Assistant Director of Athletics
JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Athletics
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Athletics
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
CONTRACT STATUS: Full-time/12-month contract
SALARY SCHEDULE: Assistant Director
APPROVED BY: Zach Duffield
APPROVED DATE: 5/11/2020
SUMMARY: The Assistant Director of Athletics will assist the Executive Athletic Director with providing visionary leadership, strategic direction, and management of programs, staff, and facilities for the athletic department. Along with the Executive Director of Athletics, this leader will be an advocate for assigned athletic programs of the district for student athletes in 7th through 12th grades. The Assistant Director of Athletics will possess a commitment to student success with a focus on athletic performance, academic excellence, character, and sportsmanship.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: These statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Assist Executive Director of Athletics in the development and administration of an effective program of athletics for all students in all secondary schools grades 7-12.
Manage and maintain the Athletic Department’s student information system for all student athletes.
Oversee and manage all correspondence of OSSAA information including new student forms, transfers, and hardships.
Assist Executive Director of Athletics with the character education program that is expected to be a part of all our athletic teams.
Promote school athletic programs to maintain a high level of community interest and support.
Plan, coordinate, and manage the scheduled social media posts for the Athletic Department.
Collaborate with the Executive Director of Athletics on sponsorship programs and marketing opportunities. Develop and continue relationships with established sponsors.
Supervise scheduling and use of all athletic facilities.
Schedule and confirm contest workers, referees, security, and officials.
Identify needs at facilities and coordinate with the maintenance department to ensure all athletic facilities stay in top condition.
Provide administrative leadership at events throughout the year in different sports and different seasons.
Assist the Executive Director of Athletics with stadium, gym, and other facilities set up for athletic events.
Serves on the Owasso Athletics Hall of Fame Committee.
All other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the district’s policies and applicable laws including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree preferred
Minimum of five (5) years athletic coaching or athletic leadership experience preferred
Valid Oklahoma teaching or administrative certificate preferred
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to follow all district policies and procedures. Ability to work independently, displaying initiative and enthusiasm for the tasks being done. Demonstrates strong communication skills, orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, team members, and administrators. Ability to work without supervision, and work as a team player. Ability to document records accurately. Ability to manage confidential information in a manner that respects students, families, and employees. Ability to listen effectively. Ability to manage social media program.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English language. Ability to communicate effectively with parents, staff, and students
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to collect, organize, and interpret data, define problems, and draw valid conclusions
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
LICENSES and REGISTRATIONS: Current driver’s license in good standing.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods; using keyboarding skills, working on a computer for long periods. Long hours and evening activities are required. Must be able to lift, move, and/or manipulate objects and equipment up to 40 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.
Work is performed in a typical office environment as well as at sites throughout the district. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Must have own transportation to visit necessary sites.