Assitant Director of Grounds

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.

McDaniel College invites applications for an Assistant Director of Grounds. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website at

Reporting to the Director of Grounds & Special Events, the Assistant Director is responsible for supervising, coordinating, and performing labor needed for all maintenance and areas of the athletic fields and golf course. Essential functions include but are not limited to:

·         Plan, facilitate and implement a plan of maintenance for all athletic fields consisting of warm season, cool season and artificial turf field

·         Facilitate and maintain a strong, positive working relationship with Athletics

·         Plan, facilitate and implement a plan of maintenance for  a 9-hole golf course and 18-hole foot golf

·         Facilitate and implement disease, weed and pest identification and control for all areas of the campus using integrated pest management (IPM) strategies

·         Create plans, schedules and assign work to groundskeepers to facilitate watering, weeding, spraying, fertilizing, mulching and edging the golf course and athletic fields

To Apply:

For a complete job description including qualifications and to apply, please go to: Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

McDaniel College is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.

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