADE/HIRING RANGE: $8,400 annual stipend
FLSA DESIGNATION: Exempt; hourly

Averett University (Danville, VA)

Danville, VA: Posted January 5, 2021
Position Available: Head Dance Team Coach
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Date Position Available: April 1, 2021
Application Procedure:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to: Selection Committee, c/o Emma Olsson to
dancecoachsearch@averett.edu

Essential Responsibilities

  • Organize and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary in running a competitive program.
  • Recruitment of a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advise and supervise team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhere to all sport rules and regulations.
  • Serve as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assist in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)

Ithaca, NY: Posted December 18, 2020
Position Available: Head Coach
Application Deadline: August 1, 2021
Date Position Available: December 1, 2020
Application Procedure:

Formed in 2001, Ithaca College Cheerleading has become a nationally recognized program that performs at all home football games, men’s & women’s basketball games and competes at NCA Collegiate Nationals in All-Girl Division III every year.

The Head Coach will direct, supervise, and manage all aspects of the club team with the assistance of the student-led Executive Board. The Executive Board consists of a President, Vice-President, Team Manager, Treasurer, Fundraising Coordinator, and Secretary. Duties and responsibilities of Head Coach include but are not limited to: assisting in athlete development, creation of Nationals routine, fundraising efforts, travel planning, and attending all required games and practices.

Time commitment includes practices three times a week plus games and competition, depending on the season. This position is compensated with stipend paid out over the course of Fall and Spring semesters

Additional Information

Please contact us with further questions. Applications will be accepted and reviewed immediately until the position is filled. Please email ithacacollegecheerleading@gmail.com with all inquiries. More details will be sent following initial contact.

Southwestern College (Winfield, KS)

Winfield, KS: Posted December 14, 2020
Position Available: Head Cheer & Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: January 2021
Application Procedure:

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to HumanResources@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until a candidate has been selected.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Evaluation and selection of prospective student-athletes with regard to NAIA certification and the qualifications to receive athletically related financial aid.
  • Evaluation and selection of student-athletes according to academic eligibility and athletic skill level to field a competitive intercollegiate athletic team that competes with an intercollegiate athletic schedule.
  • Responsible for the teaching and choreographing of cheer and dance routines for the Cheerleading Squad and the Dance Team.
  • Conduct effective team practices both in season and pre-season to develop the potential of each student-athlete.
  • Conduct effective team and individual conditioning programs to prevent injuries and increase performance potential.
  • Development of a team schedule to meet the requirements of the NAIA and affiliated conference with potential competition on a local, regional, and national level.
  • Plan and supervise all team travel.
  • Supervise and provide for the safety of all student-athletes and auxiliary staff while on team trips.
  • Plan and organize all arrangements for student-athlete recruiting trips taken during permissible recruiting periods.
  • Supervise, monitor, and evaluate the academic progress of each student-athlete in accordance with College, affiliated Conference, and NAIA regulations to maintain athletic eligibility and to ensure satisfactory progress toward degree completion.
  • Knowledge, application, and compliance of all NAIA, affiliated Conference, Institution and Departmental policies and procedures/rules and regulations.
  • Meet the stipulated student–athlete recruitment and roster management goals for the Cheer and Dance program(s) each academic year.
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility and remain within the assigned budget parameters for Cheer and Dance program(s).

Desired Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Experience as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach with high energy, precision dance teams at the NCAA / NAIA intercollegiate level is preferred. Candidates who possess a demonstrated track record of successful coaching/instruction/teaching experience related to Cheerleading and/or Competitive Dance at the High
  • School and/or Club equivalent level will also receive consideration.

Additional Information

Additional information can be found at www.sckans.edu/about/employment

Greenville University (Greenville, IL)

Greenville, IL: Posted December 14, 2020
Position Available: Spirit Program Director
Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
Date Position Available: December 9, 2020
Application Procedure:

Click here to apply.

Job Description

Greenville University is seeking a Spirit Program Director to join our Athletics Department!

The selected candidate will provide support for the overall Athletic Department of Greenville University by providing quality routines that enhance the enthusiasm for Panther teams on campus in the greater Greenville community. Furthermore, the Spirit Program Director will provide quality performances primarily at all home football and basketball games and special campus and community events.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Guide practices, attends all cheerleading events, prepares team for competition, develops and enforces discipline
  • Recruit heavily at high schools competitions/visits schools/attends recruiting fairs/works with recruiting specialist for 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 university mission, Philosophy of Education, GU Student Learning
  • Outcomes, Theological Assumptions, and the College Lifestyle Statement
  • Assists the sports information director with game management responsibilities.
  • In addition to your coaching duties you may be required to supervise athletic facilities. All supervision of student-athletes while using University facilities must adhere to NCAA Rules and Regulations.

Desired 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 Greenville University shuttles
  • Bachelor’s degree is required

Additional Information

Greenville University is liberal arts University that empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. Our hiring practices reflect our commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Greenville University’s Commitment to Diversity:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Greenville University is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville University was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: www.greenville.edu.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University (Goodwell, OK)

Goodwell, OK: Posted December 14, 2020
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: January 1, 2021
Date Position Available: January 1, 2021
Application Procedure:

Letter of Application
Resume
Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
All College Transcripts (unofficial)
Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

Complete the online application at https://opsu.edu/Offices/Human_Resources/Job-Listing/Apply/?id=385

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.

Key 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.
  • Motivate and mentor collegiate student-athletes.
  • 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 Qualifications 

  • 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.

Additional Information

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

CONTRACT PERIOD: 12-month

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

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.

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:

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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:

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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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