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Announcement of Job Search:

 Georgia High School Association Executive Director

APPLICATION PROCESS

Resumes for this position may be submitted through March 1, 2024.  Resumes will be reviewed by the GHSA Board of Trustees and the selected candidate will be presented to the GHSA Executive committee for ratification.   The beginning date for the position is negotiable.  Resumes should be mailed to:

Alan W. Connell

Connell & Wheeler

Counsel for GHSA

P.O. Box 1206

Thomaston, GA 30286

Click the link here for the job posting on the GHSA website.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

The Executive Director is the association’s chief executive officer who oversees staff functioning, interprets the GHSA Constitution and By-laws, and represents the association with educational, political, and athletic administration leaders on both state and national levels.

Specific areas of responsibility are:

  • Financial oversight – Budget formation and management; reserve fund management
  • Technology oversight – including web site and office technology
  • Marketing and Public Relations oversight – corporate partners and merchandising programs
  • Oversight of issues involving Legislation and Litigation
  • Management of issues related to sports rules
  • Oversight of sports medicine policies
  • Management of playoff competitions – securing venues and developing procedures

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DESIRED

  • Possess an advanced degree – at least the Masters level
  • Have a thorough understanding of high school athletics as shown with multiple years of experience
  • Multiple years in administrative educational leadership
  • History of effective problem solving skills
  • Evidence of effective organizational abilities
  • Experience with budgetary and financial management duties
  • Proven ability to work effectively with other people
  • Awareness of school law – especially in athletics
  • Knowledge about working with the State Legislature
  • Knowledge about working with other state associations on regional and national levels
  • Ideas for moving the GHSA forward in the changing educational landscape

COMPENSATION

Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s skills and experiences.  The benefits package includes a 403b retirement program and a fully-paid health insurance program.

 

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