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Assistant Director Vacancy
Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association

General Characteristics and Working Relationships
Search conducted by:  Dave Anderson, Executive Director
Receives guidance from:  All WIAA administrative personnel and member school administrators
Provides guidance to:  Executive Director, WIAA administrative personnel and member school administrators
Supervises:  Respective administrative assistant

Characteristics of the Position

Preferred Experience or Training
•  Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with emphasis in physical education and administration or equivalent professional experience.
•  Minimum of three years experience in physical education and athletics or equivalent.
•  A conceptual knowledge of general office administration.
•  Demonstrated skills in program administration relating specifically to assigned sports.
•  Experience as an administrative leader and innovator in athletics; as an official; experience in interpretation of rules and tournament planning; experience as an athletic coach for interscholastic athletics.
•  Strong and successful background in basketball, soccer, cross country and track & field and other WIAA sponsored sports.

•  Ability to work with individuals from the clerical level to top management.
•  Communicate effectively by speaking, listening and writing in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
•  Mature, management-orientated outlook on athletics and administrative operations with ability to lead and motivate others.
•  Ability and willingness to accept evening and weekend duties, both self-determined and assigned.
•  Ability to utilize available technology, including software applications, email, internet and social media
•  Interest in interscholastic athletics and flexibility to adjust to changing job demands.

Special Attributes
• Demonstrated ability to maintain self-control and exercise sound judgment and decision making under pressure.
• Social competency, adaptability, self-confidence, poise, emotional maturity, initiative, enthusiasm, resourcefulness  and dedication.
• Work cooperatively to resolve problems and make decisions by being an active participant in the brainstorming process.
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally.

Position Responsibilities

• Interpretation of Rules—Answer inquiries, both written and oral, relating to the interpretation of game rules governing the administration of athletics.
• Sports Administration—Includes State meet arrangements, coordinating tournament planning and related correspondence for assigned sports.
* General Administrative Duties—Work with all committees and coordinate all matters related to respective sports program responsibilities.
• Tournament planning—Includes site assignments for multiple assigned sports and State meet arrangements and related correspondence for assigned sports. Where appropriate, the Executive Director and other administrative staff members will provide assistance.
• Committee Leadership—Work with all committees and coordinate all matters relative to respective sports program responsibilities.

Occasional Responsibilities

• Chair advisory committees as determined by the Executive Director.
• Conduct conferences, workshops and clinics as determined by the Executive Director.
• Provide articles for the WIAA Bulletin occasional
• Serve in liaison roles with associations (coaches, officials, conference commissioners, physical education  teachers, administrators, as determined by the Executive Director).
• National Federation committees and program participation.
• Special assignments as determined by the Executive Director.

Starting Date
• Negotiable.

Salary and Benefits
• Commensurate with experience and competitive with comparable state associations. Comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes a Tax Deferred Retirement Pension Plan, Health Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave benefits. The WIAA does not participate in the WRS.

All inquiries are to be in writing. Applications to include: 

• A letter of interest in the position

• Three letters of recommendation specific to this position

• Complete resume profiling education background, training and experience

 • Complete list of references, including phone numbers

Submitted by Oct. 31, 2017 to:
Dave Anderson, Executive Director
Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association
5516 Vern Holmes Drive
Stevens Point, WI  54482

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Wisconsin Interscholastic
Athletic Association
5516 Vern Holmes Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54482-8833
Phone (715) 344-8580
Fax (715) 344-4241
Mon-Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM