Director of Rowing and Head Juniors Coach, Rogue Rowing Club, Ashland, Oregon
Rogue Rowing is a community-based organization that inspires and supports a passion for the sport of rowing, promoting a welcoming, inclusive and supportive environment where every athlete can discover the powerful connection between self, boat, team mates, and water.
Rogue Rowing is situated on Emigrant Lake in the beautiful Rogue Valley, 5 hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area and 4 hours south of Portland, that is a destination for the adventurous outdoor traveler to the discerning culinary visitor alike. With 4 beautiful seasons and everything from the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival, to skiing on Mt. Ashland (just 30 minutes from downtown), to hiking the Pacific Crest Trail or along the Rogue River, there is something for everyone in Ashland.
The Director of Rowing will work to build masters, juniors, and adaptive rowing programs while also working to advance the mission of the club. The club is also embarking on building a new boathouse and overseeing this process will be an integral part of this position.
This is a full-time, year-round position. Salary range is $40,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience.
Lead and coordinate all rowing programs for Rogue Rowing Club, a 501(c)3 community-based organization with vibrant programs for Junior, Adult and Adaptive rowers.
• Review, analyze and modify current program structures. Implement changes as appropriate.
• Define and implement training plans for the Juniors Team and work with the Masters Head coach on plans for the Masters Team
• Responsible for all regatta planning for Juniors, coordinating with the Masters Head Coach for masters regattas and Southern Oregon University
• Design and implement private & group lessons, coaching clinics and Community Learn-to-Row events
• Recruit for & expand all teams as well as retain new members
Act as the Boathouse Manager with responsibilities for the following:
• Overseeing maintenance of all equipment and facilities
• Implementing a system for tracking maintenance needs and that they’ve been met
• Coordinate with the board in the building of a new boathouse. Will include involvement with:
o Working with a committee of team members who have volunteered to help propel the project forward
o PR & marketing within the community about the project
o Working with fundraising & grant writing committees
Club Leadership & Culture
• Work collaboratively with the Masters Head coach, assistant and volunteer coaches in maintaining opportunities for continued professional development (e.g. ride-alongs with regional coaches and encouraging or sponsoring attendance at professional conferences.)
• Work collaboratively with volunteers to sustain the strong culture of volunteerism and sense of community at Rogue Rowing Club
• In coordination with club leadership, coaches, the Board and Executive Committee, design marketing plans & the budget to achieve our short and long-term strategic & financial objectives.
o Review and define the Rowing Club fee structure for all teams for 2022 & beyond in conjunction with the Board. Make any recommendations on fee structure changes.
• Establish and maintain a culture of diversity and inclusion at Rogue Rowing and seek out opportunities to expand our reach to those who are underserved in our community.
• Attend all Board and Executive Committee meetings
• Succession planning for both volunteer coaches and paid coaching staff
• US Rowing Level 2 or equivalent training
• A minimum of 3-5 years coaching experience at the junior, collegiate, or national team level
• SafeSport Certification, First Aid and CPR training, or willingness to obtain as soon as possible
• Ability to foster a positive team and club culture as well as individual skill improvement
• Demonstrated experience with financial & organizational management, club operations and ability to manage routine administrative tasks (daily, monthly, quarterly, annually)
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong relationships with juniors, parents, Rogue Rowing board members, club members & volunteers, community members including public and private school administrations and Southern Oregon University administration contacts related to rowing programs and participants
• 2+ years of experience as a head coach and/or in organizational leadership.
• Ability to design and implement new opportunities for the Club.
• Experience building programming and financial partnerships with facilities, organizations, and people in the rowing community to further the program's interests.
• Direct experience with grant writing, capital projects & fundraising experience
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references (within the last 5 years) and 1 personal reference.
The deadline for applications is Sunday May 23rd, 2021.
Rogue Rowing is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion a priority, and we are dedicated to continue to grow and evolve as we invest more in these efforts.
Interested applicants should contact email@example.com
Posted by: Diane Green (Ashland, OR - US)
posted April 19, 2021
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