The full-time coordinator has direct supervision of the Outdoor Adventures Graduate Assistant, Climbing Center Manager and Custom Events Manager; is responsible for daily operation of the Outdoor Adventures Program, establishes fiscal policies, manages payroll, and implements revenue generation strategies; directs operation of the Climbing Center and Outdoor Adventure Center; trains, manages and evaluates a diverse staff, which requires specialized training and skills; administers risk management policy and procedures for climbing wall protocols, equipment purchase, wall maintenance and route setting; develops classes, workshops and staff training curricula; leads land and water-based adventure trips; provides strong leadership in the organization and administration of Recreation’s summer camp program; and shares the responsibility for the mission, strategic planning, quality enhancement plan, student learning outcomes, goals and objectives of the office of Recreation and Sports Services and the University of West Florida.
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action employer. Any individual requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Compliance at 1-850-474-2059 (voice) or 1 850 857 6114 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.
Preferred Start Date: August 1, 2017
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree with one year of appropriate experience. One year experience managing a youth summer camp.
The University of West Florida is a creative, student-centered state institution focused on excellence. At UWF, our highest priorities are our students and the academic programs that serve them. The faculty, staff and students at UWF are not here to merely do what's been done before. Individual attention from a world-class faculty in a warm and caring environment is the essence of UWF. Our mission... is to empower each individual we serve with knowledge and opportunity to contribute responsibly and creatively to a complex world.
The University of West Florida, with campuses in Pensacola and along the Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida, is one of the region's prized resources. UWF is a member of the State University System of Florida. The Florida legislature established the university in 1963, ground was broken in 1965 and classes began in the fall of 1967. UWF is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. UWF serves a student population of approximately 13,000.
Student population, 12,979
Representing 50 states and 87 countries
60% women, 40% men
1,600 students live on campus
77.5% of faculty have the highest degree granted
Student to faculty ratio - 24 to 1 for upper division
Average class enrollment for freshman lecture courses: 31
Average class enrollment for upper-level lecture courses: 24
Statistics as of Nov. 13, 2016