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Defiance College (Defiance, OH) - Posted August 17, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheer and Dance Coach

Application Procedure: Send cover letter, complete resume, and the contact information of four references electronically to mcall@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 for a start-up program to begin competition in 2018-2019. 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, 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. Review of applications for this full-time, 10-month August 1-May 31 position (with an immediate start date this first year) will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Additional Information
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.
Loyola University New Orleans (New Orleans, LA) - Posted July 24, 2018
Position Available: Assistant Cheer and Dance Coach
Date Postition Available: August 6, 2018

Application Procedure: To apply for a currently posted position, please email your resume and cover letter with the job title as the subject to: resumes@loyno.edu

Job Description:

Located in beautiful and historic Uptown New Orleans, Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit, Catholic institution of higher education, welcoming students of diverse backgrounds and preparing them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. The university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to 3,800 students from 48 states and 39 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Loyola University 10th Best Regional University in the South, 4th in the region for diversity, and 12th “Best Value” in the South. Chartered in 1912, Loyola fosters a rigorous, critical education dedicated to a tradition of service, social justice, and the development of the whole person. The Assistant Cheer & Dance Coach will assist the Head Cheer and Dance Coach in providing coaching expertise and administrative tasks for the intercollegiate Cheer and Dance program on a part-time basis.

Desired Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED required; bachelor’s degree preferred; a minimum of 1 year coaching or playing experience, manager experience, or GA experience; ability to work effectively with college student-athletes, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community; a philosophy of intercollegiate athletics which places the highest emphasis on the pre-eminence of the academic mission of the institution and role of athletics as a part of the student’s total educational experience for both the student-athlete and the student non-athlete alike; a well-developed personal system of ethical values which will serve as the basis for supervising and developing the intercollegiate program; beliefs basically supportive of the principles of Catholic, Jesuit higher education and the specific goals of the university; must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management.

The Assistant Cheer and Dance Coach must be able to assist in setting up bleachers and break down, setting up cheer mats, scorer’s tables, and player seating for intercollegiate contests, lift heavy objects up to 25 lbs., and drive and transport athletes if needed.

Additional Information
Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with physical disabilities.
Upper Iowa Unviersity (Fayette, IA) - Posted July 23, 2018
Position Available: Cheer/ Spirit Teams Graduate Assistant
Date Postition Available: August 1, 2018

Application Procedure: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/999. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description:

Upper Iowa University is seeking a Cheer/Spirit Teams Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Assistant for the Upper Iowa University Spirit Team reports directly to the Spirit Team Coordinator. This position is responsible for assisting the coordinator in the planning and execution of all aspects and facets of a successful spirit program at the NCAA Division II level. The Upper Iowa Spirit Program consists of the co-ed and all female cheer team, mascot crew, and club dance team. The Graduate Assistant will help plan, attend, and lead practice sessions in both stunting and tumbling. The individual must stay up-to-date with all college cheerleading rules and be AACCA certified. In addition, the Graduate Assistant must attend and oversee all games where the cheer team is involved, attend events where the mascot makes appearances, and help with the club dance team when necessary. The Graduate Assistant will help enforce all UIU student-athlete policies and provide other support where needed.

Applicant must be admitted into a graduate program at Upper Iowa University and maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required. Applicant must be AACCA certified or willing to acquire certification prior to the start of training. Must have or be able to obtain a Class D driver’s license. Previous successful coaching and/or participation experience at the college level. Ability to work and communicate effectively with all university personnel, a diverse student population, and the community. Evening and weekend hours essential. Knowledge of social media platforms preferred.


San Jose State University (San Jose, CA) - Posted July 23, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Postition Available: July 25, 2018

Application Procedure: Position is open until filled. Screening of applications to begin July 25, 2018. For full consideration, send a letter of application, resume and three recent letters of recommendation by July 24, 2018 to: Ryan O’Rorke Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Multimedia Services ryan.ororke@sjsu.edu

Job Description:

Reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Multimedia. The Head Cheer Coach will be responsible for, but not limited to, the overall selection, supervision and operation of the San Jose State cheerleading squad. Ensure the preparation of cheerleaders to perform at all Athletic sporting events, including securing practice locations, scheduling, and planning in choreographing. Assist with game management and the production of athletic events and management of the mascot program. Promote the Athletic Department and University through squad involvement in community, University and student organization activities and events. Develop budget based on Cheerleading operational needs. Must be committed to the academic goals of San Jose State University and must follow the rules and guidelines set forth by the NCAA and Conference affiliation. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation.

Additional Information
Part-time position. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. AACCA and CPR certification required. Minimum of two years experience as a cheerleading coach/instructor. Candidate must have experience teaching various Cheer movements, techniques and routines and working with a variety of male and female athletes. Fluency with routine programs for athletes and the ability to work with the Sports Administration Staff. Required: Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Limestone College (Gaffney, SC) - Posted May 4, 2018
Position Available: Assistant Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: July 30, 2018
Date Postition Available: As soon as possible

Application Procedure: Applicants should complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume. If you have additional questions regarding the position, you may direct them to Hailey Martin at hmartin@limestone.edu.
*Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of the application. Limestone College is an equal opportunity employer.
https://my.limestone.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs
https://limestonecollege.formstack.com/forms/application_for_employment

Job Description:

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the program including but not limited to the following:

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

Desired Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree is required along with a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Limestone College. 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.


Additional Information
Full-time position with non-negotiable salary and benefits.
University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH) - Posted July 9, 2018
Position Available: Assistant Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Postition Available: Immediately

Application Procedure: Send resume to Tabatha Fagan at uccheerleading@yahoo.com.

Job Description:

The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Assistant Coach for Cheerleading. This is a seasonal position, part-time, and not eligible for a full benefits package. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor degree and collegiate cheerleading experience.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Cheerleading Coach
  • Work as a team with coaching staff
  • Attend and supervise cheerleaders at practices, games, and other events
  • Recruit students for participation.

Additional Information
The Cincinnati Bearcats compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UC fields 19 varsity teams with over 500 student-athletes supported by almost 200 full-time staff on the award-winning UC campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats have won six national championships and 77 conference championships during its proud history. Numerous luminaries and Olympians have worn UC's red and black through the years including hall of fame legends Sandy Koufax, Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman. UC student-athletes averaged a 3.21 GPA in the classroom with 64% (fall) and 67% (spring), respectively, achieving a semester GPA of 3.0 or higher in 2015-16. For more information on UC Athletics, visit www.GoBEARCATS.com. The Department of Athletics is committed to comprehensive excellence in the pursuit of creating positive academic, athletic and social experiences for our student-athletes. We strive for victory and will represent our university with pride. Guided by the principles of integrity, respect, determination and excellence, we stand as one team, together in all we do.
Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) - Posted July 6, 2018
Position Available: Spirit/ Cheer Coordinator
Application Deadline: July 31, 2018
Date Postition Available: September 2018

Application Procedure: Applicants should apply through https://careers.princeton.edu/ or send resume with cover letter to mvmartin@princeton.edu or tchughes@princeton.edu.

Job Description:

The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the Princeton University Spirit Coordinator is to provide a quality program for Princeton University cheerleaders, while enhancing the game and community environment linked to Princeton Athletics.

Essential Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Athletics, Marketing & Community Relations, the responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: coordinate practices and performances for Princeton’s ticketed sports (primary focus on Football and Men’s and Women’s Basketball); choreograph and direct cheerleading routines; recruit new cheerleaders; coordinate administrative logistics with Princeton athletic administration, Princeton alumni fundraising group, and university students; manage all post season logistics for tournament appearances; assist Princeton Athletic marketing team with mascot program management; coordinate with marketing department to conduct seasonal cheer clinics for local community; communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.

Desired Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must possess: Bachelor’s degree; prior cheer and/or extensive performance experience; excellent communication skills; safety certified through AACCA (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators) within the first month of hire and First Aid, AED, and CPR certification within first month of hire.
The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.

Additional Information
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Coffeyville Community College (Coffeyville, KS) - Posted July 6, 2018
Position Available: Assistant Cheer and Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Postition Available: July 1, 2018

Application Procedure: Apply online at http://www.coffeyville.edu/human-resources/job-openings
To apply by mail, submit a completed application, resume, background check authorization form and copy of transcripts to:
Director of Human Resources
Coffeyville Community College
400 W. 11th
Coffeyville, KS 67337

Job Description:

The Assistant Cheer and Dance Coach reports to the Head Cheer and Dance Coach. This individual will be responsible for recruiting student athletes from the state of Kansas as well as assisting in the management of this activity program.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist the head coach with practice sessions, workouts and coaching responsibilities assigned.
  • Assist the head coach in all facets of office work, study hall, admissions, compliance and recruiting as determined and set forth by the head coach.
  • Develops a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the activities and maintains thorough familiarity with all applicable college, rules and regulations.
  • Scouts for and recruits quality student-athletes as directed by the recruiting philosophy of the Head Coach.
  • Willingness to travel extensively to Kansas High Schools while promoting the college and securing the signing of Kansas student athletes.
  • Assist in the development, preparation and/or revising of informational recruiting and college materials.
  • Assist in responding to inquiries and maintaining regular contact with prospective students through, personal visits and telecommunication avenues.
  • Assist in the implementation of the academic programs including the monitoring of individual student progress, the enforcement of study and tutorial programs.
  • Works with student-athletes and monitors adherence to team rules and regulations concerning conduct, appearance, behavior and class attendance.
  • Participates in public relations activities with media, civic groups and booster clubs to maximize exposure for the teams and to assist in promotional/fundraising activities as directed by the Head Coach.
  • Willingness to chauffeur athletes and equipment to and from practice and/or games.
  • Assist with the coordination of team travel, equipment issue and check in, inventory general administrative duties assigned.
  • Teach twelve credit hours per year.
  • Continually revise and update course content while maintaining a current syllabus for each course taught.
  • Serve on college committees as appointed and actively participate in college and community activities.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the institutional assessment plan as required for North Central Accreditation.
  • Perform special assignments and related duties as assigned.
  • Meet attendance expectations as required for the position which may include a willingness to work unusual hours including evenings and week-ends as needed.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Ability to effectively work with various public and diverse populations. Human relation skills of ordinary courtesy, understanding and ability to stimulate motivation, confidence and enthusiasm in students.
  • Willingness to enforce institutional policies and procedures.
  • Ability to coordinate with campus personnel to resolve problem conflicts.
  • A fundamental knowledge of cheerleading, gymnastic and dance techniques.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Within six months of the date of hire, required to maintain a physical place of residence within the CCC service are throughout their employment.
Additional Information
Required Experience: At least three years coaching/participation experience.
Required Educatonal Background: Minimum of a Bachelors Degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education.
Wright State University (Dayton, OH) - Posted June 21, 2018
Position Available: Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Postition Available: Immediately

Application Procedure: Interested applicants must submit a current resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to wsucheer@gmail.com.

Job Description:

The Competitive Cheer Team is a competitive Division I cheer team that serves a dual role on campus as a spirit organization. The Competitive Cheer Team is committed to serving as ambassadors for Wright State University, promoting school spirit, developing their technical skills, and achieving academic excellence in order to be recognized as a well-respective and competitive program. Through participation in this organization, members will learn the value of teamwork, commitment, responsibility and leadership. In addition to competing at local and/or national competitions, the Competitive Cheer Team will be widely visible on campus and throughout the community by supporting the Athletic Department men and women’s basketball teams, and participating in community service events and appearances.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Attend all scheduled practices, as well as, home games (Men's and Women's) and college nationals.
  • Provide a positive example and be a role model to athletes.
  • Prepare team for participation at all men’s and women's basketball games and college nationals.
  • Sharpen the team’s stunting, jumps, tumbling and motion technique.
  • Provide leadership, direction and development to the cheerleading squad; and its individual members.
  • Provide strong academic emphasis and support of academics through leadership and activities of the squad.
  • Be open to changes.
  • Work with the executive board to develop a successful and hardworking team.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Must be AACCA certified (or able to obtain certification prior to start date)
  • Must be CPR & First Aid Certified (or able to obtain certification prior to start date)
  • Prior collegiate cheerleading experience
  • Experitises in both Game Day aspects and competitive cheer aspects.

  • University of Wisconsin- Platteville (Platteville, WI) - Posted May 12, 2018
    Position Available: Cheer Coach
    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Date Postition Available: Immediately

    Application Procedure: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references addressing the essential responsibilities of the position via email to Kara McCarville, mccarvillek@uwplatt.edu

    Job Description:

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville Athletic Department is seeking a part-time cheer coach. This position will supervise, coordinate and coach the cheer squad. The cheer squad is required at all home football, women’s basketball, and men’s basketball games and is responsible for leading cheers, engaging with fans, and assisting with fan engagement promotions. The annual stipend for this position is $4000.00.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Evaluate, identify and recruit quality cheerleaders within the University and NCAA policies.
    • Responsible for the coaching, teaching, planning and organization of all practices.
    • Supervision of the cheer team at all practices, contests, campus, and community events and trips.
    • Prepare team for participation at all home football, men's and women's basketball games (including winter and spring break) and selected events.
    • Recruit students for cheer team participation, including advertising and conducting tryouts.
    • Manage the annual operating budget and respective fund-raising gift account.
    • Implement fund-raising activities to support the operating budget.
    • Coordinate team travel if approved by Athletic Director
    • Compliance with all NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.
    • Experience in the technical aspects of cheer.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators and student-athletes.
    • Extremely organized, self-starter and self-motivated.
    • Availability to work non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) - Posted May 4, 2018
    Position Available: Head Cheerleading Coach
    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Date Postition Available: June 1, 2018

    Application Procedure: Apply via the following campus website - https://jobs.tulane.edu/position/IRC14286

    Job Description:

    This is a part-time position that supervises, coordinates, and coaches the cheer squad and mascot for Tulane Athletics.

    Desired Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor's degree and 2 years' collegiate cheer team experience or a High School diploma/equivalent and 8 years' cheer team experience.
    • The American Associate of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators Certification (AACCA).
    • Previous coaching experience in NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics
    • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications
    • Knowledge and competence in the following skills and abilities, typically needed to perform this job, will be considered in the hiring of this position:
    • Expertise in the technical aspects of cheer
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, student athletes and vendors
    • Extremely organized, self-starter, intrinsically motivated
    • Strong organizational, management and leadership skills
    • Proven ability to multi-task effectively
    • Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
    • Proficient computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and social media
    • Availability to work flexible work schedule including nights and weekends
    • Travel with sport teams for away contests
    • Thorough knowledge of NCAA and American Athletic Conference (AAC) rules and regulations

    McKendree University (Lebanon, IL) - Posted May 4, 2018
    Date Postition Available: Immediately

    Application Procedure: Interested persons should send a letter cover letter referencing job #CHEER42, resume, and three professional references to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.

    Job Description:

    McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a full time head coach for its cheerleading program at its Lebanon, Illinois campus. This full time position oversees day-to-day operations of McKendree University’s cheerleading. McKendree University is a member of the Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Head Coach must create an environment that maintains a nationally competitive program that values the educational mission of higher education and the holistic wellbeing of its student-athletes and staff.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • A bachelor’s degree along with 1 year of high school or collegiate cheerleading coaching and recruiting experience
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; evenings and weekends are required.
    • Must have knowledge in tumbling and stunting
    • Understanding the McKendree Experience and the value of higher education as it relates to curriculum, campus resources, and student life supports the recruitment and retention of students.
    • Self-motivated, experience-orientated individual with strong communication skills (listening, writing, and speaking) and have an outgoing personality.
    • Some travel is required.
    Desired Qualifications
    • 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.
    • Must have knowledge in tumbling and stunting
    • Commitment to working with multicultural and diverse populations.
    • Knowledge of Student Information System (Datatel) and other computer systems (Microsoft Office).
    • Demonstrated experience with risk management strategies.
    • Certified or willing to get certification from the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACA) is required.

    Upper Iowa University (Fayette, IA) - Posted May 4, 2018
    Position Available: Cheer/ Spirit Teams Gradduate Assistant
    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Application Procedure: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/999. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Description:

    Upper Iowa University is seeking a Cheer/Spirit Teams Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Assistant for the Upper Iowa University Spirit Team reports directly to the Spirit Team Coordinator. This position is responsible for assisting the coordinator in the planning and execution of all aspects and facets of a successful spirit program at the NCAA Division II level. The Upper Iowa Spirit Program consists of the co-ed and all female cheer team, mascot crew, and club dance team. The Graduate Assistant will help plan, attend, and lead practice sessions in both stunting and tumbling. The individual must stay up-to-date with all college cheerleading rules and be AACCA certified. In addition, the Graduate Assistant must attend and oversee all games where the cheer team is involved, attend events where the mascot makes appearances, and help with the club dance team when necessary. The Graduate Assistant will help enforce all UIU student-athlete policies and provide other support where needed. Applicant must be admitted into a graduate program at Upper Iowa University and maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required. Applicant must be AACCA certified or willing to acquire certification prior to the start of training. Must have or be able to obtain a Class D driver’s license. Previous successful coaching and/or participation experience at the college level. Ability to work and communicate effectively with all university personnel, a diverse student population, and the community. Evening and weekend hours essential. Knowledge of social media platforms preferred.


    Alma College (Alma, MI) - Posted May 4, 2018
    Position Available: Assistant Cheer/ STUNT Coach
    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Date Postition Available: July 1, 2018

    Application Procedure: Interested candidates must submit an Alma College application and a cover letter, current resume, and the names of three professional references via email to Michelle Sabourin, Cheer and STUNT Head Coach at sabourinmm@alma.edu. For an Alma College application, please go to: https://www.alma.edu/live/files/897-employment-application

    Job Description:

    Responsible for assisting the head coach with the intercollegiate competitive cheer and STUNT program, including but not limited to: coaching, recruiting qualified student athletes, fundraising, camps, developing schedules, budget management, building community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student athletes, and knowledge of applicable ACCCA rules. This is a full-time position.
    Supervision Received/Exercised
    Reports to: Head cheer and STUNT coach

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Coach the Spirit Squad (basketball sideline team)
    • Assist cheer and STUNT team
    • Assist in overseeing all aspects of the program, including practices, competition and home basketball games.
    • Assist in the recruiting plan of the program, evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes
    • Assist in fundraising activities to enhance program
    • Monitor class schedules, grades and academic progress of program student athletes
    • Model good sportsmanship and enforce sportsmanlike behavior among student athletes
    • Assist administration with alumni relations
    • Commits to and is responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set forth for the team, the College, and the ACCCA with the utmost integrity.
    • Work cooperatively with personnel in athletic department, attend department meetings and activities, and always represents the College positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public.
    • Support the philosophy and mission of the College and the athletic department.
    • Develop student-athletes to be contributing members to the campus community and the community at large.
    • Other duties as assigned by head cheer and STUNT coach or athletic director

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)
    • Collegiate level playing and/or coaching experience.
    • Knowledge of NCAA Division III, STUNT, and NCA/UCA as well as an understanding of the NCAA Division III student athlete philosophy
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends, along with travel
    • A valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Ability to fulfil essential function of the position
    Additional Information
    Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
    Washington State University (Pullman, WA) - Posted June 1, 2018
    Position Available: Spirit Squad Coordinator/ Head Cheer Coach
    Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
    Date Postition Available: Immediately

    Application Procedure: To apply: submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to athletics.spirit@wsu.edu to be considered for the position. Do not call the school directly to further inquire.

    Job Description:

    Washington State University Intercollegiate Athletics is accepting applications for the position of Spirit Squad Coordinator/Head Cheer Coach. Candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of successful coaching experience. NCAA coaching experience and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage a mascot program preferred. Applicants must be AACCA certified and be able to demonstrate an ability to manage an entire Spirit Program of cheer, pom and mascots.
    Applications are accepted until the position is filled and initial screening will begin immediately. Finalist(s) for this position may be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.


    Fordham University (Bronx, NY) - Posted May 2, 2018
    Position Available: Head Cheerleading Coach
    Date Postition Available: July 15, 2018

    Application Procedure: Please submit your resume and a cover letter to Mary Alice Limperopulos at mlimperopulos@fordham.edu to be considered for the position.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Evaluate, identify and recruit quality cheerleaders within the University and NCAA policies.
    • Responsible for the coaching, teaching, planning and organization of all practices.
    • Oversee, train and supervise assistant cheerleading coach.
    • Prepare team for participation at all home football, men's and women's basketball games (including winter and spring break) and selected events.
    • Organize and travel to selected away football games and to men's and women's basketball A10 conference tournament and postseason tournaments.
    • Manage the annual operating budget and respective fund-raising gift account.
    • Implement fund-raising activities to support the operating budget.
    • Compliance with all NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree required.
    • Candidate will preferably have some collegiate cheerleading experience and will have at least 2-3 years of coaching experience at the high school level or higher.
    • The successful candidate will be AACCA and APR certified.
    Additional Information
    • Salary: Commensurate with experience
    • This is a part time position.

    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.


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

    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).