The Assistant Director Campus Recreation & Wellness Promotion - Outdoor Programs is responsible for supporting Campus Recreation & Wellness Promotion by directing the Outdoor Program which includes the indoor climbing wall, equipment rental, and Adventure Trip Program. The Assistant Director will oversee multiple aspects of the Outdoor Program, including daily operations, fiscal management, risk management, policies and procedures, scheduling and event planning, and staff management.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Plans, organizes, and implements recreational programming including but not limited to: Climbing Wall operations, Equipment Rental program, and Adventure Trip program.
Administers the daily operation of the University Recreation Center indoor climbing wall, and outdoor programming by the employment of staff, the scheduling of staff, payroll, performance evaluation of employees; prepares and maintains a budget; maintains accurate certification record of staff; purchases sufficient equipment to ensure the proper operation of all Outdoor programs; ensures all equipment is properly maintained through weekly, monthly and annual inspections.
Ensures consistent training and implementation of procedures for all student employees who enforce risk management practices.
Establishes and maintains the outdoor equipment rental, maintenance and cleaning procedures; develops and oversees usage policies that promote safety, care of facility and equal access.
Develops responsive and diverse outdoor programs, clinics and trip opportunities. Collaborates with academic departments and university organizations to provide experiential education opportunities for students, faculty, and staff. Attends major trips such as Fall Break, Winter Break, and Spring Break.
Assesses program outcomes, function, and customer satisfaction through multiple methods including soliciting customer feedback.
Assists with promotional materials and social media in collaboration with Assistant Director of Marketing and Technology and student employees to promote and publicize outdoor programs.
Represents Campus Recreation by serving on departmental and division committees for student development.
Serves as a campus resource for other programs to enhance the use and visibility of the Rec Center as a major campus resource.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Masters' degree in outdoor recreation, recreation, physical education or a related field.
2 plus years' practical experience working in outdoor recreation, including experience in teaching and facilitating climbing and supervision for a climbing wall or outdoor recreation program (completion of a graduate assistantship may be included as applicable experience).
Climbing Wall Instructor Trainer, Wilderness First Aid Instructor.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Texas Christian University is a private university located in Fort Worth, Texas with an enrollment of 11,000. The Campus Recreation department,located under the Division of Student Affairs, has a full time staff of 12 professionals and part-time student/temporary staff of approximately 175 and is housed in a premiere recreation center which opened in January, 2003.