Job Description and Responsibilities
General Responsibilities: The Athletic Coordinator implements the Archdiocese of Baltimore (AOB) Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Athletic Program with primary responsibilities of governance, administration, programs, and membership services according to the CYO Charter and Bylaws. As a part of the Office of Family, Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Institute for Evangelization, the Coordinator is tasked with supporting parishes in integrating sports programs within their overall evangelization and missionary efforts.
Develop and implement a plan that animates the CYO Athletic Charter & By-laws according to the AOB.
Regularly travel to participating parishes for meetings with local Athletic Program Directors and to observe and evaluate programs.
Develop and implement a CYO Incident Management System in partnership with AOB Risk Management protocols and procedures.
Develop and implement uniform rules and guidelines for all AOB athletic programs.
Identify issues and priorities to address current and future issues in the CYO athletic programs.
Implement a formal communication system with CYO members.
Formalize agreements with former independent leagues and programs under the auspices of the AOB.
Provide fiscal and budgetary management for all CYO athletic programs in accordance with AOB financial policies and procedures.
Present annual report to Director and Fiscal Services.
Oversee Archdiocesan Athletics budget.
Work closely with Department of Catholic Schools, Office of Child and Youth Protection, and Office of Risk Management to ensure communication and collaboration within Central Services about athletics.
Develop and implement a formation and training for CYO Member (parishes/schools) Athletic Coordinators.
Facilitate training and certification for coaches according to ministry standards of AOB.
Form partnerships with organizations and institutions to provide resources for CYO Member programs.
Manage AOB human, financial, and material resources and assist Member programs to do the same.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Combination of education and experience normally represented by a bachelor's degree in Education, Sports Management, or related field with 5+ years of post-degree experience in athletic related area
Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Committed to the mission of the Catholic Church to evangelize all people with the gospel of Jesus Christ
Working knowledge of the Catholic Church including parish and school structures
Working knowledge of athletic rules and regulations
Strong people skills to relate with a wide variety of persons, both professional and volunteers as well as organizations and systems
Ability to effectively manage a variety of concurrent and varying activities
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Well organized, detail oriented, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Good working knowledge of technology, MS Office software, Google applications and sports management software