Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Alpine Skiing

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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

Website: williams.edu

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Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Alpine Skiing
$32,000. Per Year
Williamstown
Part Time
Coach/Assistant Coach
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Williams College, a member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA),  invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Alpine Skiing. The Williams Ski Team strives to build an inclusive culture, one in which individual experiences and identities are celebrated. The team trains at Jiminy Peak - just twenty minutes from campus. The mountain has a high speed six pack chairlift, demanding terrain and a great relationship with the program. Williams has a track record of helping athletes improve throughout their college career. 

This is a full time, 10-month term appointment with the possibility of renewal. The position is fully benefitted and also provides tuition-remission of graduate school after six months of employment as well as a full meal plan option. 


Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute practice sessions on and off snow 
  • Execute race-day coaching
  • Develop athletes through goal setting and mentoring
  • Assist in the recruiting process
  • Assist in seasonal planning: travel & race intents
  • Manage Equipment: order & repair 
  • Drive vans to races and training
  • Take, upload and review on-hill video
  • Attend department and program meetings
  • Other duties assigned by head coach

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • FIS level racing and/or coaching experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of physiology, sports psychology and a love of athletics
  • Openness to both learn and impart knowledge
  • Ability to communicate clearly, be organized and possess strong computer skills
  • Skills and enthusiasm for supporting a diverse group with varying abilities and identities
  • Ability to transport gates / equipment weighing up to 40lbs on skis
  • Valid driver’s license is required

Application review will begin on August 9, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay for this position is $32,000. Job band 3-C.  Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply.


Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at hr@williams.edu.

 

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