Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club
Established 1989

WRRA Job Posting - Program Director

January 25, 2019 at 5:07 PM

Update: This position has been filled. Thank you!

Western Reserve Rowing Association (WRRA) is searching for a Program Director to manage the daily program needs for one of the largest adult rowing programs in the Midwest. The successful candidate will possess effective communication, organizational and administrative skills, a college degree and will have a minimum of three years experience in a rowing based organization or related field. This position will work with and report to WRRA Board of Directors. Specific areas of responsibility include the following:

Management and Operations

  • Manage all aspects of WRRA programs. Work within program guidelines and budgets and strive to identify areas to streamline processes and/or improve program efficiency.
  • Supervise the recruitment, management, scheduling and evaluation of program coaches, coxswains and SRL Coordinator.
  • Administer member registrations.
  • Develop and maintain team rosters.
  • Coordinate day-to-day program equipment needs.
  • Manage WRRA communications
  • Foster volunteerism through the recruitment of members to support the organization in its day-to-day activities and events.

 Mission & Strategy

  • Support the WRRA board of directors in advancing the organization’s goals.
  • Work in conjunction with WRRA board members in their respective areas of responsibility, and keep them apprised of operational, programmatic and financial performance of the organization’s programs and the factors influencing it.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal and organizational communication skills
  • Detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to manage programs

Knowledge of/or experience in rowing

  • 3 - 5 years of relevant experience
  • College degree, sports management degree preferred

This position offers competitive compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will satisfactorily complete state, federal and USRowing background checks. The candidate will also be required to work within the Cleveland Rowing Foundation (CRF) Code of Regulations and pass the CRF Safety test.

The individual in this position will be required to lift, move and carry boats and equipment. The position will also require standing and walking for longer periods of time.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Submit current resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WRRA President at 

Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019