Head Coach-Cheerleading & Dance/Spirit Coordinator
Oregon State University Athletics
March 1, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a Head Coach-Cheerleading & Dance/Spirit Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE),12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Athletic Director.
The mission of the OSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is to provide opportunity to young people and develop leaders through a tradition of academic and athletic achievement in a progressive, inclusive environment of mutual respect.
The Head Coach/Spirit Coordinator provides, coaching, leadership, vision, strategic planning to the Oregon State Cheer and Dance Program, as well as managing the Mascot Program. They will coach, as well as oversee, the entire spirit program and Assistant Coach(es). Coaching includes the management of each team member’s academic success, skills development for high level and PAC-12 level spirit program. They should be available for mentoring their athletes, as well as teaching and demonstrating good leadership skills. They will be responsible for recruiting cheer and dance athletes. The Head Coach is also responsible for budget management, which will be comprehensive as the program grows, and is includes the expectation of revenue generation. The Head Coach/Spirit Coordinator will adhere to the policies set forth by direct supervisors and Athletic Director, as well as Oregon State University, the PAC-12 Conference, The National Collegiate Athletic Association and the AACCA.
College cheerleading or dance coaching experience.
AACCA Certification and a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance with all AACCA rules and regulations.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Experience coaching cheerleading or dance at the collegiate level or an elite high school program.
Experience managing a mascot program.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.