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FACULTY MSD - Assistant Athletic Director

Recruitment #18-009009-0018


The Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners.  As such, we are looking for dedicated individuals who can join us in the education of the children at MSD.


MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705

Main Purpose of Job

The Assistant Athletic Director is responsible for the Elementary School and Middle School athletic programs at the Frederick Campus including development of game schedules, supervision of coaches, preparation of equipment and athletic facilities.  Serve as building manager and, therefore be responsible for ensuring that all facilities and grounds are prepared for each game as well as ensuring they are cleaned up after each event.  Serve as the coordinator of referees, scorekeepers, timers, and attend league meetings.  Must be willing to teach a class and need to be flexible in work hours as they fluctuate with daily activities.  Assume other responsibilities as designated by the Athletic Director.


Schedule athletic contests for middle school and elementary school programs such as soccer; football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, track, softball and baseball.

Schedule referees for all athletic events.

Interview, hire and manage coaches.

Coordinate set up of fields and gyms for athletic contests.

Order athletic supplies.

Coordinate transportation for away games and arrange meals prior to and after games.

Serve as the building manager and teach a physical education class.



Master’s Degree in Physical Education or related field.


Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL)

Experience working with Deaf and hard of hearing students


Background in Sports Management or related field preferred.


Must possess or be eligible for MSDE certification in Physical Education.


New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense. (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568)

Applicants must have fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).

Applicants will need to provide three letters of recommendation.



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time.  Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.  Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time.  A copy of your college transcripts must accompany your application.  The preferred method to receive transcripts and additional information is for them to be uploaded.  Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:

Mailing Address: Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department, P.O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044


Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Fax: 410-696-3084

Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.  We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.