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Indiana School for the Deaf Athletic Director

Date Posted:  Sep 11, 2019
Requisition ID:  18723

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

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Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) 

The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is a fully accredited school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students in nursery school through high school. The Indiana School for the Deaf is accredited by AdvancED Indiana and the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD). It provides services to approximately 342 students enrolled on campus. About 60 percent of the students live on campus during the academic year. ISD offers a full range of social activities, including sports, clubs, and organizations.



About the Job

The Director administers the atheltic program and after school programs within Indiana School for the Deaf and serves as a specialist in this area.  Utilizes education, consultation, cooperative programming and coordination to accomplish goals.  This individual must be a leader for staff members.  

A day in the life

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

  • Formulates, establishes, interprets, compiles and disseminates to applicable agencies and groups, all policies and procedures related to the program;
  • Reviews all incoming policy or procedural information for decisions on distribution;
  • Acts as technical consultant to the entire staff, clarifying and interpreting all procedures, providing references and resolving disputed issues;
  • Serves as a liaison between Indiana School for the Deaf and other state and federal agencies;
  • Assists Student Life Director in evaluating proposed programs in the athletics department.
  • Professional interact with all staff, students, anon-staff coachses, parents, Fedneral/State Association officials, administrators, and general public. 
  • Maintenance, inventory, and constant monitoring of all equipment, indoor/outdoor facilities and travel to/from athletic meetings/contests. 
  • Varied hours and may be extended due to the nature of the student interscholastic athletic events programing. 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Preferred Experience:
  • Eight years of full-time professional or educational experience in program coordination, development, implementation, or related experience.
  • At least 1 year of administrative, managerial, or supervisory experience
  • Holds an active National Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association (NIAAA) Certification
What we're looking for
  • Establishes program goals, priorities and methodology;
  • Extensive knowledge of an entire program area;
  • Extensive knowledge of all source materials and references, including Federal and State laws governing the programs;
  • Extensive knowledges of the organization of the agency and of State and Federal agencies dealing with the programs;
  • Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles;
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and correlate very technical material and make recommendations on implementation in current programs;
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern any far reaching implications;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with Federal and State agencies.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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