2018-19 Middle School Site Based Athletic Director (Lincoln)

Kansas City Public Schools Kansas City, MO
PURPOSE OF JOB: Provide leadership for the school's entire athletic program through the ongoing development, implementation and improvement of the specific sport coached.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Establish a program that ensures a cooperative, supportive, and participative environment for all students, coaches, faculty and the community based on KCMSD Athletic Department guidelines;

* Provide leadership that is proactive and positive that will emphasize the physical, psychological and social benefits of interscholastic athletics;

* Create short and long range goals for the school's athletic program that fits with the school's academic program, culture, and KCMSD goals;

* Ensure compliance of the program with MSHSAA standards;

* Check & ensure student-athlete meets MSHSAA eligibility standards on a weekly basis

* Update MSHSAA website for student-athlete eligibility

* Answer "Transfer Requests" from MSHSAA for student-athletes that have transferred to/from other institutions;

* Responsible for the supervision & evaluation of all athletic coaches in the building;

* Responsible for participating in the interviewing process for coaches;

* Communicate with District Athletic Department re: on-site issues/successes;

* Participate in monthly District Athletic Department meetings concerning League business and extended scheduling;

* Attend all home athletic contests and/or appoint administrative personnel to attend and supervise home athletic contests;

* Responsible for obtaining the advertising, information, printing and selling of programs or varsity contests (may assign a designee to do this);

* Ensure facilities are game-day ready;

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Head Coach(es) and Student-Athletes

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Must be employed as a teacher or administrator in the school in which the candidate applies;

* Must hold a valid teacher's certificate and be contracted by the KCMSD BOE for the school year as a full or part-time teacher;

* Must have at least 3 years of athletic administrative experience;

* Must fulfill 8 contact hours of professional development;

* District Level Meetings—4 hours

* School Level Meetings—3 hours

* Outside Meetings—1 hour

* Knowledge of the overall operation of athletic program

* First Aid/CPR certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Have, or in progress for a graduate degree with emphasis in Sports Administration, Public Administration or similar degree plans.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job requires that the employee be able to:

Sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, and lift objects of at least 25 pounds.