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1. Ensure the highest possible level of customer service in order to provide exceptional experiences for students, faculty, staff, guests and university partners. 2. Develop and direct the outdoor pursuits programs to include computer-based registration, inventory and scheduling for outdoor programs, workshops and trips, outdoor equipment check-out, outdoor resource center, and rock wall operations and rentals. 3. Supervise student staff including hiring, training, scheduling, mentoring, conducting evaluations and disciplinary processes and overseeing payroll. 4. Develop, implement, and assess an Outdoor Pursuits risk management plan. 5. Ensure all travel-related arrangements are completed according to departmental, divisional, and university standards including student travel paperwork, site reservations, vehicle rentals, and risk management plans. 6. Submit an annual budget and provide financial supervision necessary to achieve budget targets, carrying out best practices in financial stewardship. 7. Provide ongoing semester and annual updates on pertinent measures of success, including participation, assessment data, financial status, and area happenings. 8. Conduct regular patron surveys to ensure quality program effectiveness. 9. Plan and lead an annual Trip Leader Training course to include both classroom learning and an experiential trip. 10. Market Outdoor Pursuits facilities, programs, and services. 11. Clearance by the UTSA Police Department to be an authorized driver for student travel. 12. Assist with departmental efforts regarding student staff and participant development. 13. Participate and contribute to departmental committees. 14. Represent Campus Recreation within the campus community through committees and participation in various university functions. 15. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Three years of professional experience in outdoor recreation programs to include trip leading, equipment check-out, risk management, and rock wall operations.
(Two years of graduate assistant experience = one-year professional experience.)
Experience in planning, supervision, and program development.
Current CPR, AED and First Aid within the first 180 days of employment.
Current Wilderness First Responder Certification or ability to obtain within 180 days
American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) / Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA) Climbing Wall Instructor
Possess valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
Excellent written and oral skills and the ability to work with diverse groups.
Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Criminal Background Check (CBC).
Additional Salary Information: State of Texas Benefits
Internal Number: BES20200068P
About The University of Texas at San Antonio
The mission of the Department of Campus Recreation is to be recognized as leaders in student development and collegiate recreation. The department has five program areas which include, fitness and wellness, informal recreation, sport programs, aquatics, and outdoor pursuits. These programs take place within the 185,000 square foot Recreation & Wellness Center, the outdoor aquatics area, a 13-acre Recreational Field Complex (artificial turf) and a Downtown Fitness Center & Studio. For more information about UTSA Campus Recreation, please visit our website at campusrec.utsa.edu
The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses: Main Campus, Downtown Campus and UTSA’s Institute of Texan Cultures.
UTSA is a multicultural discovery enterprise institution with more than 32,000 students. It is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. With students enrolled in 141 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, UTSA is the third-largest component in The University of Texas System and has been one of the state's fastest-growing public un...iversities for much of the last decade.
UTSA offers 70 bachelor’s, 68 master’s and 24 doctoral degree programs. UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research-intensive institution.
UTSA's Main campus has 725-acres and borders the Texas Hill Country and is just a 20-minute drive from downtown San Antonio.
The UTSA Downtown Campus is a full-service educational center. More than 6,000 students attend classes and pursue degrees at the Downtown Campus, which opened in 1997.
The Institute of Texan Cultures is a museum highlighting the varied cultures of Texas past & present.
As the premier doctoral/research university of South Texas and as a Hispanic-serving institution, UTSA will continue to provide educational opportunities for the underrepresented population of the region at the highest level of excellence.
For more information about UTSA, visit: www.utsa.edu