Accelerated Leadership Development Program (Manager in Training)

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 6, 2024
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The Manager-In-Training will rotate quarterly within multiple departments including but not limited to Food and Beverage, Hotel and Resort Operations, Spa, Banquets, Activities, Wildlife, Retail, Associate Living, Learning and Development, Stewarding, Housekeeping, and more . Our next class begins in June 2024. The candidate in this role will also attend classes – including but not limited to – a blending learning concept to prepare the individual for a potential leadership role upon completion of the program. Regular and prompt attendance as well as the ability to work a variety of schedules depending on department needs to further the candidate's experience and skill set is required.


To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty above satisfactory standards. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Hospitality and/or related degree preferred.
  • Work authorization in the US
  •  Superior critical thinking & interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to foster relationships & work collaboratively
  • Our next cohort will need to be able to start the program as early as June 1, 2024, as there are extremely limited spaces remaining.

Upon successful completion of this program, students have the potential to move into full-time leadership roles. This position is a paid position and is not considered an internship or externship, but may have similar qualities.

We also will offer extensive benefits - including, but not limited to tuition reimbursement, bonuses, on-site housing, and more.

This program is the perfect way for a motivated and enthusiastic student, a recent graduate in a related field, and/or a passionate Nemacolin associate to obtain a jump-start into leadership at the end of successful program completion.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and more. Able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals. Ability to effectively present information, comfortable speaking in front of large groups, and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, guests, members, and the general public. Must be able to speak the English language. All listed above is a general overview and may include more or less in relation to the position, role, and current learning objectives.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts including but not limited to: discounts, interests, commission, proportions, area, percentages, circumference, and volume. Able to apply these concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and/or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, as Nemacolin Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, feel, or feel; and talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms and occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision requirements of this role include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics of this role described here are representative of those an associate may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Kickstart your career at Nemacolin, a world-renowned luxury resort nestled in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Nemacolin boasts an unparalleled blend of elegance and adventure, offering an array of amenities that redefine luxury. With three Forbes-rated hotels to choose from, guests are treated to the epitome of comfort and style. Our five-star, five-diamond restaurant sets the stage for exquisite dining experiences, while our on-site zoo brings wildlife encounters to a whole new level. The opulent spa, championship golf courses, and a range of outdoor activities, including fly fishing, skiing, and snowboarding, provide a holistic and exciting getaway.

As a part of Team Nemacolin, you'll have the chance to work in a dynamic and supportive environment where your skills and passion will flourish. We believe in fostering growth and providing our team members with opportunities to shine and advance in their careers.

Join us in delivering unparalleled experiences that leave lasting memories for our cherished guests.  Real Life Magic meets boundless opportunity at Nemacolin. Come, be a part of it!

Nemacolin promotes a culture of continuous learning for our associates. We are strongly committed to comprehensive professional development programs:

Opportunities for advancement – At Nemacolin, we encourage our associates to grow within the organization and gain experience in a variety of departments to better understand the hospitality industry. Nemacolin prides itself on promoting from within the organization, and many of our mid and upper-level managers began in entry-level positions and advanced into their current roles.

Associate recognition programs – Nemacolin realizes that our associates help to set us apart from other organizations in the industry through their commitment to providing exceptional service and ability to consistently exceed guests’ expectations. Each month, associates can nominate others who have provided exceptional service, demonstrated leadership capabilities, or excelled in their areas of expertise. Winners receive an award for their efforts and are recognized by members of management.

Mentoring and coaching programs – As a new associate, we provide a level of mentoring that is best suited to you to enhance your growth and career interests while sharing knowledge, advice, and encouragement along the way.


Nemacolin has consistently been recognized in the hospitality industry for providing superior customer service and outstanding facilities. We are very proud of what we have accomplished, and we would like to have the opportunity to share our enthusiasm with you. Some of our accomplishments include the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating, the AAA Five-Diamond rating, the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, and a variety of other awards from Condé Nast Traveler, and Golf Digest, just to name a few.


Year-Round Referral Incentive - Receive a reward of $250.00 when you refer a new applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 90 days! Receive a second reward of $250.00 when the referred associate continues their employment for a total of 6 months and a reward of $500.00 when the referred associate achieves one year of service!

Seasonal Referral Incentive - Receive a reward of $100.00 when you refer a seasonal applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 60 days (rewards not applicable for rehires)!


  • An attractive 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal hours
  • Family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Long-term & short-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Access to associate-only community rec center, pub, and market. 
  • Educational assistance
  • Local and resort discounts
  • On-site uniform and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted meals during breaks in the associate break areas