Grand Valley State University - Outdoor Adventures
March 1, 2018
Part Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Under the Division of Student Services, this part-time 9-month position reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation. The Outdoor Adventures Program Assistant will assist in the administration and daily operations of the Outdoor Adventures facilities as well as development of the student staff and programming.
The Recreation Department at Grand Valley State University provides quality and inclusive programming for a university of 25,000+ students, faculty and staff. The Outdoor Adventures program includes a climbing center, bike shop, rental equipment program, outdoor trips and educational workshops. For more information go to www.gvsu.edu/rec.
·Assist in the hiring, training, and supervision of Outdoor Adventures student staff
·Supervise some evening and weekend hours of operation, events, and group activities
·Attend and lead occasional staff meetings and trainings of student staff
·Assist in the administration of programs and services including curriculum development, promotion, registration, scheduling, and day-of event management
·Provide assistance with other Campus Recreation department events like our annual RecFest
·Help administer and supervise special event/group rentals
·Assist in maintaining the Outdoor Adventures website and records
·Review and revise policies and procedures
·Attend department and division meetings
·Duties as assigned
·At least 1 year experience and success in the supervision of biking, climbing, or backpacking programs or staff
·Outdoor technical skills relevant to our programs
·Wilderness First Aid and Adult CPR w/ AED certification
Additional Salary Information: $1,500 per month stipend. No benefits
About Grand Valley State University - Outdoor Adventures
Our Mission is to enhance and engage the GVSU community by providing inclusive and diverse recreational opportunities that inspire participation, promote health and wellbeing, and encourage student development and success. Our offices are located in the Recreation Center on the Allendale campus. Our staff consists of seven full-time professionals, one graduate assistant, and over 120 undergraduate staff members.
Grand Valley State University is a public four year institution and has approximately 24,400 total students. GVSU is considered a Master's large institution.