Cornell University Sailing Center Assistant Manager

Cornell University
Merrill Family Sailing Center 1000 East Shore Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
The Assistant Manager of The Merrill Family Sailing Center supports the management of all aspects of the Sailing Centers operations including business and programming operations, budget development, facility maintenance, and the management of the day-to-day operations of the center. Through collaboration with university and community partners, the Assistant Manager facilitates staff scheduling for Physical Education classes at the sailing center, community sailing classes, and summer programming, which are critical revenue generating activities of the center. This role is essential to the smooth and safe daily operations of this facility.


This position is a full-time, 10-month position typically working February 15th through December 15th
Job Requirements
• Experience with small engine repair and maintenance, rigging and sail repair, and fiberglass and gelcoat repair.
• Prior experience working in a rental or charter facility or as a waterfront facility manager.
• Prior experience sailboat racing.
• Ability to perform boat safety inspections, docks repairs, and both motorized and non-motorized boat repairs (including large and small sailboats).
• Demonstrated success in instructing others to repair and preventative maintenance of boats and docks.
• Ability to obtain a NYS Boating Safety Certification prior to the start date.
• American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid certification.
• Valid driver’s license and the ability to tow a trailer.
• Ability to teach a variety of sailing classes to students of varying ability.
• US Sailing level 1 coaching certification, or the ability to become certified within a year.
• US Sailing Basic Keelboat instructor certification, or the ability to become certified within a year.
Ivan Sagel
Merrill Family Sailing Center 1000 East Shore Drive
Ithaca NY 14850
United States
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