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Athletic Director

Company: Asheville City Schools
Location: Asheville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

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Asheville Middle School

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JOB TITLE: Athletic Director
LOCATION: Asheville Middle School
CONTACT: Jo Landreth

Under general supervision, employee helps coordinate all athletic programs within the assigned school. Reports to the Principal(s).

Goal: To provide leadership, collaboration, and coordination in the area of the athletic program of the middle school.

Focus on student achievement with student athletes and coaches.
Coordinate all schedules with the principal and commissioner of the conference.
Assign and supervise all gatekeepers and workers for all athletic contests.
Examine all playing arenas to see if they are available and ready for play.
Obtain a playing arena when there is a need for practice or to use as a game site.
Confirm the availability of sports equipment which is needed for the game.
Arrange for payment of all game officials.
Arrange for all the change that is needed for all gatekeepers, when applicable. Make available change boxes,
tickets, stamps, etc. which are needed by gatekeepers.
Put all sporting events in GoFan.
Coordinate all tournaments and post season games with the principal.
Coordinate with the principal the welfare of all athletes.
Verify the eligibility of all athletes.
Suggest the monetary allowance for athletes and coaches when playing a contest that requires
overnight lodging and food.
Schedule physical examinations for all athletes.
Work with coaches and the principal to ensure the eligibility of each athlete is certified prior to
sport participation.
Work with the principal and the school SRO in securing law enforcement officers to provide
security for athletic contests.
Coordinate all athletic functions such as booster club meetings, athletic banquets and other
athletic meetings.
Coordinate the attendance of coaches at coaches' clinics and workshops.
Serve as public relations liaison for all routine news media requests related to athletics.
Coordinate with the principal any postponement of contests because of weather or other factors.
Work with coaches in solving morale problems.
Serve as a booster of the school's athletic program.
Ensure student athletes have passes for early dismissal.
Ensure all coaches have been trained on the Athletic Handbook and its procedures.
Ensure that up to date game schedules are on the school calendar.
Communicate all schedule changes with the principals of AMS/MNSA.
Coordinate transportation for Montford North Star Athletics to practices/games at AMS.
Offer constructive criticism to fellow coaches.
Coordinate the purchase, reconditioning and storage of athletic equipment.
Coordinate the preparation for all home contests and events; supervises or directs cleanup after
Coordinate transportation for all athletic events requiring travel using procedures established by
the ACS Transportation Dept.
Provides assistance in planning a budget.
Serve as director of special events and promotions for athletic department.
Schedule and conduct pre-season meetings for all sports as required by the NCHSAA.
Submit athletic eligibility summary and pre-season meeting certification to the NCHSAA as
required at the beginning of the season.
Ensure all coaches are aware of ACS, NCHSAA, NFHS, and conference rules applicable to their sport and
the expectations of coaches.
Ensure compliance with all ACS, NCHSAA, NFHS, and conference rules.
Submit work orders for necessary facility repairs or routine maintenance.
Provide booking agents with a complete schedule prior to the season.
Work with the principal in finding new coaches as openings occur.
Performs other duties as required.

Each staff member shall serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as
citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings. Each staff member has a legal
responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and
democratic values.

Must possess administrative, organizational and financial skills in addition to a thorough
knowledge of athletic policy and procedure.
A minimum of five years coaching experience at the middle school level, preferred.
Shall hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education, Sports Management/Administration, or a
related field.


Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to sit, stand, walk and drive a car. Must be able to lift boxes up to 10 pounds. Physical demand requirements are for Light Work.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or composite characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants.

Language Ability: Requires the ability to read simple forms. Requires the ability to prepare time sheets and supply requisitions using prescribed format.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in Standard English.

Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas, to add, subtract, divide and multiply.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using computers and other technology.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as maintenance equipment. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors or shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under average levels of stress.

Physical Communications: Requires the ability to see, talk and hear.

Keywords: Asheville City Schools, Asheville , Athletic Director, Executive , Asheville, North Carolina

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