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Asst Ski Coach

Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Athletics and Coaching
Position Title: Asst Ski Coach
Department: Interclgt Athletics/Rec Sports
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status: Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule: Variable shift/variable days depending upon playing schedule, recruiting demands and department events
Salary: Targeted salary range: $32,000-$36,000
Travel: 10-25%

Brief Statement of Duties:
  • Assist the Head Ski Coach with all assigned duties associated with the Intercollegiate Ski Programs.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Course work leading to a degree Certificate
Discipline / Degree Area:
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • NCAA learning portal proficiency, or passing within one month of hire.
  • Possess a current CPR certification or the ability to obtain upon hire.
Required Minimum Work Experience:
  • Demonstrated successful skiing coaching or racing experience at the collegiate or comparative level or coaching experience at the collegiate, comparative or high school level.
  • No prior involvement with NCAA major rules violations.
  • Commitment to the academic success of student athletes.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of NCAA and conference compliance 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to demonstrate both classic and skating techniques.
  • Ability to use various computer software applications to include video editing systems.
  • Ability to organize effectively.
  • 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.
  • Ability to come up with unusual or original ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
  • 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.
  • Ability to actively look for ways to help people.
  • Ability to work effectively under stressful and high-pressure situations.
  • Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Additional Desirable Qualifications: On- and off-campus recruitment of student athletes.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume
Contact Information:
Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493
Equal Employment Opportunity: 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 employees.
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