Website Ski Butternut

Snowsports Director

Reports To: General Manager

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Revision Date: 2/14/2022
Department: Snowsports School
Classification: Year-Round Full-Time

Full Job Description

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Direct the recruitment and hiring of sufficient ski and & snowboard instructors required to achieve staffing and revenue goals.
  • Manage the weekly departmental schedule to ensure that lessons and programs are adequately staffed per the requirements of the lessons/programs and that staffing levels support revenue attainment goals.
  • Review and revise instructor training programs to keep current with PSIA-AASI.
  • Create and conduct the pre-season and in-season training programs for Snowsports School instructors.
  • Ensure staff is trained to maintain the highest standard of on-snow safety.
  • Clearly communicate with guests to resolve issues in a professional and courteous manner while creating a positive on-mountain experience.
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining wage data and verifying/submitting payroll records for all Snowsports School employees.
  • Oversee the Rental Department, ensuring inventory fits with current teaching standards and safety.
  • Attend weekly Managers’ Meeting held by General Manager.
  • Maintain a positive work environment for staff and a clean, organized, and safe work area.
  • Direct, lead and build a strong team environment within the Snowsports and Rental departments.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to deal with/manage a variety of personality types.
  • Leadership ability.
  • Be aware of industry trends and develop lessons and programs accordingly.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Active and current member of PSIA-AASI
  • Knowledge of budget process. Ability to analyze financial data.
  • Strong administrative skills.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.
  • PSIA Level II Certification recommended.


  • Five years ski and snowboard school experience.
  • Supervisory, budgetary, and planning

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