Cheerleading Head Coach

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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Cheerleading Head Coach

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Cheerleading Head Coach reports to the Associate Director of Club Sports and E-sports. The Head Coach is responsible for planning and executing all practice sessions for varsity and competitive cheerleading teams. They will work in coordination with the Club Sports Administrators and the Assistant Director for Marketing and Promotions to manage game and practice schedules .

  • Training, instruction, and performances of the club cheerleading team

  • Be present at all cheerleading team practices, home athletic events and at any NCA National & Regional competition

  • Choreograph routines and music for Nationals

  • As needed, Attend Cheerleading squad appearance requests both on-campus and within the community

  • Assist Cheerleading team in fundraising efforts

  • Advise the cheerleading captains in travel plans for competitive club cheerleading

  • Assist in alumni outreach through electronic communication

  • Coordinating routines with the Northeastern University Dance team for performances at home athletic events

  • Ensure safety of participants and monitor environmental (field/court/playing surfaces) conditions

  • Communicate with Club Sport Administrators as needed on issues associated with the club or any of its participants. These issues include, but are not limited to:

    o Travel

    o Injuries

    o Equipment

    o Administrative tasks and responsibilities

    o Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned to meet the goals and mission requirements of the University and the Club Sport Program

  • Remain up-to-date on proper certifications - AACCA spirit safety certification.

    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

    To apply, visit


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