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Presbyterian College (Clinton, SC) - Posted April 17, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Date Postition Available: April 23, 2018

Application Procedure: Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Job Description: 
Duties and Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:
  • Coach intercollegiate sport.
  • Encourage and promote excellence in academics from student athletes.
  • Prepare scheduling of home and away games, team practices, meetings and study hall.
  • Coordinate and align a competitive schedule within and outside the conference at the Division I level.
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate coaches, managers and other auxiliary personnel.
  • Plan, organize, and administer all aspects of program.
  • Plan, organize, order and purchase equipment, supplies, uniforms, and shoes.
  • Arrange or supervise arrangement of trips for all away games.
  • Supervise all aspects of hosting home games
  • Prepare and operate within the program operational and scholarship budgets.
  • Council, advise, mentor, and discipline student athletes.
  • Supervise and monitor student athletes during practice, competition, and travel.
  • Plan and direct recruiting program for student athletes.
  • Engage in public relations activities, fund raising and promote program with the alumni, general public, community and media.
  • Operate within the applicable NCAA, conference and PC policies and rules.
  • Periodically attend faculty and college meetings and events.
  • Volunteer at least once per semester in college/community service projects.
  • Continue to develop positive relationships among players, staff and faculty.
  • Provide leadership that promotes positive attitudes and good sportsmanship.
  • This position will have additional administrative responsibilities assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Baccalaureate degree required. Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • Successful background in Cheerleading with experience at the collegiate level preferred.
  • Ability to relate effectively to student-athletes, recruits and their families.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to manage team dynamics.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, administrative, and organizational skills.
  • Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.
Additional Information

Presbyterian College is a fully accredited, private, residential, baccalaureate institution related to the Presbyterian Church (USA). The College provides a liberal arts education within a community of faith, learning, and intellectual freedom.

Presbyterian College Department of Athletics strives to serve the College by producing winning NCAA Division I teams for all sports and graduating alumni who are: Men and women of character; Proud of their athletic experience and their alma mater; Committed to a lifetime of service to their families and communities thereby becoming productive members of society.

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, Big South, or any athletics conference in which Presbyterian College is a member or may join, and other established bodies that govern or oversee intercollegiate athletics. In the event Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of these organizations’ constitutions, bylaws, rules or regulations may have taken place, Employee shall promptly report the same to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at the institution. Employee shall cooperate fully and completely with any investigation of any alleged violation, whether such investigation is conducted by the University, NCAA or any other duly authorized agency or individual.


William Paterson University (Wayne, NJ) - Posted April 16, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Date Postition Available: June 1, 2018

Application Procedure: Email a resume containing all current and prior cheerleading experience and knowledge. All applications must be submitted by email to kohanj@student.wpunj.edu by May 1, 2018.

Job Description: 
The William Paterson University Club Cheerleading team is looking for a coach with college cheerleading experience and knowledge. The responsibilities of the coach is to hold tryouts, prepare for and attend all home football and rugby games, and choreograph a collegiate routine for the team to perform at both local and national competitions.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years of college cheerleading experience
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified or willing to obtain certification prior to start date
  • Must be AACCA certified or willing to obtain certification prior to start date
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; evenings and weekends are required
  • Ability to teach and spot tumbling, beginning through advanced skills
  • Ability to teach stunting, both all-girl and coed
Additional Information

Be prepared to consult with cheer club executive board with scheduling and planning fundraising efforts for local and national competitions and other financial needs for the William Paterson University Cheer Team. For more information please contact kohanj@student.wpunj.edu


Greenville University (Greenville, IL) - Posted April 16, 2018
Position Available: Spirit Program Graduate Assistant
Application Deadline:June 1, 2018
Date Postition Available: June 1, 2018

Application Procedure: To be considered for the position, applicants must submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a current resume, and (3) the Greenville University Employment Application available at www.greenville.edu/jobsInterested

Job Description: 
This Graduate Assistant position will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the Cheer and Dance programs as well as secondary responsibilities assigned by the Athletics Director. A strong faith base and commitment to the mission of Greenville University are essential. This is a 12-month position.
Graduate Assistant (GA) is students, not employee of the university.
  • GA may not hold other on-campus employment.
  • GA must be accepted and enrolled in a Greenville University graduate programs.
  • GA will maintain continuous enrollment in the degree program at all times
  • GA must maintain an accumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.0
  • GA will receive a stipend in addition to full tuition scholarship for Greenville University, programs and housing & meals. Tuition scholarship, stipend, and meals are subject to applicable taxes.
  • GA must be able to live and work in the USA. No Student Visa available.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coach Duties: administrative, practice, game, and competition preparation
  • Recruiting: coordinate recruiting activities including emails, phone calls, and letters, maintain the recruit database, and manage social media
  • Academics: monitor academic progress of players
  • Spiritual Development: assist/lead Bible studies and mentor players
  • Game Day Management: responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Department.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and acceptance into a Graduate Program.
  • Cheer and Dance experience.
  • Previous coaching experience
  • Dance technique/training/choreography

Columbus State University (Columbus, GA) - Posted April 10, 2018
Position Available: Graduate Assistant
Application Deadline: Untill Filled
Date Postition Available: Fall 2108

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and 3 references to Jimbo Davis, Assistant Athletic Director at Jimbo@columbusstate.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
Questions? Please contact the Jimbo Davis, CSU Athletics at 706-568-2317 or e-mail to Jimbo@columbusstate.edu.

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

Desired Qualifications:
  • AACCA certification or the ability to become certified
  • First aid certified or the ability to become certified
  • Prior college cheerleading experience
  • Coaching experience preferred
  • College level stunting preferred
  • Tumbling instruction experience preferred
  • Valid driver's license
Additional Information

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


Ottawa University (Ottawa, KS) - Posted April 9, 2018
Position Available: Assistant Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
Date Postition Available: July 1, 2018

Application Procedure: To apply, complete an application or email Shayla.siebenthall@ottawa.edu.

Job Description: 
Primarily responsible for the development of the cheer team and its members under the general direction of the Spirit Team Coordinator. Will assist in the enforcement of all cheer team policies and procedures, lead cheer team member skills and performance development, coordinate and prepare cheer performance routines, provide organization and structure to team practices, games and competitions. Additionally assists in the recruitment of top athletes to the program from all areas of the US.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years of college cheerleading experience as a participant or coach.
  • Five or more years of experience preferred (1-2 years of coaching tumbling preferred).
  • Collegiate level recruiting experience preferred.
  • Must be CPR/First Aid and AACCA certified.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; evenings and weekends are required.
  • Highly motivated, creative, self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to teach and spot tumbling, beginning through advanced skills.
  • Ability to teach stunting, both group and coed
Additional Information

This is a fulltime position with benefits.


Butler University (Indianapolis, IN) - Posted April 9, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheerleading and Mascot Coach

Application Procedure: To apply, submit Cover Letter, completed Employment Application and Resume. All completed applications and materials should be sent to msfreema@butler.edu.

Job Description: 
The Head Cheerleading and Mascot Coach is responsible for leading the cheerleading team and with a focus on increasing crowd involvement and contribute to the overall atmosphere of Butler University athletic events. The coach will be responsible for recruiting a team, organizing all activities, including practices, workouts, and games while working closely with other staff members within athletic and the university at large.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supervise & Instruct/Coach Cheerleaders and Costumed Mascots on skill development and performance routines for games & events
  • Manage team’s budget and fundraising initiatives
  • Schedule and Coordinate Cheer & Mascot practice and performance schedules. Both groups cheer & perform for Football, Men & Women's Basketball and other select home games.
  • Schedule and Coordinate Non-athletic event appearance (on and off campus) for cheerleaders and mascots.
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct Youth and High school Clinics and other fundraising projects.
  • Conduct Tryouts and selections annually for both cheer and mascot squads.
  • Work with Director of Athletic Bands, Dance Team Director, and game operations staff for the game day planning.
  • Must be AACCA Safety Certified

Additional Information

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender identity, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.


Boston University (Boston, MA) - Posted April 4, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
Date Postition Available: August 1, 2018

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should email resume to GoBU@bu.edu.

Job Description: 
The Boston University Cheer Team is a group of talented women brought together by a strong passion for cheerleading. BU Cheer’s primary goal is to promote Terrier spirit both throughout Boston University and in the community.
Under the oversight of the University’s Department of Athletics, the BU Cheer Team and its coach reports to the spirit squad administrator, the assistant director of marketing and promotions with the Dept. of Athletics. The cheer coach will work with him/her, athletics marketing and the spirit squad teams (Band, Dance and Mascot) to promote school spirit.
The team cheers at all men’s and women’s home basketball games, runs pregame activities for young fans at men’s home ice hockey games and provides spirit for other on-campus and community events. In the past, they have participated in Project Bread’s Annual Walk for Hunger, the NAAR Walk for Autism Research and Hub on Wheels.
Throughout its nine-month season, BU Cheer competes regionally and nationally at the Division I level.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the Cheer Team’s Member Code of Conduct and Rules and Guidelines; which includes membership, academic progress/eligibility, team responsibilities, practice, expectations, misconduct, etc.
  • Manage team’s budget and fundraising initiatives
  • Communicate regularly with the spirit squad administrator to report on the team’s budget, practice schedule, Member Code of Conduct and Rules and Guidelines, and other items related to the Dept. of Athletics
  • Work with spirit squad administrator, Dept. of Athletics, and/or the BU Fitness and Recreation Center to schedule practice, showcases, and other events
  • Plan, coordinate, and schedule tryouts to select new Cheer Team members
  • Manage the team’s uniform/equipment design, selection and orders
  • Work with the spirit squad coordinator (Dance Team coach) to enhance the program
  • Oversee and direct the team’s performances at men’s and women’s basketball games and other events
  • Assist with the Mascot program‘s visibility by including Rhett the Terrier in routines as needed
  • Oversee the team’s participation in University’s events, community events and athletics events (e.g., Orientation, Welcome Back BBQ, Student-Athlete Awards Banquet, etc.)
  • Work with the Band and Dance Team to establish game day traditions and enhance game day at men’s and women’s basketball games, and athletics as a whole

Desired Qualifications:

  • College cheerleading experience (preferred, but not required)
  • Knowledge of cheerleading skills, gymnastics, tumbling, and all-girl stunting
  • Must possess knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies and techniques of cheerleading
  • Certification or willing to obtain certification from the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) is required
  • Ability to work effectively to establish and maintain relationships with athletes, alumni, faculty, staff, and administration
  • Strong organizational, management and interpersonal skills are necessary


University of Montana (Missoula, Montana) - Posted February 7, 2018
Position Available: Head Dance Coach
Application Deadline: March 2, 2018
Date Postition Available: August 2018

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and 3 references to Spirit Squad Director, Stacey Richards at stacey.richards@mso.umt.edu.

Job Description: 
The University of Montana Athletic Department is currently looking to hire a qualified Head Coach for the Dance Team for the 2018-19 season. This position directly reports to the Spirit Squad Director and Assistant Athletic Director for External Operations. This is a part-time position that will be required to run team practice 3 times per week for 2 hours, as well as cover most football, and basketball games throughout the season. Position requirements may include, but are not limited to; enforcing all Spirit Squad policies and procedures and team rules, providing structure and preparation for all practices and games and helping coordinate appearances and fundraisers.

Desired Qualifications:

  • At least 5-10 years technical dance training
  • College dance team experience (preferred, but not required)
  • College coaching experience (preferred, but not required)
  • Must possess knowledge of collegiate dance team rules and regulations
  • Ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral character
  • Knowledge and experience of basic principles of coaching, training, and team supervision
  • Knowledge of all aspects of program management; budgeting, recruiting, scheduling, staff supervision, travel planning, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Valid CPR certification, or willingness to obtain once hired
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism with athletes and administration
  • Able to provide leadership and be a role model for the team
  • Extremely organized, professional and a passion for dance
  • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position, as well as, choreograph timeouts, performances and halftime routines
  • Ability to represent the University of Montana and to communicate effectively in individual and group settings. Ability to work well and cooperate with other coaches, faculty, alumni and supervisory staff in all departments
  • Ability to operate within all guidelines and eligibility requirements of the University of Montana, the Department of Athletics, and the Big Sky Conference
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel off-campus (including out of town) as required

  • Additional Information: 
    Part Time, August 2018-March 2019
    Salary, $7,000 (8-month employee agreement)

McKendree University (Lebanon, Illinois) - Posted January 23, 2018
Position Available: Graduate Assistant
Application Deadline: Unitl Filled
Date Postition Available: August 1, 2018

Application Procedure: Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references referencing job CHEER4 to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.

Job Description: 
McKendree University is seeking two (2) highly motivated individuals to serve as full time Graduate Assistants for its cheerleading program at its Lebanon, Illinois campus. 
These full time positions will assist the head coach with day-to-day operations of McKendree University’s cheerleading and spirit programs. McKendree University is a member of the Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference and consistently places teams in the top 3 at the NCA College National Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Graduate Assistants will help create an environment that maintains a positive, collegiate, game day experience as well as maintain a nationally competitive program that values the educational mission of higher education and the holistic wellbeing of its student-athletes and staff

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Coach with practices, games and day-to-day operations.
  • Recruiting
  • Fund-raising
  • Equipment purchases and inventory
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Successful admission to the graduate program
  • One (1) year coaching or two (2) years participation experience on a NCA or UCA competitive collegiate cheerleading team. Choreography experience is a plus
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; evenings and weekends are required.
  • Must have knowledge in tumbling and stunting
  • Self-motivated individual with strong communication skills (listening, writing, and speaking) and have an outgoing personality.
  • Some travel is required. 
  • Coaching experience at the collegiate level.
  • Must be able to work as a team member, be self-directed, and willing to serve as an ambassador of McKendree University.
  • Knowledge of computer systems (Microsoft Office)
  • Certified or willing to get certification from the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) is required

Additional Information:  Compensation:
  • Full tuition. Up to nine (9) hours in the Fall and Spring and up to Six (6) hours in the Summer.
  • $5,000 Stipend that will be paid over 10 months. (Fall & Spring semesters)

Oklahoma Panhandle State University (Goodwell, Oklahoma) - Posted January 23, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheer & Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Unitl Filled
Date Postition Available: February 2, 2018

Application Procedure: To Apply the following materials must be submitted:
1. Letter of application
2. Resume
3. Three references
4. Current addresses and phone numbers
5. All college transcripts (unofficial)
6. Completed Consent and Disclosure form for pre-employment background check. Click here.
Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone 580-349-2611
Fax 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu

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.

Essential 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 fundraising 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 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 well-being.
  • Could be exposed to a variety of weather conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director or his/her 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; master’s degree preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level.
  • Must demonstrate significant knowledge of cheer and dance, proven success in coaching cheer and dance at the collegiate or high school level, the ability to recruit, develop and motivate NAIA student-athletes.


OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.