Canisius Employment Opportunities

Head Cheerleading Coach

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Work type: Part-time Staff
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Athletics/Recreation

Head Coach for Cheerleading

Canisius College, a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and Atlantic Hockey Conference, invites interested and qualified persons to apply for the position of part-time Head Coach for Cheerleading.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and administer team rules and guidelines.
  • Conduct team tryouts to recruit qualified cheerleaders as team members.
  • Develop routines for in-game performances and dance routines for halftime performances.
  • Supervise and attend all team practices.
  • Attend all home men/women’s basketball games and select hockey games.
  • Attend annual Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament and participate in all tournament activities scheduled for the Cheer Team.
  • Order and inventory all equipment and uniforms needed to outfit a collegiate cheer team.
  • Monitor all social media accounts for cheer team and team members.
  • Participate in department activities/fundraisers.
  • Supervise team mascot during events.
  • Ensure the safety of squad members.
  • Adhere strictly to budget. 

Additional areas of responsibility include team travel arrangements, and written and telephone correspondence, and other duties as assigned.


  • AACCA Certification.
  • Previous experience supervising, communicating with, and instructing cheerleaders.
  • Candidate should possess an excellent work ethic, strong communication skills, a commitment to diversity and the ability to work with a diverse population of students, parents, coaches, and administrators. 
  • Prior coaching experience preferred.

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system. To apply, go to:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, is an independent, co-educational, medium sized institution of higher education.  Minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply.  Canisius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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