The Coordinator of Outdoor Programs, under general supervision, assists in running a comprehensive Climbing and Outdoor Adventure Program. The coordinator organizes, implements, leads, and evaluates selected outdoor activities.
40% - Coordinates the planning, operating, and assessment of intramural and club sports programs; fitness activities and classes; wellness initiatives, seminars, trainings, and awareness programs; special events, etc. Coordinate the hiring, training, and evaluation of recreational sports student workers. Advises and oversees sport club teams within the competitive sports program. Purchases, maintains and inventories of all intramural and informal recreation equipment.
20% - Implement, and evaluate wellness initiatives that meet national effective practice and federal and state guidelines. Develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive risk management plan. Activities will include the planning, development, organization, and evaluation of workshops on various wellness initiatives and campaigns including, but not limited to, alcohol education and risk reduction, drug abuse prevention, depression awareness, etc.
10% - Build purposeful partnerships with academic departments, office of recruiting, and community college partners to ensure the appropriate and timely delivery of information during student transition. Collaborate with campus partners to ensure the accuracy of information that is disseminated.
10% - Compiles information and data in conjunction with monthly, mid-year, and yearly reports. Responsible for coordinating publicity, social media and promotions related to recreational and wellness sports programs. Develops and maintains relationships with student, faculty, staff and the university community.
10% - Collaborate with the Associate Dean to plan, develop, and achieve goals for programs and wellness in accordance with university and division goals. Helps coordinate overall vision and direction of the unit and its respective programs or initiatives through the continuous improvement planning process.
10% - Complete other duties as assigned, to include serving as a representative on department, division, and university committees and task forces, and at events.
Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years of related experience in outdoor programs.
Knowledge of contemporary university programming methods and practices.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
First Aid & CPR certification.
Ability to exert heavy force and lift heavy objects.
A master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
At least two years of experience in recreational administration, university campus recreation, or related setting.
Extensive experience in sport's officials training.
Demonstrated Experience in the successful completion of multiple projects and responsibilities.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community.
Demonstrated experience using and familiarity with computer applications: word, excel, etc.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on September 1, 1999 as Tarleton-Central Texas and became a stand-alone university on May 27, 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System. A&M-Central Texas is an upper-level institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currentl...y serving over 2,500 students. Classes are offered at several convenient sites, including area community colleges and Fort Hood in order to accommodate both full- and part-time students and to serve the entire Central Texas area. The University provides a wide range of flexible course schedules, including online, evening and weekend classes.