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Manage and administer a comprehensive Outdoor Adventure program. This includes but is not limited to the management and oversight of the rock wall program, planning of all outdoor trips, management and inventory of equipment checkout service which will serve the needs and interests of TTU’s diverse student, faculty and staff population. Responsibilities include budget management, planning, and promoting the programs that create revenue streams to support the program. Create and implement a comprehensive policies and procedures manual, and set forth standards and precedents that will create a fun, yet safe program for the beginner as well as the experienced participant. Responsible for creating a student staff manual. Interview, hire and train student staff and Graduate Assistant(s). Responsible for development, documentation, assessment and reporting, and evaluation of all TTU Campus Recreation Outdoor programs and services.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Campus Recreation, Sport and Leisure Studies, or a related field. Two (2) years of experience in a university setting coordinating Adventure program planning, climbing wall belaying, route setting, and lead climbing. Knowledge of and experience with technical and instructional proficiency in a number of outdoor pursuits and climbing wall topics. Have or be willing to obtain within 3 months, safety and rescue skills and certifications CPR/AED, first aid, Wilderness First Responder, high level kayak instruction, water safety, and swift water rescue. Climbing and belay certification. AMGA Single Pitch Instructor.