Director of Auxiliary Programs - Wheeler School


Job Description

Director of Auxiliary Programs is responsible for overseeing the coordination and administration of all aspects of Wheeler’s summer programs, after school programs, facility rentals, school store, and public/private partnerships including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities. The Wheeler School is a Nursery - Grade 12 coed, private, independent school located on College Hill (next to Brown University) on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island. Wheeler believes that all who participate in the Wheeler experience will recognize, celebrate and respect: Individuality, Commonality, Opportunity and Awareness. Click here for a full description. 

AUXS is acting on behalf of Wheeler to recruit candidates for this position.

Candidates should send the following separate PDF attachments to

1. Cover letter addressed to:
The Wheeler School Search Committee
c/o Auxiliary Services Organization

2. Resume or CV

3. A list of four or more references (including name, title/organization, phone numbers and emails)

4. Summary of the following:
 Short list of major accomplishments, projects, or initiatives related to auxiliary programs (i.e. camps, after school programs, facility rentals, book store, etc.)
 Size, scale and growth of auxiliary programs (i.e. camps, after school programs, facility rentals, book store, etc.) you have overseen.

Apply by: December 17 2016


Camp/Organization: Wheeler School

Location: Providence, RI

Type of Position: Director

Time Frame: Year Round


Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business or recreation program management with experience in an educational setting.
Skills & Abilities: Expertise with Microsoft Office products, data base management, website development, and digital media.


Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. He/she will also have well-developed managerial and interpersonal skills, the ability to build (and follow) a budget, a genuine appreciation of young people, a sense of humor, and a great deal of energy. Successful candidates will have the energy and ambition to develop Wheeler’s Auxiliary Programs to the highest degree of excellence.

Additional Information

Facilities: The school has two campuses offering town and country environments. Wheeler’s “Farm Campus” is a 120-acre property featuring beautiful woodlands, classrooms, community garden, a high and low ropes challenge course, trails, an ecological preserve, eight multi-use athletic fields, eight tennis courts, a heated 25 –meter outdoor swimming pool, and a field house with three full size multi-sport courts. Wheeler’s East Side location on the top of Providence’s College Hill, encompasses five acres next to Brown.