The Ephraim Yacht Club is accepting applications for staff leadership roles for the 2019 summer. Job descriptions are provided below. Additionally, all leadership positions require current U.S. Sailing Level 1 Certification, including CPR, First Aid and SafeSport. All applications must be submitted by December 9, 2018 to [email protected]. Opportunities for all other staff positions – Dock Assistant, Junior Instructor and Senior Instructor will be posted later this month.
The Sailing Director is a manager whose primary task is to make sure the EYC’s operations run smoothly, that member needs are met, and that assigned tasks are accomplished. This includes administrative duties, such as managing the work schedule and documentation.
The Sailing Director is responsible for implementing all EYC policies, upholding EYC standards of quality, and performing all tasks assigned to him/her by the Commodore or committee chairs.
The Sailing Director must be organized, able to delegate to others, keep track of tasks assigned to others, and follow up to make sure they are done. The Sailing Director must keep track of tasks assigned to him/her, prioritize them, and report when completed to the appropriate person.
The Sailing Director should plan ahead and anticipate needs and tasks, so as to be proactive and not reactive, and to make sure the necessary personnel, equipment, and supplies are ready on time.
The Sailing Director will take overall responsibility for the maintenance of all club equipment, working in conjunction with and under the authorization of the Equipment Chair. Maintains list of repair needs and assigns staff to make repairs. Purchases necessary parts for club equipment.
The Sailing Director is the face of the EYC and is responsible for meeting member requests and prospective member inquiries. The Sailing Director reports to the Personnel Chairman and to the Commodore.
Hours: The Sailing Director is paid hourly. At least 40 hours per week are expected. The Sailing Director is not generally expected to work weekends, except as may be necessary to prepare for the following week, or in special cases.
Requirements: Strong, organized leader with efficient follow-through. Able to effectively communicate and work with a wide-range of constituents. Thorough understanding of EYC programs, policies and operations. Competency with EYC software and documents. Demonstrated equipment, sailing and racing competency.
Coaches staff regarding the implementation of EYC lesson programs, particularly on the water. Advises on curriculum from course descriptions in staff manual through daily lesson plans. Mentors staff where improvement is needed in class, including but not limited to, powerboat and sailing skills, interaction with students, and developing lesson plans. The role includes instructing classes. Assigns staff to classes together with the Education Committee Chair.
Requirements: Has personally taught most, if not all, levels of classes offered at the EYC (or comparable levels at similar sailing club). Has demonstrated a very high standard of boat handling skills and racing experience and knowledge. Respected by peers. Proven mentoring skills. Ability to work effectively and constructively with peers, superiors, parents, and students.
Desirable: US Sailing Level 3 Head Instructor Certification
Enthusiastic staff member who encourages race development and participation among other staff, students, and club members. Leads staff training and coaches staff in race coaching, racing rules and racing instruction, and will serve as a key resource to provide specific instructions and/or examples of how to do things. Encourages participation in external regattas. Advise improvements to race management and race documents. Monitors race management by collecting feedback, reviews that racing results have been recorded properly, and fill in as a back-up scorer in scoring software, as needed,
Desirable skills: Has demonstrated a very high standard of boat handling skills and racing experience and knowledge. Expert in racing rules and protest procedures and can serve as judge for club races and regattas. US Sailing Level 3 Coach Certification
PRINCIPAL RACE OFFICER
Highly responsible individual with strong leadership skills, who will run most club races and regattas. Leads staff training and coaches staff in race management. Will serve as a key resource to provide specific instructions and/or demonstrations. Responsible for advising improvements to race management and race documents, then implementing as authorized by Race and Regatta Chair. Monitors race management by collecting feedback. Responsible to ensure that racing results have been recorded properly in scoring software.Responsible for the inventory and care of the club race equipment.
Desirable Skills: Has demonstrated a very high standard of powerboat handling skills and racing experience and knowledge. Expertise in race management, racing rules and protest procedures and can serve as judge for club races and regattas. Able to accurately record scores and utilize scoring software.