7 Jun 2021

Principal or Vice Principal Secondary Assistant Principal/Athletic Director

Moffat County School District RE-1
 Craig, Moffat County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Job Title:  Secondary Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
Reports to:  Designated Principal
Evaluation: Designated Principal
Location: Craig Middle School
Date of Availability: July 26, 2021
Date Closing: Open Until Filled

Position:  Middle School Assistant Principal/Athletics Director

Position Summary:  The primary function of the Assistant Principal/Athletic Director is to manage and oversee the district’s Middle School athletic and activities program, along with the duties of the Assistant Principal of the Craig Middle School.  Reports to the Middle School Principal.

*Salary:  Administration Salary Schedule – Secondary Asst. PrincipalCommensurate with experience, education and training.

Education and/or Experience:  Administrative and/or coaching experience at the secondary level. Experience working with various constituencies including: faculty, coaches, sponsors, students, administrators, alumni and community members.  Position requires a working knowledgeable of CHSAA rules and regulations; good organizational and communication skills; and ability to work cooperatively with others.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  In possession of or eligible for an administrator or principal licensure through the Colorado Department of Education.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Desired Work Traits:  Excellent teamwork and cross-campus collaboration, flexibility and working with multiple deadlines, willingness to travel and represent MCSD at CHSAA meetings and away games, possess a positive attitude and servant leadership orientation, commitment to faculty and community outreach, ability to present materials to various publics, proficiency with oral and written communication and various forms of technology hardware and software, accept responsibility to work nights and weekends as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Other duties may be assigned.

Assistant Principal

  • Works with Principal/teachers in the area of discipline.
    • Develops behavioral modification plans for chronic disciplinary problem students.
    • Meets with parents, teachers and principals to build a support system for high risk students.
    • Supports staff in planning and implementing classroom disciplinary policies
  • Daily supervision responsibility in hallways, lunchroom, classroom and other areas in the school that are a concern.
  • Works with principal, teachers, staff, students, and parents in the area of attendance
  • Assists in teacher evaluations and mentorships
  • Serves on outside committees that work with middle school students
  • Responsible for helping to obtain substitute teachers in the event a regular teacher is absent.


  • Prepare a master budget and supervise equipment inventories
  • Direct oversight of fiscal budget for athletics and activities
  • Oversee athletic tickets sales, activities and club fundraising
  • Create a strategic long range plan for the athletic and activities department
  • Secure and file the paperwork for equipment lease requests involving the athletic department
  • Prepare a masters sports calendar that includes conference and non-conference games/events
  • Responsible for the production of publications to include the activities calendars, brochures, resource guides, etc.
  • Assist and maintain athletics website, facebook page.
  • Coordinate gym, building and athletic field use and coordinate with the district building use calendar
  • Coordinate gym use for practices and games and give final clearance for the use of either the gym or the athletic field
  • Work with coaching staff and transportation supervisor to schedule all athletic departure times
  • Ensure travel arrangements and overnight accommodations for athletic teams and coaches
  • Seek and recommend suitable competition for all non-conference events/games
  • Hire all officials for 7-12 and non-conference contests
  • Confirm official’s contracts and all non-conference contest contracts
  • Secure game workers for athletic contests, chain crews, announcers, clock operators, scorekeepers, line judges, etc. and submit the list of contracted workers for the contest to the event supervisor prior to the event
  • Submit athletic expense request sheets for payment of officials and other workers to district office
  • Acts as a resource person and coordinator for all coaches
  • Assist in supervision at both home and away athletic contests
  • Assist in the selection of coaches for the athletic program
  • Evaluate all athletic programs on an annual basis.  Make recommendations for improvement to the building principal and district administrators
  • Mediate the resolution of problems, issues and concerns that may arise between coaches and athletic programs
  • Provide a channel through which students and the community may express their concerns about an athletic program
  • Provide for in-service of coaching staff as needed
  • Ensure district adherence to all CHSAA and district policies and regulations, administrative rules, procedures, and codes relating to and participation in athletics and activities including player ineligibility
  • Collect, file and notify athletes and coaches regarding student eligibility as it pertains to district procedures and CHSAA rules and regulations
  • Collect and maintain on file a properly completed physical card for every student participating in athletics
  • Reviews, updates and distributes school athletic and activities handbooks
  • Administer the school athletic code in a fair and consistent manner
  • Participate as a member of the district Concussion Management Team
  • Serve as liaison to the community based groups by attending meetings and related events
  • Serve as liaison with the Craig Parks and Recreation program sponsors


  • Carries out supervisory and responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work;  appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Students, parents, volunteers, and supervise and evaluate athletic program coaches, supervise 7-12 activities sponsors/coaches and collaborate with principals on the development of individual evaluations.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

*Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on position classification and employee’s qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.

Application Process:  Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Dove, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270,

How to Apply

Application Process:  Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal.

Job expires in 15 days.