Hood College is seeking a full-time Athletic Director (AD). Reporting to the president, the AD will lead Hood College’s Division III intercollegiate athletic program fielding 20 sports with over 300 student athletes, as well as oversee club sports and an intramural recreation program. Reporting to the president, the AD will join Hood at an exciting time in its 125 year history as it embarks on an ambitious strategic plan that includes increased investment in the athletics program as a critical part of an experientially-based, holistic education. Hood is a member of the Middle Atlantic Conference, the second oldest Division III conference in the U.S., which includes 17 institutions, fields 27 sports and 40 championships. Located in Frederick MD, the College benefits from its proximity to the DC-Metro region and a dynamic city recognized for its quality of life and amenities. Required qualifications include: master’s degree, at least five years of athletic administrative experience in higher education, preferably including coaching experience, knowledge of NCAA DIII rules and regulations, experience in garnering support for athletics and effective student-athlete recruitment. Successful candidates will demonstrate: commitment to student success and well-being, understanding of the role of DIII athletics in the mission of private liberal arts colleges, strategic vision and inspirational leadership, and a collaborative and collegial approach to goal achievement.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application, www.hood.edu/jobs, which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and the names of three professional references. When saving documents, all document titles related to your application should include your name and the job requisition number. (i.e. c.smith18-0004). Review of applications will begin February 23, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email email@example.com or call (301) 696-3592.
Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability
Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.
Internal Number: 18-0004
About Hood College
Founded in 1893 in Frederick, Maryland, Hood College is a coeducational, independent, liberal arts college, which offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates. Home to approximately 1,200 undergraduate students from 25 states and 15 countries, Hood offers 32 majors, 50 minors, and pre-professional preparation in medicine, veterinary science, pharmacy, dentistry and law. Hood students experience small class sizes, where they receive individual attention from supportive faculty.