University of Maine at Farmington Athletics Employment
PROFESSIONAL/CLASSIFIED EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Position Description: Full-time, 10 months (Aug. 15-June 15), regular professional appointment.
Responsibilities: Coordination of all aspects of a comprehensive and diverse outdoor recreation/adventure program administered through the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center offered to students, faculty, staff and members of the community; and to serve as Men’s and Women’s Nordic Ski coach. Outdoor recreation programming responsibilities include outdoor trips, workshops, clinics, challenge programs, and overseeing outdoor equipment inventory and rentals. Work includes facilitation of the indoor high and low ropes course, and coordination of a youth alpine learn to ski program at a local ski mountain.
Coaching duties incorporate directing all aspects of the coaching and management of the men’s and women’s Nordic ski program including but not limited to training, coaching, recruitment, scheduling, race management & working collaboratively with the Head of the Ski program.
Salary range: $29,319-$33,870 with full-time benefits. Salary and benefits are paid over 12 months.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in recreation, physical education, sports management, or a related field). Significant professional experience related to the field. Drivers’ license and ability to obtain UMF van certification. CPR and First Aid certified or ability to obtain.
Additional Information: Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background and driving record check, verification.
Application Instructions: Position begins August 15, 2013, with review of applications beginning May 10, 2013 and continuing until the position is filled. Submit the following three items: cover letter addressing reason for interest in this position, your coaching philosophy, and qualification highlights; resume; and contact information for three professional references to: Linda Blodgett, UMF, 152 Quebec Street, Farmington, Maine 04938. Phone: 207-778-7311. Information can also be emailed to: email@example.com
The University and Region: Established in 1864 as Maine’s first public institution of higher education, with historic and continued strength in teacher education and a contemporary role as Maine’s public liberal arts college, the University of Maine at Farmington offers undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, teacher education, and human services. UMF has reorganized its curriculum to enhance opportunities for in-depth study and undergraduate research, and it recently launched its first two graduate degree programs, in Education Leadership and Early Childhood Education, in order to meet the needs of practicing teachers in the region. A commitment to sustainability informs all facilities projects, including our LEED-certified Education Center and the new Emery Community Arts Center, which opened in fall, 2011. UMF has the highest graduation rates in the University of Maine System, has been named as one of “America’s Best Colleges” by US News and World Report for sixteen consecutive years, and has been recognized nationally for high levels of student engagement as measured by the National Survey of Student Engagement. The campus culture has been described as one of “positive restlessness.” UMF is a founding member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, which includes twenty-six public colleges and universities dedicated to the liberal arts tradition and quality undergraduate education. The Farmington area is rich in cultural offerings and recreational opportunities. The natural beauty of its mountains, lakes, woods, and streams draws people to the region, which is also noted for its snow, blackflies, and April mud season. Please check out our home page at: www.umf.maine.edu.
NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE: The University of Maine at Farmington does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Kathy Falco, EEO Officer, 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME 04938, (207) 778-7271; (207) 778-7000 TDD.
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The University of Maine at Farmington Athletics Department has Federal Work Study and University Work Initiative positions available for the 2012-13 academic year. For a full list of positions, visit the UMF job list.