University of Notre Dame
April 27, 2022
C113 Joyce Center, Notre Dame, Indiana
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Notre Dame Athletics is committed to building a diverse workforce passionate about maximizing the student-athlete experience. Our pillars of Education; Excellence; Faith; Tradition; and Community guide us in the work we do each day. We are eager to attract, recruit, and retain individuals who positively contribute to a collaborative, inclusive working environment where all may thrive.

Building on the University’s Spirit of Inclusion, we are committed to the work needed to cultivate sustainable progress and change. As a prospective member of Notre Dame Athletics, we encourage you to apply if you embrace, embody, and demonstrate a commitment to the aforementioned values.
As the Programming and Instruction Assistant Manager, your main

Responsibilities Include

  • Assisting the Manager of Programming and Instruction with providing and effectively promoting outstanding hockey and other recreational ice sport programming.
  • Assist with local youth, high school and adult league play, clinics/instruction/lessons and tournaments.
  • Have primary oversight responsibility for the customer services provided by the Compton Family Ice Arena pro shop/skate rental operation.
  • Will be responsible for supervising the operation of public skating and other events, such as Compton Classrooms, drop-in hockey, broomball, curling and high attendance games/events.
  • Assist the CFIA Programming & Instruction Manager with the Game Management of all Notre Dame home hockey games, including any possible home playoff games.
  • Assist in the recruiting of off ice officials (PA announcer, video replay technician, etc.) and assist with scheduling those officials for all home games.
  • Serve as a liaison for participants and CFIA staff, providing instruction when applicable to all levels of programming; responsible for planning, organizing and conducting comprehensive recreational ice sport programming; assist supervisor with the coordination of junior/AAA/high school hockey teams requests for practice and/or game ice and campus/facility tours.
  • Is this exciting and interesting to you? The University prides itself on being an environment of teaching and learning. This opportunity will be an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to further their knowledge and understanding of the ins and outs of CFIA programs. You will work alongside an experienced coaching and support staff while having the opportunity to learn and connect with different areas of a Division I athletic department.

To join our staff, you must be willing to take the initiative, learn and serve. There are many moving parts within any team environment, so organization, time management, and critical thinking will separate you from any applicant. We look forward to reading your application.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years)
  • 1 to 2 years experience coordinating team and league activities, designing skating/hockey training/instructional activities and promoting leagues, camps/clinics, learn to skate/play, etc
  • Knowledge of the uses, management and promotion of ice facilities, equipment and systems
  • Knowledge of all applicable safety standards for ice facilities and hockey/skating programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have interest in gaining and maintaining proper USA hockey coaching certification and in continuing education in rink management and/or facility management such as the North American Rink Conference Expo(NARCE)