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Adaptive Recreation Program Director

The Adaptive Recreation Program Director designs, develops, and oversees delivery of seasonal recreation activities for Eagle Mount participants and their families. Activities include a variety of recreational modalities, mostly outdoor, including snow sports (downhill, cross-country, snowboarding), ice skating, climbing, cycling, and a variety of summer outdoor activities (day camps, overnight camps, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, etc.), and other activities as needed. The Adaptive Recreation Program Director is an exempt full-time, year-round position with management, staff and volunteer supervision responsibilities. Regional travel, evening and weekend work are required. The position is supervised by the Director of Programs and serves as a member of the Program Director team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field or equivalent experience demonstrating progressive responsibility leading programming and supervising staff.
  • Strong interpersonal, management, and organizational skills.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with a variety of disabilities.
  • Knowledge of currents standards, techniques, and best practices in adaptive recreation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insurable per Eagle Mount’s parameters.
  • Reliable personal transportation.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Additional Position Qualifications

  • Current PSIA Adaptive level 1 certification.
  • Personal and/or institutional experience with a variety of outdoor recreational activities.
  • Ability to work outdoors, in a variety of conditions, for an extended period.
  • Knowledge of adaptive teaching techniques.

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in related field.
  • Additional adaptive sport certifications.
  • Basic CPR/first-aid and lifeguard certification (can be provided upon hire).
  • Advanced first aid, including wilderness first aid.
  • Additional risk management and safety certifications.
  • Commercial driver’s license.

Compensation & Benefits

This is a year-round, full-time, exempt position, $54,000-$62,400/yr DOE. Excellent benefits package includes agency sponsored health plan, 4% 403(b) retirement match, $1,200 annual professional development allowance, generous PTO, and the opportunity to work in a mission-driven culture.

How to Apply

If interested, please respond with a cover letter and resume highlighting relevant experience in PDF format to pnixon@eaglemount.org. Preference will be given to applications received by June 28. Anticipated start date is August or September.