Dublin School, an intentionally small 9-12 co-ed college preparatory boarding school located in beautiful, rural southwestern NH, seeks an Athletic Director to join our community.
As a residential boarding school, employees are expected to fill multiple roles. The successful candidate for this position would be expected, in addition to fulfilling their duties as Athletic Director, to teach two classes, coach as appropriate, and perform dorm duty and serve a regular rotation on a duty team. Candidates with prior residential boarding school experience is favorable.
Application Requirements: Cover letter, Resume and List of References.
Applications due by January 5, 2017 - interviews to commence shortly thereafter
Dublin's 160 students are required to participate in a range of competitive athletic and other afternoon activities. These include alpine skiing, basketball, crew, cross country running, dance, equestrian, lacrosse, mountain biking, Nordic skiing, sailing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, and ultimate. We have particular strength in endurance athletics.
We are a member of the River Valley Athletic League, an associate member of the NH Lakes Region League and a member of NEPSAC. In 2017, our athletes won the NEPSAC boys Nordic ski championship and were the runner-ups in the NEPSAC Class E Girls Basketball Championship.
Situated in the highest village in New England with perfect weather and landscape for training, Dublin has the resources to support every level of athlete. We have over 15 miles of trails on our 400-acre campus including the first high school Nordic ski course in the world to receive a certificate of homologation from The International Ski Federation (FIS) allowing Dublin to host international Nordic ski events. With over 600 feet of vertical gain on campus, our trails can create any level of challenge for biking, running and skiing.
Dublin School’s athletic facilities include:
Two natural grass soccer/lacrosse fields that are situated with spectacular views of Mt. Monadnock and the Pack Monadnock Range.
Whitney Gymnasium and fitness center with a seasonal indoor turf field.
Norm Wight Ski Center - a lighted Alpine ski/snowboarding hill with lift, snowmaking and full grooming equipment a two-minute walk from the center of campus.
Dublin Nordic Center with 10KM of fully homologated racing trails, starting shed and warming yurt. The Nordic Center also has additional singletrack trails for mountain bike training and competitions.
Adirondack style boathouse and fleet of 420s for sailing on Dublin Lake.
Steele Family Boathouse and a full fleet of 4+ Vespoli and Hudson racing shells on Thorndike Pond five minutes by car from campus.
Christopher Horgan Tennis Center - four pre-tensioned concrete courts that recently won a national design award.
Brand new Outing Center with ski tuning and repair and storage facilities for alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking and our outdoor camping programs at the base of the Norm Wight Ski center.
For more information about Dublin School, please visit: www.dublinschool.org.
Successful applicants will:
Enjoy working with adolescents, have a love of sport and athletes, and possess a strong background and work ethic. Dublin is committed to multicultural teaching and promoting appreciation for diversity in community life and curriculum. High energy, joy in the outdoors, and a sense of fun are critical qualities for the successful candidate.
Have extensive coaching experience (particularly in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse) that will contribute to the overall coaching expertise and depth and quality of coaching available to Dublin athletes and/or will be an educator who may be asked to teach a class or classes in their area of expertise.
Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and have comfort working with a wide variety of constituencies as a relationship-builder, who can converse and interact at any level, influence a range of stakeholders, and inspire loyalty, respect, and admiration.
The Athletic Director is responsible to the Head of School. Working with the Assistant Director of Athletics and Athletic Trainer, his or her responsibilities include the following:
To lead by activity and example, to develop, organize, supervise and evaluate the entire program of interscholastic athletics for the school.
To ensure that all coaches are performing their duties at the very highest level of professionalism.
To work in developing both the internal and external coaching staffs so that they might maximize their effectiveness with our athletes.
To ensure that all coaching positions are filled with competent coaches who are properly trained in all organizational and philosophical aspects of the athletic program. In this connection, he or she will participate with the Head of School and the administrative team in employment decisions and faculty assignments.
To ensure the proper maintenance and security of all athletic equipment and athletic facilities, fields, and courts, working in coordination with the director of Buildings and Grounds.
To organize information on the various programs for public recognition of athletic achievements.
To administer a budget each year to fund the athletic programs of the school.
To provide the scheduling of all athletic contests, arrange for transportation, and hire all game officials.
To represent the school at various state, regional and national athletic associations.
To maintain records of team and individual athletic accomplishments.
To oversee the distribution, collection, cleaning, repair, and storage of all athletic uniforms and equipment.
To ensure the health and safety of all students in the athletic program, and to be responsible for it.
Residential life duties as appropriate.
To perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School, and;
To support the school and its leadership.
As a residential school, Dublin School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, medical and dental coverage, on-campus housing and tuition remission to Dublin students of full-time faculty/staff members.
Contract terms is normal teacher’s contract plus five additional weeks during the year.
Dublin School is a small community dedicated to the education of adolescents, with high-quality academics, a strong commitment to the arts, and a love of the natural world and athletics.
At Dublin School, we strive to awaken a curiosity for knowledge and a passion for learning.
We instill the values of discipline and meaningful work that are necessary for the good of self and community. We r...espect the individual learning style and the potential each student brings to our School.
With our guidance, Dublin students become men and women who seek truth and act with courage.