The Opportunity: We are currently seeking a Program Director to oversee all of our technical programs and initiatives. This specialized position requires extensive certification and relevant experience specific to the CASI system, as well as a broad generalized skill set within the ski/snowboard industry.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Program Director will provide technical oversight, management, and implementation of the certification and training programs, encompassing a wide range of tasks including: planning & development, administrative, communication / reporting, financial, industry development, operations, and production. The position involves a blend of behind-the-scenes and in-the-field work, as well as regular travel during the winter season (approximately Nov 1 – April 30 yearly).

The successful candidate will:

  • Work to serve the CASI membership by providing current and relevant training, technical content and resources;
  • Strive to continuously advance CASI training and certification programs from year to year, by identifying areas of weakness and opportunities for improvement, and working with stakeholders to implement changes as needed;
  • Manage logistically-demanding programs and events by maintaining organizational leadership of staffing, schedules, and budgets;
  • Provide accurate reporting on the operational details of CASI training courses and programs. 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Current CASI Level 4 Instructor and Evaluator;
  • Extensive experience both teaching recreational snowboarding and delivering CASI snowboard instructor training programs of all levels;
  • Ability to work with volunteer committees to ensure program input and improvements;
  • Ability to produce “publish ready” technical resources – teaching guides and manuals, online workshops, and basic video presentations;
  • Working knowledge of the Canadian snow resort system, and ability to work with key resort contacts in coordinating CASI programs and events;
  • Comfort working across multiple technical communication and production platforms, including email and teleconference, as well as other software platforms (i.e.: Zoom, Google Doc’s, Word, Excel, and some Adobe design applications);
  • Comfortable working in a flexible schedule and travel environment – hours and travel schedule will depend on event and seasonal demands;
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills, as well as a strong sense of commitment and accountability;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Formal education or training in teaching / pedagogy and instructional program design & delivery is considered an asset in this role, and;
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills. The ability to communicate in both official languages is considered an asset in this role.

Application Process: Applications are being accepted now for this role. Please submit a cover letter, resume, references, and salary expectations no later than May 27, 2022 to:

Jeff Chandler, Executive Director, CASI-ACMS
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CASI-ACMS encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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