RKA Is Hiring.

Athletic Director

Position Overview: The Athletic Director oversees all aspects of the school’s athletic programs. This is a senior administrative position that includes managing schedules, hiring and mentoring coaches, promoting programs and events, ordering equipment, constructing budgets, and facilitating operations. 

Mission: Through a vibrant and innovative Catholic education, we cultivate the individuality, faith, talent, and aspirations of diverse young women who aspire to lead and serve the world. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Understands the school’s philosophy and participates in the mission and spiritual life of the school.
  • Develops, organizes, supervises, and evaluates the interscholastic athletics for the school.
  • Ensures that all coaches are performing their duties at the very highest level of professionalism.
  • Ensures that all coaching positions are filled with competent coaches who are properly trained in all organizational and philosophical aspects of the athletic program.
  • Represents the school at all meetings held by the state, district, conference and other professional associations. 
  • Upholds all standards and policies of MSHSAA. 
  • Participates with the proper administrator and the President in coaching employment decisions and faculty assignments.
  • Ensures the proper maintenance and security of all athletic equipment and athletic facilities, fields, courts, working in coordination with those responsible for the overall facilities.
  • Keeps the school website and other media communications networks up to date and accurate.
  • Schedules all athletic contests, arranges for transportation, and hires all game officials.
  • Represents  the school at all state, local, regional athletic association meetings/conferences.
  • Maintains records of teams and individual athletic accomplishments and keeps records for archives and historical purposes.
  • Maintains and revises the coaches’ manual each year and sets up meetings with coaches to review information and standards in detail.
  • Coordinates PE credits for sports.
  • Oversees the ordering of all uniforms, equipment, athletic spirit wear, collection and storage of all equipment and uniforms.
  • Ensures that all athletes uphold the Athletic Code of Conduct. Informs the appropriate administrator of any violations.
  • Organizes concessions.
  • Pays referees for their services.
  • Assists in organizing team banquets and awards. 
  • Responsible for the rental of athletic facilities.
  • Responsible for athletic summer camps. 
  • Potentially teaches one or two classes as needed year by year. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the President.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. 
  • At least three years of coaching experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, communication, and interpersonal skills. 
  • A role model for health, wellness, and sportsmanship. 

To Apply: Please submit the following: 

  • CV / resume
  • Cover letter explaining interest in Rosati-Kain Academy and the position
  • A list of 5 professional references including name, relationship, phone number, and email (contact will not be made without candidate’s permission)

Send all materials to [email protected] using Athletic Director in the title.


RKA at a Glance:

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● Founded in 1911
● Located in the heart of the Central West End
● 14:1 student: teacher ratio
● Average class size = 16
● A diverse student body: 44% white, 33% black, 12% Hispanic, 5% Asian, and 5%
● Over 20% of our students score 30+ on the ACT
● Over $1.5 million in tuition grants and scholarships are awarded annually
● Over 50% of our students receive financial support, through academic, merit, or need based aid
● 73% of our faculty hold advanced degrees
● Our senior class earned college scholarships totaling nearly $12.5 million annually
● 100+ hours of service through Campus Ministry or community connections for each
graduating student
● 100% of our graduates are accepted to and attend college
● Over 7,000 living alumnae spanning across the world and, living on 6 continents