Sailing Director

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
6/18/2018
Job End Date
8/18/2018
Application Closing Date
1/31/2018
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
The Southold Yacht Club (SYC) is a small, family-oriented club located on the
North Fork of Eastern Long Island. SYC’s Junior Sailing Program (JSP) is one of the
most comprehensive programs in the region and offers 8 weeks of instruction to
over 100 students ages 6 through 18.
SYC is seeking a Sailing School Director to manage and lead the JSP.
The Sailing School Director position is full-time (Monday-Friday), on site for the
duration of the JSP.
Responsibilities include:
● managing and developing a staff of approximately 15 instructors (ages 15
through 21),
● overseeing preseason boat and program preparation,
● overseeing the day-to-day maintenance of SYCs sailboat and safety boat
fleets,
● ensuring that the highest safety standards are met on and off the water
every day,
● preparing and reviewing mid-term staff evaluations,
● addressing student and parent concerns relating to the JSP, and
● communicating regularly with the SYC Sailing School Committee chairmen.

Pay is a competitive base salary commensurate with experience.
Job Requirements
● US Sailing Level 1, 2 or 3 preferred (including current US Sailing
membership),
● Demonstrated maturity and responsibility
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Prior experience working with children and parents in a sailing program,
camp or school setting
● Extensive sailing and powerboat experience
● Current CPR/First Aid certification

Please provide resume by January 31, 2018 to southoldycsailing@gmail.com

All submissions will be acknowledged.
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