Competitive Dance Coach

Start Date

Peru State College (PSC) seeks qualified applicants for a part-time competitive dance coach. PSC is a NAIA athletic institution that recently has added competitive dance to its current list of nine varsity sports. Position will begin immediately.



Compensation will $8,000 annually. This position requires work hours outside of the normal work week, including evening, weekend and holiday hours. There are no benefits associated with this hourly position and the position will not be entitled to a specific term of employment. This position is temporary in nature and may be discontinued at any time at the discretion of the College without cause or advance notice.



A high school diploma is required, bachelor’s degree or higher preferred. Preference will be given to individuals with previous dance coaching experience.



Responsibilities will include: recruit 12-15 team members who will be academically eligible for competition; organize and conduct practices and performances in a professional, safe, and responsible manner; choreograph variety of competition and special dance routines; set competition and performance schedules; motivate and mentor collegiate student-athletes; manage team budget and fundraise as necessary; be able to transport team to contests and be responsible for their well-being; commit to all NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference, and Peru State policies and procedures; perform other duties as assigned by the athletic director or designee.


Application Procedure

This position is subject to veteran’s preference.

Offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory results of a background check.

To apply, submit an application here. Please submit cover letter, resume and employment application. Review of applications will begin immediately and position will be open until filled.

Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution. Peru State College does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Reports regarding discrimination or harassment may be directed to the following Compliance Coordinator. In addition, inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinator: Ms. Eulanda Cade, Peru State College, Administration Building, Room 312, PO Box 10, 600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230