Description: Under the direction of the Head Cheerleading Coach of Campus Recreation and Fitness, the Graduate Assistant for Cheerleading is directly responsible for the administration and supervision of Cheerleading Program and assigned special events. Duties include but are not limited to: recruiting, camps, organization of training, evaluate, coordination, oversee, assess, schedule, competitions, travel, fundraising, and budget management and other duties as assigned; ensure safety and compliance of cheerleaders; oversee cheerleaders during athletic events; develop and oversee blue team coed, all girl yellow squad, spirit white squad, and mascot programming; provide guidance to cheerleaders and maintain a professional interactions with students, alumni, student athletes, coaches, staff, and university colleagues and benefactors; and assist in student development programs. The candidate will ensure compliance with all TAMUK, TAMUS, Lone Star Conference, and NCAA policies, guidelines, and procedures. Current certification in CPR, AED and first aid or the ability to obtain within six months of hire. Certification with American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) within six month of hire. Hold a valid driver’s license and 3 to 5 years’ experience in cheerleading. Must be able to attend college cheer camp. Work experience in the following areas are available for 2017-18 & 2018-19 upon meeting scholastic and scholarship standards and expectations: Campus Recreation Fitness & Wellness
All requirements for full admission to the M.S. in Kinesiology Program, M.B.A in Business Administration, or M.S. Education must be met any of the following; (http://www.tamuk.edu/cehp/hkn/graduate-program.html, http://www.tamuk.edu/cba/Grad_Studies/MBA_Admission.html, http://tamuk.edu/cehp//tbed/graduate-program.html), including the GRE requirement. Additionally, a B.S. in Kinesiology, B.S. Sport Administration, B.S. in Education or closely related field is required with at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA.
Additional Salary Information: Position comes with a scholarship to cover tuition and $2,000 stipend (10 months, Fall/Spring Semester). Must complete 18 credit hours each academic year and maintain a 2.5 G.P.A.
About Texas A&M University-Kingsville
About Texas A&M University-Kingsville: Located on the Texas Tropical Trail in Kingsville, Texas, home of the King Ranch and Naval Air Station-Kingsville, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a comprehensive, doctoral granting, residential university of 9,300 students.