Assistant Director - Outdoor Pursuits Lubbock 22176BR Recreational Sports
Position Description Performs varied and complex administrative duties in the management and coordination of a large specialized project and/or program. Requires independent judgment and application of established policies and procedures. Works under general supervision with evaluation based on overall results obtained.
Interview, hire, train, schedule and evaluate one-two Graduate Assistant-Outdoor Pursuits
Interview, hire, train, schedule and evaluate 30-45 undergraduate student staff
Coordinate and host program specific staff meetings and development workshops
Develop and coordinate the annual budget of $150,000 for the Outdoor Pursuits program
Create and ensure all risk management procedures specific to the programs directly responsible for are adhered to by program staff
Maintain accurate inventory of supplies and equipment
Embrace a spirt of entrepreneurship ensuring sound business practices are a part of the revenue generating equation of this program
Ensure quality and durable equipment are provided through the OPC rental shop, climbing wall operation and for all trips
Develop and coordinate a robust trips program balancing the importance of risk management protocols with the experiential education component of the program
Develop and execute program specific assessment tools and use feedback to enhance program satisfaction
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in the area of specialization or closely related field. Three years of related administrative and technical experience. Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred
Three to five years professional experience with progressive increase in responsibility and supervision
Two years of experience in the operation of an outdoor education program preferably in a university setting with a leadership role in two of the following program areas:
Outdoor rental shop
Extended trip program
Wilderness First Responder Certification
Leave No Trace preferred
Leadership and supervisory experience
Ability to work as part of and lead a team that collaborates effectively with colleagues
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle decisions
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.