Lockwood School District # 26
Job Description

TITLE: Activity/Athletic Director
REPORTS TO: Middle School Principal
SUPERVISES (if applicaable): All Middle School Coaches
JOB DEFINITION OR GOAL:

Ensures that the athletic programs operate in an efficient manner and assists in selecting, assigning and evaluating all coaching personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIIES:

  1. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Board’s policies, rules, regulations and/or directives and applicable laws.

  2. Assumes leadership role in the orientation and in-service training of coaching personnel.

  3. Represents the school district in matters of interscholastic athletics with the MHSA.

  4. Responsible for the organization and scheduling of athletic events.

  5. Arranges officials for all home contests.

  6. Arranges transportation for away contests (if applicable).

  7. Develops and continues to evaluate appropriate rules and regulations governing the conduct of athletic activities.

  8. Fosters good school-parent relations by maintaining communications relative to rules and regulations on athletics.

  9. Establishes and enforces the physical, academic and training requirements of eligibility for participation.

Only minimum duties are listed. Other functions may be required
as given or assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid Montana teaching certificate with courses in the organization and administration of athletic programs.
  2. Five years experience as a teacher and coach.
  3. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, maintenance and procedure manuals.
  4. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  5. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form with administrators, staff, parents and students.
  6. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.
  8. Ability to handle stressful situations.
  9. Ability to maintain confidentiality of employment and student matters.
  10. Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities.
  11. Demonstrate leadership ability and general knowledge of issues and problems in all aspects of school athletics.

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; occasionally walk and stand; travel from building to other sites. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

The employee rarely performs routine work. The employee frequently exercises flexibility (ability to shift from one task to another). Guidance and reinforcement are infrequently available. The employee frequently works within time constraints and maintains attentiveness intensity. The employee is frequently involved in social interactions that require oral and written communications.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works inside and outside. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The employee will work irregular hours while performing the duties of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud.

The employee must work well under pressure to meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. The employee shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.


6/2006
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