St. John’s is seeking to fill the position of director of athletics effective immediately.
Reporting to the president and serving as a member of the leadership team, the director of athletics is responsible for implementing, coordinating and maintaining all athletic programs and curriculum for students in grades 9-12, including interscholastic competition in 29 sports over three seasons for a high school of 1,170 students.
Aligned with our mission statement, St. John’s athletic programs strive to hold our student-athletes to the highest standards and teach them to give one’s full effort, both toward individual progress and toward the development of the team. The director works closely with coaches and athletes to develop and sustain an athletic culture in which this vision is nourished.
Responsibilities include hiring, evaluating, developing and retaining an engaged and responsive coaching staff; developing, administering and assessing athletic programs to ensure alignment with the school’s Catholic Lasallian mission; overseeing the athletics department budget; addressing athlete and parent concerns; and cultivating an athletic culture that is aligned with the mission of excellence and strong character.
St. John’s is a member of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, known on a national level for the caliber of its athletic competition.
Position Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong problem-solving and organizational skills and dynamic interpersonal skills. Ideally, candidates should have prior experience as a teacher and coach, as well as five years of experience in athletic administration, preferably in an independent school, and a bachelor’s degree is required (master’s degree preferred).
How to Apply:
The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and a list of five references by January 27 to:
Roger J. Whyte, President
The Whyte Group, Inc.
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