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.

529 Athletic Director jobs found on Monster.

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University at Albany Associate Athletic Director for NCAA Compliance The University at Albany, a NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision institution and member of the America East Conference, Colonial Athletic Association (CAA - football only), Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC – women’s golf only) invites applications for a full-time (12-month) position as Associate Athletic Di...
ARLINGTONINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB TITLE: Director of Athletics WAGE/HOUR: Exempt REPORTS TO: Assistant Supt. of Administration PAY GRADE: ADMIN 9 DEPARTMENT: Athletics/PE DAYS: 243 ROLE AND PURPOSE: The role and purpose of the Athletic Director is to work with district and campus administration, as well as the community to coordinate the whole athletic program for the district. The Athl...
Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Academic Success NANO-S14-60 Employment is with the newly merged SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT Description of Duties: The Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance and Academic Success is a vital component to the newly merged SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT intercollegiate program. This 12-month, full-time position reports to the Director of Athletics and has multiple r...
Interim Assistant to The Athletic Director INTERIM - Assistant to the Athletic Director – Downingtown Area School District has immediate opening from approx. October, 2014 through June, 2015 to provide support & assistance in ensuring a well-organized high school athletic program. Coordinates all sporting events, coaches, officials, etc. Bachelor’s degree or post high school education pre...
Foothill-De Anza Community College District Los Altos, CA, 94022
Initial Review Date: August 20, 2014* *This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial review date. Any complete applications received while the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only upon committee request. The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the management position above. POSITION PURPOSE: ...
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...
College of St Benedict/St Johns University Collegeville, MN, 56321
The Athletic Department at the College of Saint Benedict invites applications for the full time position of Athletic Director to begin July 1, 2015. Mission The mission of the College of Saint Benedict is to provide for women the best residential liberal arts education in the Catholic university tradition. The College of Saint Benedict fosters integrated learning, exceptional leadership for chan...
California State University Fresno, CA, 93707
CSU Job Listing Details Printable version E-Mail this listing Campus: Fresno Job ID: 12372 Job Title: Athletic Director (Administrator IV) Time Base: Full-Time Date Posted: October 16, 2014 Closing Date: Open until filled Link to Apply Online: Campus Employment Homepage: Description: SCOPE AND RE...
Moreno Valley Unified School District Moreno Valley, CA, 92551
Resume Letter of Recommendation from Athletic Director, Athletic Administrator, or Principal (signed and dated within the last 2 years. No Electronic Signatures) NFHS or ASEP CIF Certification. See or to apply for your certificate and proof of the California state test. First Aid and CPR - current and valid...
California State University Los Angeles, CA, 90009
CSU Job Listing Details Printable version E-Mail this listing Campus: Northridge Job ID: 4109 Job Title: Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Communications Appointment Type: Probationary Time Base: Full-Time Date Posted: October 17, 2014 Closing Date: Open until filled Link to Apply Online: Campus Employment Homepage:
University of New Orleans New Orleans, LA, 70130
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Athletic Director for External Relations POSITION #: 8293 DEPARTMENT: Intercollegiate Athletics POSITION SUMMARY: RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for management and advancement of the following areas within the department of intercollegiate athletics: marketing and promotions; media relations; social media; ticket operations; multi-media. Coordinate marketing and pro...
Western Washington University Bellingham, WA, 98226
About the Position: The Western Washington University Athletic Department invites applicants for the position of Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs. The Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs is a member of the senior management team and plays a critical role in developing, evaluating and implementing the overall strategic plan of the Athletic Department. This position con...
University of California Berkeley Berkeley, CA, 94705
About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make...
Indianapolis Public Schools Indianapolis, IN, 46218
Summary: Assumes responsibility for the conduct of the entire interscholastic athletic program, including supervision of athletic coaches and procurement, distribution and maintenance of all athletic equipment; scheduling of all games, hiring of all officials, making all game arrangements and having general oversight of the administration of all athletic contests. Essential Duties and Responsibi...
University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO, 80928
Assistant Athletic Director for NCAA Compliance in the department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Compliance (75%): Oversee all compliance matters relating to initial eligibility for new student-athletes and continuing eligibility for returning and transfer student-athletes Abide by all NCAA guidelines and rules Work with Conference Compliance Officer Event Management (25%): Work as game admin...
Hartford Public Schools Hartford, CT, 06183
POSITION: 2014-2015 Athletic Position for Classical Magnet School ( Subject to Funding ) : Athletic Faculty Manager REPORTS TO: Principal PRIMARY FUNCTION: Within the framework of the entire athletic program, provides ongoing development and improvement of coaching student-athletes through coordination, planning, evaluation and implementation of programs. In addition, help each student achieve...
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Denver, CO, 80208
Posting Description Assistant Athletic Director for NCAA Compliance in the department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Compliance (75%): Oversee all compliance matters relating to initial eligibility for new student-athletes and continuing eligibility for returning and transfer student-athletes Abide by all NCAA guidelines and rules Work with Conference Compliance Officer Event Management (25%)...
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
GENERAL FUNCTION The Senior Woman Administrator/Senior Associate Director of Athletics is responsible for assisting the University's intercollegiate athletics program and establishing policies and procedures that achieve the parallel goals of development of quality, competitive athletics teams and support of the individual educational goals of student-athletes. The Senior Woman Administrator/Seni...
Kelseyville Unified School District Kelseyville, CA, 95451
Qualifications: · Have general knowledge of coaching and a variety of athletic programs · Be able to handle stressful situations · Must be willing to attend many evening athletic events, league meetings, and awards nights Duties and Responsibilities: Duties may include but are not limited to the following: · Encourage professional development and advancement of those working in the athletic progra...
State of Georgia Athens, GA, 30602
Bachelor's required and 5 years of experience in a senior role 60 Month Experience 16 Years Education Preferred Skills MBA preferred.CPA designation preferred 5 to 8 years of experience in a senior role. Job Description The CFO is assigned full managerial responsibility for the following operating units within the Athletic Association: Finance, Budget Planning/Reporting, Contracts (Event, IMG...

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