The University of Florida Department of Recreational Sports is now accepting applications for the following Outdoor Recreation position:
Coordinator for Outdoor Recreation
Job #: 516556
Application Deadline: June 4, 2021
Manage the day-to-day operations of a comprehensive outdoor challenge course program; manage facility request, reservations and rentals; and oversee special events; oversee the hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, coaching and evaluation processes for Lake Wauburg staff; develop new special events and programs promoting the UFOTCC and Lake Wauburg; administer instructional services and programs; host outside certifications and provide in-house training programs for UFOTCC facilitators; assist with managing the Lake Wauburg budget; and coordinate all aspects of risk management, maintenance and preventative maintenance procedure and plans, assessment and documentation for UFOTCC.
Minimum requirements for the position: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and two years of challenge course operations management, facilitation, and training; or bachelor’s degree and four years of equivalent experience; Valid driver license; Challenge Course Manager Certification; and CPR/First Aid/AED certification.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education & experience
Internal Number: 516556
About Recreational Sports
The University of Florida is one of only 17 public land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. With an enrollment of 50,000 students, UF provides high-quality instruction to prepare the future leaders of the state and nation. The Department of Recreational Sports (RecSports) is a department in the Division of Student Affairs and strives to provide an extensive array of leisure, recreational, and competitive opportunities. The diversity of facilities and programs provide opportunities for individuals to participate regardless of ability or experience which include: aquatics, fitness, intramural sports, informal recreation, outdoor recreation, sport clubs, special events, as well as two recreation centers, an indoor track, nine multi-purpose field areas (four with synthetic turf), an outdoor recreation complex, two lakeside parks, and the UF Outdoor Team Challenge Courses.
The Department of Recreational Sports offers experiences that enrich the lives of the University of Florida community through excellence in facilities, fitness, sport, adventure, and play. We are committed to advancing student success, developing leaders, and encouraging lifelong wellness.