Director of Student Activities - Middle and High School

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Position Areas
Public School


Manassas Park City Schools 
100 Park Central Plaza, Suite 300
Manassas Park, Virginia 20111
POSITION:  Director of Student Activities – Middle School and High School
  • Pay scale: 
  • Position Length:  12 months
  • Hours: Full time                             
JOB SUMMARY:  The Director of Student Activities organizes, implements, manages and supervises the extracurricular program at the middle and high school level and manages and supervises the use of the school buildings by students, parents, and the community. In addition, the Director of Student Activities schedules all athletic and extracurricular events, procures and maintains equipment and evaluates all Assistant Directors of Student Activities, coaches, and extracurricular activities sponsors.
Knowledge and Abilities:
The Director of Student Activities has the ability to:
  • Plan and supervise the work of others.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, staff, school officials and the public.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Motivate others to reach their fullest potential.
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Relate to and interact with a diverse student and employee population.
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.
  • Must hold a Postgraduate Professional license from the Virginia Department of Education with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision PreK-12. Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience at the secondary school level.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the total extracurricular program offered at the middle and high school level.
  • Must demonstrate leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work with all stakeholders.
  • Must possess excellent communications skills to interact with community members, coaches, extracurricular sponsors, parents, students, teachers. and other administrators.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: (including but not limited to the following)
  • Complies with all school laws, State Board of Education regulations, and all policies and regulations made by the School Board and Superintendent.
  • Performs all duties deemed necessary by the School Board and Superintendent for the efficient and successful operation of the school system.
  • Establishes and promotes a positive vision and culture for the athletic program in the division
  • Coordinates and supervises the MPCS athletic and extracurricular programs.
  • Maintains a calendar of all student activities and building use.
  • Prepares and publicizes supervisory schedule for student activities and building use.
  • Prepares and maintains a handbook for coaches/sponsors.
  • Prepares a handbook for student athletes.
  • Develops and manages the budget for all interscholastic sports and extracurricular activities.
  • Oversees approved fund-raising activities.
  • Supervises the maintenance of all activity and athletic equipment.
  • Represents the school as athletic director for applicable VHSL District, Regional, and State activities.
  • Completes the evaluation of coaches and activity sponsors.
  • Researches and develops in conjunction with the principal, and division superintendent an athletic booster organization. 
  • Monitors and maintains the eligibility list for student athletes
  • Assesses all VHSL activities and makes recommendations to appropriate administrators for change, improvement, or discontinuance. 
  • Assists principals and the schools’ assistant activities directors in supervising and evaluating the activities to ensure quality and continuous improvement.  
  • Works with principals in the preparation of an annual budget and the keeping of accurate records on school expenditures for all VHSL supplies and equipment. 
  • Prepares and maintains all information for the activities/athletic sections of the MPCS school webpage.
  • Manages athletic and parent appeals, concerns, and matters of eligibility. 
  • Reviews and makes recommendations on the location of all equipment, athletic fields and buildings with principals and the school plant facilities.  
  • Monitors VHSL activities to ensure Title IX compliance. Develops appropriate written guides and materials for all phases of the VHSL program. 
  • Arranges for use of other public and private facilities (i.e., golf courses) when required to support VHSL activities.
  • Serves as the primary information source for principals, coaches, athletic directors and the public on all VHSL matters and interpretation of VHSL rules and regulations. 
  • Develops and provides the master schedule for the use of school facilities, fields and stadium; assists in coordination of athletic tournaments sponsored by the school division.
  • Provides supervision for all home VHSL athletic contests and assigns appropriate supervision for other activities.
  • Promotes safety/risk management.
  • Coordinates all athletic and extracurricular field trips.
  • Monitors proper procedures for selling of tickets and the collection of monies.
  • Monitors the playing conditions of all fields, courts, and grounds.
  • Assists the principal in recommendations of personnel for hiring coaches and/or sponsors.
  • Counsels students, parents, coaches, sponsors, and school related personnel on NCAA Standards and academic requirements.
  • Organize and manage extracurricular program.
  • Oversees home events held at the stadium/fields/gym.
  • Assigns duties at athletic events.
  • Provides leadership and supervision of the assistant activities directors.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the middle school athletic and activities program.
  • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Demonstrates professional growth and attends all meetings called or approved by the Principal or Superintendent.
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned by the Principal or Superintendent, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Must have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with other staff and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment such as, but not limited to, a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions will be required.
CLEARANCES (Conditions for employment):
  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
  • Tuberculosis Screening
Manassas Park City Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserve the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.                                                                

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Manassas Park City Schools

One Park Center Court Suite A, Manassas Park, VA 20111

At the following locations

Manassas Park High

8200 Euclid Avenue , Manassas Park, VA 20111