Provide for overall leadership and
coordination among the various sports to facilitate programs
that provide students worthwhile learning experiences.
Employed as a certified teacher in the
Experience as an athletic director or
First Aid Certification
Type 75 Administrative Certificate a
At the High School this is a .6
FTE position. At the middle schools this position is a .2
Duties and Responsibilities
Monitor failure rates of student athletes and
promote a philosophy of academic achievement.
Work with coaching staff in the development of
an athletic program that meets the needs of students.
Administrative and Fiscal/Facilities
Act as an advisor to the
administration on matters involving the athletic policy.
Prepare an annual budget for administrative and
Board approval and implement the budget within athletic fund
Oversee fundraising activities including
administrative approval and accounting for the receipt and
disbursement of funds.
Administer eligibility practices for the IHSA
and RB. Mail copies for each sport to the IHSA
Coordinate the scheduling of athletic contests
with the scheduling of other school activities through the
Schedule all athletic contests. In those sports
that do not play a conference schedule, it may be advantageous
to schedule the contest with the assistance of the head coach
of the sport.
Purchase or authorize the purchase of all
athletic equipment. Follow the Board policy regarding
Complete and return to the IHSA all
classification, tournament entries, and special request forms.
Keep a record of the date of receipt and return of all forms to
See that all athletic facilities are properly
prepared for competition. (Scoreboard, lights, P.A., field
marking and mowing, etc.)
Inspect locker room with the visiting coach
before and after the contest.
Report needed improvement or maintenance of
facilities to the Facilities Manager.
Attend, or arrange to have athletic department
staff in attendance at major athletic contests.
See that arrangements have been made for
physical examinations for those squads that have physicals
given by the team physician and make sure all athletes have
up-to-date examinations, including compliance with drug
Make IHSA physical cards available for team
physicals and see that the cards are distributed, collected,
and properly completed.
Keep accurate records of all athletic award
winners. Keep an inventory of all awards and certificates on
hand. Prepare a list of award winners and their awards for use
by the media. Order chenille letters, patches, senior plaques
and 3 year medallions and other special award trophies as
Prepare a team roster of all interscholastic
teams for use in athletic game programs. Mail rosters to all
opponents at the beginning of each sport season.
Secure transportation for all athletic contests.
Transportation requests for buses and other school vehicles
will be completed and submitted to the proper office for
Prepare, mail and file all athletic contests
Promote good faculty and community
Issue all complimentary season passes to
authorized personnel and complimentary tickets to school
personnel as per regulations for away contests.
Represent the school with the athletic booster
Attend athletic booster club meetings.
Provide copies of all schedules for the
principal, superintendent, coaches and media.
Make arrangements for any press or radio
coverage of athletic contests.
School /Organizational Climate
Ensure that all activities conform to the
regulations of IHSA and the Conference.
Responsible for assessing the school's athletic
Aid the principal, superintendent in the
selection of coaching personnel and volunteers to be
recommended to the Board of Education for all athletic coaching
Provide input on the evaluation of head varsity
coaches annually, and assist the head varsity coaches in the
evaluation of all coaching staff members at the end of the
sport season. (Evaluate head varsity if the holder of the job
has a type 75 certificate)
Assist the coaching staff in solving any staff,
student-athlete, or parent problems that arise.
Oversee the work of the athletic trainers, their
relationship with coaches, and the health and safety of student
Create review and/or revise the coaches' policy
manual and the student athletic handbook.
Secure and supervise all P.A. announcers, score
keepers, timers and security people for all athletic
Employ officials for all athletic contests as
per the regulations of the athletic conference of which the
school is a member.
Prepare, mail and file all officials contracts.
Pay all officials by check.
Employ, assign and request payment for all
police officers used at athletic contests.
Prior to all scheduled athletic contests,
contact the officials and opponent school to confirm the date,
time and location of the contest.
Assist in preparation for special activities at
athletic contests, such as Parents Night, Homecoming,
Develop and maintain a current handbook for
Professional Growth and Development
Remain current in the field by being active in
Other job related duties as
assigned by the principal.
This position is evaluated annually by
the principal using the categories listed in the job
description. This is a year round position.
Maintain emotional control under stress.
Maintain positive attitude when dealing with customers.
Frequent district and some statewide travel. Work with
frequent interruptions, frequent prolonged and irregular
hours. Some exposure to hot or cold weather
Schedule B assignments are appointed