Job Summary: The Department of Athletics at Marist College invites applications for the position of Club Dance Coach. The Dance Club Coach will work under the direction of the Coordinator of Club Sports, Intramurals and Summer Camps and will be responsible for overseeing all operations of the Marist College Dance Club including dance member recruitment, try-outs, dance choreography, selection and performance, organizing, planning and attending all practice sessions, competitions, travel and events, attendance at all home Football and Men’s and Women’s Basketball contests and ordering supplies as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent is required, and 3-5 years of previous experience as a competitive dancer or coach of a team is required. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with other coaches, staff and student leadership. Valid state driver’s license is necessary.
Essential Functions: Oversight of all aspects of the Club Dance team including: •Attending all practices and travel with team to all competitions, providing performance advice and leadership to club members. •Assisting student leadership in making decisions about club operations •Supervising team tryouts •Other duties as assigned
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Experience as a competitive college level dancer or coach of a college level team is preferred.Í
Required Application Documents: Cover Letter, Resume, if interviewed, 3 Professional References
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About Marist College:
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about