Coordinator, Outdoor Recreation (8024) Posting Number: req979 Working 12 months per year Non-classified Staff Student Services Pocatello - Main Campus
The Outdoor Recreation Coordinator/Instructor is responsible for the coordination, implementation, development, collaboration and daily operations of all aspects of the Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center consisting of the Campus Recreation climbing wall, Sport Sciences and Physical Education academic classes, and supporting the Outdoor Adventure Center Director in all other programs related to the Outdoor Adventure Center.
Assist the Outdoor Adventure Center Director in the administration, implementation, and supervision of the Outdoor Adventure Center and staff to include: academic classes, adventure trips, fundraisers, climbing wall, rental shop, retail, yurts, challenge course and outdoor equipment.
Directly manage and oversee the ISU Campus Recreation Climbing Wall.
Develop and update policies and procedures for the climbing wall including manuals, inspections, and program reports.
Compile, prepare, and maintain records for the Outdoor Adventure Center and Campus Recreation such as budget, participation numbers, rental reports, injuries, and incident reports.
Develop program climbing wall facilitator manuals, trainings and workshops, including a comprehensive staff training program and training modules.
Responsible for inventory and maintaining climbing program equipment.
Coordinate maintenance work for all areas of responsibility including specific equipment maintenance and inventory.
Assist in the development and implementation of risk management protocols for areas of responsibility within Outdoor Adventure Center and Campus Recreation.
Work evening and weekends when necessary regarding Outdoor Adventure Center and Campus Recreation Climbing Wall events.
Assist with the marketing and promotion of the Outdoor Adventure Center and Campus Recreation Climbing Wall.
Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, mentoring, and evaluating Outdoor Adventure Center and Campus Recreation Climbing Wall staff.
Evaluate Outdoor Adventure Center and Campus Recreation Climbing Wall programs and services to determine overall effectiveness, satisfaction, and recommend possible changes as deemed appropriate.
Prepare written communications such as monthly reports, annual reports, participation, statistics, etc.
Establish and maintain working relationships throughout the university community and maintain relationships with public and individual entities.
Please submit the following documents with your application: CV/Resume, cover letter and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 29, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved at $39,229 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Current Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) certification or greater from the AMGA or PCIA.
Current Wilderness First Responder Certificate
Current CPR certification.
Valid driver's license.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs with, or without accommodation.
Master's degree in outdoor education, physical education, kinesiology/exercise science, sports management, recreation administration, or a related field.
Previous supervisory experience in higher education and campus recreation desired. Prefer experience developing quality student programs and implementing risk management policies for safe facilities and recreation programs.
Demonstrated ability to provide instruction and possess technical proficiency in a variety of outdoor applications including kayaking, canoeing, backpacking, stand-up paddle boarding, mountain biking, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting, etc.
Experience training, hiring, supervising, and evaluating employees.
Experience with event/fundraiser organization, marketing and promotion.
Additional outdoor certifications such as avalanche education, swift water rescue, ski instructor, canoe/kayak/raft/sup, challenge course, mountain biking, LNT, climbing wall instructor, etc.
Additional Salary Information: Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
ISU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
Internal Number: PCN 8024
About Idaho State University
Founded in 1901, Idaho State University attracts students from around the world. We offer high-quality education in more than 250 programs, and are the state's designated lead institution in health professions. Idaho State is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution.
Idaho State University offers exceptional academics at the heart of an outdoor-lover's paradise. Only a few minutes from campus, you can find world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.