Cheer Coach

Job Title: Cheer Coach
Position No.: OTH-STL-PT-12172013
Department(s):   Student Life
Reports To: Director, Student Life
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

The Cheer Coach is a part-time position reporting to the Director of Student Life.  The position will be a September-March position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Development, planning, implementing and supervising of the University Cheer Program
  • Recruiting, supervising, and mentoring Cheer Squad members
  • Organize, manage and facilitate cheer tryouts and cheer practice
  • Coach and supervise cheer performances at athletic competitions and special engagements.
  • Initiate and coordinate annual fund raising activities to supplement cheer squad budget.
  • Manage the cheer program budget.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Two to three years cheer coach experience.
  • Cheer instructor certification (UCA, NCA, or comparable).
  • AACCA safety certification.
  • Organized – able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Work to further the university’s vision as stated in the “Ten Pillars”
  • Be available also for some night and weekend programming
  • Exhibit an active Christian faith.

Additional Info:


Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.


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