Summer (Camp) Sailing Instructor(s)
Category: Administrative & Professional
Locations: Bronx, NY
Posted: Nov 1, 2022
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-time Temporary
Position ID: 155217
About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College is located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and Midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
SUNY Maritime College is looking for outgoing, responsible, and motivated instructors that will ignite program participants' interest in aquatic activities, specifically sailing. Instructors' primary responsibility is to teach sailing skills but may also assist with: powerboating, marine environmental science, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, swimming, SCUBA diving and other waterfront activities and adventures during the summer program season.
- Teach beginner, intermediate, and learn-to-race sailing in dinghies (420s and FJs), keelboats (IC24s, J105), and catamarans (Hobie Waves) and other activities to 3rd - 9th grade campers/other program participants
- Help ensure a safe and fun learning environment
- Evaluate and adjust curriculum, lesson plans, and activities, as needed
- Be a mentor and role model for Counselors & Counselors in Training (CITs)
- Prepare, maintain, and properly clean and stow all equipment
- Assist with other summer programs at the Waterfront, including "Boogie Down to the Sound"
- Perform all other duties as assigned by Waterfront Directors
- Superior sailing skills and teaching ability in dinghies and small keelboats
- Superior small powerboat handling skills
- Fun-loving, sense of adventure, team player, positive, can-do attitude
- Passion for and experience with working with children within the marine environment
- Ability to work well with others as a collaborative team player and take initiative as a leader
- Current CPR and First Aid Certification, or ability to achieve before summer
- US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Certification (or equivalent) or ability to achieve before summer
- US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification
- Experience with US Sailing Reach curriculum, or other STEM programs
- USCG Launch Tender License or higher
$600.00 - $1,000.00 / week; lunch included
Possible dorm room housing available
June 19 - June 23: on-site camp training & orientation
June 26 - August 4: camp (three 2-week sessions, Monday - Friday)
August 8 & 9: post-camp debrief & pack-up
Will be required to work one Saturday, date TBD, at "Boogie Down to the Sound" event.
NOTE: We are continuously monitoring ongoing developments with the novel Coronavirus COVID-19. Updates regarding 2023 SUNY Maritime Summer Programming will be communicated as information becomes available. COVID-19 protocols are, and will be both adhered to and enforced. Please note that Program is contingent upon favorable governing pandemic procedures and guidance.
Budget Title: Technical Specialist (CSL)
Local Title: Camp Sailing Instructor
Line Number: Various
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- Cover letter
- Name and contact information of three professional references
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