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St. Pius X Seeks Athletic Director
November 2nd, 2017


Athletic Director, St. Pius X Catholic High School (June/July 2018 Start)

St. Pius X Catholic High School, a school of the Archdiocese of Atlanta and the largest Catholic school in the state of Georgia, is seeking an experienced Athletic Director to lead its full complement of athletic teams and manage its top-notch facilities. St. Pius X has a student body of 1,100 students and nearly two-thirds participate on a team. St. Pius X seeks a talented steward of our Catholic mission, relationships, programs, and budgets. Please visit our website at www.spx.org for more information. If you are a great fit for this extraordinary opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Marsha Free at mfree@spx.org by December 1, 2017. St. Pius X is an equal opportunity employer and offers a drug-free environment.

For a full job description, please read the below content.

The Athletic Director reports directly to the President in all matters concerning the athletic program of the school.

Supervision of Athletic Mission
Supports mission, tradition, and history of St. Pius X Catholic High School
Ensures a Christ-centered athletic environment for all sports
Ensures prayer before all athletic contests
Ensures appropriate activities surrounding athletic contests including music and behavior
Displays Catholic-Christian leadership in all aspects of life
Has working knowledge of school policies as they are articulated in the school’s faculty and student handbooks
Recruits, cultivates, manages the Athletic Association’s operations
Nurtures an environment of fair play and good sportsmanship
Ensures positive image of St. Pius X Catholic High School


Supervision of Athletics Programs
Adheres to policies of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, St. Pius X Catholic High School, and the Georgia High School Association
Supports all academic policies of the school
Manages all necessary forms for eligibility and notifies coaches of ineligible athletes according to policy
Finds, recruits, and recommends coaches to the President and Principal for hire according to policy
Coordinates game day planning and operations


Supervision of Coaches
Ensures membership for all coaches within state coaching associations
Conducts pre and post-season meetings with all head coaches to become familiar with program’s coaching philosophy; to evaluate leadership performance, professional development, parent communication, inventory, finances, and team policies to include lettering requirements and team rules
Provides mentor leadership for all new coaches
Trains coaches for triage of injured players and follows up communication with parents
Coordinates with Human Resources for hiring procedures for new coaches


Supervision of Athletes
Trains coaches to effectively disciple their student-athletes to abide in Christ
Completes and submits all necessary eligibility forms to the Georgia High School Association
Ensures year-round athletic training for ALL athletes within the guidelines of the Georgia High School Association
Works with coaches, student-athletes, counselors, and parents to promote athletic exposure for the collegiate recruitment of student-athletes


Supervision of Use of Athletic Facilities
Coordinates and schedules athletic facilities for games and practices for all programs
Frequently inspects home facilities and makes suggestions for repair/improvement to the administration
Participates in the planning and acquisitions of new athletic facilities
Coordinates with Director of Operations for game preparation and clean-up


Supervision of Athletic Finances
Develops and evaluates the athletic portion of the school budget
Oversees the administration of the athletic budget
Places orders and maintains inventory of athletic materials, supplies, and uniforms
Manages transparent application of athletic department supplements
Develops a budget and schedule for uniform procurement and replacement
Supervises concession operations and budget


Supervision of Transportation and Lodging
Coordinates with head coaches to meet the transportation needs of the Athletic Department
Ensures compliance with all safe environment training for all trips


Supervision of Athletic Communications
Manages coach, parent, and student communication needs and efficacy
Promotes clear communication in social media and on website for all teams
Ensures unity of message and promotion of St. Pius X Catholic High School to media

Note: The AD candidate will preferably have a Masters Degree in a related field (bachelor’s degree required) and a trajectory of experience that prepares the candidate for this high-level position.

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