Associated Students of California State University, Chico is now recruiting for Operations Coordinator, Adventure Outings. This is a full-time, full-year (2080 hours), non-exempt position. The pay rate is $20.22/hour; new hires typically start at the beginning of the range. The anticipated schedule is Monday through Friday with some nights and weekends. The schedule is subject to change based on department needs. Associated Students offers excellent benefits to include medical, dental and vision insurance with a generous employer contribution toward the cost. Basic life, AD&D, and long term disability are fully employer paid. Retirement is offered through CalPERS. An employee contribution to this defined benefit plan is required in addition to a significant employer contribution.
The Associated Students (AS) is a comprehensive campus auxiliary corporation of CSU, Chico serving thousands of students, faculty, staff and community members through myriad student programs, services and business enterprises. With an annual budget of more than $21M, the AS operates residential and retail dining services, the Bell Memorial Union, the Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC), and administers the contract for the Wildcat Store (bookstore). Additionally, the AS offers a wide variety of services and programs such as: CAVE (Community Action Volunteers in Education), Child Development Lab, Adventure Outings, Recycling, Sustainability and student government. The AS employs more than 100 full and part-time employees and more than 750 students. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position. To be considered, you must submit an application to www.as.csuchico.edu in full and .
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This position closes April 21, 2019 at 9:00 pm PDT.
ADVENTURE OUTINGSOPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Under direct supervision of the Adventure Outings Program Director, the Operations Coordinator will assist with the development and implementation of specific Adventure Outings programs including the Equipment Rental Center and indoor climbing gym.This person will also manage the fleet of vehicles and trailers, train and assess drivers, and will assist with hiring, training, and supervision of staff and do related work as required.
TYPICAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Oversee the WREC Climbing Gym including staff, budget, policies, training, and maintenance.
Supervise Adventure Outings Equipment Rental Center including staff, budget, policies, training, and equipment purchasing and maintenance.
Manage & maintain AO’s backcountry yurt.
Provide basic vehicle and climbing wall maintenance and service.
Train staff for Commercial Class C driving tests and maintain regular driver’s reviews.
Supervise annual CHP inspections.
Attend weekly staff meetings and assist in the general administration of Adventure Outings.
Lead trips and events as needed.
Lead staff trainings and orientations.
Assist in annual program assessment and safety review.
Assist in writing program manuals, policies, and procedures.
Facilitate awareness of legal, liability, and safety issues for activities.
Maintain professional relations with a variety of regulatory agencies.
Represent the Adventure Outings programming and activities in contacts with the campus community, the public, and other organizations.
Other duties may be assigned.
Adventure Outings Program Director
CLASSIFICATIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED
Adventure Outings student staff
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Primary work is performed in an office and warehouse. Occasional work performed outdoors with exposure to wide variations in temperature and weather conditions; continuous contact with staff, campus community, and public.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Stand and walk for extended periods; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; verbal communication; extensive physical exercise and exertion during outdoor activities requiring cardiovascular strength; operation of motor vehicles; use of office equipment including computer, telephones, and copiers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Principles, practices, and procedures of various outdoor recreation activities and programs
Budget planning, development, and management
Computer systems and software applications related to office management \
Higher education and student affairs environments
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation
Risk management practices and procedures
Repair and maintenance of outdoor recreation equipment
Management of indoor climbing walls
Management and setup of outdoor climbing sites
Vehicle maintenance and assessment
Recruit, hire, supervise, train, and evaluate staff for the rental center and climbing gym
Organize data, maintain records, and prepare reports
Manage equipment inventory and make purchase recommendations
Analyze Adventure Outings programs and develop methods to achieve goals
Assist with planning, development, and implementation of Adventure Outings programs and services to meet the needs of the campus community
Develop and maintain professional working relationships with the campus community, general public, co-workers, and those contacted during the course of work
One to two (1-2) years of professional experience in outdoor recreation is required. Graduate assistant experience may be substituted for professional experience.
Specific experience in coordinating and programming outdoor recreation for a campus population and familiarity with indoor climbing walls, rock climbing, and equipment repair is highly desirable.
Experience with other outdoor programs such as NOLS or Outward Bound is preferred.
Possession of current certification as Climbing Wall Instructor through PCIA or AMGA is preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Outdoor Education or a related field is required.
Coursework related to outdoor recreation or recreation administration is highly desirable.
Possession of -or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire- a valid California Commercial Class C Driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
Possession of current Wilderness First Responder (or WEMT) and CPR/AED certifications.
Possession of -or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire-California Epinephrine Auto-Injector certification.
Technical competence in rock climbing and top-rope site management.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time, year-round position
Internal Number: 1673
About Associated Students of California State University, Chico
Associated Students is a non-profit auxiliary corporation at California State University, Chico that supports the mission of the University by providing a variety of services and leadership opportunities.