The athletic director is responsible for the K-12 athletic program at VCS. Responsibilities are as follows:
- Reports to: HS Principal
- Supervises and Evaluates: athletic coaching staff and athletic administration for high school and middle school
- Functions: to oversee the entire athletic program, providing organization and direction to the coaching staff while upholding VCS and athletic department policies and practices
PRIMARY YEAR-ROUND RESPONSIBILITIES
As the co-head of VCS athletics, the Athletic Director (AD) must set a consistent example of spiritual leadership, maturity, and conduct. The Athletic Director must set aside daily time with the Lord, to seek guidance and direction in administering the athletic program.
CIF Administration Liaison
The Athletic Director is responsible for maintaining the important relationship between VCS and the California Interscholastic Federation. CIF is the governing body of all California high school sports. Athletic Director responsibilities involve eligibility requirements, transfer students, sports regulations, rule changes, officials’ assignments, playoff administration and general administrative liaison duties between the CIF office and the VCS athletic department.
The AD represents VCS in league meetings. Head coaches must also attend the annual meeting at which their sport’s CIF all-league team is selected.
The Athletic Director is responsible for all scheduling of school athletic events. Any changes must be made through him/her. However, coaches wishing to do their own scheduling must first clear this through the AD. (Reminder: CIF schedules are done approximately one year ahead of time.) In addition, the Athletic Director is responsible for the scheduling and approval of all athletic facilities on campus. The AD will also schedule administrative supervision of games.
Athletic Budget and Athletic Equipment Purchasing
The Athletic Director works in conjunction with the Principal to establish and maintain the entire VCS athletic budget. Coaches will be asked at the end of their season to submit a projected budget and/or equipment and supply list for their sport for the following school year. The Athletic Director also serves as the athletic department purchasing agent. All athletic purchases will be made by the AD. All requests for equipment or uniforms must be submitted in writing to the AD.
The AD and Booster Club will coordinate athletic department fundraising. Much of this responsibility will be delegated and shared, but the AD will work with the Principal, Director of Advancement, and Head of School as the supervising coordinators of athletic financial matters, activities and fundraising programs. Individual teams wishing to hold their own fundraising events may do so only with prior permission of the Athletic Director.
General Promotion of the Athletic Program
This responsibility includes media promotion of the athletic program. Setting up media interviews, submitting photos and passing statistical information to the CIF office and other media sources is the responsibility of the AD. Coaches are expected to maintain correct, up-to-date statistical and other information on each athlete to provide through the AD to the media. The AD will make sure that there is regular and timely contact with the local media. The AD will communicate with parents and will monitor coach communication to parents.
Promoting and Counseling College Bound Athletes
The AD will work with specific coaches in coordinating, counseling, and promoting college-bound athletes. This will include communication with college or university coaches, trips to visit college campuses and helping athletes with the application process. The AD will know
and communicate NCAA Eligibility Center requirements to athletes and parents.
Maintaining the VCS Athletic Records and Statistics File
The Athletic Department will maintain a file of school records and CIF records. (Please note under “Responsibilities of all Coaches” the importance of keeping accurate individual and team records and statistics and submitting them to the athletic department at the end of each season.)
Student-athletes must meet all eligibility requirements established by CIF and VCS. The athletic director will work with coaches and the academic counselor to ensure that individual athletes are eligible to participate in practices and games. Athletic eligibility requires a satisfactory physical examination.
The Athletic Director is responsible for the management, development, and evaluation of the coaches at VCS. Working in conjunction with the Principal, the AD will oversee the hiring and releasing of coaching personnel and will ensure that the coaches are fulfilling their responsibilities. In addition, the AD will ensure that all coaches maintain their certifications mandated by CIF and the state. The AD will schedule and conduct coach’s meetings at the beginning of each season in addition to monthly “Head Coaches” meetings.
Captain’s Leadership Program
The AD will mentor team captains in each sport and will develop a Captain’s Leadership program for VCS athletes. He will also work with ADs in the Olympic League to develop a league-wide Captain’s Leadership program.
Technology Department - Technician
The technician provides general technology help desk support for faculty and staff. Additionally, this person also assists in setups and installations of individual computers, labs, network projects, and other general technology related tasks.
- Setup and installation of new workstations.
- Basic setup and troubleshooting of televisions/video in classrooms.
- Basic troubleshooting and support for Apple TVs, SmartBoards and projectors.
- Move equipment as needed.
- Assist faculty and staff with technology needs as directed.
- Respond to technology help desk tickets.
- Answer phone and respond as needed.
- Contact vendors for warranty and support issues.
- Communicate regarding inventory movement and liquidations, and when supplies are needed.
- Assist in maintaining tech office and work areas in a neat an orderly fashion.
- Change media for nightly backups.
- Assist in keeping software/hardware organized and stored properly.
- Assist others on the technology team when needed.
- Keep abreast of new and recent trends in technology.
- Participate in self-assessments and personal growth plans as directed.
- Other duties as assigned by Director of Technology.
Village Christian Schools seeks to hire only employees with a vibrant Christian faith. Successful candidates will possess experience in:
- Overall competency using computers
- Good communication skills including ability to work well with many people
- Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware problems, setup and install computers, and provide routine computer maintenance
- Good phone skills for working with vendors, support services, etc.
- Ability to provide regular maintenance and support of Windows and Macintosh OS.
- Various technology-related certifications desirable, but not required.
- High school graduate.
This is a part-time 25-30-hours-per-week position.
This position reports directly to the Director of Technology.