High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. College or continued education courses desirable. Three years coaching experience to include one year collegiate coaching experience preferred. Experience in public relations and fundraising desirable. Certification of American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) and United States Governing Body for Sport Cheering (USA Cheer) preferred. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid certification preferred.
This is a part-time .75 FTE, benefits eligible position, working 30 hours per week.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
This is a .75, benefits eligible position, working 30 hours per week. Performs entry-level specialist duties for SHSU Spirit Programs. Works with the Cheerleading/Dance Teams and 'Sammy the Bearkat' mascot programs.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs entry-level specialist duties for the SHSU Spirit Programs. Assists in planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, and monitoring programs and services. Assists in the development of policies and procedures. Coaches, directs, and manages student members of the Orange Pride Dance Team, Cheerleading Team, and 'Sammy the Bearkat' mascot program. Choreographs, monitors fitness and nutrition levels, monitors grade checks, and provides general supervision during practice sessions and performances. May contact high school and university officials and parents regarding recruiting students. May contact apparel vendors for maintaining team spirit wear. Duties performed will vary with the particular program, project, or area of expertise. Interprets policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 27834
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsvi...lle is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. A member of The Texas State University System
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