The primary responsibility of the position is the development, delivery, management, and direct supervision of outdoor recreation and special event programs. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the say to day management and operation of the Campus Recreation unit.
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide supervision and management of the Outdoor Recreation program; establish guidance, trips, educational clinics, and schedules; expand program offerings to meet the student needs.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, evaluate, and supervise six or more student staff, necessary to support all programs (trip guides, rental attendants, team building and clinic facilitators, special event staff, etc.). Manage payroll/time sheets for personnel and student employees. Provide staff coverage during evenings, weekends, and special events as determined by department and function need; conduct annual evaluations of student staff.
Develop, implement, and maintain risk management policies and procedures for the outdoor trips, educational clinics, team building courses and related to specific program assignments. Ensure all required training and education programs are implemented for all areas of oversight. Conduct training sessions, in-service training, and testing for Outdoor Recreation staff.
Determine types of equipment to be used for outdoor trips, outdoor rental program, and educational clinics; maintain inventory and quality assessment of equipment.
Coordinate the management of the rental program by maintaining records and reports of the day to day operations. Determine a rental schedule, renter policies, and services to be provided. Establish maintenance schedules, repairs, and equipment inventory.
Manage and supervise outdoor educational clinics. This includes reserving a facility or outdoor location; facilitating groups through the clinic; inspecting any equipment prior to use; determining learning outcomes for each clinic; and offering pre and post evaluations to provide assessment for effectiveness.
Manage and supervise outdoor trips. This includes reserving a facility, hotel lodging, or campsite; guiding groups through the trips; inspecting any equipment prior to use; securing transportation or other travel arrangements for participants; and establish safety guidelines specific to the various trips.
Assist with development and implementation of marketing plan for the outdoor recreation program.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with relevant experience in outdoor recreation, recreation, physical education, sports management, or a related field
minimum of two years' experience in supervision and development of recreational sports programming
Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification or willing to obtain one within three months of hire
Certification in Emergency Response (opportunity for certification made available, and must obtain within 6 months of hire)
Wilderness First Responder
Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of two years' experience in an educational and recreational environment
CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Certification
ACA Instructor certification
AMGA or PCIA Single-Pitch Instructor certification
Internal Number: 218692
About Augusta University
Augusta University is the primary health care campus and one of four, level-one research institutions in the state of Georgia. With an enrollment of 9,000 students, Augusta University provides high quality instruction to prepare the future leaders of the state and nation. The Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs strives to provide an extensive array of sport, fitness and recreational opportunities in support of the whole student. Approximately 75 percent of our students participate in campus recreation programs and services, which include two recreation centers, a growing club sports program, and an outdoor recreation complex.