The part-time Cheerleading Coach is responsible for maintaining a competitive National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) program. Hours of work will vary throughout the week/year. This position reports directly the Executive Director of Athletics and Activities.
--Oversees recruiting efforts and recruits the best prospective high school and/or junior college athletes who meet
University standards and are committed to earning a degree.
--Enhances academic success of student athletes and evaluates program effectiveness. --Provides coaching, leadership, management and strategic planning for the cheerleading program. --Plans, organizes, and schedules team practices and competitions. Coordinates team travel plans.
--Maintains budget for the program.
--Assists Executive Director of Athletics and Activities with fund raising activities.
--Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Administration, Higher Education, Recreation, or related field required.
--Minimum of three years of coaching experience in cheerleading.
--Minimum of three years of experience in recreation, intercollegiate athletics and/or student life.
--A combination of education and directly related experience may be considered.
--A thorough knowledge and adherence to institutional, NAIA, CCAC rules and regulations is essential.
--Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
--A dedication to the success of student athletes in their academic and athletic endeavors.
--Commitment to integrity, general equity, and racial diversity.
--Valid driver’s license or ability to travel for recruiting purposes.
--Current CPR/First Aid Certification.
--Willingness to work evenings and weekends as necessary to achieve program excellence.
To be considered for this position, you must submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Associate Director of Athletics, Tom Norris at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: $15.00/hour ($10,000 maximum per year)
About Indiana University South Bend
Indiana University South Bend is the third largest campus in the IU system. IU South Bend offers a full collegiate experience offering residential life, men’s and women’s NAIA Division II basketball, women's volleyball, baseball, softball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's golf and competitive cheerleading. IU South Bend more than 100 degree programs, and a state-of-the-art library and student activities center. Our faculty have the highest degrees in their field, conduct accomplished research, and are committed to teaching. A 14:1 student to faculty ratio allows professors to get to know their students and provide the personal attention they need to be successful in college and in life. As a public institution IU South Bend is affordable and offers scholarships, grants, work-study, and financial aid to help lower your costs. You can attend full time or part time—whatever works best with your life and goals.