Position Title:Coordinator ‚?? Outdoor Adventure
Department:MRC (Rec Center)
Reports To:Director of Campus Recreation
Purpose of Position
The Coordinator of Outdoor Adventure will assist the Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventure in running a comprehensive Climbing and Outdoor Adventure Program. This coordinator will organize, implement, lead and evaluate selected outdoor activities (i.e. clinics, workshops or trips). A basic knowledge of contemporary university programming methods and practices is a must.
- Assists with operation within the Outdoor Adventure Program area of Climbing Wall, Challenge Course, and Trips Program. But specifically develop and lead the TRIPS program.
- Assists with hiring, training, scheduling, motivating and evaluating all outdoor student staffs. Main focus will be with student trip leaders.
- Assists with the budget, purchases, inventory and maintenance of equipment used to run the Outdoor Adventure Program.
- Develop new programs for campus and the wider A&M Commerce community.
- Assists other staff members with events or programs within Campus Recreation.
- Attends national, regional, and local workshops or conferences.
- Serves on national, regional, university or departmental committees.
- Assists with the long and short range goals for the department of Campus Recreation.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
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.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Bachelor‚??s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Sports Management, Outdoor Recreation or related field required, Masters degree preferred. Minimum of two years experience in rock climbing and/or outdoor programming plus a minimum or one year of wilderness training experience. Must possess current First Aid & CPR certification. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills. First Aid & CPR Instructor certification preferred. Experience in lead climbing, top rope climbing and bouldering preferred. Broad base skills as a participant, organizer and instructor in outdoor recreation programs and rock climbing preferred.
Supervision of Personnel
30 student workers and graduate assistant.