Assistant Athletic and Activities Director

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Assistant/Associate Athletic/Activities Director Williston Public School District #1 Job Description Job Title: Assistant/Associate Athletics and Activities Director FLSA Status: Exempt Reports To: Athletic/Activities Director and Superintendent of Schools Term of Contract Ten-months; Starting August 1"and ending May 3181 Summary: Assists the Athletic/Activities Director In establishing plans, organizing and directing a comprehensive activities program for WPSD #1; especially the middle school. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To provide assistance to the Athletic/Activities Director In directing and overseeing all athletic and activity programs In the school district; especially the middle school. Student Clubs and Organizations: Middle School Level • Provides for the identification of and supervision of club advisors. • Assist club advisors and members with the technical aspects of their obligations; schedules, bus transportation, student eligibility, equipment purchase, Inventory, and other items a requested by the advisor/coach. • Monitors all club activities. • Ensure all clubs/organizations abide by state, federal laws, and district policies; this Includes but not limited to those governed by the North Dakota High School Activities Association. Consult with Athletic/Activities Director on situations of uncertainty. • Assist new clubs with the development process; provide club advisor and offer training; coordinate planning and activities with advisors to student organizations. Athletics: Middle School Level • Monitor strict observances of equality of opportunity in boys' and girl's athletics by keeping Informed of legal requirements and consulting with staff regarding compliance with the law. • Supervise middle school athletic staff including shared responsibility for hiring, disciplining or dismissal decisions, recommend those for training, mentoring and evaluating coaches and athletics staff. • Supervise the control, issuance and maintenance of athletic equipment and facilities. • Prepare a master calendar incorporation with the Athletic/Activities Director. • Develop and manage department, team and special events, order equipment; and ensure departmental compliance with all district management policies with approval of the Athletic/Activities Director. • Submits requisitions to the Athletic/Activities Director for approval . • Collect and analyze department statistics and data and prepare and distribute reports as appropriate. • Serve as a substitute for the school district at all conference/state athletic meetings. • Collects all rosters prior to the first contest and performs eligibility checks per district policy. • Coordinates gym use for practices and games and give final clearance for the use of the gyms or the athletic fields at the middle school level • Serves as liaison between coaches and custodial staff for the cleaning and maintenance of athletic facilities and area at the middle school level. • Submits officials to work athletic events to the central office for payment • Secures game workers for middle school athletic contests, ticket takers, announcers, clock operators, score keepers, line judges etc. • Sets up and tears down athletic facilities for middle school events. • Complete an evaluation of and conferences with all middle school coaches within three weeks after the conclusion of their sport season. • Disseminate NDHSAA materials and enforce NDHSM rules and regulations, i n c l u d i n g player eligibility as they apply at the middle school level. • Collect, file and notify athletes and coaches regarding student eligibility as it pertains to the NOHSAA physical cards and athletic code of conduct • Observe safety and security procedures: report potentially unsafe conditions. • Other duties assigned by Athletic/Activities Director and/or Superintendent of Schools. District Wide Student Activities: Work with Athletic/Activities Director • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; participate In the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; select and monitor club advisors. • Provide personnel and security for school and student body sponsored events. • Prepare a variety of reports including program activity reports and financial reports for events. • Coordinate gym, building and athletic field use and works with the auditorium manager to maintain a district usage calendar. • Work with building level administration, coaching and activities directors and the transportation supervisor to schedule all athletic and activity departure times and provide bus supervision. • Coordinates travel arrangements. • Establish and maintain standards of dress, scholarship and conduct for participation and travel of students involved in activities. • Handles suspensions for participants who break WJH or NDHSAA rules; if applicable. • Act as a resource for all athletic and activity staff. • Evaluate all middle school programs on an annual basis. Make recommendations for Improvements to the building administrator, Athletic/Activities Director, and the Superintendent of Schools. • Provide a channel through which students and the community may express concerns about the athletic and activity programs. • Administer the district code of conduct in a fair and consistent manner that is within the Intent of the code. • Ensure district adherence to all NDHSAA and district policies, administrative rules, procedures relating to participation in extracurricular activities. Supervisory Responsibilities: The Activities and Athletic Director will supervise, recommend to the Superintendent to hire and terminate, mentor, train and coordinate the work of all coaches and advisors. Necessary Skills: • This position will require positive leadership and communication skills, with the appropriate conflict resolution skills and/or training and a rapport with all staff associated with the school district and community groups. • Work with the Communication Specialist on promotion of the junior high athletic and fine arts programs. • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics. • Ability to exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcome feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own Interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed. • Ability to communicate well with others. • Ability to look for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. • Ability to follow policies and procedures; complete administrative tasks correctly and on time; support organization's goals and values. • Ability to display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; include appropriate people in decision-making process; make timely decisions. • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands; change approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. • Ability to follow instructions, respond to supervisory direction; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; complete tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. • Ability to maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality when dealing with student, staff and/or parent information. • Work with building level administration Technology Skills: Individual requires knowledge and proficiency in internet and email software; student management software; spreadsheet software and word processing software. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable Individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequent nights and weekend's work and In-season travel are required. Education and Experience: A four-year degree in recreation, education or related field is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Terms of Employment: Ten-month employment agreement

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David Mieure

Athletic and Activities Director

Williston Public School District #1

PO Box 1407

1201 9th Avenue NW

Williston, ND  58802

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Williston Public School District #1

PO Box 1407 1201 9th Avenue NW, Williston, ND 55802

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Williston Public School District #1

PO Box 1407 1201 9th Avenue NW, Williston, ND 55802

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,824

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 11.82

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 80