Athletic Director, High School

Category:  Lead
Job Function:  Certified Support Staff

Summary

The High School Athletic Director assists the school administration in providing effective leadership and guidance in the athletic operations of the school. The Athletic Director is responsible for the planning, staffing, finances, facilities, community relations, booster clubs, and compliance of the athletic programs at the high school.

Essential Duties

  • Oversees the entire athletic program at the high school
  • Develops the mission and vision of the athletic program;
  • Conducts annual meetings with all coaches and booster clubs
  • Assists the principal in staffing all coaching positions and in assigning all county coaching supplements
  • Oversees the hiring of Community Coaches and assists in submitting the correct paperwork to the District
  • Oversees the GHSA physicals, waivers, concussion form, etc.
  • Evaluates the performances of head coaches and assistant coaches
  • Coordinates all school fundraising activities and generates sponsorships from the community
  • Oversees the athletic budget at the high school and works with bookkeeper to ensure financial compliance
  • Oversees the booster clubs at the high school and coordinates yearly training to ensure knowledge of any new District policies
  • Compiles the county additional pay logs for coaches receiving money from booster clubs
  • Serves as Athletic Gender equity coordinator for the high school (Title IX Report submitted to District Athletic Director) Serves as the school contact for the Georgia High School Association
  • Ensures that all GHSA compliance rules and regulations are met by each sport
  • Completes and submits eligibility reports to the GHSA
  • Sanctions all athletic activities/competitions for the school year
  • Schedules transportation for all athletic events (County and Activity Drivers); Approves all school athletic field trips
  • Schedules the use and maintenance of all athletic facilities including heat and air requests
  • Assists in the coordination of custodial duties as they pertain to athletics
  • Coordinates all capital improvements for athletic facilities
  • Serves as the School Dude Coordinator; Works with feeder programs to facilitate in-kind contributions and use of facilities
  • Coordinates all safety and security measures for all athletic events; Completes all Emergency Action Plans
  • Creates Game Plans for all home Football Games; Completes the Football Fight Plan Assists the school with the master school calendar
  • Works with the Business Manager to Schedule all gate workers for athletic events; Creates a calendar assigning the administrative coverage for athletic events
  • Reviews all athletic schedules for each sport Coordinates the athletic trainers at each school (Heat policy, physicals, waivers, etc.) Schedules the CPR/AED training for each coach
  • Serves as contact for all local media pertaining to athletics
  • Monitors the attendance and behavior of all student athletes;
  • Enforces FCS athletic code of conduct Coordinates home and away GHSA playoff contests
  • Attends all Region and County AD meetings
  • Manages all school/sports athletic websites Stays abreast of educational research, trends, and issues pertaining to coaching, facilities, and athletics
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the principal such as supervision of cafeteria, bus duty, athletic related discipline, etc.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Certification/Licensure

Must hold or be eligible to hold a valid Georgia Teaching Certificate

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of five years of successful teaching and coaching experience required; Head coaching experience preferred; Experience coaching multiple sports during his/her career preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to function calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Classroom management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work with parents and the community
  • Experience overseeing budgets

Working Conditions

  • Normal office and/or classroom environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activities associated with normal office and/or classroom environment
Posting ID:  23801

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