This is a new program offering and professional opportunity at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.
The Outdoor Adventure Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the design and administration of a comprehensive Outdoor Adventure Recreation (OAR) Program. This position will manage the daily operations within Outdoor Adventure Recreation that includes outdoor adventure trips, education and instructional clinics, equipment rentals, and indoor climbing wall. The Outdoor Adventure Recreation programming will focus teambuilding, leadership development, and experiential education as well as wide range of specialized activities that helps individuals grow deeper connections and engagement with the natural environment. The Outdoor Adventure Recreation Coordinator will hire, train, supervise and evaluate student program facilitators; manage program risk and safety; and assist with budget planning and marketing. This position will also be involved with and support departmental, division, and university strategic initiatives.
Interested candidates should apply through the UW-Green Bay Department of Human Resources & Workforce Diversity. Applications submitted on bluefishjobs will not be considered. The position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by Sunday, June 3, 2018.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Recreation, Outdoor Education, Tourism Management, Sports Management, Sports Administration, or related field at time of application.
1 year of full-time professional experience or two years as a graduate assistant in the promotion, design, development, and administration of outdoor recreation programs.
Wilderness First Responder or ability to obtain within three months of hire.
Minimum of CPR/AED/First Aid Certified required at time of application and American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
Internal Number: 14308
About University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution with an enrollment of approximately 6,700 students, exceptional academic facilities and affordable, high-quality programs at the undergraduate and graduate-degree levels. An interdisciplinary academic approach encourages students to be creative problem-solvers who value diversity, sustainability and community involvement. With a scenic bayshore campus and metropolitan mission, UW-Green Bay is convenient to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of the New North and Fox Valley regions. Excellent library and computer facilities, well-equipped classrooms, abundant fine arts opportunities, Division I athletics and premium student housing are prominent. Founded in 1965 and a member institution of the tradition-rich University of Wisconsin System, UW-Green Bay boasts more than 32,000 alumni. Graduates live and work worldwide, but many remain in Northeast Wisconsin to serve as the region’s teachers, health care professionals, business people, planners and civic leaders. The University is strongly linked to its community.
The UW-Green Bay academic plan promo...tes hands-on learning through internships, research and team projects. It also demands that students have the ability to make connections — to examine issues from different perspectives, and to work effectively with those from other fields. UW-Green Bay is structured in a way educators describe as "interdisciplinary." Academic programs are grouped not by narrow departments but by practical areas of interest. A more thorough exploration of the University’s approach to academics, the liberal arts tradition and serving the common good can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog, online.