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Athletic Director

Company: Carondelet High School
Location: Concord
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Athletic Director is an innovative thinker who will create an efficient, effective, and nationally recognized athletic program, with an emphasis on creating leadership, competition, and human development opportunities for all Carondelet High School athletes. The Athletic Director exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills and proficiently manages media relations and demonstrates a deep passion for athletics and for the growth and development of Carondelet athletes in all aspects of their educational lives. The Athletic Director is experienced in people management, conflict resolution and demonstrates the ability to stand firm on conviction. The Athletic Director models humble leadership, embraces possibility and innovation, delivers great, and inspires joy and gratitude in students and colleagues.Essential Responsibilities* Fosters a community spirit consistent with the Carondelet Mission and Core Values among coaches, athletes, and parents.* Respects the uniqueness of the individual athlete and development of the whole person by demanding good sportsmanship, positive coaching practices, and effective communication with all constituents.* Effectively communicates the mission, vision, and values of the department to students, faculty, staff, parents, and community stakeholders.* Effectively builds and maintains relationships with internal constituencies including students, parents, faculty/staff, alumnae and prospective families.* Effectively builds and maintains relationships with external constituencies, including local youth and recreation programs, for potential partnerships at the Carondelet Athletics Complex.* Works with administrators to ensure that the expectations and behavior of athletes and coaches reflect the Carondelet mission and charism.* Provides visionary leadership, strategic planning, and policy development for the athletics program.* Demonstrates expertise in interscholastic athletics management, a keen business sense, and an appreciation for the important role athletics plays in a great Catholic school environment.* Leads ongoing projects and develops event-specific programs to build engagement, spirit, and community.Administrative Responsibilities* Develops plans, policies, procedures and programs which are in compliance with the school, the EBAL, NCS, and CIF rules and regulations and which reflect the high standard of academic excellence and the general welfare of student-athletes.* Submits reports, recommendations and supporting documentation to the Principal and the President, as necessary, to make decisions regarding goals, academics, capital expansion, staffing, budget appropriations, scheduling and other aspects of the Carondelet athletic program.* Manages and oversees each sport through each coach.* Ensures that coaching and staff actively supports the school's joint commitment to academic achievement and growth of the whole child for each student-athletes* Conducts and prepares all pre-season meetings for coaches and parents/guardians in partnership with the Associate Athletic Director.* Promotes athletic excellence on local, conference and national levels for each sports program, to include coordinating the recruitment, selection and evaluation of all coaches.* Develops and implements long term planning regarding not only fiscal needs for operations and capital improvements, but also internal goals for strengthening the Department.* Develops budget guidelines, approves budget appropriations for each area, and monitors conformance to budget.* Oversees fiscal operations, with the assistance of the CFO. The Athletic Director will have overall responsibilities for finance and facilities of the Athletics Department to ensure the practice of sound business techniques.* Develops and implements programs to increase revenue sources for the Department to include effective plans for marketing and promotions as well as fund raising strategies to promote donor support of the athletics program.* Develops and grows the athletics corporate sponsorship program in conjunction with the Advancement Department. Specific deliverables will be created and met and a review process of this program will be developed.* Serves as the primary spokesperson of the Department promoting the philosophy and mission of the school with faculty, staff, students, alumni, sports media and the general public during public relations opportunities.* Composes and disseminates press releases on all significant Carondelet sports events/stories.* Establishes and periodically refines departmental organizational structure to ensure the effective management of human resources. Approves all employee contracts for the coaches, trainers, administrative staff and other personnel who work for the athletics department. Supervises their training and work to evaluate their contribution to the department.* Maintains open communication channels with students, faculty, administrators, alumni and friends of the school.* Coordinates the formulation of an annual report on the present status and future plans for the athletics program.* Counsels coaches, parents, and student-athletes through athletics-related issues.* Facilitates communication with coaches regarding practice schedules, upcoming games, and results of competitions.* In conjunction with the Associate Athletic Director, is expected to be a visible presence at the majority of home athletic contests.* Ensures that Carondelet Athletics has a relevant online presence on our website and social media platforms.* Supports the development of dynamic summer sport clinics.* Works with the Director of Facilities to maintain all Carondelet High School athletic facilities* Oversees all Carondelet athletic scheduling.* Supervises student-athletes at the Carondelet Athletics Complex and maintains an administrative presence at the CAC by creating a flex work schedule in conjunction with the athletic team.Qualifications* Bachelor's degree* Minimum of 3-4 years working in athletics industry or coaching* Ideal candidate will possess a solid understanding of most sports* Proficient working with various software applications, media platforms, social media outlets and processing compliance paperwork* Managed budget of at least $50,000* Strong communicator both written and orally* Demonstration of organizational skills and problem solving skills necessary* Flexibility in scheduling of days and hours will be necessary* Must be authorized to work in the US and successfully pass a background investigation.Preferred Qualifications* Scheduling requirements for high school sports* Understands and can create a social media strategy* Creative problem solver* Energetic work ethic* Coaching experience preferredApply to this PositionAbout CarondeletCarondelet High School is an equity-focused, inclusive, Catholic college-prep high school in the East Bay that offers young women a transformative educational experience. Since its founding in 1965, Carondelet has combined academic excellence and a recognition of the unique gifts of each of its students. The school's focus is a woman-centered, comprehensive educational program designed to help young women build confidence and prepare for leadership and service in the 21st century going forth into the world with heart, faith, courage, and excellence.

Keywords: Carondelet High School, Concord , Athletic Director, Accounting, Auditing , Concord, California

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