Ball State University Recreation Services is accepting applications for a Coordinator of Outdoor Pursuits.
Recreation Services serves the Ball State University community by providing experiential opportunities leading to healthy citizens of the world. Through a diverse offering of facilities and programs, Recreation Services prides itself on safety and customer service. Professional positions in this area bring a variety of skillsets and collaboration to accomplish a variety of tasks for both the department and campus community. See what our department has to offer: http://www.bsu.edu/recreation
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Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. At least one year of professional experience in managing outdoor programming including climbing wall, equipment rentals, and trips; must have a variety of experiences leading groups in outdoor settings; experience working within a recreational sport or outdoor recreation setting and have direct management of employees. Two years of graduate assistantship in a related field may be counted as one year of professional experience. Ability/desire to obtain Wilderness First Responder (WFR) at applicant’s expense by date of hire; possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy; must be able to work evenings and weekends
Candidates must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree or higher in Outdoor Leadership, Recreation, Physical Education, Leisure Studies, Parks & Recreation Management, Sports Administration, or related field. Two or more years of professional experience in collegiate outdoor programming including climbing wall, equipment rentals, and trips; experience leading and teaching multiple outdoor recreation activities; experience with recreation management software for registrations and inventory. Two years of graduate assistantship in a related field may be counted as one year of professional experience. Possess current Wilderness First Responder (WFR); Professional Membership – National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA), Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE), or Association of Experiential Education (AEE); certification in American Canoe Association Level 1 Instructor or higher; American Mountain Guides Association or Professional Climbing Instructors Association Single Pitch Climbing Instructor or higher; WFA/WFR Trainer; Swiftwater Rescue Technician.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/16875 . Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Mr. Patrick Langendorfer, resume. Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 19, 2019.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
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.
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