WAE - Assistant Cheerleading Coach

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

WAE - Assistant Cheerleading Coach


Position Type:

Wages as Earned (Fixed Term)



LSUAM Athletics - Ops - SWA - Community Outreach (Leighann Westfall (00049121))


Work Location:

0100 Carl Maddox Field House


Pay Grade:



Job Description:

To support the mission and values of the Athletic Department and LSU Cheerleading program by coaching the cheerleaders to be their best at events, games and competition.  Holding members accountable to the team guidelines and contributing to a positive culture. Mentoring the team members in an exciting, fun, safe atmosphere. 

Job Description:

40%           Assist with coaching game day/promotional/nationals routines while maintaining the integrity of LSU traditions. Teach proper progressions of skills and evaluate performer readiness to perform skills safely. Assess safety aspects of practice and game day environment. Work closely with Head Coach and Athletic Training Staff notifying of any known injuries and illnesses and in return to play protocol for those returning from injury.

40%           Assist with performance reviews and individual goals for team members throughout the fall/spring semester. Assist with day-to-day operations such as but not limited to: special occasion meal organization, uniform distribution, etc.

20%          Work with alumni and teach camps/clinics to generate additional revenue for the spirit squad program. Recruiting of new candidates to the program. Assist in tryouts and selection of the team members.

Minimum Qualifications:


A Bachelor’s degree in any specialization OR an equivalent combination of education and job-related experiences


3-4 years’ collegiate cheerleading experience

Summer Camp teaching staff preferred

AACCA certification required


  • Assist in day to day team management and communication to team members; reply to emails
  • Assist in tryouts and securing new qualified team members
  • Maintain knowledge of the rules and regulations of the NCAA, SEC and LSU. Report violations or suspected violations to the Head Coach and/or the Athletics Compliance Department.

Time Commitment:

20 hours per week starting in August thru April. This position will also assist with tryouts and summer camp as needed.

Practice: Participate in team practice approximately 2 days a week.

Games: Participate in various home athletic contests consisting of Football, Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Gymnastics. A regular game day schedule consists of attending promotional events, warmups, game performance, postgame storage of equipment and team dismissal. Travel is required for one away athletic contests.

Nationals: This position is required to travel/attend Nationals competition.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate and interact effectively, respectfully and appropriately with diverse populations in the Department, the University and community
  • Willing to work in a team atmosphere where expectations are set and managed while giving staff flexibility to do their assigned tasks as both a leader and/or a follower
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with colleagues, student-athletes, coaches, administrators and fans
  • Belief in the LSU Department of Athletics Mission and Core Values 
  • Handle multiple tasks in a high stress environment
  • Ability and willingness to work extended days, weekends and holidays.


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please attach a resume and provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.


Posting Date:

July 25, 2023


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

August 16, 2023


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


Essential Position (Y/N):


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).


HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu