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Manager, Rikert Nordic Outdoor Center

Middlebury College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 4, 2024

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Manager, Rikert Nordic Outdoor Center

The Rikert Outdoor Center Manager oversees all Rikert Outdoor Center operations to provide an excellent visitor experience to the patrons.

This is a full time, benefits eligible, salaried position with a hiring range of $54,746-71,453 per year.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develops and promotes Rikert Outdoor Center programs, services and events, in and off season.
  • Oversees all Rikert operations including staffing, training, budget management, marketing, safety audits, ordering and stocking supplies, and documentation including certifications, rental and service records.
  • Provides exceptional customer service across all areas of Rikert operations including scheduling, coordinating and organizing all races, training, and grooming needs, with internal and external customers.
  • Oversees Rikert grooming, mowing and trail maintenance.
  • Coordinates preseason setup and postseason breakdown of operational spaces with Breadloaf personnel.
  • Works cooperatively with other user groups such as the Frost Mt. Club, high school ski team, Bill Koch League, Catamount Trail Association, etc.

Middlebury College is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, the College recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury College encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. The College also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

  • High school diploma and 3-5 years of touring center or related experience. College experience preferred.
  • Exemplary Customer Service skills and the ability to multi task during periods of high activity.
  • Business related experience in Fiscal Management, Marketing, and supervisory management.
    5 plus years of experience in outdoor recreation management and significant cross-country ski business exposure.
  • Experience with trail grooming, maintenance and equipment operation including tractors, chainsaws, brush hog and bachoe.
  • Proficient in computer skills such as online research and Microsoft Word and Excel

Physical Demands:
Occasional heavy lifting, and long hours of standing, walking and cross-country skiing.

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf course and Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including:
  • MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
  • Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Outdoor Center.
  • Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury employees.
  • A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by following this web link:
  • Or click see some of the other fun perks of working at Middlebury, whether in Vermont or Monterey!

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