Oversee all aspects of the Challenge Course Program. Develop, deliver, market, and evaluate outcome-specific challenge course curricula based on current models of organizational and leadership development. Responsible to recruit, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate 20-30 student employees. Contribute to the administration of the Campus Recreation department by establishing outcomes and assessment plans, managing budget and evaluating risk management of all site-based experiential programs.
Develop, market, deliver, and evaluate outcome-based curricula for leadership and organizational development. Develop student and temporary employees to deliver and assess high quality educational and training programs.
Manage all clients utilizing the challenge course including: intake, scheduling dates, tracking and recording data, paperwork and payment information. Maintain USF student utilization and expand corporate/nonprofit clients. Must be able to work at heights over 50' or more.
Recruit, train, schedule, and evaluate challenge course student and temporary employees. Develop position progression for employees.
Develop, implement, and evaluate program processes to increase student employee responsibility and maximize efficiency.
Develop, market, deliver, and evaluate recreational programs.
Perform, schedule, and document all course and equipment inspections and repairs, including minor repairs at heights over 50’. Create and manage program budget.
Contribute to the Campus Recreation Department and the University of South Florida by serving on various committees, as assigned, including strategic planning, assessment, and learning outcomes.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with at least one year of experience managing experiential programs. Degree's in: Management, Leadership, Psychology, Education, Recreation or related field; work experience may not substitute for the Bachelor's degree requirement for this position. *Current Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) Challenge Course Manager certification or ability to obtain within 30 days.
A Master's degree in Leadership, Management, Human Resource Development, Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology or related field. With 1 to 3 years of professional experience. Graduate assistantship counts towards professional experience. *ACCT Qualified Professional for Level 1 and Level 2 Trainer/Tester.
Additional Information: Challenge Course Practitioner Portfolio required, ACCT format preferred Work outdoors at heights over 50 ft in all weather conditions
Current ACCT Challenge Course Manager certification or equivalent Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification Qualified ACCT CCP Level 2 Trainer/Tester Student development principles
All application materials must be submitted through Careers@USF website. Priority review of candidates will begin August 1.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent State of Florida benefits package
The University of South Florida is a metropolitan research university located in the thriving Tampa Bay area, with a total enrollment of 47,000 students. USF Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs. Major programs and activities include intramural sports, outdoor recreation, fitness, aquatics, group fitness, and sport clubs. The facilities include a 250,000 square foot recreation... center, a satellite fitness center and 60 acres of outdoor facilities, including sports fields, outdoor swimming pools and a riverfront park.