Job Openings

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U10-U12 Alpine Manager/Head Coach & Coach

BSSEF is seeking candidates for the positions of U10-U12 Alpine Manager/Head Coach and U10/U12 Alpine Coach for the 2021-22 season ski season. Applicants must:

  • Be members in good standing with US Ski & Snowboard.
  • Be willing and able to successfully work in a team environment that includes on and off-the-hill work with U10/U12 athletes.
  • Have experience with Alpine ski racing and training, venue preparation, and competition hosting.
  • Have a desire to learn, be driven for success, and have a willingness to accept feedback.
  • Have the ability to organize, direct and lead a group of athletes.
  • Have strong communication skills.

U16-U19 Alpine (FIS) Coach

BSSEF is seeking candidates for the position of U16/U19 Alpine Coach for the 2021-22 ski season. for the 2021-22 ski season. Applicants must:

  • Be members in good standing with US Ski & Snowboard.
  • Be willing and able to successfully work in a team environment that includes on and off-the-hill work with U16/U19 FIS athletes.
  • Have experience with Alpine ski racing and training, venue preparation, and competition hosting.
  • Have a desire to learn, be driven for success, and have a willingness to accept feedback.
  • Have the ability to organize, direct and lead a group of athletes.
  • Have strong communication skills.

Nordic Program Director/Head Coach

The Nordic Program Director/Head Coach supervises the Nordic Team coaching staff and reports to the BSSEF Program Director and the Nordic Committee. This is a full-time, salaried (overtime-exempt) position.

Nordic Team Vision

BSSEF is developing a world-class Nordic program serving the needs of beginners through nationally competitive athletes of all ages emphasizing development and community support of a lifelong love of Nordic skiing. Prioritize quality over quantity while maintaining accessibility.

Description

The Nordic Program Director/Head Coach is responsible for managing all aspects of BSSEF Nordic Competition Team, Development Team, and Masters programs. The position reports directly to and works closely with the Program Director and Nordic Committee. The Nordic Program Director/Head Coach role is a leadership position within BSSEF and the community. This individual must have a clear philosophy, support BSSEF values and mission, demonstrate an ability to communicate very effectively, and be able to present a structure for Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD). The Nordic Program Director/Head Coach is required to provide an annual plan to the Nordic Committee for approval that includes a race schedule, training plan, and goals as well as help with the management and organization of events in the region. The Nordic Program Director/Head Coach also manages the financial aspects of the Competition Team including preparing trip budgets, managing payroll, and assisting the BSSEF Program Director with overall budget management. The Nordic Program Director/Head Coach will also assist with fundraisers and community outreach.

Responsibilities

  • Design and plan training for the Competition Team, Development Team, and Masters athletes consistent with U.S. Ski & Snowboard LTAD plan guidance
  • Manage all internal and external communications involving the competition team including providing weekly updates to staff, athletes, and parents
  • Recruit and retain athletes
  • Plan and schedule race support for local, regional, and national events and camps
  • Manage competition team assistant coaches
  • Plan and host athlete evaluations and goal sessions and organize
  • Organize and host Spring and Fall parent/athlete meetings
  • Attend weekly meetings with Nordic Program Director and staff
  • Attend U.S. Ski & Snowboard Congress and conferences
  • Attend annual planning and goal sessions
  • Stay current with local, national, and international rules for Nordic events
  • Help manage and organize hosted events and fundraisers
  • Procure and maintain ski wax and equipment in the team clubhouse
  • Assist with maintaining the rental fleet of Nordic equipment
  • Support and contribute to parent education
  • Assist with planning the program budget
  • Create trip budgets and registration for Program Director approval
  • Organize end of season banquet/awards
  • Assist with media and marketing efforts
  • Communicate scholarship opportunities to the membership
  • Assist in maintaining productive relationships with partner venues/facilities
  • Abide by and enforce all BSSEF and U.S. Ski & Snowboard codes of conduct

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge in all aspects of Nordic skiing, coaching, and program planning
  • Equal commitment to athletic excellence and character development of young athletes
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing, and be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and promptly with staff, athletes, parents, and community
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  • Respect for and commitment to supporting BSSEF goal of increasing diversity and equity within BSSEF programs
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • Goal-oriented
  • Excellent organizational, oral, and written skills
  • Proactive and positive attitude, and able to work independently
  • Detail-oriented and good time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Work on average 40 hours per week, year-round
  • Available 7 days a week and holidays if needed
  • Level 200 U.S. Ski & Snowboard coach certification
  • SafeSport certified and compliant, concussion certified
  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperature and weather extremes
  • Ability to assist in preparing training, competition sites and lift heavy objects
  • High personal and professional standards while representing BSSEF

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of the job description at any time without prior notice.

Nordic Program Assistant Director

The Nordic Program Assistant Director is responsible for the Nordic Club Team program and reports to the Nordic Program Director/Head Coach and the BSSEF Nordic Committee. This is a seasonal (November 1st through April 15th), full-time position.

Nordic Team Vision

BSSEF is developing a world-class Nordic program serving the needs of beginners through nationally competitive athletes of all ages emphasizing development and community support of a lifelong love of Nordic skiing. Prioritize quality over quantity while maintaining accessibility.

Responsibilities

  • Design and plan training for the Club Team athletes consistent with U.S. Ski & Snowboard LTAD plan guidance
  • Manage all internal and external communications involving the club team including providing weekly updates to staff, athletes and parents
  • Recruit and retain athletes
  • Plan and schedule race support for local events and camps
  • Manage club team coaches and coaching schedules
  • Plan and host athlete evaluations and goal sessions
  • Organize and host Spring and Fall parent/athlete meetings
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Nordic Program Director and staff
  • Attend U.S. Ski & Snowboard Congress and conferences
  • Attend annual planning and goal sessions
  • Stay current with local, national, and international rules for Nordic events
  • Help manage and organize hosted events and fundraisers
  • Procure and maintain ski wax and equipment in the team clubhouse
  • Assist with maintaining the rental fleet of Nordic equipment
  • Support and contribute to parent education
  • Assist with planning the program budget
  • Create trip budgets and registration for Program Director approval
  • Assist in organizing end of season banquet/awards
  • Assist with media and marketing efforts
  • Communicate scholarship opportunities to the membership
  • Assist in maintaining productive relationships with partner venues/facilities
  • Abide by and enforce all BSSEF and U.S. Ski & Snowboard codes of conduct

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge in all aspects of Nordic skiing, coaching, and program planning
  • Equal commitment to athletic excellence and character development of young athletes
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing, and be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and promptly with staff, athletes, parents, and community members
  • Respect for and commitment to supporting BSSEF goal of increasing diversity and equity within BSSEF programs
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • Goal-oriented
  • Excellent organizational, oral, and written skills
  • Proactive and positive attitude, and able to work independently
  • Detail-oriented and good time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Work on average 40 hours per week, November 1-April 15
  • Available 7 days a week and holidays if needed
  • Level 200 U.S. Ski & Snowboard coach certification
  • SafeSport certified and compliant, concussion certified
  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperature and weather extremes
  • Ability to assist in preparing training, competition sites and lift heavy objects
  • High personal and professional standards while representing BSSEF

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of the job description at any time without prior notice.