Assistant Spirit Squad Coach – 24234

FLSA EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Salaried; Exempt; Administrative; 5 months; Part-Time Temporary



The applicant’s primary responsibility will be to assist the head spirit squad coach including but not limited to coaching, recruiting qualified student-athletes, fun-raising, camps, developing practice schedules, building community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, and knowledgeable of applicable rules.


This position reports to the head spirit squad coach.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: – may include, but not limited to the following:

Grade and Attendance Tracking
-Help monitor and collect weekly study logs
-Tutor team members and help them create study plans
-Enforce prof. office hour attendance and communicate with prof. if needed
-Work with CSO to help struggling students
-Communicate any academic concerns with head coach immediately

Weight Room Tracking
-Help monitor and track weekly lifts
-Ensure that all members are completing two lifts a week
-Help schedule make-up lists for athletes with conflicts
-Communicate with the strength and conditioning coach
-Communicate concerns with head coach immediately

Community Service Coordination
-Assist Head Coach in planning and organizing quarterly team service activities
-Help track community service hours of team and individuals

Inventory Management
-Track inventory of team gear and supplies
-Keep accurate records of distributed gear
-Help collect and wash gear after return

Clinics and Events
-Work weekend games, clinics, and fundraisers
-Assist in planning and execution of events


• Bachelor’s degree required with collegiate level playing and/or coaching experience.
• Recruiting ability and demonstrated commitment or experience working with diverse populations.
• Must be willing to actively participate in practices and must be able to work weekends/evenings and travel.
• The ability to manage multiple tasks.
• Excellent written and oral skills, knowledge of the sport


• Knowledge of NCAA Division III and MIAA compliance and conference rules, and an understanding of the NCAA Division III student athlete philosophy.
• Experience working with underrepresented, first-generation, Pell-eligible, and diverse populations.


Interested candidates must submit the Alma College application, letter of interest, and a resume via the apply now button below. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2024.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Alma College is classified as a selective Baccalaureate College: Diverse Fields by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders, Alma’s students thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. For more information about the College, visit

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