Search for the Director of Athletics and Chair of Physical Education

​The College has retained Witt/Kieffer, an executive search firm, to help us identify a diverse, qualified pool of candidates. Below is a copy of the leadership profile which may be shared with interested candidates to inform them about our College and the responsibilities of the position. 

Leadership Profile for the Director of Athletics & Chair of Physical Education

As part of the hiring process, we have an on-campus search committee that will work closely with Witt/Kieffer throughout the entire process. Members of the committee are:
  • Joe DiChristina, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Campus Life
  • Chris French, Director of Principal Gifts and International Advancement
  • Christoph Geiss, Professor of Physics and Environmental Science
  • Paul Mounds ’07, Board of Trustees Member and Former Student-Athlete
  • Angel B. Pérez, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success
  • Robin Sheppard M’76, Professor of Physical Education, Emerita; Former Associate Director of Athletics; and Former Coach
  • Melanie Stein, Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Mathematics


Search Timeline

We anticipate identifying an individual to fill this position by the start of the spring 2018 semester, following the approximate timetable below:

July 21:  Search kick-off meeting with Witt/Kieffer

Late August: Open Sessions for faculty and staff. Date and time TBA.

September 1: Applications due

Weeks of Sept 10 and September 17.: Search committee selects 4-5 candidates for on campus interviews

Late September/Early October:  Candidates interviewed on campus. Open process for community to meet candidates