Associated Students Inc. (ASI) is a nonprofit corporation and an auxiliary organization of California State University, Sacramento providing a wide range of programs and services to the students of CSUS. As the recognized voice of Sacramento State students, we enrich lives through experiential learning, student services, and leadership opportunities. One of many ways ASI fulfills its mission is through diverse programming such as Peak Adventures.
Peak Adventures is an outdoor adventure program dedicated to providing adventure education and leadership development opportunities for Sac State students and the community through outdoor trips, a full service Bike Shop, team building at the Challenge Center, equipment rentals, and youth camps. Peak Adventures has been guiding people on outdoor adventures since 1989 and have become the most unique, diverse, and affordable outdoor recreation provider within Northern California.
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JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Department Director, the Outdoor Adventures Manager is responsible for the oversight of Peak Adventures’ outdoor trips and clinics. The Outdoor Adventures Manager provides leadership and direction, exercising independent judgment in the development of the program, risk management, staffing, training, policies and procedures, time keeping, as well as assisting with budgeting and marketing. The Outdoor Adventures Manager has overall responsibility for the operations of Peak Adventures’ outdoor trips to include the management of all outdoor equipment inventory and vehicles.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Oversee the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of outdoor program staff. Ensure appropriate staffing for scheduled trips. Oversee all trip logistics from pre-trip planning and preparation to post-trip follow-up. • Develop and implement appropriate training programs to meet the demands of the outdoor program. Training and advisement will include, but are not limited to, proper use of equipment, risk management, back-country first aid and emergency response, accident prevention, white-water guide training, commercial driver training, as well as training in group dynamics and leadership. Develop and deliver other trainings as directed based upon program needs. Create and maintain a tracking system for employee trainings and certifications. Implement the use of Outdoor Skills Task Lists and develop Outdoor Program Manuals to make training efforts consistent and repeatable. • Lead and facilitate all overnight trips and programs and various day trips and programs. Provide vehicle shuttle assistance for trips when necessary and be on-call for emergencies. • Responsible for all vehicle maintenance for 12-passenger vans and trailers. Develop and maintain an equipment and vehicle maintenance tracking system. Coordinate with ASI’s Business and Administration Office for the implementation of the DMV pull notice program, golf cart training and drug testing for our commercial drivers. • Procure and manage all outdoor program equipment. Ensure that equipment is available, reserved, and in working order for programmed events. Repair or outsource the repair of equipment as needed. Develop and maintain professional relationships with vendors and monitor product warranties. Conduct regular inventory for all outdoor equipment. • Work with the Associate Director to oversee youth camps. Partner with the Department Director to plan and budget for all outdoor trips offered each year. Work with the Marketing and Sales Specialists as needed to help generate marketing strategies for all categories of outdoor trips. • Process permit requests for a variety of state and federal agencies providing all required documents. Complete all required reports to permitting agency. Based on the program schedule, make reservations at the designated state/federal parks and other third party vendors. Meet all established deadlines for permits and reservations. • Maintain vendor relationships for industry discounts to the outdoor program; and assist staff with industry pro deal ordering. • Other duties may be assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES • Exceptional customer service skills • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff, employees and public • Good analytical and problem-solving skills • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • One year of outdoor programming experience (risk management, trip logistics and equipment management) • Previous leadership experience (leading trips and supervising staff) • Ability to lift, move and/or carry up to 50 pounds • Ability to work nights and weekends. • Ability to be on-call. • Ability to safely climb up to approximately 50 feet above the ground (using safety equipment) • Ability to maintain a commercial driver’s license or higher and meet ASI driving criteria • Proficient in windows-based personal computers – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook • CPR certification (must have required certifications within six months of hire) • Wilderness First Responder (or higher level) certification (must have required certifications within six months of hire)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Professional instructor certifications in related fields (PCIA, Swift-Water Rescue, LNT, etc.) • Proficiency in white-water rafting, top-rope rock climbing site management, and mountain biking • Bachelor’s degree
Pay: $50,000; relocation is not covered
Additional Salary Information: BENEFITS
Associated Student Inc. provides extremely generous benefits package to Full-Time employees:
•Medical: 100% employer paid medical coverage for employees through Kaiser HMO or Sutter Health Plus HMO plans; 95% employer paid coverage for employee dependents. Vision is included in the plans.
•Dental plan: 100% employer paid dental coverage for employees and dependents
•$50,000 Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
•Employer paid Long Term Disability benefits
•Retirement: a generous pay period ASI contribution after completing 12 months of service, subject to the terms of the retirement plan.
•Paid vacation and 13 paid holidays. 7 paid holidays are scheduled from Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January.
•24 hours of paid personal holiday time
•4 weeks paid parental leave subject to Parental Leave pay policy
•CA Sick Leave Pay
•Employee Assistance Program
•Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care
•Access to onsite childcare at the ASI employee rate
About Associated Student Inc., Peak Adventures
Sacramento State is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, Sacramento State is committed to providing lead...ership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of Sacramento State to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.