Williams College invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach of 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.

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
  • FIS level racing/coaching experience
  • 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

This is a 10 month term position with the possibility of renewal. The salary is $29,420 and includes health and dental insurance and a full meal plan. The position also provides full tuition-remission of graduate school after six months of employment and more. Job band 3-C

Application review will begin on Sep 2, 2021.  Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply.

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.

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 [email protected].

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.  Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu) to learn more.