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Assistant Ski Program Director

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Job Title: Assistant Ski Program Director
Department: Adaptive Ski Program
Job status: Seasonal Full Time, October through April
Reports to: Ski Program Director

Organization Summary:
The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 human service organization whose mission is to expand the potential of people with disabilities and special needs through meaningful, educational, and inspiring outdoor experiences.

Position Summary:
The Assistant Ski Program Director works closely with the Ski Program Director to ensure effective management and execution of the BOEC Adaptive Ski Program. He/she will assist in supervising ski office staff, instructors, and volunteers. This is a seasonal full time exempt position that reports to the Ski Program Director. Dates of employment are from October through April.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Management
• Maintains oversight of database including staff training data entry and implementation.
• Oversee scheduling and planning of regular ski office staff meetings.
• Works with the Ski Program Director in supervising ski instructors, interns, and volunteer instructors.
• Responsible for on-hill supervision of adaptive ski lessons, staff, interns and volunteers along with the Ski Program Supervisor.
• Works with Ski Program Director to develop effective system for evaluating staff, interns, and volunteers. This includes implementation and processing of all evaluations.
• Assist Volunteer Coordinator and Ski Program Director with any special events related to the BOEC or the adaptive ski program.
• Assists with general ski office duties as needed including answering phones, taking reservations, and assisting with financial transactions (POS systems).

Logistics/Scheduling
• General oversite of individual and group lesson scheduling.
• Works with Wilderness Program, Course Directors, and the Keystone Program Manager in coordinating groups involved with the Adaptive Ski Program.
• Responsible for coordinating all Nordic ski lessons throughout the season. Works directly with Nordic Center staff, Intern Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator to ensure appropriate staff coverage of all lessons in advance. Also is responsible for direct contact with groups to confirm skier numbers, special needs, etc.
• Works directly with Ski Program Director in supervising and scheduling ski lessons at Ski Spectacular.

Equipment Management
• Serves as Equipment Manager, working directly with Program Supervisor on ordering and maintenance of adaptive ski equipment at the Breckenridge and Keystone facilities.
• Works with Ski Program Supervisor on training of staff and interns on adaptive ski and snowboard equipment and equipment room policies and procedures.

Training and Development
• Works with the Volunteer coordinator, Ski Program Director, and Keystone Manager, in coordinating and teaching early season volunteer clinics.
• Assists Volunteer Coordinator with arranging mid-season continuing education clinics for volunteers.
• Works with Program Director and Program Supervisor in training and teaching of adaptive ski techniques to staff and interns. This includes early season training as well as continuing education throughout the ski season.
• May travel to different resorts as BOEC representative, teaching adaptive skiing clinics to other instructors.

Working Conditions:
This position requires strong skiing skills. Must be physically active and be able to lift at least 70lbs. This position requires both indoor office work as well as outside work on the ski mountain. This position will base out of our Breckenridge ski office as well as our Keystone office.

Qualifications:
PSIA Adaptive level two
Strong management skills
Prior Adaptive Ski Teaching Experience
Strong personal and customer service skills
Organizational skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Adaptive Ski equipment and basic mechanical skills

*Housing opportunities available and possible year-round employment depending on qualifications.

Submit resume and cover letter to: Jeff Inouye, Ski Program Director, boec@boec.org.

Field Positions 

Most of our summer field positions are filled by former interns who have completed a full season of training and coursework, so few field positions are available, but you are welcome to submit a resume, particularly if you have experience both in outdoor adventure activities and working with disabilities and special needs.  Send to jaime@boec.org.

Similarly, many of our winter ski instructor positions are staffed by former interns, but again, if you have PSIA adaptive certification and/or experience in teaching skiing or snowboarding to adults and children with disabilities and special needs, please submit a resume and cover letter.  Send to jeff@boec.org.

Volunteers

The BOEC welcomes many people to work programs as volunteer instructors, especially in the winter. See the Volunteers page for more info.

Internships

The BOEC features seasonal internship openings throughout the year, offering room, board and a small stipend, and extensive trainings and work experience for those wishing to learn the trade. See the Internship page for more information.

*BOEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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