Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Seeks Nordic Program Director

FasterSkierApril 8, 2021


The Mt Bachelor Sports Education Foundation, located in Bend, Oregon is currently looking to hire a Nordic Program Director to lead, motivate, educate and provide direction to athletes, staff and parents of the Nordic program.

Job Qualification:  4-year college degree in a sport or related field.  USSS Professional licensed coach.  5-10 years national coaching experience.

Salary & Benefits: 

Salary depends on experience approximately $50-58K.  Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, eligible for Performance Bonus when budget allows.

Reports to:  Executive Director


  • Works to support the vision, mission, and values of MBSEF.
  • Supervises and manages the Nordic program. Approximately 130 athletes and 10 paid/volunteer staff.
  • Communicates with both athletes and parents in a timely and organized manner.
  • Works to maintain a group of approximately 30 Winter Term and Full Time Nordic racers.
  • Supervises the development of Elementary and Middle School athletes.
  • Develops the training and competition plan for the Nordic athletes.
  • Evaluates athlete progress and adjusts individual plans.
  • Hires seasonal coaching staff.
  • Conducts and/or organizes coach’s education for entire Nordic staff.
  • Actively participates on the Nordic Advisory Committee comprised of members of the Central Oregon Nordic Community.
  • Prepares schedules for athletes and coaching staff.
  • Designs and executes year-long physical conditioning program.
  • Travels with selected MBSEF teams.
  • Organizes and attends camps and offseason programs.
  • Creates and communicates trip plans and trip budgets.
  • Represents MBSEF at the PNSA and USSS level as a coach/committee member.
  • Attend bimonthly MBSEF board meetings to present the Nordic Program’s Wins and Challenges.
  • Works with ED to prepare and monitor Nordic budget.
  • Works with Controller on payroll and expense reimbursements.
  • Acts as race director for selected MBSEF Nordic races.
  • Assists with all MBSEF fundraising events.
  • Assists with all MBSEF Nordic race events.
  • Upholds and represents the high standards of the USSS SafeSport program to maintain the integrity of MBSEF Nordic program.
  • Ensure that all Nordic employees and volunteers are current and are following USSS SafeSport guidelines.
  • Assists athletes with Equipment selection.
  • Work closely with Mt. Bachelor/Nordic Center staff.

Program Responsibilities:

  • Full time
  • Winter term
  • Middle School
  • Development
  • Masters

Reporting to the Nordic Program Director:

  • Assistant Coaches (usually around 5-8)
  • Middle School Head Coach
  • Development Head Coach

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume, to John Schiemer ( You can also get in touch by phone (541-388-0002). Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2021.


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