Saint Michael’s College is inviting applications for the Alpine Skiing Assistant Coach position. The Assistant Coach assists in all aspects of training and racing and ensures that a safe environment is created for players on the team. This role is responsible for recruiting athletes, planning fundraising and educational programs, and managing the budget for meals on trips. Located in the greater Burlington, Vermont area, Saint Michael’s is a NCAA Division II institution (Northeast-10 Conference) and sponsors 21 varsity sports. Additional program information can be found at www.smcathletics.com.
This is a seasonal part-time position between the months of November and April.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Helps plan and conduct training
- Coaches team during training and racing
- Recruits student-athletes to enhance the quality of the team on an ongoing basis
- Upholds goals and mission of the College
- Manages money for road trips
- Provides video analysis
For a complete job description, click here.
This position is eligible for applicable tuition benefits and employee can make their own pre-tax contributions to a 401(k) account. This part-time position is not eligible for regular College provided fringe benefits.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
- College playing and/or assistant coaching experience is desired
- Certification in Basic First Aid renewed every three years, and CPR renewed annually required
- Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license
- Valid driver’s license and must be able to successfully pass driving record check. For criteria, please see the Driver Acceptability Matrix
- Must hold and maintain a good driving record and maintain a certified van driver status for the College
Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and driving record check.
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
- A cover letter that includes a statement of philosophy reflecting on work with student-athletes and how your skills and experiences would contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at Saint Michael’s. Saint Michael’s College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and every member of the Athletics Department has an important role to play in that commitment.
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
Review of applications will begin on October 19, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
Saint Michael's College delivers a world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our close community allows students to form strong and enduring relationships with one another and with accomplished faculty and staff, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. A fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service, and wilderness experiences.
Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus and is ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont by Niche, a popular college ranking website. In 2022, Saint Michael’s was once again named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best 388 Colleges, one of the Best Green Colleges, and one of the Best Northeastern Colleges. Situated next to Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, nearby Burlington, Vermont, consistently ranks as one of the best places in America to live. This includes America's 10 Great Places to Live (Kiplinger's), Top 10 Cities for Outdoor Recreation (Outside Magazine), Top 10 Small Cities for State of Well-Being (Gallup-Healthways), Top 10 Tech Hubs in the U.S. (Forbes), Top 5 Healthiest Places for Women in America (Self Magazine), Top 10 Greenest Cities in America, and Top Public Square in America (USA Today). It was also recently named a “climate haven” and ranked in the 10 Best Places in America to Live for Climate Resilience.
At the heart of our Edmundite Catholic mission is a belief that experiencing new perspectives, cultures, traditions, and ideas helps us become fuller, more compassionate people. As a Catholic higher education institution with a social justice mission, we are called to be even more intentionally inclusive, celebrating the complexity and individuality that each person brings to our community. Each of us at Saint Michael's carries an obligation to ensure all students, faculty, and staff encounter a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment.
Building a culture of inclusion is an ongoing and evolving journey. We are continually striving to ensure our processes, policies, and behaviors support and encourage diversity, meeting the needs of all individuals, especially those from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. Saint Michael's College's vision of inclusion and diversity embraces not only racial and ethnic identities but also gender, age, religion, language, ability/disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, military service, geographic origin, and first-generation/multi-generation college experiences.
Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.