Athletic Director

Job Summary

The Athletic Director fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by assisting the administration in the development of an athletic program to promote student health, athletic skill, and safety. The Athletic Director has decision making responsibilities within essential job functions, in keeping with school policies. The position is hired and evaluated by the principal.

Essential Duties

Maintains the school’s athletic calendar in coordination with the master school calendar
Attends and supervises all on-campus athletic competitions, and ensures supervision of all off-campus events
In conjunction with the principal, supervises, hires, and evaluates all coaches formally and informally
Maintains current and accurate records according to school policy
Communicates efficiently regarding registration, team assignments, schedules, and participation requirements
Communicates with administration/faculty regarding need for early dismissals, field, and gym use
Meets staff development guidelines as set forth by the Diocese/local administration
Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits
Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff
Collaborates with peers to enhance the work environment and support program planning
Conferences with parents upon request and responds to messages in a timely manner
Serves as a liaison to the Booster Club and advises regarding their activities, rules, and regulations
Keeps abreast of current athletic and safety information through membership in relevant associations
Participates in school-wide activities, including liturgical or prayer services

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
Knowledge of the physical fitness and skill levels of adolescent physical development
Knowledge of coaching techniques and rules of sports
Knowledge of equipment procurement and maintenance
Able to work independently and self-motivate
Able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
Able to work well with others in the school community
Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously
Skill in motivating and engaging student athletes
Skill in organizing and relating information in an understandable format
Skill in job appropriate technology
Skill in critical thinking and planning

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field


Experience in education, coaching, or related field

Certifications and Training:

Current CPR/AED certification and first aid training
Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.
Must complete Religion Certification Part 1 within two years of the date of hire, completing a minimum of 25 hours each year.

Employee Certification

All employees must adhere to the Catholic Schools Standards of Conduct, the Diocese of Austin EIM policies, and the social, ethical, and moral teachings of the Roman Catholic Church as interpreted by the Bishop of Austin.

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