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Director of Ski and Ride School

Would you like to lead our team? Hoodoo is a small family-owned mountain located 45 minutes west of Bend, Oregon. We have an amazing staff who work together like a family. The Director of the Hoodoo Ski and Ride School will oversee all snow sports operations including multiple managers/supervisors as well as a 50+ instructor staff. Candidates should have a thorough working knowledge of ski school operations. This includes the following:

  • Create, develop, and implement a vision that vibes with the Hoodoo family-oriented experience
  • Develop specific job roles and responsibilities for multiple facets of the SRS
  • Develop benchmarks for specific products and total sales
  • Provide direct supervision of leadership roles
  • Work with the trainer to develop a system for tracking instructor compensation, experience, and improvement (performance reviews)
  • Work with the office manager to handle all pay roll duties
  • Improve existing product offerings
  • Develop new products and offerings
  • Maintain and then increase customer satisfaction
  • Develop incentives for employee recruitment
  • Develop an employee retainment program
  • Rehire 50+ instructor staff bring on up to 50 more instructors as needed for the season
  • Teach lessons if needed
  • Train staff when needed
  • Collaborate with multiple departments to enhance the customer experience

Job Requirements

  • PSIA-AASI Level II+ or Level I with 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5-7 years’ experience if non certified
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently and type at least 40 WPM
  • MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Social Media, base and hand-held radio experience
  • Ability to work extended shifts (up to 14 hours when closing manager)
  • Work all weekends and holidays
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) will is not a must, but it’s really good to have

Job Compensation and Perks      

  • Pay commensurate with experience
  • Medical and Dental options
  • Free employee meals
  • (20) Free lift ticket vouchers per season
  • Free lift tickets to other mountains in the skier exchange program
  • 40% off retail items out of pro shop

To apply, email Domenic Weber at