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Assistant Athletic Director for Community Advancement
Rye Country Day School
Rye, New York
Salary: 110-130,000
Date Posted: 5/21/2023
Job ID: 71530
Position/Title: Assistant Athletic Director for Community Advancement
Employer: Rye Country Day School
Category / Heading #1: Administration  Athletics
Category / Heading #2: Administration  Athletic Director / Sports Manager-Assistant
Category / Heading #3:  
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Rye Country Day School is seeking a full-time, twelve-month Assistant Athletic Director for Community Advancement beginning July, 2023. Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, Prek-12, college preparatory school located in Westchester County, New York dedicated to providing students with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. We are actively committed to creating and sustaining a school community that is nurturing, supportive, diverse, and inclusive, one in which all students can participate fully and achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors. We expect and promote moral responsibility and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community. 

The Assistant Athletic Director for Community Advancement reports directly to the Athletic Director. Specific responsibilities of the position include:

  • Maximizing athletic field and facility revenue through community outreach

  • Identifying, recruiting and securing rentals of Rye Country Day School athletic facilities to programs who can pay, as well as programs who can serve as potential feeders for Rye Country Day School and the Athletics program 

  • Coordinating ongoing athletic venue rental relationships

  • Communicating directly with rental organizations and overseeing athletic staff who will be present during rentals to ensure proper usage of Rye Country Day facilities and equipment

  • Working with and assisting the current Rye Country Day School student-athlete parent body and Booster Club to enhance the ability of families to support Rye Country Day School athletes and Athletics

  • Creating Athletic community engagement opportunities for prospective student-athletes as well as programs focused on attracting those who might consider attending Rye Country Day School

  • Identifying, enhancing, securing and executing programming for younger RCDS students (PK - 4th grade) 

  • Prioritizing community building athletics opportunities with/for current families and employees at Rye Country Day School

  • Assisting the Athletics Director with various tasks as directed

Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 5-7 Years


Desired qualifications:

  • 5 years of Athletics Administration in an independent school setting

  • 5 years of coaching experience in a university or high school setting

  • Masters Degree preferred

  • A well-developed sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members; a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish respect, credibility, and trust, and maintain productive working relationships at all levels of the organization

RCDS seeks faculty and staff who support our mission to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and service in an ever-changing world, and who share our commitment to creating and sustaining a vibrant, thriving, and inclusive multicultural learning community. The school is committed to providing invigorating and supportive work experiences for its diverse community of employees. Faculty and staff are offered meaningful opportunities for professional development, growth, and leadership; highly competitive salaries; and extensive benefits. RCDS is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout the community and curriculum. Please visit our website- – to learn more about the school’s rigorous curriculum, values, and strategic initiatives.

Rye Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter via the following link:

Salary range: $110,000 - $130,000

Tuition Remission: No
Spend for Graduate Study: No
Relocation Assistance/Allowance: Yes
Support/Sponsor Work visas to overseas candidates: No
ON Campus Housing: No
OFF Campus Housing: No
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