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Athletic Director

Home Careers Athletic Director
Submitted: December 28
Closing: February 1

Contact

Julie Her
Operations Manager

Phone: 763-450-1388

Fax: 763-401-1200

Email: julie.her@psak12.org

Location Prairie Seeds Academy
6200 West Broadway Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Categories Non-Licensed
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
To Apply

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

Job Description

The Athletic Director provides collaboration, and coordination in the area of the athletic program. Additionally the Athletic Director will serve as a support staff in varying capacities to ensure academic success and personal growth among our students.

JOB FUNCTION

Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

Athletic:

1. Coordinates the 6-8 and 9-12 athletic program in collaboration with CEO, Director of Operations and coaches to ascertain programmatic needs on an annual basis, as well as prior to each season to ensure consistency of program.

2. Supervises and evaluates all coaches.

3. Schedules all athletic contests, issues contracts for contests, and maintains the proper and necessary records.

4. Communicate transportation needs to Transportation Manager for all away contests.

5. Oversee and maintain all student athletic files and ensure eligibility status.

6. Performs grade checks for each athlete. Communicate academic concerns with coaches, parents, athlete and administration as needed.

7. Supervises in-house athletic contests and serve as point of contact to officials and visiting schools. Ensure proper paperwork is completed by officials for payment. Submit Payment Request forms to appropriate accounting personnel.

8. Arranges and oversees contest employees and volunteers. Ensure proper paperwork is completed by contest employees for payment. Submit Payment Request forms to appropriate accounting personnel.

9. Advises and ensures all coaches abide and conform with Board, OHSAA, league policies and regulations and with state and federal laws.

10. Attends league and district meetings.

Non-Athletic:

1. Work with elementary students, academically and with behavior, in classrooms as a support staff as assigned

2. Duty: observe and support during recess, breakfast/lunch and hallways as assigned

3. Mentor students, work collaboratively and communicate with relevant staff members, parents and students as necessary

4. Attend behavior conferences when needed

Qualifications

1. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

2. Have at least 3 years of experience in an urban setting

3. Be committed to professional growth and development

4. Have knowledge of Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports (PBIS) is a plus

5. Serve as a role model for promoting effective instruction and professionalism

6. Demonstrate respect for children, colleagues, parents and school leadership

7. Believe in and support the vision and mission of PSA

Institution Description

Prairie Seeds Academy is a K-12 public charter school located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Our teachers and staff work very hard to create and sustain a warm, safe and productive atmosphere for learning. We are committed to the pursuit of providing high-rigor academics along with encouraging our students to be global thinkers and learners. With today's diversity, we want our students to adapt successfully to change, be life-long learners, and care and understand others. We want our students to be prepared for the world so they can become a contributing member of society.

Vision Statement: Our PSA Community members are inspired global thinkers, who will understand the importance of inquiry, lifelong learning, intercultural awareness, respect, and adaptability as they become future leaders.

Mission Statement: Prairie Seeds Academy, in cooperation with families and community, provides leadership in rigorous education to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring citizens who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

CULTURE OF LEARNING

PSA believes that every scholar has the right to learn, be engaged, and grow in a healthy school environment. PSA must foster a culture of learning that embraces every scholar’s strengths to achieve optimal growth and learning. PSA strives to explore ways to strengthen our relationships with our scholars and their families. PSA is committed to building collaborative leadership at an effective capacity among staff, parents and scholars. This is accomplished by changing our behaviors and actions so we can better support our scholars and parents in achieving their academic goals. Employees coming to PSA must share, understand, and implement this culture of learning at all levels of the organization through consistency. By having consistency, we can shift not only the behaviors of our staff, but our students and parents will equally be engaged in the process. PSA seeks individuals who will optimistically and confidently abide by this culture of learning.

The core values that drive PSA’s culture of learning are:

1. Aiming for High Academic Achievement

2. Embracing Cultural Pride and Identity

3. Modeling the Way

4. Understanding How Data Drives Decisions

5. Having High Expectations
Creating a Social-Emotional Learning Environment

Application Instructions/Comments

To apply, email the following to Crystal Vang at crystal.vang@psak12.org and Julie Her at julie.her@psak12.org:
1. Letter of interest
2. Updated Resume
3. Copy of MN Teaching License (if applicable)

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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