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Challenge Course Facilitator

Employer
Florida Institute of Technology
Location
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 23, 2023

Job Details

Florida Tech has multiple immediate openings for Challenge Course Facilitators to assist the Challenge Course Operations Department with implementation and supervision of experiential experiences for participants. Facilitators are hired on an as-needed, temporary basis to complement internal staffing resources. Work hours will be sporadic and employed on an as needed basis. This position oversees the use of elements of the Florida Institute of Technology's high and low ropes Challenge Course located in Fellsmere, Florida.

Florida Tech has multiple immediate openings for Challenge Course Facilitators to assist the Challenge Course Operations Department with implementation and supervision of experiential experiences for participants. Facilitators are hired on an as-needed, temporary basis to complement internal staffing resources. Work hours will be sporadic and employed on an as needed basis. This position oversees the use of elements of the Florida Institute of Technology's high and low ropes Challenge Course located in Fellsmere, Florida.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current trends in challenge course technology and programming including the use of static and dynamic belay systems
  • Knowledge of experiential education, student development, and outdoor education theory
  • Ability to facilitate personal and group development through initiatives and low/high challenge course events
  • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
  • Ability to work effectively with groups of 10-20 participants
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to organize and manage tasks
  • Ability to resolve conflicts
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to handle the physical demands of the position
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Work may involve the performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, lifting and/or carrying loads up to 50 pounds, climbing, and exposure to heights. The work environment may involve exposure to various elements such as chemicals, dust, fumes, cold, heat, noise, and environmental conditions where work exposes the employee to potential injury. Duties may require that work be performed in adverse weather conditions. Work may require exposure to dangerous equipment requiring the use of protective clothing or gear.

Equal Opportunity

Florida Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Florida Tech does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Office of Title IX at John E. Miller Office Building (401QAD), 150 West University Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901, TitleIXCoordinator@fit.edu , or 321-674-8885, or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling the Office of Human Resources at 321-674-8100.

Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) requires colleges and universities, both public and private, participating in federal student aid programs to disclose campus safety information, and imposes certain basic requirements for handling incidents of sexual violence and emergency situations.

Florida Tech’s 2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Florida Tech; and on public properly within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.

The numbers provided include crime statistics that were reported to local law enforcement agencies, campus security and other Campus Security Authorities.

The report also includes institutional policy statements regarding campus safety and security measures; descriptions of prevention and awareness programs; related university procedures and important guidance; and other essential safety information.

You can obtain a printed copy of this report at the Department of Security Welcome Center located at 3126 Panther Place, during normal business hours, or by accessing the following web site Annual Security and Fire Safety Report 2023.

Official Transcripts

Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Office of Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).

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