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Athletic Positions

Human Resources Department

The following positions are open and are currently advertised in a variety of advertising sources.

Interested candidates should apply for the position of interest by following the instructions noted in the posting.
Please submit only the application materials requested in the posting.

If you should have questions about the position, the requirements or the hiring process, please call 417-625-9527.


Head Cheer and Dance Coach/Athletic Academic Advisor

Missouri Southern State University is currently seeking applications for a Head Cheer and Dance Coach/Athletic Academic Advisor. This person will oversee the Cheerleading and Dance program operations as well as provide academic guidance to student athletes. Candidate must have bachelor's degree, plus prior collegiate cheerleading and dance skill, knowledge, or experience; or any combination of education and experience. Meet weekly with all at-risk student-athletes to help them meet their academic goals.  Must have experience in working with a diverse population. Must be able to instruct cheerleaders on aspects of technique, lifts, and routines. Attendance to all home sporting football and basketball events is required. This position is a 12-month, part-time position with a $20,000 salary.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references to Please indicate “Head Cheer and Dance Coach/Academic Coordinator” in the subject line. Employment will require a background check. E-verify participating employer. EOE.



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