The Assistant Athletic Director for Performance and Leadership serves as a key member of the Dartmouth Peak Performance (DP2) team. The DP2 initiative develops and implements holistic programs and services designed to position student-athletes to achieve the highest levels of physical, intellectual and personal growth. Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for DP2, the Assistant Athletic Director will assist in the development and delivery of the entire DP2 program. He or she will assume primary responsibility for overseeing leadership growth, mental skill development and team building programming—primarily for student-athletes, but also for coaches and staff—while maintaining congruency with the mission and values of Dartmouth Peak Performance and Dartmouth Athletics. Candidates can view a full job description and must complete an online application at https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/49553. A letter of application, resume, and names of at least three professional references are required.
Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent level of experience and education. Master's degree preferred.
Five years of progressive experience in leadership development, mental skills training and experiential education, specifically in an athletics, military, or corporate setting.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Successful experience in group presentations.
Ability to collect information and formulate action plans.
Highly organized and attentive to detail.
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Ability to work effectively with student-athletes, coaches and staff.
Internal Number: 1011351
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.