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Director of Athletics

Location: Rindge, NH


Franklin Pierce University’s Athletic Department is seeking applications for the position of Director of Athletics. This pivotal role functions under the general direction of the President and is a full-time, 12 month, benefits eligible position.  Franklin Pierce is a part of the Northeast-10 Conference and a NCAA Division II school with twenty-five intercollegiate sports, six clubs sports and an extensive indoor and outdoor recreation program.

The Director is responsible for providing leadership and management for the intercollegiate athletic program, including policy issues, academic and athletic performance, budgeting, fiscal management, scheduling, adherence to University policies, NCCA and conference regulations, staff supervision and evaluation, long-range planning, public relations and athletic fundraising.  The Director of Athletics represents the University’s Athletic Department at conference, state and national levels and provides leadership to Recreation, Outdoor and Intramural programs.


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree Sports Management or related field, with a Master’s degree preferred; plus a minimum of seven (7) years administrative experience in intercollegiate athletics.  Experience must reflect evidence of compliance with NCAA rules and regulations, or a combination of education, experience and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities.  Extensive travel is required for this position locally, nationally and internationally to fulfill the duties of this position.


Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references to:

Director of Athletics

Franklin Pierce University

40 University Drive, Rindge, NH 03461


Please be sure to add “Director of Athletics Position” to the subject line of the email. EOE

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