Senior Associate Athletic Director for Peak Performance
May 2, 2018
Hanover, New Hampshire
Full-time - Experienced
Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
The Senior Associate Athletic Director for Peak Performance serves as a member of the Athletic Director's senior management team that provides strategic leadership to 35 varsity sport programs and contributes to department-wide administration, policy implementation, and planning efforts. Reporting to the Executive Associate Athletic Director, this position will direct the Dartmouth Peak Performance (DP2) initiative by developing and implementing programs designed to position student-athletes to achieve the highest levels of physical, intellectual and personal growth during their Dartmouth careers. The Senior Associate Athletic Director will supervise and lead four athletic department staff members responsible for academic support, leadership development, strength and conditioning, and career services, and will be the primary department liaison with all medical services including athletic trainers. The successful candidate will also assume oversight responsibility for one or more varsity sport programs.
Six years of progressive experience in intercollegiate collegiate athletics or a related student-development field. Previous supervisory experience and experience as a collegiate athlete or coach preferred.
Interested candidates can view a full job description and complete a required online application by visiting https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/45536. A letter of application, resume, and names of at least three professional references are required.
Internal Number: 1011009
About Dartmouth College
A private, four-year, liberal arts, coeducational college, Dartmouth's focus is on undergraduate education, but the College is considered a small university with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine as well as 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences.A mecca for the highly motivated student-athlete, Dartmouth College is the nation's ninth oldest university and a member of the Ivy League. Featuring a comprehensive athletic menu, Dartmouth offers 34 varsity sports - 16 for men, 16 for women and two coeducational programs in sailing and equestrian. In addition, there are 34 club and 24 intramural sports as three-quarters of Dartmouth undergraduates participate in some form of athletics.Nicknamed "The Big Green," Dartmouth's varsity athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I as well as in the eight-member Ivy League and the ECAC Hockey League. Throughout the years, Dartmouth athletes have competed at the very highest level, excelling in NCAA championships in a wide range of sports.The College has demonstrated a total commitment to athletics and recreation with more than $85 million in facility improvements since 2000, including: Boss Tennis Center and Gordon Pavil...ion, Scully-Fahey Field (featuring AstroTurf), Blackman Football Practice Fields, McLane Skiway Lodge, Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse; comprehensive renovations to Leverone Fieldhouse, Hanover Country Club, Berry Center squash courts, Alumni Gymnasium (featuring a new 14,000 square foot recreational fitness center), and Memorial Field (including FieldTurf playing surface and Tartan track); Floren Varsity House (featuring a 10,000 square foot varsity strength training center); and Burnham Soccer Field and Sports Pavilion; an Astro Turf field for field hockey and recreational sports; a new baseball facility--Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, and a new softball park.In addition, the College started Dartmouth Peak Performance in 2011, an ambitious program designed to position student-athletes to achieve excellence in academics, athletics and their personal lives.Although the Ivy League schools do not offer athletic scholarships, admission is need-blind, and more than half of the Dartmouth student body receives financial assistance.