Director of Athletics

Administrator / Full-Time

Miss Hall’s School, Pittsfield, MA

Director of Athletics

Applications Accepted Starting February 1, 2024

Application Review Starting February 19, 2024

Miss Hall’s School seeks a full-time Director of Athletics who is excited to lead our growing athletic department with clear purpose, bold vision and a sense of possibility. The Director of Athletics is responsible for all aspects of the all-school athletic program including but not limited to competitive team sports, recreational and intramural activities, hiring and supervision of coaches, development of summer athletic programming, and advising student athletes. The ideal candidate will be passionate about athletics and fitness; committed to teaching, mentoring, and coaching; and excited to design an innovative, girls centered athletic program for the future. The selected candidate must possess excellent organization, collaboration and communication skills and be a positive advocate for MHS Athletics and the MHS community as a whole. Miss Hall’s School is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages applicants who are committed to bringing a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens to their work.

Miss Hall’s School inspires and encourages each girl to pursue the highest standards of learning and character; to contribute boldly and creatively to the common good; and to seek a purposeful life based on honor, respect, growth, and personal authenticity.

At Miss Hall’s School, we champion social justice; insist that all community members demonstrate respect for each other through words and actions; and affirm that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to learning and problem solving, discovery and personal growth, and cultivating empathy and cultural competency. Guided by these beliefs, and with the understanding that being an inclusive community requires ongoing work and commitment, we foster cross-cultural dialogue and allyship to honor and celebrate our diverse community.

Major Responsibilities include:

  • Provide strong direction and inspirational leadership for our growing Athletics Department
  • Design and deliver all-school athletic program in alignment with School mission and values
  • Oversee all competitive, recreational and intramural athletic activities and relevant operations
  • Hire, train and supervise coaches and athletic trainer/EMT to ensure that they are delivering a mission-aligned program and meeting all expectations of an MHS employee
  • Serve as advisor to the Athletic Association, supporting student athletes to design school-wide events and promote school spirit
  • Supervise Assistant Director of Athletics in creation of athletic calendar, rosters, and schedules
  • Coach or supervise a team and/or activity two seasons per year, according to the needs of the department

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At least three years’ experience in the field of athletics or physical education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience coaching competitive athletics; at the high school level preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion and experience serving a diverse/global community required
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills, with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, with ability to interact and engage with diverse constituencies
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaboration skills, with utmost professional integrity

Salary benchmarked with NAIS medians and commensurate with experience

Miss Hall’s School

Pittsfield, MA
High School
Day, Boarding