Olivet College located in Olivet, Michigan is announcing a national search for a full time cheerleading coach. In a continued attempt to provide unique participation opportunities for our students, Olivet College is committed to building a quality program that will allow students to not only compete in competitive cheer but also serve as a place for students wishing to continue their love and passion for cheering at athletic contests. Olivet College competes in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the oldest athletic conference in the nation.
Along with the educational and sport experience, serious consideration will be given to the candidate who's characteristics coincide with the following principals: maintain and promote the academic pursuits of Olivet College student-athletes; comply with and reinforce the Comet Athletic Program's rules and mission; acts professionally and communicates appropriately with the College's students, coaches, administration, staff, alumni and spectators; willingness to develop professionally.
1.Provides leadership and supervision in all aspects of the cheerleading program including, recruitment, retention, academic support, practice preparation, game day environment, alumnae development, fundraising, and community service
2.Direct the operations of the Olivet College Cheerleading program within the standards of Olivet College
3.Recruitment of student athletes who meet the College's admission requirements. Meets annual recruitment goals as developed by the Director of Athletics
4.Coordinates and outline a complete recruiting agenda to identify quality student athletes. This should include names of players, high school visits, coaching contacts, personal contacts, attendance at tournaments and competitions, telephone and email contacts and campus visits
5.Ensures compliance with all College rules and regulations related to recruiting and academic monitoring for student-athletes
6.Collaborates with the Sports Information Director for the positive promotion of the athletic department
7.Ensures department and College regulations are understood by and complied with by student athletes and coaching staff
8.Works closely with the Athletics Department in any fundraising activities that will directly impact the program or the department in general
9.Coordinates a minimum of one community outreach project for the promotion of individual and social responsibility
10.Develops an annual operating budget and oversee the purchasing, distribution and collection of all equipment
11.Works closely with Director of Athletics on long and short-term planning for the cheerleading program
12.Supervises and trains the coaching staff
To Apply: Select the link for the online application and complete the online application process.
Olivet College is an equal opportunity employer and does take affirmative steps to employ women and minorities. Founded in 1844, Olivet College was the first college by charter in Michigan to admit women and people of color. As part of its commitment to a values-based mission of Education for Individual and Social Responsibility, the College actively seeks diversity in its students, faculty and staff. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
* Bachelor's degree required in an appropriate area of specialization * Knowledge of cheerleading, stunting techniques, dance choreography or tumbling * Previous successful coaching and/or participation experience on the college or high school level * Ability to work effectively with all College personnel, students, and the community * Evening and weekend hours essential * Must have a valid driver's license
About Olivet College
Olivet College is located in south central Michigan in the town of Olivet, MI, which is a close knit, rural community offering quiet streets and natural surroundings, yet is not more than 30 minutes from the larger cities of Lansing and Battle Creek. Both are small enough to be friendly and large enough to boast many of the big city amenities.
Olivet College was founded in 1844 on the principle that the future of humanity rests in the hands, hearts and minds of those who will take responsibility for themselves and others in an increasingly diverse society. Open since its founding to all regardless of race, gender or ability to pay, Olivet is one of the most diverse private liberal arts institutions in the state and actively seeks diversity in its students and employees.
The student body is composed of a strong mixture of first-generation, urban, rural and students from all socioeconomic backgrounds, with 50 percent qualifying annually for Federal Pell Grants. Olivet College faculty and staff are committed to providing personalized, individualized attention for students who seek academic and personal success. Olivet College competes in Division III of the Michigan... Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the oldest athletic conference in the nation.
Olivet College is an equal opportunity employer and takes affirmative steps to employ women and minorities.