Athletic Director

Mercy High School, an all-girls Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking an athletic director for the 2024-2025 academic year.  Ideal candidates will hold or be able to attain Nebraska Secondary School Administration certification for grades 7-12 and will hold a current Nebraska teaching certificate for grades 7-12.  


Mercy is a mission-driven organization with a diverse student population focused on academic excellence and the inspiration of young girls to become confident Women of Mercy who embody faith, knowledge, and compassionate service.  


This individual will promote the charisms of the Sisters of Mercy and implement the Mercy High School mission through the athletic department of the school.  The athletic director is responsible for the management and supervision of seven girls varsity sports and two cooperative sports as well as extracurriculars.  Some teaching duties may be required.

Desired Skills: 

  • Superb written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong rapport with students, faculty, staff, and parents
  • Attention to detail and strong record-keeping skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google suite
  • Knowledge and understanding of NSAA policies, procedures and requirements


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Committed to the mission of Mercy High School and able to articulate it to all stakeholders
  • Master’s Degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university and holds a Nebraska School Administrative Certificate with a 7-12 endorsement
  • Nebraska Teaching Certificate with a grades 7-12 endorsement
  • Experience working with a diverse student population at the secondary level is preferred.
  • Coaching at the secondary level is preferred.
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Additional Information

This position will begin July 1, 2024.

Contact Information

Mercy High School
1501 S. 48 St.
Omaha, Nebraska 68106

Kristi Wessling
(p) (402) 553-9424
(f) (402) 553-0394

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume or CV, and certification to Kristi Wessling, Principal, at