Junior Sailing Program Director

The Shore and Country Club
220 Gregory Blvd Norwalk
Norwalk, CT 06855
United States

Industry
Sailing Management
Job Start Date
6/10/2024
Job End Date
8/16/2024
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Housing Provided
No
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
The Shore and Country Club is seeking an enthusiastic and committed sailor who loves to sail and wants to share that love with new and returning sailors. The junior program has a fleet of Optimists, RS Fevas, and Club 420s. Our program is mid-sized with 40-60 students who will range from 8 to 17 years old. 2-3 years of experience is required, collegiate sailing experience is a plus. 
 
Job Tasks
1. Reviews current Junior Sailing curriculum and makes enhancements as necessary.
2. Works with General Manager and Program Chair to determine program schedules and curriculum.
3. Determines instructor assignments daily.
4. Communicates expectations to instructors and helps them develop effective instruction techniques and build enthusiasm by providing regular feedback where required.
5. Communicates and interacts with both parents and sailors.
6. Oversees start-up and close-down operations.
7. Completes all required administration including Program Registrations.
8. Provides weekly and year-end report of programs and instructors.
9. Performs in-season day-to-day operations:
· Supervises instructors;
· Instructs as necessary;
· Oversees upkeep and maintenance of boats and equipment
· Plans and coordinates regatta schedule (including JSA registration).
· Participates in Club activities (social events and meetings where required).
10. Attends local sailing association committee meetings as required.
11. Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the General Manager.
 
Job Requirements
1. Must maintain US Sailing Level II or Higher, Certification.

2. Must be CPR and AED trained and certified.

3. Must be able to frequently stand and walk, have good co-ordination and balance. Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs. at shoulder height.

4. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

5. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

6. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.

7. Initiative - Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Employer
Joseph Nicaj
220 Gregory Blvd Norwalk
Norwalk CT 06855
United States
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