Hamshire-Fannett seeking an Athletic Director with all details here.


POSITION:                        ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

    (Head coaching to be determined)


REPORTS TO:                    High School Principal

CONTRACT PERIOD:      226 days

SALARY:                             Local Pay Grade: 5         (min. $68, 399, mid.$79,534, max.$90,668)



AND SPECIAL SKILLS:      Education/Certification:

        • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

        • Valid Texas teaching certificate


        • Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of overall operations of an athletic program

  • Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing athletics

  • Strong decision making, analytical, and time management skills

  • Ability to manage budget and personnel and coordinate district function

  • Ability to implement policy and procedures

  • Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, and staff



  • Proven success developing athletic programs


           Program Planning:

Direct and manage district’s athletic program and facilities

  • Establish physical and academic eligibility requirements for participation in each sport, and verify each athlete’s eligibility

  • Support gender equity in athletics in coordination with Coordinator of Girls Athletics and evaluate requests for new programs to maintain equality and parity of programs across the district

  • Maintain an active program that promotes good sportsmanship and student development

  • Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to gauge athletic program

  • Ensure that program renewal is continuous and responsive to student needs

  • Plan necessary time, resources, and materials to support accomplishment of department goals


     Athletic Events:

  • Prepare and approve all interscholastic game schedules

  • Arrange transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town athletic events

  • Manage district athletic operations by directing ticket sales, employing game officials, and ensuring preparation of facilities

  • Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all athletic equipment

  • Coordinate the use of all athletic facilities by non-school groups

  • Plan, organize, and supervise all athletic awards programs


          Student Management:

  • Implement district student management policies, communicate expected student behavior related to athletics, and ensure enforcement of student discipline in accordance with Student Extra-Curricular Code of Conduct and student handbook

  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication by conducting conferences on vital issues with parents, students, and teachers

    Policy, Reports, and Law:

  • Implement the policies established by federal law, state law, State Board of Education rule, UIL rules, and local board policy in area of athletics

  • Compile, maintain, file, and present all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required


    Budget and Inventory:

  • Administer the athletic budget and ensure that programs are cost effective and that funds are managed prudently

  • Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs

  • Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies

  • Maintain a current inventory of supplies and equipment and recommend disposal and replacement of equipment when necessary

  • Approve and forward purchase orders for athletic department to accounting department


    Personnel Management:

  • Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions for athletic department

  • Assist with hiring, supervision, and evaluation of middle and high school athletic coordinators and head coaches

  • Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness

  • Develop training options and/or improvement plans for employees to ensure exemplary operation in area of athletics


    Community Relations:

      • Articulate the District’s mission and goals in the area of athletics to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission

      • Demonstrate awareness of district and community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs

      • Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement

      • Support athletic booster club activities



Interested applicants should email a letter of interest, list of references, recommendations, and
 resume to: Darla King, superintendent’s secretary, dking@hfhorns.net

Applications will be submitted online at: www.hfisd.net  The online application system is located under the personnel tab. 


Also available at: https://hamshirefannett.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx



 For assistance, contact the administration office at (409)243-2133




H-FISD considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition or handicap that is not job related, or any other legally protected status.                   



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