Athletics Director

Dietrich School District South Central / Twin Falls Athletic/Activities Director Secondary Part Time Posted 3M ago

About this job

Athletics Director
2024-2025 School Year
Deadline: Open until filled
JOB SUMMARY:
To provide leadership and coordination among the various teams and extracurricular groups to facilitate programs that provide young people with a variety of programs for personal recreation, knowledge of such activities, physical training, and development of values including a sense of fair play.
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Minimum experience in organizing and administering an athletic program as determined by the Board
2. Strong background in coaching and athletic rules
3. Works well with students, staff, and the public
4. Excellent organizational skills
5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
6. Models fair play and respect
7. Able to maintain a positive environment and high standards of conduct for athletes
8. Treats all athletes fairly and equally
9. Able to work under pressures and deadlines
10. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Oversee all extracurricular events and activities or, if unable to attend an event, find a substitute to oversee the activity
2. Prepare and distribute an activity and special events calendar
3. Prepare programs for all appropriate extracurricular events
4. Arrange for team and club pictures for league, district, and state tournaments
5. Arrange with the building principal for the cancellation or postponement of home events due to adverse weather conditions
6. Plan and supervise all awards and banquets and assume general coordination of those events
7. Arrange field and gym practice schedules, and schedule all athletic events
8. Assume responsibility for providing officials, ticket takers, and other personnel necessary for all home games and other extracurricular activities
9. Arrange all details of visiting teams' and officials’ needs, including lodging, meals, towels, gymnasium services, security, and field assistance, as appropriate
10. Prepare facilities for athletic events such as setting up score tables, bleachers, ticket taker tables, and locker rooms
11. Oversee facility clean-up such as in the high school gym, locker rooms, hospitality rooms, and outdoor fields and facilities
12. Arrange transportation and housing for all extracurricular events, and communicate with the transportation supervisor regarding busing needs for off-campus events
13. Schedule all departure times for athletic events after meeting with administrators, coaches, and club advisors
14. Be responsible for compliance with Board-adopted emergency medical procedures for all practice sessions and competitive events
15. Coordinate use of high school athletic facilities by groups outside the school in conjunction with the building principal
Supervisory Duties
1. Assist in screening and hiring of all athletic personnel
2. Conduct a coaches meeting at the beginning of each year to communicate federal and state law, administrative rules, Board policy, and IHSAA rules
3. Work as a liaison between the administration and the extracurricular activities staff
4. Supervise coaches, observing them sufficiently to make recommendations to the Building Principal regarding coaching assignments
5. Develop and implement appropriate rules governing the conduct of athletic activities
6. Be responsible for administering all interscholastic policies and procedures in accordance with the rules of the Idaho High School Activities Association (IHSAA)
7. Interpret Board policy to the extent necessary to provide guidance the athletic program
8. Resolve any conflicts within the athletic department or among extracurricular activities
9. Provide formal written evaluation of all coaching positions in collaboration with Building Principal
Records & Finances
1. Monitor each student’s eligibility to participate in athletic activities according to IHSAA rules and relevant federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
2. Establish physical and academic requirements for eligibility to participate in each sport, and verify each student’s eligibility
3. Obtain written parent permission for students to participate as required
4. Secure IHSAA approval for transfer students
5. Ensure each sport has an up to date team roster and that it is sent to all participating schools
6. Prepare and administer the extracurricular program budget
7. Request all cash boxes needed for event gates and concessions, and secure cash boxes after events according to school procedures
8. Maintain records of athletic contests and a record of all award winners, stating the date and type of award, including athletic scholarships
Application Deadline:
Open until filled. A district application may be obtained online at www.dietrichschools.org
Position Begins: August 2024
Salary: DOE Coaching Positions are also available.

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