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Director of Athletics, Fitness, & Recreation


Landmark College seeks an experienced Director of Athletics, Fitness & Recreation to fill an upcoming vacancy. This is a 12-month, full-time, on-campus position. The Director is a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team and reports directly to the Dean of Students and Director of Student Engagement. The Director supervises the assistant director, coaches, instructors, and other personnel including student staff.

The Director provides leadership, vision, and execution of a vibrant Athletics, Fitness, and Recreation department which is a critical component of the student experience at Landmark College. The Director is responsible for program development, assessment, and strategic planning as well as building relationships with multiple constituencies on and off campus to ensure that the department is supporting the goals and learning outcomes of the department’s programs, the wellness goals of Student Affairs, and relevant parts of the College’s strategic plan. Current athletic teams include soccer, basketball, softball, baseball, cross country, and esports as well as a range of outdoor and intramural activities.

The Director will also work collaboratively with the Physical Education department chair to assist in coordinating the Physical Education courses/instructors and will serve as an adjunct instructor in the College’s Physical Education department.

This full-time, 12-month position on the Putney, Vermont campus requires a master’s degree in Sports Administration, Physical Education, Sports Science/Human Movement, Recreation, or related field or a bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience; demonstrated experience in developing, planning, and implementing programs, activities, and special events in a higher education setting.

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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