Athletic Director - New London
Position: Athletic Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Athletic Director
Job Location: New London High School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: New London
New London, CT 06320
Telephone: None Specified
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Job Description:
TITLE:                        Athletic Director
 
QUALIFICATIONS:           
  • Possess a valid Connecticut Administrator Certificate (092)
  • Possess a valid Connecticut Coaching Certificate
  • At least 3 years’ experience as an athletic director and/or school administrator


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Possess a valid Connecticut Teacher Certificate for high school subject(s)
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities preferably in a racially and ethnically diverse community  
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish          
REPORTS TO:                   Principal
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 
 
  1. Work with administration to create and maintain a comprehensive program for student activities that emphasizes positive public relations, coaching performance, and student recognition.
  2. Utilize a computerized software program for scheduling
  3. Prepare and distribute schedules for athletic competitions, including contracts where required.
  4. Supervise the preparation and distribution of eligibility lists, ensure that all students participating in athletic competition are eligible, and have a NLHS physical form and NLHS Handbook sign off on file.
  5. Oversee the athletic budget, approve all athletic expenditures, follow school procedures for   ordering, and determine allocations for the athletic program with the principal.
  6. Obtain officials, ticket takers, clock operators, announcers, etc. for all home events.
  7. Work with the transportation department to arrange transportation for away events and practices   where necessary.
  8. Represent NLHS at school, conference, and CIAC meetings and events.
  9. Ensure that annual equipment and uniform inventories are conducted by head coaches and assist head coaches in updating equipment/uniforms.
  10. Assist principal in selection of coaching staff.
  11. Complete evaluation form for each head coach with an endorsement by the principal at the end of the season.
  12. Ensure that head coaches submit required documentation in a timely fashion at the end of each season, including evaluation form for assistant coaches, inventories, end-of-season reports, etc.
  13. Work with the Booster Club in coordinating their activities, including presenting requests for funding for all programs to the Booster Club.
  14. Submit news releases on awards, etc. to local media.
  15. Supervise the maintenance of the NLHS sports section of the web page and ensure that it is up-to-date at all times.
  16. Inform local media, officials, coaches, bus drivers and administrators immediately upon cancellation of an event and rescheduled dates as soon as available; post cancellations/rescheduled games on web site.
  17. Prepare money for ticket takers, water for officials, scoreboard, PA system, etc. for home events.
  18. Ensure adequate supervision for all home events.
  19. Coordinate scheduling of events with NLHS Activities Director.
  20.  Work with custodial staff for proper maintenance of facilities and equipment.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:           
.6 Full Time Equivalent, $71,000 (12 months); all other terms determined by the Board of Education and the Administrators contract for Category D- Supervisors.

New London Public Schools
New London, Connecticut 

New London Public School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Candidates from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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