Coordinator, Outdoor Program Rental Center/Technical Training Center
Requisition Number: S00615P Position Category: Staff Campus Location: Weber State University - Ogden, UT Hours Per Week: 40 Months Per Year: 12 Pay Grade: E32 FLSA: Exempt
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Outdoor Program Coordinator is responsible for the leadership and direction of the Outdoor Program Rental Center, Technical Training Center, and contributes to special events such as Experience Weber, the annual Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap, the Ogden Climbing Festival, and other smaller events. These programs and events take place on campus, on areas of public lands though special use permits spread across the inter-mountain west, and at the Climbing Wall.
This position focuses primarily on the day to day operation of the Rental Center and Technical Training Center, including: hiring and managing rental center employees, staff training and development, cash handling system and rental database maintenance, equipment maintenance, and payroll.
This position will have secondary responsibility to oversee the operation of the Technical Training Center including: hiring and managing Climbing Wall employees, staff training, development, billing, equipment maintenance, and payroll.
The Coordinator oversees the hiring, training, supervision of 1 hourly manager, 2 student managers, 20-30 Rental Center technicians, and 6-10 Technical Training Center employees. There is some crossover into the Adventure Program for trip leading, and instruction.
Other expectations of the Coordinator Outdoor Program include the following: - Monitor budgets and spending for the programs; actively seek to create new revenue streams and expand existing revenue streams. - Assist with assessment efforts of the Student Affairs (SA) Division and within the programs including basic tracking of activities, program and staff evaluation, and the measuring of learning outcomes. - Collaborate with SA colleagues, academic colleagues, professional organizations, and community partners to develop mutual relationships that directly benefit students. - Represent the Campus Recreation Department and Outdoor Program and serve on various Student Affairs, University, and Professional Organization Committees. - Support efforts to increase and embrace diversity. - This position requires some evening and weekend work.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in business management, recreation management or related field. Two years of relevant professional experience showing progressively responsible experience. Current CPR and Wilderness First Responder. Advanced Ski Tech Certification or ability to acquire within 1 year of hire. AMGA Single pitch Instructor Certification or equivalent or ability to acquire within 1 year of hire. Computer proficiency with word processing.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in recreation management or related field. Swift Water Rescue certification, Ski Tech certification, Utah Boat Captains License. Ability to instruct and technical proficiency in rock climbing, kayaking, rafting, skiing/snowboarding, snowshoeing, mountaineering, backpacking, canyoneering. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Problem-solving and conflict management skills. Ability to create marketing and promotional materials. Computer proficiency with database management, spreadsheets, and web page management.
Background Check? Yes
Benefits Summary: WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Job Open Date: 07/17/2020 Review Date: 07/31/2020 Open Until Filled: Yes
Notes to Applicant: To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of applications will begin July 31, 2020. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.