Clemson University is hiring!! The Department of Campus Recreation is currently seeking applications for the Assistant Director of Outdoor Recreation Position. Clemson is located in upstate South Carolina and is surrounded by lakes, rivers and mountains. The CORE (Clemson Outdoor Recreation and Education) program is a comprehensive outdoor program housed in the Department of Campus Recreation and offers a wide variety of outdoor trips, outdoor orientation program, equipment rentals, instructional clinics, bike shop and special events. This position serves in an administrative role for the outdoor program and provides leadership to achieve the mission of Campus Recreation. The program is housed in the brand new 16,000 sqft Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Education center which sits on the shores of Lake Hartwell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCKJMV2PYQI&t=18s
This full-time position within Campus Recreation is responsible for managing the Outdoor Recreation program and operations in the Andy Qauttlebaum Center. Responsibilities include the management of outdoor programs, equipment, and facilities; the recruiting, hiring, training, and supervision of student employees; and collaboration with other departments.
50% - Essential - Manages the Outdoor Recreation Program. Recruits, hires, trains and provides leadership and professional development to student staff and Graduate Assistant. Provides internship and practicum opportunities for students. Plans and executes a diverse schedule of outdoor adventure activities and programs. Develops a strategic and intentional marketing and communication plan that engages both broad and specific participants. Ensures Departmental and University procedures are followed at all times. Develops and monitors budgets. Evaluates equipment and facilities to ensure risk management and appropriate procedures are being followed at all times.
30% - Essential - Manages the Outdoor Recreation equipment rental center and bike shop. Recruits, hires, trains, and schedules student staff working as equipment specialists and outdoor recreation managers. Develops a strategic and intentional marketing and communication plan that engages both broad and specific patrons. Oversees equipment inventory, including purchasing, maintenance and repair, to ensure that equipment is clean and ready for use for all programs and rentals. Responsible for point of sale system (hardware and software) and for training student staff on appropriate cash handling and financial procedures.
15% - Essential - In coordination with Campus Recreation staff and the Director of Programs and Assessment, this position provides operational support of programs and events occurring at the Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Education Center and on the fields, beach and other spaces at the Snow Complex.
5% - Essential - Collaborates with University programs and departments as well as external agencies to develop joint programs and services in support of Campus Recreation mission and University strategic plan. Participates in committees and national organizations related to the position and department. Represents Campus Recreation and the Division of Student Affairs in a positive and professional manner at all times.
Education - Bachelor's Degree Experience - 1+ years (2 years as a outdoor education graduate assistant may be exchanged for 1 year of professional experience) in the outdoor education industry, preferably collegiate recreation.
Education - Master's Degree
JOB KNOWLEDGE Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Manages Work of Others - Manages work of others including hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. Plans organizational structure and job content.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES Provides Budget Input - Provides input into the budgeting process, and oversees fund allocation.
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
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About Clemson University
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body.Ranked as the 21st best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. In fact, 91 percent of our seniors say they’d pick Clemson again if they had it to do over.Clemson’s retention and graduation rates rank among the highest in the country for public universities. We’ve been named among the best values by Kiplinger magazine in 2013, and SmartMoney in 2012 ranked us No. 7 in student return on investment.Our beautiful college campus sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Hartwell Lake. But we also have research facilities and economic development hubs throughout the state of South Carolina — in Greenville, Greenwood, Columbia and Charleston.