The Assistant Director of Athletics, reporting to the Director of Athletics, is part of an interscholastic athletics program that includes 23 varsity teams, most of which have both sub-varsity and middle school counterparts. The Assistant Director is part of the five-person athletics department team, joining the director, another assistant director, and an administrative assistant. The Assistant Director is directly responsible for supporting the activities of all individual sports programs. This is a full year, full time position beginning immediately.
Serve as the athletics department’s primary point of contact for sports information and digital communication which can include, but is not limited to, the department’s online presence and the production of sport-specific and program-wide promotional materials;
Maintain and update program records and statistics (in coordination with head varsity coaches) for population on the athletics department’s interactive kiosk and for archival purposes;
Assist with the production of the three seasonal media guides;
Manage data input for the school’s website, league websites, and Veracross;
Manage sign-up process for each middle school sports season;
Serve as liaison with Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), Seattle Metropolitan Youth Lacrosse Association (SMYLA), and Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association (WSLA);
Serve as the primary in-building contact for all constituents on issues related to middle school athletics;
Attend Lakeside athletic events off campus, serving as the supervisor on duty and helping to ensure a consistent and dependable administrative presence (shared with director and assistant director);
Provide event oversight for hosted competitions, including facilities preparation, scheduling of officials, coordination of the event management team, communication with opponents, and physical presence during competitions (middle school and upper school);
Assist the director of athletics with monthly program head meetings and seasonal coaches meetings and planning initiatives to support the Lakeside Athletics Strategic Plan;
Build positive relationships with coaches, athletics staff, student-athletes, parents/guardians, and peer schools to ensure that the athletics office is viewed as a resource and a safe place;
Support multi-sport participation for student athletes;
Promote balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student athletes; and,
Other duties as assigned by the director of athletics.
Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 858 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The School’s Mission and the shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits needed to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning. We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via the online application located on Lakeside’s website (www.lakesideschool.org). From the home page choose About Us / Careers / View and Apply For Available Jobs. Questions about this position may be directed to Chris Hartley, director of athletics. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications will be collected and reviewed October 4 through October 22. Selection of semifinalists and interviews of semifinalists will take place October 24 – November 3. Finalists will be invited to campus during the week of November 6. An offer will be made prior to Thanksgiving.
Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking to diversify its workplace.
Successful candidates must be at least 25 years old, have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a field related to athletics, sports management, or education. Two to four years of experience preferred in independent school, high school athletics, or collegiate athletics. Must possess a valid Washington State driver’s license with a clean driving record; and, must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check. If not already certified, the person hired must obtain First Aid and CPR certifications immediately.
Additional Salary Information: Lakeside School offers faculty, staff and administrators salaries competitive with other independent schools and non-profit organizations both locally and nationwide. Lakeside also provides employees with comprehensive health, dental and disability insurance, as well as a generous retirement plan through TIAA-CREF. Other benefits include access to funds for professional development, down payment assistance program for first time home buyers in the Seattle area, and school-provided lunch prepared by a professional chef.
Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 851 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The School’s Mission and shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a glo...bal society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning. We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.