FSU – Executive Director of the Outdoor Recreation Economy Institute

  • Executive Director of the Outdoor Recreation Economy Institute
  • Frostburg, MD
  • Filing Deadline: For full consideration, submit by March 6, 2024. Otherwise, position is open until filled.

Frostburg State University, Division of Regional Development & Engagement, seeks a full-time, grant-funded Executive Director to lead our newly created Outdoor Recreation Economy Institute. The continuation of this position is contingent upon recurring grant funds. University System of Maryland benefits package includes annual leave, holidays, personal, and sick leave; tuition remission; excellent health and life insurance, and retirement plans.

About the University: A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 4,000 students enroll yearly.

About the Area: FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the gorgeous mountains of Western Maryland. Affectionately referred to as Mountain Maryland, our region is the outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, offering a combined 600 miles of biking and hiking trails, numerous lakes, rivers, streams, and waterfalls and 170,000 acres of public land, including 12 state parks, three state forests and one national park. With four seasons of outdoor recreation, including hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing & snowboarding, biking, rock climbing, world-class whitewater rafting, kayaking, recreational boating and off-road vehicle trails, Mountain Maryland offers a great quality of life and the ideal opportunity to craft your own work/life balance. With a reputation for safe communities, excellent schools and competitive wages, Mountain Maryland is a great place to raise a family and create a community of like-minded, outdoor adventure seeking, friends and colleagues. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. If you are looking for a great place to live, work, and play in a beautiful mountain region with access to unlimited outdoor recreation adventure, FSU is for you!

To Apply: Please visit http://frostburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2570. Along with your application, please provide the following: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter specifically addressing the requirements min/preferred qualifications, and description of duties in this advertisement; and 3) contact information for three professional references.

For full assurance of consideration please apply by March 6, 2024.

Visit https://frostburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2570 to apply.

This position is open until filled.

FSU is proud to be a diverse and inclusive multicultural university.

Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance.

To apply for this job please visit frostburg.peopleadmin.com.