Dance Coach / Spirit Program
Job no: 520036
Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: President
Department: Athletic Department
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
The Virginia Tech Department of Athletics embraces the core value of diverse and inclusive communities and respects the educational benefits of diverse ideas, peoples, and cultures in order to contribute to the equitable inclusion and just engagement of the world’s communities. Guided by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), the Virginia Tech Department of Athletics is committed to fostering a culture that accepts, affirms, and values all individuals and their unique contributions to the department, university, and broader community. We are committed to attracting and retaining student-athletes, coaches, and staff from diverse backgrounds while also fostering an inclusive educational and work environment free from any discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Virginia Tech is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The Dance Coach / Spirit Program reports to the Head Spirit Coach. The Dance Coach will assist the Head Spirit Coach in coordinating all aspects of the Virginia Tech HighTechs. This includes student athlete development, organizing and leading practices and workouts, choreography, coaching technique, and cleaning routines for game day and nationals performances.
Dance and/or spirit coaching experience.
Collegiate dance experience.
Good communication skills.
Organizational, time management, and relationship building skills.
Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgement.
Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines.
Commitment to diversity.
Ability to work non-traditional work hours due to events, practices, game days, etc..
Background of teaching different areas of dance (pom, jazz, hip hop, contemporary).
Commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.
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