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Athletic Coach 4

Requisition ID req28766
Working Title Head Coach/Spirit Squad Dir
Position Grade 95
Position Summary The University of New Mexico is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to become the Head Coach for its Cheer and Spirit programs. The Head Coach / Spirit Squad Director will be responsible for leading all aspects of the UNM cheer, spirit, and mascot programs. These responsibilities include: implementation of cheerleading/spirit routines at Football, Basketball, Volleyball, and other events as assigned; oversight of cheer/spirit’s annual recruitment efforts’ collaboration with the UNM marching band to implement game day routines; travel to away Football and tournament basketball environments to oversee spirit program members; oversight of the UNM Spirit operating budget; and overall fundraising for the UNM Cheer/Spirit program.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis.
  • Compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required in this position.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; minimum directly related experience requirement is determined by the VP for Athletics.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Requirements
Campus Main - Albuquerque, NM
Department Athletics Spirit Squad (925K)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Contract
Term End Date
Status Exempt
Pay Monthly: $2,600.00 - $3,750.00
Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB Statement As a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.
Background Check Required Yes
For Best Consideration Date
Eligible for Remote Work No
Eligible for Remote Work Statement
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please attach resume

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

The University of New Mexico requires all regular staff positions successfully pass a pre-employment background check. This may include, but is not limited to, a criminal history background check, New Mexico Department of Health fingerprint screening, New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department fingerprint screening, verification of education credentials, and/or verification of prior employment. For more information about background checks, visit Refer to for a definition of Regular Staff.