University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Number: SRGV5096
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: University Recreation
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
This position is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive aquatics and outdoor adventure program for the department of University Recreation.

Description of Duties:
• Coordinates, implements, evaluates and supervises the daily operations of the Aquatic/Outdoor Adventure Program.
• Oversees daily operations of the assigned facility related to the Aquatics/Outdoor Adventure program
• Hires, trains, schedules and supervises assigned staff.
• Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the climbing facility and outdoor leisure pool
• Coordinates the planning and development of the assigned program.
• Implements and oversees adherence to risk management strategies related to the Aquatics and Outdoor Adventure program.
• Assists with outreach and marketing.
• Inspects assigned facilities for damage or maintenance needs.
• Oversees equipment purchasing, maintenance, and replacement necessary for the Aquatics and Outdoor Adventure program.
• Evaluates and assesses goals and learning outcomes associated with the program.
• Assists with the development of and adherence to policies and procedures
• Assists with administrative duties including timecards, travel, purchasing and inventory.
• Completes required reports and reporting forms.
• Conducts regular operations meetings.
• Maintains records (inspections, trainings, certifications, etc.) for the assigned program.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
May supervise assigned staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Kinesiology or a related field from an accredited University.

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree in the described majors from an accredited University.

Requires current CPR, First Aid, AED certification, or obtain within six (6) weeks of starting the position. Preferred: Outdoor recreation technical certifications such as Wilderness First Responder.

Required Experience:
Two (2) years of experience in wellness/sports facility management, recreation/sports program management and/or coaching or performing related duties.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in Aquatics and Outdoor Adventure program.

Proficiency in standard office equipment. Specific sports equipment as required by the program.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Indoor and outdoor environment.

Some travel, as well as some evening and weekend work will be required Experience with fiscal management and ability to manage a crisis situation. Experience with risk management and management of recreational programs on a college campus. Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 20 pounds frequently to move objects. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Physical Capabilities: N/A

Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 06/03/2021
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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