Assistant Cheer Coach (501674)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 1 día

Description : Department Summary

Department Summary

San José State Athletics is an integral part of the University and exists to promote the common good through athletic competition by providing equitable opportunities for men and women to compete at the NCAA Division I level.

The athletics program strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment emphasizing academics, compliance, student-athlete welfare, fair play sportsmanship and Spartan Pride.

Job Description

The Assistant Cheer / Dance Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Cheerleading Coach in organizing and managing all phases of a Division I Cheerleading and Dance program, including recruitment, skills & technique, safety standards & protocols, sideline presence & gametime assignments, team travel, student-athlete academic & conduct monitoring, public speaking & community / donor relations, competition scheduling & choreography, revenue generation & budget management, and increasing the overall visibility of the athletics brands.

Brief Description of Duties

  • Responsible for assisting in all phases of a Division I intercollegiate cheerleading and dance program, which includes operational elements such as : scheduling, recruiting, travel coordination, budgets and fundraising;
  • in addition to skill fundamentals, technique and safety standards.

  • Instruct, lead, and coach student-athletes at practice, competitive events, and during athletic gameday performances.
  • Oversee academic and personal well-being of student-athletes.
  • Assist in building a nationally recognized Division I cheerleading and dance program through successful recruiting, fundraising, and retention of high-level talent.
  • Assist with budgeting, revenue generation, reconciling expenses, and proposing program purchases.
  • Serve as a liaison to the broader (University) community, engaging in alumni, fund raising, and other key stakeholder activities.
  • Organize and manage community service events for the team.
  • Assist in the recruitment, management, and involvement of program mascot, Sammy Spartan.
  • Assist growth & development of the Junior Spartans program to engage community youth
  • Must be committed to the academic goals of the university.
  • Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience of 2+ years as a collegiate / professional cheerleader / dancer and / or coach.
  • Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • 3+ years as a collegiate / professional cheerleader / dancer and / or coach.
  • Conditional Appointment

    Athletic coach appointments are temporary by nature, expire at the end of the term stated and do not establish any future appointment rights.

    The position does not qualify for or lead to tenure but may be extended on an annual basis.

    The work for this faculty position is located in the State of California. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

    Proof of immunization against COVID-19 or proof of a medical or religious exemption and compliance with testing protocols is required for employment.

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and / or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Salary Range - $10,000 / annually - Part-Time 10 hours a week

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • San José State University : Silicon Valley's Public University

    Located in the heart of Silicon Valley one of the most innovative and diverse regions in the world San José State University is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West.

    The 2020 #1 Most Transformative University in the nation according to Money Magazine, San José State is an essential partner in the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California.

    SJSU is a top-200 school nationally in research funding and second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. Cutting-edge research, combined with world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.

    San José State enrolls more than 36,000 students many are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients.

    SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution.

    The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni.

    As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and community can benefit from different and divergent cultural and identity perspectives.

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

    This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities.

    Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming.

    The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years.

    A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at or by email at .

    Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus.

    A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at or by email at .

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