University of North Texas - North Texas Dance Coach

Apr 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Student Activities at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a North Texas Dance Coach to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Manage the administration and instruction of the dance program in accordance with University of North Texas, Conference USA, NCAA, and competitive dance rules and regulations. * Prepare dance routines and choreography for performances and competition and instruct dance student-athletes in the proper techniques of competitive dance.* Plan, coordinate, and provide instruction for auditions, practices, conditioning, preparatory clinics, and performances at football games, basketball games, and assigned events. * Ensure emphasis on safety and welfare of student-athletes during instructional activities (e.g., practices, audition preparatory clinics), auditions, performances, and competitions.* Assess performance and provide instructional coaching towards the goal of improving student-athlete performance. * Attend practices, football games, basketball games, Conference USA basketball tournament, assigned events and performances, audition preparatory clinics, auditions, camps, and competitions. * Coordinate the administration of the dance program, including but not limited to: purchasing and budget management, coordinating travel, recruiting student-athletes, fundraising activities, maintaining required documentation and program operations manual, monitoring academic progress, and participating in training and meetings as directed.* Work in collaboration with administration to enhance and support university traditions, spirit-building events, and the game-week/day atmosphere for all home football games, men's and women's basketball, and other athletic events as needed.* Develop and maintain relationships with other spirit group personnel to foster an atmosphere of collaboration and camaraderie between spirit groups, and with student-athlete family and alumni to promote program involvement. * Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of two years collegiate dance participant experience. * Excellent management, organizational, and communication skills, as well as familiarity with current trends in dance performance and safety, are essential.