Athletic Department Openings

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
AND
ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Positions available beginning July, 2018

Full-Time (12 months - July 1st - June 30th)

The mission of the Junípero Serra Athletic Program is to cultivate an atmosphere of athletic excellence that will provide well-coached and motivated individuals and a spirit of positive sportsmanship. We strive to develop the gifts and talents of each individual student-athlete and foster Gospel values in an environment of athletic distinction and mutual respect while building men of faith, wisdom and service.

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • California Teaching Credential or MS in Sports Administration preferred
  • Five or more years of successful experience in secondary administration or coaching
  • Credential as a Certified Athletic Administrator by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Association (NIAAA) preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership in athletic programs to include head coaching and program management
  • Adherence to and support of Catholic mission of the school
  • Such alternative or additional qualifications as the school deems appropriate

The Athletic Director will:

  • Recruit, interview, recommend for employment and supervise and evaluate coaches.
  • Supervise the operation of the interscholastic athletic program.
  • Conduct regular department meetings and oversee the performance and deportment of Serra players and coaches in interscholastic athletic events; take appropriate action in problem situations.
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable State, Central Coast Section and West Catholic Athletic League rules; assure Serra adherence thereto.
  • Represent Serra at required athletic meetings.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of all athletic events and present them to the Administrative Staff for final approval.
  • Prepare, coordinate and implement plans for athletic events, including such details as location and designation of officials.
  • Assume responsibility for the purchase, maintenance and inventory of athletic equipment and facilities.
  • Prepare, submit for approval and administer the athletic budget.
  • Participate in functions, meetings and decisions of the Principal’s Leadership Team and the President’s Council.
  • Collaborate with Advancement Office for the communication and promotion of athletic programs and booster efforts.
  • Oversee and coordinate the scheduling of volunteers for snack bars at athletic events.
  • Maintain social media communications for the athletic department.
  • Assure that all practices games and matches are conducted in accord with state, sectional and league regulations and provide for the safety and development of athletes.
  • Develop and implement leadership formation activities for team captains.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Administration.

Accountability:

  • The Athletic Director is appointed and retained by the Principal and is supervised and evaluated by the Assistant Principal: Student Life in consultation with the Principal.
  • The Athletic Director reports directly to and is accountable to the Assistant Principal: Student Life.

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • California Teaching Credential or MS in Sports Administration preferred
  • Three or more years of successful experience in secondary administration or coaching
  • Credentialed as a Certified Athletic Administrator by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Association (NIAAA) preferred
  • Adherence to and support of Catholic mission of the school
  • Such alternative or additional qualifications as may be deemed appropriate

The Assistant Athletic Director will:

  • Manage and distribute required paperwork and forms (e.g. physicals, Booster Club files, team rosters).
  • Assist in updating and posting/communicating schedule changes for all teams.
  • Assist the Athletic Director in the coordination and distribution of information to coaches, athletes, parents and Boosters.
  • Update scores and Athletic Department information on the school web page, App and social media.
  • Coordinate transportation for all teams in a manner consistent with Archdiocesan and school policies.
  • Assist the Athletic Director in the preparation and management of the Athletic Department’s annual budget.
  • Assist the Athletic Director and Dean of Students in organizing and supervising home sporting events. Areas of responsibility will include gates, parking, set-ups and breakdowns, seating and crowd supervision.
  • Maintain all athletic vending machines.
  • Attend home and away games/matches according to a schedule determined by the Athletic Director.
  • Assist Athletic Director in the recruitment and initial interviewing of on and off-campus coaching candidates whose qualifications are consistent with the mission of the school.
  • Assist Athletic Director in the formation of all new on and off-campus coaches in a manner consistent with the school’s mission and graduation learning outcomes.
  • Assist the Athletic Director in assuring that all practices games and matches are conducted in accord with state, sectional and league regulations and provide for the safety and development of athletes.
  • Assist the Athletic Director in the development and implementation of leadership formation activities for team captains.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Administration.

CONTACT: Human Resources, send a cover letter, resume, and 2 letters of reference to email