Upper Iowa University is seeking a Cheer/Spirit Teams Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Assistant for the Upper Iowa University Spirit Team reports directly to the Spirit Team Coordinator. This position is responsible for assisting the coordinator in the planning and execution of all aspects and facets of a successful spirit program at the NCAA Division II level. The Upper Iowa Spirit Program consists of the co-ed and all female cheer team, mascot crew, and club dance team. The Graduate Assistant will help plan, attend, and lead practice sessions in both stunting and tumbling. The individual must stay up-to-date with all college cheerleading rules and be AACCA certified. In addition, the Graduate Assistant must attend and oversee all games where the cheer team is involved, attend events where the mascot makes appearances, and help with the club dance team when necessary. The Graduate Assistant will help enforce all UIU student-athlete policies and provide other support where needed.
Applicant must be admitted into a graduate program at Upper Iowa University and maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required. Applicant must be AACCA certified or willing to acquire certification prior to the start of training. Must have or be able to obtain a Class D driver’s license. Previous successful coaching and/or participation experience at the college level. Ability to work and communicate effectively with all university personnel, a diverse student population, and the community. Evening and weekend hours essential. Knowledge of social media platforms preferred.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/999. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Upper Iowa University
Since 1857, Upper Iowa University has been preparing students to succeed—in the classroom and in the world. That rich history, coupled with a student-centered mission, has created a springboard for UIU to become a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced study.From our Fayette Campus to our U.S. Centers, our International Centers to our Military Centers, UIU has the people in place to help you succeed.Through our student success stories, you’ll learn how others have benefited from a UIU education—and you’ll begin to understand the significant advantages a UIU education can bring to your life, and ultimately to the lives of your family members.