Graduate Assistant, Cheerleading Team


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Shorter University, an NCAA Division II institution that competes in the Gulf South Conference and competes at the UCA Collegiate National Championships, is currently accepting applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant to the Cheerleading program. This position will be responsible for assisting the Head and Assistant Cheerleading Coaches with position-specific coaching, traveling with the team, equipment inventory control, game-day preparation, practices, strength & conditioning programs, and all other duties as assigned by the Head or Assistant Cheerleading Coaches. All activities shall be conducted within the policies and resource framework of the University, the Athletics Department, the Gulf South Conference, and NCA.

Master’s degree options are: MBA, MBA emphasis in Sports Management, or Master of Management. In exchange for hours worked for the team, the successful candidate will be given free tuition for graduate courses subject to the Graduate Assistantship Guidelines of the University.

GAs receive 30-33 hours of tuition remission for graduate courses only; if undergraduate pre-requisites are needed they must be covered by financial aid or applicant’s personal funds.


 The successful candidate will be guided by high morals and character that exemplify their Christian beliefs in their everyday walk and possess a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and resilience to a fluid work schedule.

Previous experience in high school or university cheerleading as a coach and/or player is required.

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission to the Shorter University Graduate School.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Sports Management.

Shorter University is an NCAA Division II institution competing in the Gulf South Conference, located in beautiful Rome, GA approximately 70 miles northwest of Atlanta.

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As an employee of Shorter University, you are expected to abide by the mission of Shorter University and the personal lifestyle statement.

 Shorter University is a Christ-centered university affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and requires employees to be committed Christians.

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