University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.
The Cheer Coach’s primary responsibility is coaching the cheerleading program at University of the Incarnate Word, to include coordinating and leading practices, game performances, appearances, training regiment, etc. This position will also handle mascot tryouts, training and scheduling, as well as some game-day responsibilities, including but not limited to: pre-game, half-time performances and coordinating special appearances, etc. This position is part-time.
This position manages all aspects of the cheerleading program and mascot including but not limited to: coordinating practices, appearances, training, The Cheer Coach will manage all paperwork, schedules, etc. associated with the program and manage the budget. This position will perform other duties as assigned.
This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under University of the Incarnate Word’s Sexual Misconduct Policy with reporting responsibilities as set out in the policy.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledgeable in NCAA and Southland Conference rules and regulations. Ability to multi-task and perform well in high-pressure situations. Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
High School Diploma or its equivalent
Required Work Experience
At least 2 years of collegiate cheerleading
1 year college coaching or experience at the high school level, all-stars or similar
Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable with UIW’s insurance carrier. Must have an AACCA certification or obtain upon hire.
UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).
About University of the Incarnate Word
Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, UIW is the largest Catholic university in the state and the fourth largest private university in Texas. The University of the Incarnate Word's (UIW) main campus is located in the prestigious Alamo Heights area with locations throughout San Antonio, a presence in Corpus Christi and campuses in both China and Mexico. With over 130 years of tradition, Incarnate Word is known not only for its academic excellence but for its diversity and personal attention to the over 10,900 students who call UIW home.
UIW is ranked No. 1 nationally among faith-based universities in the conferring of bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics by the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine, and No. 6 nationally among all private, not-for-profit universities.
UIW has consistently been chosen as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education and has made the national Top 10 Honor Roll in the medium-sized classification for universities over the last several years.
At UIW, students can choose from a variety of interesting and challenging majors including biology, business administration, nursing, rehabilit...ative science, vision science, education and computer graphic arts. Also known for its esteemed music program, UIW boasts six musical ensembles and the very popular Cardinal Marching Band. In all, UIW offers more than 90 undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D. and professional programs including pharmacy, optometry, and physical therapy. With small classes, students receive one-on-one attention and build relationships that extend beyond the classroom.
UIW Students can study abroad in nearly 140 "sister schools" in a variety of 44 countries while earning academic credit hours towards their degree. Various countries include China, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Brazil, England, Germany, France, and Thailand.