The Coordinator of Outdoor Adventure will assist the Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventure in running a comprehensive Outdoor Adventure Program. This coordinator will organize, implement, lead and evaluate selected outdoor activities (i.e. clinics, workshops or trips).
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for day to day operations of Challenge Course, Climbing Wall, and Clinics and Events program.
Assists with the development and implementation of long-term and short-term Outdoor Adventure program goals.
Organizes, schedules, implements, leads and evaluates outdoor recreation activities including clinics, workshops, and challenge course programs.
Supervises, operates, and maintains the rock climbing facility which includes but is not limited to inspecting equipment, route setting, and route maintenance.
Assists with recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating all outdoor student staff.
Assists with the budget, purchases, inventory and maintenance of equipment used to run the Outdoor Adventure Program.
Develops new programs for campus and the wider Texas A&M University-Commerce community.
Assists with events or programs within Campus Recreation.
Assists with all other areas of Outdoor Adventure program as needed.
General Department Job Responsibilities
Demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contribute to an inclusive working and learning environment
Support and align with department mission, vision, values, and strategic plan
Serve on department committees and collaborate with other program areas in Campus Recreation
Night and weekend hours as needed
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services
$2,800 in professional and department development funding
One paid professional organization membership
Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance available
Education: Bachelor’s degree with the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Two (2) years’ experience in outdoor programming in a formal outdoor program (graduate assistantships, undergraduate, and internships are acceptable for considering full-time equivalencies to meet minimum years’ experience)
Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Licensing/Professional Certifications: First Aid & CPR certification
Physical Requirements: Ability to move around on uneven terrain, ability to work in outdoor weather conditions, ability to ascend, descend, and traverse climbing walls and challenge course
Other Requirements: None
Master’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology and Sport Management, Outdoor Recreation, Business or related field
First Aid & CPR Instructor Certification
Climbing Wall Instructor or Single Pitch Instructor
Association for Challenge Course Technology Certification
Wilderness 1st Responder
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During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.
This one combined PDF must include:
Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
For questions, please contact:
Justin Cato – Senior Associate Director Justin.Cato@tamuc.edu 903-468-3184
Internal Number: R-039231
About Texas A&M-Commerce Campus Recreation
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