Great opportunity for ambitious self-starter. Mt. Ashwabay seeks General Manager to oversee its winter ski hill operations and summer programs. Mt. Ashwabay Outdoor Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Position: General Manager
Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the General Manager is responsible for the overall management of Ashwabay’s winter and summer ski hill operations. The General Manager will supervise and work closely with the other Mt. Ashwabay employees; including the operations manager, the chalet and café staff, the bar manager, lift attendees, ski patrol, and others.
Manage all aspects of human resources including, but not limited to payroll, hiring and staffing decisions.
Manage finances and work with individual departments to achieve budget objectives defined by the Board.
Actively participate in business relationship between Big Top Chautauqua and Mt. Ashwabay.
Promote Mt. Ashwabay’s involvement with community organizations.
Work with the Board to determine long-term business goals and strategic plans.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge or ability to learn QuickBooks.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent customer service orientation. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Ability to make decisions and manage multiple tasks.
Education and Experience
Business management degree or equivalent experience.
Ski Industry, Recreation or Hospitality management experience preferred.
The position is rather active and requires a significant amount of time spent outdoors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise capable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mt. Ashwabay offers a competitive starting salary of $36,000 with the ability to negotiate extra duties and rate of pay.
How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to AOEF Secretary Kathy Noteboom, 31700 Star Route Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814
Postmarked by October 1, 2017