The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at George Mason University, an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Atlantic 10 athletic conference, is seeking qualified applicants for a Cheer 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.
Provide leadership, direction and coaching for the sideline Cheerleading program;
Be 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;
Be aware and abide by the rules of confidentiality (Buckley Amendment);
Be 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; and
Academic Services (study hall and tutoring).
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Bachelor's degree in related field; and
Previous coaching experience in cheer or dance.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
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 jobs.gmu.edu/!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG190z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by May 15, 2019; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 45397
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.