Job Description St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Duties/Responsibilities 1. Ensure all safety procedures outlined by the AACCA must be strictly adhered to. Safety is first priority. 2. Manage all personnel and aspects of the program to include the preparation of student-athletes through practice sessions and preparation for performances. 3. Provide management and oversight at all required athletic contests and events. The premier focus is basketball home contests. The team should always be on time and prepared for all pre-game activities. Team appearance should always follow dress code policy and should be uniformed at all times. This includes traveling to and from games. Ensure team remains positive and professional during games in lieu of many demands and distractions. Maintain high standards of conduct and discipline. 4. Practice needs to be structured, organized, and a coach needs to be present at all times. Provide structure and oversight required to ensure a safe practice environment for every single routine. Ensure all practice routines are certified and in compliance with AACCA regulations. 5. The coach is required to be able to teach proper technique for all movements, including but not limited to pyramids, stunts, basket tosses, and all other routines. The coach needs to be able to moderate practice routines based on skill level and the strength and coordination required for each technique. The coach needs the experience to teach and educate each team member on proper safety guidelines, specific to each technique. 6. Recruiting: ensure diverse pool of participants and team members. Ensure tryouts are organized, well advertised, and well attended. Ensure all insurance guidelines and safety procedures are met. Recruit student-athletes who embody the academic, social and athletic expectations set forth by the University. 7. Team management: clearly define team expectations regarding their unique role in representing the university. Meet once per week to review expectations and professionalism. Continually educate team members about their high-profile nature and the importance of representation of the university. Ensure team members follow all ticket policies at all times. Encourage a positive attitude whenever interacting with staff, faculty, and opposing teams. Coach must ensure appropriate attire for team travel, practice, games and events. Furthermore, student-athletes should be respectful at all times. 8. Compliance: establish and maintain a working knowledge of the NCAA and BIG EAST Conference rules and regulations and St. John's University policies and procedures. Maintain these operating guidelines, policies and procedures to ensure 100% compliance throughout the calendar year for all personnel associated with the program.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Minimum 2 years coaching experience. American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators Certified (AACCA) Certified. CPR/AED Certified.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Location: Queens, New York, United States Position Type: Part-Time