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Assistant Athletics Director for Fitness and Recreation and Associate/Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Dec 3, 2021

Hamilton College has an immediate opening for the position of Assistant Athletics Director for Fitness and Recreation and Assistant Professor of Physical Education. The Assistant Director of Fitness and Recreation reports to the Athletic Director and is a member of the Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation leadership team. 


The Assistant Director provides assistance and support to the Athletic Director by providing leadership, organization, administrative oversight, and evaluation of the Department’s robust fitness and recreational programming. Direct oversight includes, but is not limited to, club sports, intramurals, recreation, and fitness programming. This individual will also manage the Blood Fitness Center, and facilitate the scheduling of all athletic and recreational facilities. The person serves as the liaison to the campus Events Office and works collaboratively with the Director of Community Health Promotion on health, fitness, and wellness initiatives. Additional administrative responsibilites, within the department, maybe assigned by the Director of Athletics. 


Additionally, the Assistant Director is expected to foster a culture of responsibility, professionalism, integrity, trust, loyalty, and respect. In particular, we are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching and working with diverse student populations.  Evening and weekend obligations will be required for this position.  Along with the administrative responsibilities, this is a non-tenure track faculty position which includes some teaching in the required Physical Education program.


A Master’s degree is required; academic work in exercise science, kinesiology, or related field strongly preferred. Candidates with Athletic Training Certification (ATC) and/or Strength and Conditioning certification will be given special consideration. The successful candidate should have experience working and managing in a fitness or recreational environment. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three references to:  The letter and any questions should be addressed to Professor Jon Hind, Director of Athletics.  Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2022; applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.


Working at Hamilton College 

Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.  

Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utica (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).

As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.

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