Junior Program Director (Year-Round Full Time)

SailMaine
Fore St
Portland, ME 04112
United States

Industry
Sailing Management
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
No
Pay
From $40,000 To $48,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

SailMaine’s mission is to provide affordable access to the water through community sailing and educational programming. Our vision is to make sailing accessible to all people in Maine as a vehicle for personal growth, a mode of connecting to nature, and a source of community.

SailMaine seeks a Junior Program Director to strengthen and expand our nationally recognized junior programs.


The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills; works well in small groups; has leadership experience; is self-directed; has program development experience; has experience in small business budgeting; has experience managing a team and hiring staff; and can work in a dynamic work environment.

A community minded person with an interest in promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sailing is required, and experience working with people of many different backgrounds, cultures and perspectives is also required.


The Junior Program Director is a full time year round role that incorporates both on and off the water responsibilities but with a majority of the work happening onland. This is an evolving role, which will grow with SailMaine. Other tasks and responsibilities could develop or grow as our organization develops.


Prerequisite Skills:


  • Strong passion for the SailMaine mission

  • Team player with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work in a dynamic environment;

  • Positive, enthusiastic outlook with a focus on community building, community sailing and elite racing;

  • Minimum 1-3 years of sailing program management (can include head instructor positions);

  • Strong program and staff management skills;

  • Ability to create, foster and maintain strong relationships with the community for programs, fundraising and support;

  • Experience developing and implementing programs and curricula;

  • Ability to build and lead cohesive, successful teams;

  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written);

  • Flexibility, able to balance multiple competing priorities;

  • US Sailing Level 1 or 2 Small Boat Instructor Certification, First Aid Certification, CPR Certification---or willing to obtain them.

  • Experience in race management

  • Experience coaching at the high school and/or college level.

  • Valid US driver’s license & clean background check

Responsibilities:


  • Lead and Develop Junior Program including Specific oversight and development of the following four program areas: Summer Junior Program, High School Racing and Development (Spring and Fall), Community Outreach Programs, Performance Sailing.


  • Staff Management and Development for Program Areas

  • Risk Assessment and Safety Management for Program Areas

  • SailMaine Junior Program Administration

  • Coordinate with Adult and Offshore Program Director

  • Support Operations Manager on SailMaine Campus Activities and Events

  • Support Executive Director with Fundraising and Community Engagement



To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Jobs@sailmaine.org


Job Requirements

Strong passion for the SailMaine mission

Team player with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work in a dynamic environment;

Positive, enthusiastic outlook with a focus on community building, community sailing and elite racing;

Minimum 1-3 years of sailing program management (can include head instructor positions);

Strong program and staff management skills;

Ability to create, foster and maintain strong relationships with the community for programs, fundraising and support;

Experience developing and implementing programs and curricula;

Ability to build and lead cohesive, successful teams;

Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written);

Flexibility, able to balance multiple competing priorities;

US Sailing Level 1 or 2 Small Boat Instructor Certification, First Aid Certification, CPR Certification---or willing to obtain them.

Experience in race management

Experience coaching at the high school and/or college level.

Valid US driver’s license & clean background check
Employer
Michael McAllister
P.O. Box 574
Portland ME 04112
United States

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