The August 2018 retirement of Executive Director John E. “Jack” Roberts, and the promotion of Assistant Director Mark Uyl, creates an opening for an administrative level employment position at the MHSAA’s East Lansing headquarters. The MHSAA is now seeking outstanding candidates for an Assistant Director position.  

Candidates must be able to demonstrate deep respect for the educational philosophy of school-sponsored sports and the positive contributions they make to students, schools and society. Professional interpersonal relationships, the ability to communicate effectively in writing, strong public speaking skills and a tremendous work ethic are the most essential skills and even more necessary than any specific sport or subject background.  The MHSAA is seeking to identify the best candidate that can build relationships and work with great effectiveness with member school personnel, students, parents, officials and local school communities as a positive, respected member of the MHSAA staff. 

The MHSAA will use this open position, along with the possible reorganization of existing staff responsibilities, to address the following areas of need:

  • Primary Staff Needs: Officials’ Services, Sport Administration & Supervision, Health & Safety, Insurance
  • Secondary Staff Needs: Coaches’ Education, Student Leadership

Note that primary and secondary sport(s) responsibilities of this position will be flexible given the strengths of the top candidate in light of the best fit with current staff sport responsibilities.

The MHSAA will provide a salary and benefits package comparable with those of full-time school administrators in Michigan. It is expected that the assistant director will work many evenings and weekends and will reside in mid-Michigan.

Those persons who wish to be considered for this assistant director position should, by 4:00 pm on June 1, 2018, email their résumé and a one-page cover letter to [email protected]. The starting date for this new hire will be at a mutually agreeable date in the summer or early fall of 2018.

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