Head Alpine Ski Coach Northern Michigan University
Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for a Head Alpine Ski Coach. The position will direct, organize, coach and administer the men's and women's alpine skiing program. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. USSA licensed coach. Possess a current CPR certification or ability to obtain upon hire. Demonstrated successful alpine ski coaching experience as a head coach or an assistant coach at the professional level, or as a head coach at a junior college, elite club or high school level. Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of student-athletes. On- and off-campus recruitment of student-athletes. Required knowledge/skills/abilities: Knowledge of United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA) and United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) rules. Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Instructing-Teaching others how to do something. Oral and Written Communication-Active listening, speaking, and writing which ensures comprehension and understanding in both the speaker and target audience. Time Management-Managing one's own time and the time of others. Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Coordination-Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Monitoring-Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. The ability to organize effectively. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. The ability to come up with unusual or original ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. The ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationship with student-athletes, coaches, assistant coaches, administrators, college faculty and staff, alumni, professional colleagues, and the general public. The ability to actively look for ways to help people. Expertise with video analysis. The ability to work effectively under stressful and high-pressure situations. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
The position is nine months; time off to be arranged with supervisor; variable shift/variable days depending upon playing schedule, recruiting demands and department events. The targeted salary is $27,000. Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette. For a summary of the benefits offered by Northern Michigan University, visit http://www.nmu.edu/hr/benefit-summaries and select administrative professional.
Submit NMU staff application, cover letter and resume utilizing our on-line application process by accessing https://employMe.nmu.edu. All required application materials must be submitted electronically by February 13, 2020.
NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff.
About Northern Michigan University
Northern Michigan University is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.