DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
Notre Dame Academy is a dynamic, independent, Catholic school for girls in grades 7-12 sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Welcoming girls of all faiths, the Academy provides transformational experiences that “teach them what they need to know for life.” Our graduates are confident women who are lifelong learners, spiritual seekers, and compassionate global citizens.
The Athletic Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Notre Dame Academy Athletic Program,
Assuring that the athletic program meets the requirements of all federal, state and MIAA regulations. The Athletic Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining good sportsmanship standards at all athletic events and ensuring fair and respectful treatment of all student athletes. The Athletic Director represents Notre Dame Academy at MIAA and District meetings.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Administration for all Fall, Winter, and Spring sports, including, but not limited to:
-Coordinate the recruitment and hiring process for program coaches.
-Professional Development and mentoring coach’s growth
-Ordering equipment, uniforms and medical supplies.
-Assume responsibility for the proper set-up and supervision of all home games.
-Arrange for transportation to and from athletic events.
-Arrange for the needs of visiting teams
-Arrange practice schedules for coaches.
-Coordinate officials and umpires.
-Coordinate payment for coaches and athletic staff.
-Establish clear and respectful protocols for coaches, athletes, and parents.
-Responsible for all communications with Coaches and Families.
-Manage social media outlets showcasing NDA athletics
-In consultation with the Principal and Director of Finance and Operations, coordinate, plan and submit a recommended program budget (both operating and capital needs).
-Attendance at District and MIIA meetings.
-Collaborate with Assistant Principal and Nurse to determine student athlete eligibility.
-Responsible for scheduling for all programs across all seasons.
-Responsible for maintenance and risk assessment of fields.
-Collaborate with Facilities Team to determine facilities upkeep.
-Coordinate special events to highlight the Athletic Department.
-Maintain accurate records of teams and individuals.
-Collaborate with the Marketing Department to maintain consistent brand representation.
Education and Experience Requirements:
-A bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree preferred.
-Minimum of 5 years teaching / administrative experience at the high school level.
-Experience with high school athletics programs and / or recreational programs.
The Ideal Candidate Possesses
-An understanding, commitment, and appreciation for a Catholic, all-girls educational environment and NDA’s mission and core values.
-Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills.
-Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
-Highly organized with a strong standard of professionalism, accountability, and customer service.
-Proven success in athletic leadership roles.
-Experience in developing highly engaged student athletes.
-Understanding of the MIIA Handbook as it relates to rules and regulation for student athlete eligibility, seasonal limitations, and tournament formats.
-Experience with Arbiter Sports, GoFan Ticketing, and NFHS Network.
-Experience with Facebook Business Suite, Canva, and evolving trends in social media.
-Medical, Dental, Vision
-Employer-paid life and disability insurance
-403 (b) plan – employer match
-Paid holidays, sick and personal time
-Flexible spending plans for medical care
Citizenship, residency, or work visa required.
The Athletic Director reports to the Principal
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: Marilyn Tencza @ email@example.com by December 29, 2023
Last Revised: November 2023