Cheerleading Coach

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Apr 19, 2022
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Cheerleading Coach The George Mason University's Intercollegiate Athletics Department, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Atlantic 10 athletic conference, is seeking qualified applicants for a Cheerleading Coach. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities:Provide leadership, direction and coaching for the sideline Cheerleading program;Responsible for all cheerleading appearances and activities;Must attend all men's and women's basketball home games at EagleBank Arena;Travel with the team to Atlantic 10 Tournament games as required, providing coordination, coaching, support and encouragement;Actively support the academic integrity of the University, keeping academics and achievement of a degree as the highest priority for the students;Provide appropriate and necessary guidance, advising, and counseling for the squad members;Awareness of and abide by the rules of confidentiality (Buckley Amendment);Knowledgeable of and steadfastly use current accepted safety practices and procedures for all Cheerleading activities, and maintain a safe and healthy environment for the students;Effectively recruit the best students within the admissions, financial and regulatory constraints established by the University;Participate in fundraising efforts and special events;Act as liaison to:Equipment office to order, monitor and control all squad equipment;Business office on program operations, logistics, planning and squad travel; andAcademic Services (study hall and tutoring).Required Qualifications:Demonstrated communication and organizational skills.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in related field; andPrevious coaching experience in cheer or dance.

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

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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