About SUNY Maritime College: SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
Job Description: The SUNY Maritime College's Assistant Waterfront Director of Programs oversees the daily operations of the College's Waterfront Department in accordance with applicable policies, regulations and guidelines. The Assistant Waterfront Director of Programs ensures appropriate management (i.e. processes) to enhance SUNY Maritime College's Waterfront to operate as the best collegiate waterfront in the country, focusing on customer service and safety, while supporting current and long-range curricular, professional and community programs. The ideal candidate will have a passion for SUNY Maritime College's mission that translates into desire to continually improve the program and facilities.
POSITION DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
Oversee the daily operations of the Waterfront which includes but is not limited to Athletics (sailing and crew team), academic departments, waterfront student activities, hosting collegiate and high school regattas and Waterfront community programs such as sailing and powerboat courses, clinics, summer camps, and recreational programs
Manage personnel for the Waterfront including instructors, student assistants, summer staff and volunteers
Supervise safety and operational policies for the Waterfront.
Represent College at US Sailing, college sailing and other association meetings related to Waterfront programs and activities and to perspective students to promote the College
Order supplies and materials as needed
Other duties as assigned
STUDENT ACTIVITIES (15%)
Oversee the scheduling and completion of competitive sailing events in cooperation with the sailing coach(es)
Participate in the hiring and supervision of coaches and support the crew and sailing team (offshore and dinghy)
Serve as the Waterfront liaison to the Athletics Department
Proactively develop and improve upon the delivery of a strong program of student waterfront activities (i.e. SUP/kayaks usage, fiberglass or small engine repair class, special events)
Provide academic support, including scheduling resources and teaching, as needed
WATERFRONT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (15%)
Oversee the growth and enhancement of Maritime's active Waterfront Community Programs from annually scheduling and promoting courses such as Limited Masters and Safe Powerboat Handling/New York State Boating Safety classes, community sailing, Maritime Adventure Boat Camp, US Sailing/US Powerboat instructor courses, high school sailing and junior sailing associate events to develop new programs.
Schedule and supervise use and maintenance of waterfront facilities and equipment including College owned and donated boats
Ensure Waterfront facilities and equipment are properly maintained and operated to support current and long-range goals for educational and other campus programs
Support colleagues, students, faculty and staff as necessary to help them succeed
Bachelor's degree in a Business related field or related discipline
Three years' supervisory experience
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Experience in program development, management and evaluation
Five years' supervisory or managerial experience at a collegiate-level Waterfront or similar program
Competitive sailing experience at a collegiate level or higher, coaching and instructing experience
US Sailing Level 1, 2 or 3 sailing instructor/coach, Certified Basic Keelboat, Cruising or Bareboat Certified Instructor
US Sailing/US Powerboat Certified Sport or Cruising Powerboat Instructor
Classification/Salary Range: The Assistant Waterfront Director of Programs is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $55,000 - $65,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will commence immediately and conclude when position is filled.
Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.
SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/page/affirmative-action
SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.
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Application Instructions: Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
Cover letter including salary requirements
Contact information for three professional references