Newport News Shipbuilding is currently seeking an Athletic Director to join our Apprentice School. This position is located in Newport News, VA.
Responsible for the effective administration of intercollegiate activities for The Apprentice School Athletics Program. Ensure the efficient and effective administration of intercollegiate activities, including scheduling, equipment acquisition and control, travel arrangements, recruiting and retaining coaches and athletes, approval of budgets, adherence to Company and School guidelines and policies, assurance of proper security and safety measure, and planning and coordinating facilities use for training programs, practice sessions, and games. Oversee athletics budget and approves expenditures of the school's funds for athletic equipment and operations. Ensure that all students participating in athletic competition are academically and athletically eligible and ensures that all coaches comply with NCAA Rules and Regulations.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline or the equivalent in education, training and experience, plus a minimum of 4 years of applicable, progressive professional and/or supervisory work experience. Master's degree and 2 years relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of at least 3 years prior coaching or supervisory experience is highly desired. Master's degree preferred.
Newport News Shipbuilding is the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy submarines. With approximately $4 billion in revenues and more than 20,000 employees, we are the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the largest shipbuilding company in the United States. The Apprentice School founded in 1919 at Newport News Shipbuilding... is the preeminent apprenticeship program in the nation and offers four, five, and eight-year apprenticeships in nineteen shipbuilding disciplines and eight advanced programs of study. The Apprentice School is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and registered with the Virginia Apprenticeship Council. The school offers apprentices the opportunity to earn college credit, receive competitive pay and benefits and learn a trade. The school is committed to fostering apprentices’ development of craftsmanship, scholarship and leadership.