Asst. Director of Athletics

Assistant Director of Athletics

AIM Academy seeks an enthusiastic and experienced individual to fill the role of Assistant Director of Athletics. This position plays a vital role in daily operation and development of the school's athletic programs and facilities. Additionally, the Assistant Director of Athletics will serve as a coach, providing guidance and mentorship to student athletes with a strong emphasis on character development. This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics and collaborates closely with all members of the school community.

Because AIM is dedicated to creating a culture of equity and inclusion, candidates should value engaging in open dialogue, questioning, confronting assumptions, and attuning to all voices.  Please review AIM’s “Equity and Diversity Statement” at “Equity and Diversity Statement."

This is a full time, 10-month position with benefits. Start date is August 15, 2024.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coach, Lead, or Assist one sport or afterschool activity during each of the three sports seasons.

  • Assist the Director of Athletics with arrangements for special events and after-school activities. 

  • Monitor academic and attendance records of student-athletes as requested.  

  • Along with Director of Athletics, maintain records of team and individual athletic accomplishments for historical and advancement purposes.

  • Provide safety instruction to students and establish standards of student behavior to provide a productive environment for physical education while ensuring the optimal condition and safety of all athletic equipment, facilities, fields, and courts.

  • Coordinate all athletic facility needs, including scheduling for internal, external, athletic, and physical education activities. This includes preseason and postseason activities. 

  • Promote the Athletic Program through publications, update athletic information and schedules with the Communications Coordinator, maintain records of athletic accomplishments.

  • Oversee updates of results, maintain coaches' bios, add links to outside scoring information, upload team pictures, rosters, and schedules.

  • Supervise the registration for Middle and Upper School Athletic Programs along with distributing and collecting uniforms each season.

  • Create and maintain an athletic facility annual calendar to include PJAA League and non-PJAA League games.

  • Working with the Coordinator of Student Logistics create and maintain the Athletics Transportation Schedule.

  • Confirm athletic contests on a weekly basis with League and Non-League teams.

  • Supervise and coordinate officials and coverage of the scorer’s table for all home athletic competitions.

  • Prepare fields, gyms and courts for athletic contests. 

  • Continue to seek opportunities to enhance professional development.

  • Participate in committee, department, and staff meetings as well as school-sponsored events that would benefit from area of expertise.

  • Be involved in the school community at large.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; additional coursework or degree in education, wellness, physical education, helpful.

  • Knowledge of best practices in coaching, athlete development, and sports psychology.

  • Highly flexible, collaborative, and adept at problem solving.

  • Excellent communication skills; ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, parents, and administrators.

  • Commitment to the mission and values of AIM Academy, with a passion for supporting students with learning differences.

  • High-energy and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and EEO Self ID Form to our Human Resources Manager, Cheryl Ferst, at cferst@aimpa.org