Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Recreation, the Outdoor Programs Supervisor assists with the development and implementation of Aztec Adventures programs, including climbing wall, team building programs and outings. The Supervisor will oversee multiple aspects of the Aztec Adventures programs, including daily operations, fiscal management, risk management, policies and procedures, scheduling and event planning, and staff management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists with the planning, organization, and implementation of recreational outdoor programs including but not limited to: climbing wall operations, instructional classes, and team building, outings and back shop operations
Ensures all programs and services are governed by rules, guidelines, policies and procedures approved by the A.S. Recreation and Wellness Commission
Ensures policies and procedures are developed, interpreted and applied properly for all Aztec Adventures facilities and programs with participant safety as a high priority
Ensures adherence to Aztec Recreation, Associated Students and SDSU policies
Hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates program staff
Assists with making programming changes, needs and ideas to enhance participation growth
Assists with promotional materials and social media content in collaboration with Aztec Recreation Marketing Coordinator and student staff to promote and publicize outdoor programs
Assists with assessment for all Aztec Adventures programs
MINIMUM & PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in outdoor education, experiential education, recreation, or related field from an accredited college or university required. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum two years of experience administering outdoor recreation programs required (or two years Graduate Assistantship experience)
Experience in a college campus environment preferred.
Starting Range: $19.37 - $21.63 per hour, Non-Exempt
Priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before October 22, 2019.
SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS
This is a regular, full-time position. Flexibility and willingness to work irregular hours and days, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed by program schedule.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work conditions may vary depending upon the location of programs; programs may occur indoors and outdoors, therefore requiring exposure to a variety of elements. While working indoors, the lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work performed within an office environment will include standard office equipment. While working outdoors, the work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: sun, heat/cold, dust, pollens, precipitation, and other environmental risks.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements include talking, listening, sitting, standing, walking, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, corrected vision, hearing to standard range and use of office equipment including but not limited to computers, printers, telephones, copiers, fax machines, and cameras.
Must have ability to carry 45% of your body weight in a backpack for long periods of time. Must be sufficiently fit to participate in all sites and logistics related to outdoor activities and maintain ample energy, strength and focus to aid students and instructors. When on trips, on feet most days, sometimes for long hours. Must be able to sleep on ground and camp outside for multiple consecutive days. When driving, must be able to focus on safe driving for extended periods.
Depending on program requirements, physical demands may require standing and walking for extended lengths of time and may require lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and carrying items up to 40 pounds.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered this position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.
Fingerprinting is required for all employee and volunteer positions that have direct contact with minor children.
Internal Number: 2421
About Associated Students, San Diego State University
San Diego State University, the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located nine miles east of the Pacific Ocean in beautiful San Diego, a dynamic and diverse community of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 34,000 students (25,000 FTEs) on the main campus as well as more than 800 students at the Imperial Valley campus in Calexico. The students are supported by approximately 5,000 faculty and staff. The University currently offers bachelor's degrees in 85 areas of study, the master's in 75, and 17 doctoral degrees.
Associated Students of SDSU is an independent student-directed corporation. Over 75 years old and with an annual operating budget of over $20 million, A.S. derives less than 20% of its revenues from student fees and more than 80% from revenues generated by programs it operates including the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Viejas Arena, Aztec Recreation (including the Aztec Recreation Center), SDSU Children’s Center, The Daily Aztec, Mission Bay Aquatic Center, Aquaplex, and the Aztec Student Union Board. Mirroring America’s changing faces, A.S. represents a culturally-diverse student body. The AS employs over 90 full-time staff and 1,200 part-time student employees.
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