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Head Cheerleading Coach

Employer
Westfield State University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 16, 2023

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


Head Cheerleading Coach


About Westfield State University:

In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. Westfield State University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination, equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Westfield State is the most residential of the state universities in Massachusetts, with over 60% of our 5600 full-time undergraduate students living on campus. The campus is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts just 30 minutes from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and 1.5 hours from both Boston and Albany.


Job Description:

Campus Title: Head Cheerleading Coach
Department: Athletics
Funding: Contracted
Job Type: Part-Time, Temporary/Seasonal
Shift: TBD
Supervision Received: Reports to the Director of Athletics.
Salary: $7,000 stipend biweekly

General Statement of Duties: Westfield State University invites application for the position of head cheerleading coach. The head coach will oversee all aspects of managing the cheerleading program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, evaluating and recruiting qualified student-athletes, organizing and conducting team practices, overseeing/coaching cheerleaders at football and basketball home games, participating in community events, preparing for and fundraising for annual or bi-annual trip to national competition. Coach will hire, supervise and evaluate part-time assistant coach. Coach will adhere to all NCAA Division III, UCA, and institutional and department policies and procedures.


Requirements:

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience as a high school or collegiate coach



Additional Information:

Salary:
For the majority of new employees, the minimum starting salary will apply. Specific salary for current Westfield State University employees and individuals currently working for the state of Massachusetts must be calculated individually in accordance with collective bargaining and state policies and procedures.

State job specifications for this position may be found at the department of higher education website: http://www.mass.edu/foremployees/classificationspecs/classspecs-pers.asp

Disability Accommodations:
Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.

Background Check:
Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.


Application Instructions:

An on-line application is required. The successful candidate must submit an official transcript at the time of hire. Interested candidates should electronically attach the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three references *
  • Copy of unofficial transcript of highest degree

* Provide the contact information for reference providers in the reference section of the online application.

Deadline: The job posting will be open a minimum of ten days and, if needed, will remain open until finalists have been selected.

NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us.

Covid-19 Requirements:

As a condition of employment, you will be required to complete an initial series of COVID vaccination (2 doses of Pfizer/Moderna or 1 dose of J&J) prior to coming to campus. Initial booster doses are strongly encouraged for everyone who is eligible. New employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination to Human Resources prior to onboarding. Employees who require a medical or religious exemption should email Tatyana Horne, Associate Director of Employee Benefits, Recognition & Transitions, at thorne@westfield.ma.edu.



To apply, visit https://westfield.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=165789&CNTRNO=26&TSTMP=0 jeid-e33718d3f7c6354db8e1d12917acf7ef

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