Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:43 AM | Anonymous

The Town of Rye, NH (pop 5,300) is accepting applications for the position of Recreation Director. Rye is located on the Atlantic Coast, a one-hour drive by car from Boston, Massachusetts; Portland, Maine and the foothills of the White Mountains. It’s nine miles of coastline provides stunning ocean views and beautiful beaches. This full-time salaried position organizes, coordinates, directs, and administers recreation programs and oversees the Recreation Department. Whose mission is to ensure that a broad range of recreation opportunities are available and accessible for all residents and that they are consistent with the needs and interest of the community and the space and resources available. The Director, maintains and develops recreation facilities, recreational programs, and special events, establishes and interprets policies, and develops short and long-range plans. The position has considerable operational independence and judgment under the general supervision of the Recreation Commission, Select Board, and Town Administrator.


Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management/Administration, Physical Education, or related field; minimum of five years’ experience in recreation programming and recreation facility and land management, including supervisory and administrative experience and youth programming experience; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The annual salary range for this position is $64,480-$79,331.

The job description is available at

Deadline to apply: Cover letter and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, with the first review scheduled for Monday, June 7, 2021.

Send cover letter and resume to: Town of Rye Recreation Commission, c/o Lee Arthur, Recreation Director, 10 Central Road, Rye, NH 03870, Phone: (603) 964-6281, E-mail:

The Town of Rye is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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