Montrose School seeks a dynamic, multi-talented and mission-driven Director of Athletics. Reporting to the Head of School, the Director is a member of the School’s Management Team who, in collaboration with colleagues, is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the School as it relates to the best interests of its students. This is a 12-month, full-time position. The Director must have the flexibility to work days and/or evenings and occasional weekend hours, primarily during the academic year. Additionally, the Director must be willing and able to be present for games and special events, which may include evenings, weekends and holidays. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional planning, communication, and crisis management skills. Teaching or coaching experience at the elementary or secondary levels strongly preferred. Familiarity with regional athletic leagues and experience transitioning between leagues are pluses.
The Athletic Director’s primary responsibility is to maintain and improve the Montrose athletic program while adhering to the School’s mission and strategic priorities. This includes recruiting, hiring and supervising coaches for all competitive and club sports and advocating for students seeking recruitment for college-level athletics. The Director oversees the athletic sign ups and rosters for each of the three competitive seasons, ensuring that all schedules are complete on the school website. The Director coordinates the purchase, reconditioning and storage of athletic equipment and uniforms and maintains complete athletic records for all sports. The Director also manages the Athletic Department budget. In coordination with the Director of Facilities, the Director oversees the management of the school’s athletic facilities.
In close collaboration with the Head of School, Associate Head of School, and Student Life team, the Director identifies department needs and strategic goals. The Director actively engages with Admission and Development colleagues to support enrollment and fundraising initiatives. The Director also plans and oversees the School’s annual fall Homecoming celebration.
Successful candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred), a minimum of three years demonstrated leadership experience, and an appreciation for all-girls’ education; independent school experience is a plus.
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the Director of Human Resources at email@example.com
by April 30. All Montrose employees must undergo a background check and CORI prior to their start date.