Athletic Director Jobs

Athletic Director Overview

Athletic Directors are responsible for ensuring that the athletic departments of schools and universities are safe places by making sure that all equipment is stored in its proper place, weight rooms and showers are sanitary and all gear is properly maintained. Athletic Directors are also in charge of making sure that players' papers are up to date, their insurance is on record and all practice sites are properly insured. Athletic Directors work behind the scenes to make a school or university's athletic departments run smoothly. Similar education jobs include positions such as athletic coaches.

Athletic Director Educational Requirements

To become an Athletic Director, a bachelor's degree in health and physical fitness, physical education, or sports and fitness administration is required. Athletic Directors should be enthusiastic, personable and able to work with others on a regular basis. Other skills that are required are attention to detail, an organized mindset and the ability to work on a deadline.

Athletic Director Job Market

The job market for Athletic Directors is constantly growing. As more schools focus on sports and more universities increase the number of teams they sponsor, the need for Athletic Directors will continue to grow. There are currently 243,000 Athletic Directors employed across the United States, a number that is expect to grow by 15 percent to 280,100 by 2022. There are also an estimated 108,500 job availabilities waiting to be claimed. The market is promising for anyone looking to get into this field.

Athletic Director Salary

Athletic Directors in high schools make less income than those in colleges. The average salary of an Athletic Director at a typical high school is between $39,000 and $41,000 per year. However, a director at a college can expect to see between $71,000 and $78,000 annually. The pay varies based on the prosperity of the school district as well as how sports-oriented the school is. Schools with very little emphasis on sports are likely to have lower salaries for their coaches and Athletic Directors.

250 Athletic Director jobs found on Monster.

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Shikellamy School District has the following position available: Athletic Director - Part-time, salary negotiable Please send letter of interest & resume to: Mr. Patrick Kelley, District Superintendent 200 Island Boulevard Sunbury, PA 17801 Deadline to apply: September 5, 2014 Act 34, Act 114 & Act 151 clearances required provided by The Williamsport Sun-Gazette...
Boys and Girls Clubs of Wichita Falls is hiring assistant athletic director . 40 hours weekly. Hours vary depending on sports season. Hourly rate plus employer paid benefits that include medical insurance and retirement. Also, hiring for youth program part time positions. 25 hours weekly $8.30 per hour. Criminal history, employment, and personal reference checks conducted. Completion of some colle...
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR Parish Hill Middle/High School has an immediate opening for a part-time athletic director. This is an athletic director position only with no teaching responsibilities. Parish Hill Middle/High School is a small school which has ten varsity high school athletic teams and nine middle school athletic teams. The successful applicant should possess a 092 endorsement. Previous experie...
West Perry School District Athletic Director/Dean of Students Available immediately For further information visit our website at or call 717-789-3934...
WAY Michigan Director Job Description WAY Michigan is an accredited online MS and HS offering a personalized, competency based, collaborative, statewide online learning community. Purpose of Job: The Director is responsible for ensuring that the statewide project conforms, in every aspect, to the WAY Academy model as researched and designed and for implementing the WAY Michigan Board approved p...
Lincoln Unified School District Stockton, CA, 95202
Minimum Qualifications: •Ability to positively lead, support, and assist the Director of Athletics to organize comprehensive programs inclusive of parents, students, staff and community •Ability to develop and foster a positive relationship with students, parents, staff and fans •Ability to work with people in a constructive manner under stressful situations •Valid First Aid and CPR cards (require...
Gonzales Unified School District Gonzales, CA, 93926
Date Posted: 7/28/2014 Application Deadline: Until Filled Length of Work Year: 184.5 Days/10 Months Contact: Albert Velasquez (831) 675-3704 4103 Employment Type: Full and Part Time Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Salary: $4,100 Job Description / Essential Elements: Additional Information: • Requirements for Applying • Links Related to this Job • Comments and Other Info...
Antioch Unified Antioch, CA, 94531
Date Posted: 7/9/2014 Application Deadline: Until Filled Length of Work Year: 2014-15 Contact: Louie Rocha Employment Type: Part Time Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Salary: 44,565 - $77,027 (Prorated 0.4 FTE) Job Description / Essential Elements: Additional Information: • Requirements for Applying • Links Related to this Job • Comments and Other Info • View Other Job D...
Archdiocese of Chicago, Office of Catholic Schools Chicago, IL, 60602
Part-Time PE Teacher + possible Athletic Director position PE: 3 days per week Holy Angels School 750 E. 40th Street, Chicago For more information, contact Principal Doug Pearson: *****...
UCLA Intercollegiate Athletic Department Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Athletics is recognized as the Number One Academic and Athletic program in the nation and leads the NCAA with 111 team National Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Associate Athletic Director, Spor...
Michigan Education Personnel Southfield, MI, 48086
Crescent Academy currently seeks to hire an Athletic Director. Crescent Academy is a school district with two campuses that serve over 1,000 students in grades Pre-K-12. Crescent was recognized as a reward school by the State of Michigan in 2013 for their higher than average student achievement. The district believes strongly in not only the ability of its students, but in their right to a high ...
Santa Rosa City Schools Santa Rosa, CA, 95402
Valid Teacher Credential and CLAD required. CPR and 1st Aid Certificates required. Concussion Certificate required. Needs to have CPR and 1st Aid Cards current and valid from either American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Coaches Education Class is required and Concussion Certificate is required. NO ONLINE CERTIFICATES ACCEPTED....
Saints Peter and Paul Wheat Ridge, CO
Job Description Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Wheat Ridge is looking for a full time teacher to direct the athletic program. Responsibilities will include teaching physical education in the school and directing the athletics program. Some weekend work would be expected in the position. Questions can be directed to the school at 303-424-0402....
Averill Park Central School District Albany, NY
TIMESUNION.COM JOBS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR Averill Park CSD Responsibilities: recruit new hires in athletics; over see interscholastic athletics, facility use, athletic budget. Effective 07/01/14. Deadline: 06/23/14. Send letter of interest, resume & references to Dr. James Hoffman, Superintendent, Averill Park CSD, 146 Gettle Road, Averill Park, NY 12018....
Charleston County Public Schools Charleston, SC, 29402
Charleston County School District is seeking team members who possess a demonstrated commitment to holding high personal expectations as well as high expectations for students, teachers, and administrators to apply for the position of Athletic Director. Interested persons may apply online at or apply at the Human Resource Office, 75 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401. For a d...
The Montgomery Area School District is accepting applications for a Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach. Applications are available at Employment Opportunities or from the Business Office & should be returned to Jason Rupert, Athletic Director, Montgomery Area School District, 120 Penn St., Montgomery, PA 17752. Applicants must provide current Acts 34, 114 & 151 clearances & proo...
Middle School Cheerleading Coach EFFECTIVE: 2014 - 2015 school year Seasonal POSITION SUMMARY: This position will coach middle school age children in the sport of Cheer. Collaborate with the Athletic Director and varsity Cheer Coach regarding practice activities/strategies. Responsible for mentoring team. Assist with the implementation of daily practice activities for students. Assist with sch...
Attachment(s): Asst Varsity Wrestling 1415.pdf Any persons interested in applying may send a coaching application and letter of interest to: Bryan Masi Athletic Director Northville High School 45700 W. Six Mile Road Northville, MI 48168 If you are unable to download an application off our web, please call the Athletic Director’s office at 248-344-8414, or stop in for a hard copy....
Attachment(s): VarsityLacrosse20142015.pdf Any persons interested in applying may send a coaching application and letter of interest to: Bryan Masi Athletic Director Northville High School 45700 W. Six Mile Road Northville, MI 48168 If you are unable to download an application off our web, please call the Athletic Director’s office at 248-344-8414, or stop in for a hard copy....
Wrestling Head Coach QUALIFICATIONS: Able to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary for athletes to realize a degree of individual and team success. Experience as a player desired but not necessary. Coaching experience preferred. RESPONSIBILITIES : Job description available upon request and includes those duties listed below: Provide proper safegu...

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