Junior Sailing Program Director

Keyport Yacht Club
115 First Street
Keyport, NJ 07735
United States

Industry
Sailing Management
Job Start Date
6/12/2023
Job End Date
8/16/2023
Application Closing Date
3/17/2023
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
No
Pay
From $25.00 To $30.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

JUNIOR SAILING DIRECTOR NEEDED FOR JUNIOR SAILING PROGRAM

Keyport Yacht Club is seeking highly motivated, organized and enthusiastic person to direct the Junior Sailing Program as well as the instructors for 2023. Will be working with approximately 50 sailors. The ideal candidate will have experience working with youth, ages 8-17 and directing instructors. Must also have a strong background with Optimist, 420’s and Lasers. The Junior Sailing Director will work with the Junior Sailing Chair and Rear Commodore.

The ideal candidate is organized, professional, works well with both junior sailors and sailing parents, is team oriented, self-motivated, and adaptable.

The position requires balancing off-water and on-water responsibilities and management of daily operations. The position is seasonal (on site mid-June to mid-August).

• Work with Committee Chair in program development
• Help with hiring staff and conduct training sessions
• Conduct sailor/parent meetings
• Assess equipment and make recommendations for upgrades/maintenance
• Oversees Start-Up and Close-Down Operations for the day
• Ensure a safe working and learning environment
• Conduct fun activities throughout the summer including rainy day plans
• Help Coordinate the local regattas
• Be active on the water to observe and assist staff and sailors
 
Job Requirements
Must have 1-2 years’ experience as Head Sailing Instructor
• Capable of General Boat Maintenance
• US Powerboat Safe Handling certification
• Current First Aid/CPR Certification
• Level 1 or 2 US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Certification
• Customer focused and detail oriented
• Excellent organization and communication skills
• Ability to work efficiently, independently, and reliably
• Exhibit a mature and professional demeanor
Employer
Suzanne Ryan
407 Atlantic Street
Keyport NJ 07735
United States

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