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Coord, Adv Prg/Clmb Wal/Chng Crs

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 5, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Coord, Adv Prg/Clmb Wal/Chng Crs

Eastern Kentucky University


Title: Coord, Adv Prg/Clmb Wal/Chng Crs

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type:

Department: 77R100 - Student Life

Division: 5R1000 - Student Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 45

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Dakota McClendon

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Coordinator of Adventure Programs, Climbing Wall and Challenge Course, is responsible for a comprehensive challenge course and team building program and the management of the indoor climbing wall.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Leadership, Recreation, Education, Natural Sciences or related field is required.

Experience: One year of directly related work experience required, including 200 or more hours of experience as a Challenge Ropes Course facilitator OR documentation of 40 hours of training and 100 hours of program delivery at a challenge course including low and high ropes elements.

Licensure & Certifications:
  • First Aid and CPR certification required, Instructor Required within first 6 months.
  • Climbing Wall Instructor preferred (CWI)
  • Level II Challenge Course certification preferred
  • Wilderness First Responder Certification preferred

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Job Duties:
  • 45% - Lead Challenge Course Operations
  • Oversee Challenge Course promotion, registration, staffing, risk management and operation.
  • Provide leadership and ensure safe operation of all areas of the Challenge Course including the ATC, Tower, Low course, storage shed and pavilion, and surrounding green spaces.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate Challenge Course staff.
  • Create productive training for challenge course employees that focuses on safety, facilitation, creative, and educational programming.
  • Conduct routine in-services to ensure quality of staff and standards in maintained
  • Manage Challenge Course reservations and facilitate positive group experience throughout the registration and challenge course experience.
  • Coordinate team-building program opportunities to the community.
  • Develop and maintain a budget that shows the revenue generated through the challenge course
  • Forecast expenditures for maintenance, staff payroll and equipment purchasing from challenge course revenue generation.
  • Keep up-to-date operating standards and maintenance records of the challenge course - Facilitate regular inspections through ACCT accredited vendors, as well as adhering to KY Dept of Agriculture Division of Regulation and Inspection standards
  • Facilitate regular inspections through ACCT accredited vendors, as well as adhering to KY Dept of Agriculture Division of Regulation and Inspection standards
  • Facilitate, maintain, and assess user experiences at the challenge course
  • Benchmark with related institutions and programs to ensure Challenge Course are safe and competitive with other top performing institutions. - (Essential)
  • 45% - Lead Climbing Wall Operations
  • Oversee Climbing Wall promotion, staffing, risk management and operation.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate Climbing Wall staff.
  • Conduct routine in-services to ensure quality of staff and standards in maintained
  • Determine and communicate operating hours, route setting, maintenance, and inspection schedule.
  • Continually evaluate and assess feedback from wall users through survey, observation, and analysis of usage patters
  • Conduct climbing specific workshops for students, faculty and staff.
  • Conduct special events for students, faculty/staff, and community members
  • Facilitate regular inspections
  • Ensure proper documentation of user waivers, including belay orientation completion
  • Maintain equipment condition and inventory
  • Keep up-to-date operating standards and maintenance records of the climbing wall and equipment
  • Ensure compliance with best practice standards for climbing wall operation. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Additional Responsibilities
  • Work with student marketing team to develop and implement marketing plan for the challenge course and climbing wall. This is to include: regional K-12 schools, corporate groups, community groups and organizations, students, faculty and staff.
  • Maintain website for the challenge course and climbing wall.
  • Assist with departmental orientations, facility tours, in-service programs, and special events offered by Campus Recreation and EKU divisional events.
  • Work cohesively with various on and off campus to enhance EKU presence throughout the region.
  • Ensure program compliance with department and university policies and procedures
  • Assist in department wide staff trainings, including CPR/AED/FA certification courses
  • Serve on university committees and task force's
  • Participate in departmental and divisional staff planning meetings
  • Other duties as assigned - (Essential)

Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


To apply, please visit: https://careers.eku.edu/jobs/coord-adv-prg-clmb-wal-chng-crs-richmond-campus-kentucky-united-states



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