Position Overview: In alignment with SBSTA’s mission, core values, vision and strategic plan, the Dean of Academics and Student-Athlete Development is the academic leader of the school, responsible for its daily operation and oversight of all issues pertaining to the well-being and support of both residential and day student-athletes for optimal student-athlete development. The Dean of Academics and Student-Athlete Development is responsible for the academic curriculum of the school, providing leadership to faculty, and managing the processes by which instruction, support, and necessary discipline are delivered to student-athletes. The Dean of Academics and Student-Athlete Development, along with the Head of School and leadership team, is responsible for fostering the best and most conducive atmosphere for learning, student-athlete well-being, and the integration of the school’s academic, athletic, and other curricula. This includes close collaboration with all athletic program directors to ensure optimal coordination of the academic and athletic programs in keeping with vision to be the gold standard for ski academies.
The SBA Dean of Academics and Student-Athlete Development reports directly to the Executive Director & Head of School. This is a full-time exempt, year-round position working primarily on-site at the Sugar Bowl Academy campus.
Master’s degree in educational administration/curriculum, or a related field
Educational professional with at least five, preferably no less than 10, years of experience in teaching, managing teachers, and administration, preferably in independent education
Proven administrative, management, and leadership skills Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with all stakeholders, including administration, faculty, parents, student-athletes, and athletic program directors and other staff
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
An educational philosophy consistent with the mission of the school especially in the integration of the academic and athletic programs and curricula