RMD Job Openings

FasterSkierMay 14, 2005


Rocky Mountain Division Cross Country Executive Director

Serve as the Chief Executive Officer in Marketing and Fundraising for
Rocky Mountain Division (RMD)


Marketing: 80%
Work with the Board of Directors to uphold and strengthen the vision and direction of the RMD
Serve as liaison between RMD Cross Country and the overall RMD program, United States Ski Association (USSA) and the Intermountain/ Northern Division
Manage, monitor and assist RMD coaching staff and RMD Board of Directors
Insure the fiscal security and stability of RMD
• Work with the finance committee to establish and adhere to a responsible operating budget
• Develop and maintain relations with sponsors
• Seek mutually beneficial partnerships and sponsors
• Grant writing/ fundraising
Coordinate, stimulate and be a resource for the volunteer committees
Provide a personal presence of RMD in the Colorado ski community
Establish and maintain a relationship with the media
Oversee website, presenting up to date sponsorship information
Sponsorship coordination at all RMD events
Monitor event standards, setup, venue and timing for all RMD scored races.
Monitor USSA sanctioning process for Colorado NRL Events.

Administration: 20%
Oversee Timing Committee to establish a timing contract
Coordinate and create all sponsorship materials needed for media exposure
Coordinate scholarship programs with clubs regionally
Attend a USSA Official Clinic to obtain Technical Delegate Training Certification
Attend spring and fall RMD board meetings
RMD Cross Country Membership Chairman
Represent RMD on the USSA Junior Committee and at the USSA fall and spring congresses
Oversee Disciplinary Committee

First Year Goal Objectives:
Obtain sponsorships for race events to include: venue sites, 400 Lycra bibs, awards presentations, banquets and uniforms
Establish an endowment


Knowledge, skills and ability:
Self directed. Extensive knowledge of the competitive cross country ski youth programs. Proven fundraising ability and grant writing skills. Proven ability to manage a multi faceted budget. Professional business background. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to facilitate large groups. Background working with youth and young adults between the ages of ten and twenty. Computer literate.

Education/ Formal Training:
Budget development and execution, fundraising and marketing experience.

Salary: $20,000 base wage, with a negotiated contractual bonus fee for achieving the first year goals in securing sponsorship to equal $100,000 beginning June 1, 2005

Application Deadline: May 25th, 2005

Please send resumes in either email or hard copy form to:

Ruth Brown
24 Ardmore Dr
Aspen, CO 81611
w: 970-925-6071
f: 970-544-3830
e: ruthiebrown@comcast.net


Rocky Mountain Division Cross Country Operational Director and Head Nordic Coach

Set standards for the highest level of coaching and program development possible. Teach by example to create a quality experience for all skiers in keeping with the vision of the Rocky Mountain Division Cross Country (RMD). Provide opportunities for children and young adults by coordinating efforts with their local ski clubs and assisting with the fund raising, race coordination, equipment and coaching allowing all RMD skiers to pursue as far as they desire up the development and competitive ladder.

Coaching: 50%
Serve as RMD Select Team and Regional Elite Group Divisional and JO Head Coach
JO Coach selection- review applications and appoint coaching staff
Oversee Coaches Education Program and organize a summer and fall Coaches Education Clinic
Oversee TD Site Committee to determine race schedule and venue site selection
Oversee advance planning for JO trip
Oversee waxing protocol for all RMD events
Attend a USSA Official Clinic to obtain Technical Delegate Certification.
Attend summer REG camp for Mountain Region
Attend summer Select Team Camps
Attend summer RMD camps
Organize and lead a RMD Divisional trip for qualified juniors to the Senior National Championships.
Organize and lead a Select Team trip to Spring Series or European Series trip

Administrative: 50%
Coordinate RMD summer training camps
Coordinate with Executive Director RMD race schedule
Organize summer training camps for the Select Team
Oversee timing contract to ensure the RMD Points and Colorado Cup Points are posted on website
Oversee website on daily basis in conjunction with the Executive Director
Compile agenda for and facilitate RMD fall and spring meetings
Attend USSA spring and fall congresses as and RMD affiliate
Develop Bill Koch Youth League at ski clubs regionally
Develop U23 /Senior/ Master Program


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Self directed. Extensive knowledge of competitive cross-country ski youth programs. Current knowledge of racing technique and training. High level of fitness to accommodate the needs of competitive training programs. Background working with youth and young adults between the ages of 10 and 20. Proven teaching ability. Knowledge of state of the art equipment and an understanding of waxing technology. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Computer literate. Ability to manage budget.

Education/ Formal Training:
Minimum of 5 years formal coaching experience.

Salary: 11 month contract of $10,000 — Beginning June 1, 2005

Application Deadline: May 25, 2005

Please send resumes in either email or hard copy form to:

Ruth Brown
24 Ardmore Dr
Aspen, CO 81611
w: 970-925-6071
f: 970-544- 3830
e: ruthiebrown@comcast.net


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