Chester County School District
Oct 31, 2019High School
Must be SC certified or eligible for SC certification. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JOB PURPOSE Under limited supervision, administers the school athletic program; selects, organizes and supervises the coaches and sports programs at school; oversees athletic program budgeting and facilities maintenance; performs related professional, administrative and supervisory work as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Administers the school athletic program, ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations, and standards of safety. Supervises the work of coaching and support staff; supervisory duties include instructing, assigning and planning work, evaluating work, maintaining standards, allocating personnel, coordinating activities, acting on employee problems, selecting new employees, and recommending employee disciplinary action as appropriate. Offers advice and assistance as needed. Maintains accurate, complete, and up-to-date records as required by law, South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) policy, district policy, and administrative regulation for all district athletic programs. Provides for adequate staff training and development opportunities. Coordinates transportation of athletes to and from athletic events and practices. Develops and administers athletic program budget planning, payroll and financial management activities. Oversees the maintenance of athletic fields and facilities; ensures the proper preparation of athletic fields for play; coordinates event security. Develops and implements procedures for athletic facility usage, including events that are not athletically based. Coordinates scheduling and ticket sales for all sporting events; coordinates the work of game officials; coordinates the preparation and distribution of annual football program. Serves as an ex-officio member of the Executive Board for the Athletic Booster Club. Monitors the physical condition of students during physical activity; enforces safety rules and regulations. Encourages academic excellence of student athletes by monitoring academic progress. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides updates as required. Supervises the use of the weight room equipment before, during, and after school hours. Assists the school administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct; develops reasonable rules of behavior and procedure and maintains order in a fair and just manner. Serves as a team representative and promotes the athletic program by building positive and productive relationships with news media, booster club, community leaders and businesses. Maintains positive relationships with parents; schedules and conducts conferences with parents and students as necessary. Procures, issues, and maintains inventory of program supplies and equipment. Coordinates and/or participates in special programs, projects, or events as required. Attends staff, school, district, or community meetings and serves on various committees as appropriate. Keeps the administration informed of events and activities of an unusual nature. Participates in efforts to build or enhance community support of school/athletic programs and projects; attends and participates in community meetings as appropriate. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well. Compiles data for and prepares various records and reports as are required by law, Board policies and administrative directives. Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, smart board, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, public address system, audio-visual equipment, two-way radio, etc. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as Principal, Assistant Principals, Superintendent, professional peers, subordinates, faculty and other school staff, other District Administrators and staff, Board members, various committees, various government and community agencies, students, parents, volunteers, vendors, college recruiters, and the general public. Attends training, conferences, and workshops as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills. Performs related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Valid South Carolina teaching certificate. Knowledge of overall operations of an athletic program. Five or more years of coaching experience PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall: Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job. Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time. Speak and hear. Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision. Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication. Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, technology equipment, computers, and/or controls. WORK PLACE EXPECTATIONS Work effectively with and respond to diverse cultures or backgrounds. Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean and professional manner for the assignment and work setting. Have regular and punctual attendance. Follow all District policies, work procedures, and reasonable requests by the proper authorities.