Cheer & Dance Graduate Assistant

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 Athletics 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).


The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville University was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service 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.

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