Summary of Job Duties: The Coordinator for UREC Outdoors will oversee the operations of the bike shop, bike rental fleet, cycling related programs and events, instructional programs, and adventure programs. Additional responsibilities of this position include annual reporting and the supervision of a graduate assistant and hourly/student staff. This is a two-year position funded through an outdoor industries grant that will work collaboratively with academic programs in outdoor products, services, leadership, and entrepreneurial ventures.
Specific Responsibilities Include: • Daily operations of the UREC Outdoors full-service Bike Shop including staff, purchasing, memberships, inventory, and budget • Management of a highly utilized bike rental fleet including hybrid bikes and full suspension mountain bikes • Management of the UREC Tsa La Gi Bike Park • Design, schedule, and coordinate outdoor and cycling specific events, instructional programs, and adventure trips • Assist with operations of outdoor equipment rental center including staff, purchasing, inventory, and budget • Maintain comprehensive participation, program, and maintenance records for reporting • Assist with leadership and training of 20 student employees and one graduate assistant • Positive contribution to a rapidly growing outdoor recreation and cycling focused campus culture Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Education, Recreation Administration, Management, Business, or related field from an accredited institution of higher education • Experience related to bike shop operations, bike repair, and/or rental fleet management • Experience designing and leading outdoor recreation/cycling instructional programs, adventure-based programs, and events
To apply, visit University of Arkansas Careers and submit by May 15, 2023. Please contact Katherine Miller, Assistant Director of UREC Outdoors at email@example.com or 479-575-6865 with questions regarding this position.
Founded in 1871 as a land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas is the flagship of the University of Arkansas System. Our 30,000 students represent all 50 states and more than 120 countries. Our picturesque campus is in Fayetteville in the hilly northwest corner of Arkansas and includes two arboreta overlooking the Ozark Mountains. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus. Fayetteville is routinely considered among the country’s finest college towns, and is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. The region is quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.