The Campus Recreation department at Florida Gulf Coast University is looking to hire an Outdoor Pursuits intern available for the start of the 2020 Fall Semester.
Assist with the design, implementation, and evaluation of programming for outdoor and waterfront equipment rentals, challenge course, outdoor skill clinics, bike rentals, and adventure trips. This position is also a contributing member to the overall operation to successful delivery of a wide variety of Campus Recreation programming.
Assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of all programming areas. This includes, but is not limited to, outdoor gear rentals, outdoor skill clinics, trips, challenge course programs
Assist in creating programs that are intentionally designed, and well sequenced, to provide appropriate skill development progressions for beginner to advanced participants
Assist in the daily operations of all Outdoor Pursuits programming areas; outdoor equipment rentals, waterfront rentals, trips, and challenge course.
Ensuring monthly inventory and inspection of all program related gear are completed
Maintaining an orderly and efficient bike repair area
Assisting with researching and purchasing new gear and storage materials for the program areas
Assist with hiring, training and supervising of a student staff of 15-20 rental specialists, challenge course facilitators, and assistant trips leaders
Assist in creating effective training's to provide opportunities for students to grow in the core skill areas
Assist in bi-monthly in-service training's for student staff
Represent the Department of Campus Recreation as needed within the University and surrounding community
Available to take on other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Outdoor Pursuits
Serve on departmental committees as assigned
Maintain daily office hours. Some early morning, late evening and weekend work will be required
Act in a professional manner at all times
Provides general administrative and clerical support
Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential
Wilderness First Aid Certification
WFR, ACA, LNT, & ACCT
Campus Recreation Management (in order)
Assistant Director - Outdoor Pursuits
Associate Director of Programming
Director of Campus Recreation
This position will receive $13.00 an hour for an average of 29 hours per week from August to May with an option for summer employment.
Anticipated Start Date: August 2020
Anticipated End Date: May 2021
Please complete the application through Eagle Jobs found at https://jobs.fgcu.edu/postings/7354. You will need to include a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 references with contact information. Please contact Oliver Sendall at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
About Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Gulf Coast University is about more than just basketball and beach time. “Dunk City,” as it became known nationwide during the FGCU men’s basketball team’s historic run in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, is a diverse community of more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students who are just as committed to hitting the books as hitting the campus lakeshore beach. In less than 20 years, FGCU has made an indelible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area’s economy and a cultural hub for the community. Our students enjoy one of the highest graduate employment rates among the state’s universities. Our campus and region serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the entire region. Inspiring those who inspire others — that’s The FGCU Effect.