Ball State University is seeking an Assistant Director of Outdoor Pursuits to administer and manage all Outdoor Pursuit programs and operations (trips and workshops, climbing center, and rental/retail area); manage Student Recreation and Wellness (SRWC) Equipment Center and associated services; ensure the health and well-being of all staff and patrons due to the unique offsite nature of programming; serve to provide program staff management, facility coverage, and supervision of special events as needed. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. Position requires the ability to travel due to trip management of program. For more details and a copy of the full job description please visit:
Apply online at http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11927 Include the following documents with your application: Resume and cover letter. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through February 13, 2018. Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for highest related degree earned prior to an in-person interview. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, experience in outdoor recreation programming; at least three years of professional experience; risk management experience. Current ACI: CPR/AED/First-Aid certification and/or willingness to obtain within 60 days; Wilderness First Responder certification; possess understanding of basic Leave No Trace principles.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Four years of professional experience in college/university recreation programming; broad-based experience in the following competencies: backpacking, hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, climbing, rock walls, mountain/trail biking, budgeting, and inventory management. Certification in at least one of the following: American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) or Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA), Climbing Wall Instructor (CWI), American Canoe Association (ACA), White Water Rafting. ACI: CPR/AED/First-Aid Instructor and/or Wilderness First Responder Instructor.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Internal Number: 100169
About Ball State University
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders - committed to improving the quality of life for all.