TITLE: District Athletic Director - Full Time
LOCATION: Central Office
The Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) is a nationally recognized urban school district that serves approximately 22-000 students. With a Head Start program- three preschools- 30 elementary schools- 8 middle schools- and 5 college and career academies/high schools- the district serves a wonderfully diverse mixture of students. A remarkable 62 different languages are spoken in the homes of our students. To serve those students- the district employs approximately 3-650 staff- including more than 1-600 teachers.
The vision of the Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools is to be one of the Top 10 School Districts in the Nation. Our goal is that -Each student will exit high school prepared for college and careers in a global society- and at every level- performance is on track and on time for success.-
JOB GOAL: Responsibilities include planning- implementing- coordinating- supervision- and evaluation of interscholastic athletic programs for Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools.
COMMUNICATION / ORGANIZATION:
Maintain effective working relationships with students- district staff- parents and community. Possess the ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication- to enhance a cooperative action to meet educational needs of students.
Must have the ability to perform single- technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; planning and managing projects; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
Ability to perform basic math- including calculations using fractions- percents- and/or ratios; understand written procedures- write routine documents- and speak clearly; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific Knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: pertinent codes- policies- regulations and/or laws; health standards and hazards; safety practices and procedures; computer operations and management information systems.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job- the employee is regularly required to: occasional lifting- carrying- pushing- and/or pulling some climbing and balancing some stooping- kneeling- crouching- and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting- 25% walking- and 25% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision- distance vision- and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific Ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working independently; being organized; and being attentive to detail.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 216 Days
SALARY: Based on USD No. 500 Salary Schedule
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
REPORT TO: Chief of Staff
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated by the immediate supervisor in accordance with Board of Education Policy.
This job description has been approved by all levels of management.
Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements- essential functions and duties of the position.
Employee _____________________________________ Date ___
Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) is an exceptional urban system using an array of innovative teaching strategies to meet the diverse needs of our students with a vigorous professional development program designed to support our teachers.