ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Employer
Leadership Development International
Location
China
Salary
monthly Salary + benefits + housing
Posted
Oct 15, 2018
Job Type
Full-Time

Start Date: 8/1/2019

​This position is located in China

Please go to the website to apply: http://teachwithisc.ldiglobal.org/job/athletic-director/

Job Summary

The Athletic Director ensures the smooth operations of all things related to athletics including coordination of athletic activities and managing of coaches. Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Schedules and coordinates all sporting events and practices, including securing gym and field space on and off campus and hiring referees.
  • Manages the Athletics budget
  • Keeps athletic equipment and uniforms organized, stocked and in working order.
  • Represents the school in a professional manner with parents, other iSC schools, Chinese schools and any other outside groups to coordinate activities.
  • Selects, recruits, and supervises coaches for all sports and attends at least one practice for each sport each season in order to provide feedback.
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of the athletics handbook and enforces the handbook policies regarding student participation, behavior, and coaching expectations.
  • Communicates with the students, staff, school community about practices, games and opportunities to be involved in the athletics department
  • Keeps clear records of students’ involvement in all sports, such as varsity, junior varsity, etc.
  • Follows the safety and security requirements, including safety checks, pre-visits to off-site locations, confirming the right amount of First Aid trained chaperones for events and completion of a MERP for each event or new sports season.
  • Maintains a good connection with the PE Department by providing support when necessary through teaching classes, subbing, sharing equipment, and scheduling athletic events.
  • Handles emergency and unexpected situations calmly and follows all established protocols thoroughly.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Sports Management, or Sports Administration is preferred. A bachelor’s degree in Education or an Athletics related field is also acceptable.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with foreign and national students and help them manage behavior on and off the field
  • Has ability to independently plan, organize, execute and evaluate for office work, event planning and during events
  • Able to engage well with students and inspire them to set goals and better themselves
  • Strong command of English
  • Good communication skills using a variety of mediums and detail oriented