Utah State University

Part Time Cheer Coach

City Price Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/22/2023 4:16 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
2-19 hours per week
USU Eastern
USU Eastern-Athletics
Advertised Salary
Commensurate on experience
Telework Eligible


The cheer coach is to be responsible for coaching, character development and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork while at USU Eastern.

Working with and directly under the director of athletics, they have the responsibility to: support student-athlete academic success, recruits prospective student-athletes following the university and athletic department mission and student-athlete recruitment procedures, and plans and directs the cheer team.


The assistant cheer/game day coach must attend all home volleyball, women’s and men’s basketball games, along with other games that may require travel. They will assist the head coach in warming up athletes, communicating between spirit squad director, coaches, and athletes, preparing throw gear, flags, signs, and megaphones, assisting in choreographing halftime routines, have ideas and ways to implement crowd involvement through cheerleaders, being the head coaches right hand in ensuring game days run as smoothly as possible.

  • Have some previous coaching experience, and understand tumbling fundamentals.
  • Work with the athletic staff to ensure that each student-athlete meets the requirements to be eligible under the university and department guidelines.
  • Support the mission, philosophy and core values of Utah State University Eastern.
  • Recruiting and retaining top prospective student-athletes.
  • Organize, plan and execute travel arrangements within an organized and executing travel documentation and records.
  • Engage and promote team program through social media and in collaboration with social media staff members.
  • Engage in the community, and support the local athletics and businesses.
  • Engage in team fundraising in a manner that will allow the team to be at an elevated level, and assist with sponsorship opportunities.
  • Coach student-athletes in their growth and development in the sport with techniques and fundamentals of their position and sport conditioning
  • Provide an example of competitive but sportsmanlike conduct.
  • Serve as a positive role model for student-athletes on and off the court/field, and work well with students, faculty, staff, and community.
  • Maintains strong supportive relationships with the student athletes and their families.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Must be able to attend all home games
  • ACCAA Certification (Or the ability to obtain certifications upon being hired).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cheerleading, Coaching, or Collegiate cheerleading experience.
  • USA, UCA, or NCA staff experience
  • USA Cheer Collegiate safety and risk management certification
  • Experience in fundraising
  • Experience with coaching and spotting tumbling
  • Ability to spot college athletes on standing and running tumbling skills and stunting skills.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV” 
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate on experience


This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting.  This position requires nearly continuous standing, repetitive hand motions, and reaching overhead.  Employees may be exposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


*updated 05/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


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