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.

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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...
West Perry School District Athletic Director/Dean of Students Available immediately For further information visit our website at or call 717-789-3934...
City of Palo Alto, CA Palo Alto, CA, 94306
The City of Palo Alto has a long and proud history of investing in Recreation. It is what makes Palo Alto a desirable place to live and work. Through diverse and innovative programs, Palo Alto Recreation plays an important role in creating a healthy community. The Recreation staff coordinates a variety of recreation programs including Middle School Athletics, Teen Center, Palo Alto Youth Council, ...
Morton Unit School District Morton, IL, 61550
MORTON UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709 September 12, 2014 VACANCY NOTICE – Administration MORTON HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/ACTIVITIES AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR Morton Community Unit School District 709, which includes the communities of Morton and Groveland, is seeking a highly qualified individual for Morton High School Assistant Principal/Activities and Athletic Director. This vacancy is due to ...
Description: A Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director should have experience and interest in teaching a variety of PE courses that contain Health lessons to secondary students at a college preparatory charter high school. The teacher/director will be expected to be exceptionally knowledgeable about a variety of physical activities and sports, health instruction, and organization, market...
Lincoln University of Missouri Jefferson City, MO
Lincoln University of Missouri is a historically black, 1890 land-grant, public, comprehensive institution that provides excellent educational opportunities including theoretical and applied learning experiences to a diverse population within a nurturing, student-centered environment. Lincoln University of Missouri is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Directo...
Plymouth Community School Corporation Plymouth, IN, 46563
Description: Intermediate Athletic Director (split stipend) Job Summary: Riverside Intermediate School Qualifications: Knowledge and Interest in Sport Working Conditions: As per the Master Contract Application Procedure: Apply Online Selection Procedure: Those interested in the above position should apply online at Applications will be accepted through September 26, ...
Company University of Wisconsin System Branch WI US Position: ATHLETIC DIRECTOR Location: Wisconsin liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor’s degree. The UW Colleges also offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts and… Intercollegiate Team/Game Support: (30%) -Schedule all intercollegiate and club teams, with special attention to limiting the numbe...
The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX
As a rapidly growing research institution on the cutting edge of science, technology, medicine, business and the arts, The University of Texas at Dallas attracts a diverse group of students, staff and faculty members to the vibrant, dynamic and globally connected Dallas-Fort Worth area. UT Dallas is ranked in the top 100 by Kiplingerâ??s and in the top 75 by The Princeton Review as a best value am...
The University of Texas at Dallas Dallas, TX
Coordinate, develop and administer all aspects of external development, marketing, and promotions that support the athletics program and budget. Will assist, make recommendations to the Director of Athletics, and administer all aspects of external funding and development with the department of intercollegiate athletics including but not limited to individual contributions and gifts, corporate sp...
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...
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....
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...
MONTOURSVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT 2014-2015 School Year HEAD VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH Applicants must have current Act 34, 151 and 114 clearances. Please send letter of interest to: Evelyn Wynn, Athletic Director, 100 N. Arch Street, Montoursville, PA 17754 Deadline for application: 9/26/14 EOE provided by The Williamsport Sun-Gazette...
The Mifflinburg Area School District will accept applications for the following coaching positions: Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach Varsity Boys' Lacrosse Coach Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to: Mr. Eldon Hoy, Athletic Director, Mifflinburg Area High School, 75 Market Street, Mifflinburg, PA, 17844 Deadline for a...
High School Boys Freshman Basketball Coach Job Summary: ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Any teacher/coach must possess the ability to perform these essential job functions and typical duties: • Support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the school; • Create, plan, and teach fundamentals of the sport to a diverse student population; • Effectively and consistently communicate and interact with ...

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