This position reports to the Assistant Director of Programs (#00011396) and oversees the development and supervision of the Outdoor Adventures program which include: Adventure Trips, Boathouse operations, Boat Maintenance, Sailing and Powerboating lessons. Responsibility includes revenue generation, developing and enforcing policies and procedures, and student development. This position will be responsible for $60,000 annual operating budget including OPS payroll, materials, supplies and equipment as well as maintenance of all watercrafts under Campus Recreation. The incumbent will create, develop and implement best practices in risk management, policies, and procedures for all activities. Position will require some night and weekends supervisory hours and will need to be accessible by cell phone and/or email. This position is consider an essential personnel for emergency management and may be required to assist with emergency operations.
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, evaluate and terminate (when necessary) student and non-student OPS employees; Create and maintain schedule for all Boathouse, Adventure trips, Sailing and Powerboating staff and instructors; Plan, promote, and facilitate in-house training for staff, students, and other members; Develop and implement professional development for staff
Manage adventure trip programs including: planning, implementing, executing, leading, assessing, marketing, promoting, and budgeting. Manage risk and foster safety for all adventure programs. Research, develop, implement, and contribute to national and international risk management best practices.
Promote and oversee boathouse operations that include watercraft rental, evaluating patron skill levels, monitoring weather conditions, guidance of proper boat usage, ship-to-shore communications, and search-and-rescue operations.
Administer, schedule, teach and supervise sailing, kayaking, canoeing, board sports, and power boating classes at all levels for Campus Recreation to generate revenue for department. Teach safety, boat handling and sailing theory to students who are beginning, intermediate or advance.
Oversee or outsource repairs to engines mechanical equipment, such as power tilts, bilge pumps, or power takeoffs; routine engine maintenance on motorboats, such as changing oil and filter. Document inspection and test results on work performed and to be performed. Inspect and outsource repairs or adjustments to propellers or propeller shafts, replacing parts, such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, or spark plugs; applying lacquers and waxes to mold surfaces and facilitate assembly and removal and replacement of laminated parts.
Operate within budget to meet staffing, programming, and equipment needs; Develop budget projections for OPS staff, future programming and specific equipment needs.
Assist in department strategic planning, budgeting efforts, marketing efforts, establish learning outcomes and obtaining department goals. Assist in department strategic planning, marketing efforts, establish learning outcomes and obtaining department goals.
Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor's degree, with at least one year of experience in a student affairs/student personnel position; or a Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, or Sports Recreation Administration. Work experience may not be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement for this position.
Preferred Qualifications: A Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, or Sports Recreation Administration preferred. Graduate assistantship counts towards professional experience. Wilderness First Responder Certification, certified sailing instructor, powerboat instructor, or USCG captain.
A valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire date is required.
CPR/AED & First Aid certified, or the ability to obtain within 60 days of employment.
Experience with FUSION access control
Anticipated Closing Date: 6/24/21 @ 11:59pm
Anticipated Start Date: Sept. 1, 2021
Any position related questions can be addressed at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: 27171
About University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP), commonly known as USF St. Pete, is a separately accredited institution in the University of South Florida System, located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida by the Tampa Bay waterfront. As part of a multi-institutional system, USF St. Petersburg retains a separate identity and mission while contributing to and benefiting from the associations, cooperation, and shared resources of the USF System. Opened in 1965 as a satellite campus of the University of South Florida, USFSP gained accreditation as a separate entity in 2006. USF St. Petersburg is the only public university in Pinellas County and the only public university offering bachelors and graduate degree programs in the area. USF St. Petersburg enrolled nearly 5,000 students during the fall 2018 semester. Students across the USF System enroll at USF St. Petersburg, creating a typical semester student population of more than 6,000.USF St. Petersburg has three colleges that offer both bachelor's and master's degrees. The three colleges are the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Business, and the College of Education.The College of Business and the Program of Account...ancy are both accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Less than one-third of U.S. business school programs, fewer than 15 percent of business school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards for AACSB accreditation. Only 180 institutions worldwide are separately accredited in accounting.The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has an active campus life. The majority of activities involving students are officially the responsibility of the Division of Student Affairs.