Cheer & Dance Graduate Assistant

Northwestern College is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant (GA) for cheer and dance. The position is a 10-month appointment (August to May – could start earlier if available). Position will report to the head cheer/dance coach and will be serving as an assistant coach in all areas of the program, including recruiting, practice planning and execution, and travel.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Former athlete with a desire to pursue coaching
  • Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into the Northwestern College Master of Education program or an online program elsewhere

This is a 2- to 3-year position determined by program of study. Compensation includes a stipend, graduate tuition for the Northwestern College program and housing with an on-campus meal plan. 

The successful candidate  will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for LearningVision for Diversity and Christian identity statement. Northwestern identifies as Reformed in commitment, evangelical in engagement and ecumenical in spirit. We view these Christian theological perspectives as complementary and draw from the strengths of each perspective in fulfilling our mission.

Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. Apply online below and send letter of application and resume to

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