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High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal, Full-time, Permanent, 2023-2024 School Year

North Clackamas School District
Closing date: 
Friday, March 24, 2023

To apply to this position, please go to the North Clackamas School District job site, Applicant Tracking and apply to JobID# 9250:

High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal, Full-time, Permanent, 2023-2024 School Year

The North Clackamas School District is a growing district on Portland's east side. North Clackamas is known for its high quality of living. With approximately 2,000 employees, North Clackamas is nationally recognized for outstanding programs supported by the efficient utilization of resources. The North Clackamas community expects, and school leaders ensure, accountable and transparent investments that place funding as close to the student as possible.

The North Clackamas School District strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster equity and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application. Preference will be given to those applicants with work or lived experience with culturally, linguistically and racially diverse communities.

Position Summary:

The Athletic Director will be responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating, and supervising all athletics events involving the assigned school(s).

Minimum Qualifications:

Incumbents must have successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities, and/or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to equity and strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population.
Possess or ability to obtain Oregon administrative license.
Five (5) years of successful teaching experience.
Successful coaching experience in an educational environment with a student-centered education philosophy.
High level of knowledge and skill in sport safety to assure prevention and protection of students.
Strong understanding of “client-centered” support and the ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
Demonstrated success in ability to plan, implement, and monitor policies and procedures in areas of assigned responsibility.
Ability to work both independently and cooperatively, exercise independent judgment and creativity, organize work, manage, prioritize and complete multiple complex projects with tight deadlines.
Ability to remain calm, deliberate, and tactful in stressful and emotional situations. A reputation of respectful, productive relationships with others, both professionally and personally.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated skill at conflict resolution.
Valid state driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications:

Successful administrative or athletic director experience.
Bilingual ability in language(s) appropriate to the District demographics.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs the following full range of duties with limited guidance and supervision to include, but not limited to:

Scheduling all school athletic events within the restrictions of the school calendar and the length of each sports season and post-season schedule. Coordinating with parent groups and with transportation to assure proper scheduling of buses and supervision of trips. Coordinating with District and school and District staff to assure proper scheduling of athletic venues and to avoid conflicts in scheduling.
Applying a clear understanding of state rules pertaining to athletics in the performance of athletic director duties. Having a clear understanding of the District athletic philosophy and an understanding of the structure of the sports calendar. Maintaining and updating standard operating procedures (SOP) for each school sport.
Attending athletic conference meetings and providing appropriate conference information and rules implementations as determined by OSAA and athletic conference.
Creating school athletic schedules in a timely fashion for distribution to administrators and administrative assistants well before the start of the sports season. Creating a school activity calendar prior to the end of each school year for use in the preceding school year.
Attending all school coaches’ meetings to distribute and explain schedules for each sports season and to distribute the SOP’s for the sports held in the upcoming season. Communicating with all school assistant principals, activity coordinators and ASB staff on a regular basis throughout the school year to assure schedules and plans are updated, communicated, and understood. Communicating and coordinating with internal and external staff and stakeholders.
Providing outstanding customer service in communication with public, in person and via phone and email. Supporting coaches in creating a positive climate for students, players and community.
Creating and maintaining positive, collaborative relationships with District maintenance, grounds and transportation departments.
Scheduling referee and game officials. Maintaining positive, collaborative, and professional relationships with each officials’ association which serves the school athletic program.
Maintaining positive contacts with neighboring school district athletic administrators for collaboration on filling schedule needs.
Managing special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Supervising and evaluating coaches. May supervise and evaluate other school staff.
Developing and administering the athletic program budget ensuring that expenditures are within the approved funding level and that all expenditures are properly documented and processed. Planning for and processing necessary documentation for the purchase of athletic equipment and supplies.
Ensuring all coaches have met all relevant OSAA, employment and other requirements prior to beginning coaching responsibilities.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Please refer to the attached job description for more detailed information.

Terms of Employment:

2023-2024 Compensation Range to be determined.
2022-2023 Annual Compensation Range: Level L: $126,687 - $139,673
Employees shall assume and pay the six percent (6%) employee contribution/payment required by ORS 238A to PERS.
Position is a 235-day work year that will include some evening and weekend work expectations.
Excellent benefits including medical, dental, eye insurance coverage, cell phone and mileage stipends, life insurance and paid leave. If North Clackamas Medical Plan V chosen, an employer contribution of $1,500 - $3,000 will be invested in employee's HRA VEBA, funded every January 1.
Professional development funds available.
An annual stipend of $3,000 if you hold a PhD, EdD or JD.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

North Clackamas School District policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preferences as required by law.

The North Clackamas School District does not discriminate on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to, an individual’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability or perceived disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status, veterans' status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Michelle Riddell, Title IX Coordinator, 12400 SE Freeman Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222. For these Title lX inquiries, please contact 503.353.6000.

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As a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. "Fully vaccinated" is defined as 14 days after receiving all required doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine (currently two shots of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or one shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine). You must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions may be made only for eligible medical or religious reasons. OAR 333-019-1030.