MSU Outdoor Adventures is a multifaceted program within the division of Recreation and Wellness located just 30 minutes away from Red River Gorge. Our goal is to ensure overall student/community growth and development through personal experiences. MSU Outdoor Adventures includes an extensive adventure trip program, a high and low ropes course, bouldering wall, and equipment rental service and a resource library to assist in student trips. From rock climbing to backpacking, MSU Outdoor Adventures emphasizes adventure, environmental awareness, challenge, education, personal development, safety, and fun.
Recruits, hires, trains, develops, and manages the rental center, bouldering wall, challenge course, and trip leader staff (approximately 20-25 student staff members).
Oversees all Rental Center, Challenge Course and Bouldering wall operations.
Plans and leads day, overnight, and week long trips in accordance with department and university policies/procedures.
Assists in planning/marketing the outdoor rental center, bouldering wall, trips, challenge course and workshops/clinics.
Assists with all challenge course reservation requests and facilitation of groups.
Supports the Associate Director with managing the challenge course according to ACCT standards.
Assists with the procurement and repair of equipment.
Assists with administrative and office procedures (including but not limited to scheduling of employees, payroll, budget tracking, etc.).
Increases the program’s level of exposure through marketing resources, promotional venues, student development, and leadership opportunities.
Leads all outdoor staff trainings and in-services.
Provides assistance to other areas and special events of the Recreation & Wellness department as needed.
All other duties as assigned.
Must be admitted to a graduate degree program at Morehead State University.
Must be enrolled in and maintain at least nine graduate hours per semester.
Must be able to work an average of 20 hours per week.
Must maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA each semester.
A valid drivers license.
Additional Desired: Wilderness First Responder or WFA, ACCT Challenge Course Level 1, Leave No Trace Trainer or Master Trainer, AMGA Top Rope (CWI) and/or single pitch instructor (SPI), ACA Swiftwater. WFA or American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor.
Applications will not be accepted via bluefishjobs.com. Applicants must apply through the Morehead State University Employment website: https://moreheadstate.peopleadmin.com/
Additional Salary Information: $10,000.00 stipend is for the academic year (9 months).
Summer employment option is available.
MSU does not waive tuition for Graduate Assistants.
Internal Number: S00693P
About Morehead State University
Morehead State University is ranked as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. MSU is dedicated to excellence in scholarship and research, tailed instruction and real-world experiences that combine to create a dynamic atmosphere for learning. All of our graduate programs are accredited through the Southern Association of College and Schools (SACS). We are always looking for quality employees to help the University aspire to be the best public regional university in the South. We are accepting applications for the Intramural and Club Sports Coordinator position.