Michael Eastwood named Interim League Director as NCICL seeks Full Time League Director

With years of experience and intimate knowledge of the league, Michael is well equipped to lead while NCICL searches for a full time League Director.

Michael has been with the league since it’s launch, and has supported both league and national efforts in the realm of coach training and development over the years. During the 2020 and 2021 seasons Michael served as Associate League Director, providing him with a level of experience and knowledge to seamlessly step in as Interim League Director to ensure that planning and preparation for the upcoming season continues in the absence of a full time League Director.

Once a new League Director has been appointed, Michael will continue to support the league in his roles as a Lead Coach Supporter and Vice President of the Advisory Board.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to Michael if you have any questions or needs: michael@northcarolinamtb.org

NICA is seeking a League Director to grow the North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling League.

Do you…

● exude passion about developing youth and community in an outdoor setting?
● enjoy building teams and growing a constituency?
● believe in the power of volunteers and volunteer experiences?
● get excited about recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to serve families, build teams, host events, and grow a community?
● want to high five hundreds of kids on bikes?

Join a cohort of 30+ league directors across the country, each building
capability and community in their state.

For more information, you can find the North Carolina League Director Job Description HERE

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Kelly Curry, Director of Human Resources at jobs@nationalmtb.org by August 8, 2022. Those whose applications are up for consideration, will be contacted after August 10, 2022.

What does a league director do?

The League Director is responsible for overseeing league operations, promoting and maintaining NICA’s mission, core values and culture in the local North Carolina league. The League Director is a collaborative and inspirational leader who works closely with the local leadership advisors to establish a program that will grow participation and create financial sustainability. The League Director is a NICA employee, reporting to the President of NICA and accountable for all operations provided to the local North Carolina community.

What does the typical day look like?

Time and effort vary by day, week, and season. This is not a typical “job” – this is a full time position where you will be working with volunteers, often outside the 9-5. Race weekends in the Spring are a highlight of league operations, but only reflects a portion of our league events. Presenting, public speaking, leading meetings, recruiting, soliciting donations, and frequent communications with coaches, families, the community, and staff are key responsibilities. Ideal candidates can prioritize, focus, and orchestrate multiple work streams with a flexible schedule and efficient communication.

What is the compensation?

A starting salary is available and can be provided by request, however working at the North Carolina league will require a strong passion for the mission and people involved. Compensation can increase as the league grows and increases its revenues. Additional funding opportunities may be available in the near term to compensate the right candidate.

What types of backgrounds do League Directors bring to the role? Where do they come from?

Anywhere and all over. League Directors are educators, business leaders, military, philanthropists, sales people, and more. They are all passionate, proven leaders who build and mobilize a community.

Who will I report to? Who do I get to work with?

League Directors serve as employees of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), and work with national leaders and experts to translate national know-how into local capability. League Directors also work with a North Carolina advisory board of leaders and advocates to build connections
and unlock local opportunities.