Graduate Assistant: Cheer and Dance

 This Graduate Assistant position will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the Cheer and Dance programs as well as secondary responsibilities assigned by the Athletic Director.  A strong faith base and commitment to the mission of Greenville University are essential. This is a 12-month position.


 Graduate Assistant (GA) is students, not employee of the university.  

• GA may not hold other on-campus employment.  

• GA must be accepted and enrolled in a Greenville University graduate programs. 

• GA will maintain continuous enrollment in the degree program at all times 

• GA must maintain an accumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.0  

• GA will receive a stipend in addition to full tuition scholarship for Greenville University, programs and housing & meals. Tuition scholarship, stipend, and meals are subject to applicable taxes.  

• GA must be able to live and work in the USA. No Student Visa available. 


• Coach Duties: administrative, practice, game, and competition preparation 

• Recruiting: coordinate recruiting activities including emails, phone calls, and letters, maintain the recruit database, and manage social media 

• Academics: monitor academic progress of players 

• Spiritual Development: assist/lead Bible studies and mentor players 

• Game Day Management: responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Department. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s Degree and acceptance into a Graduate Program. 

• Cheer and Dance experience. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Previous coaching experience 

• Dance technique/training/choreography 

Compliance with University Standards. All Greenville University employees acknowledge the unique Wesleyan, evangelical, and Protestant mission of the University, a community in which Christian faith is of central importance. Employees agree to promote the University’s Mission (as set out in the Mission Statement); its Philosophy of Education and GU Student Learning Outcomes, support its Theological Assumptions and comply with the behavioral aspects of the Lifestyle Statement (collectively, the University Standards). 

To be considered for the position,  applicants must submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a current resume, and (3) the Greenville College Employment Application available at 

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race or gender in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.