Program Coordinator--Adventure WV

Job Description

Adventure WV, a unit within the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University, is seeking applications for a Program Coordinator.  The Adventure WV Program Coordinator (PC) bears primary responsibility for the coordination of Adventure WV year-round short-term outdoor and experiential recreational and educational opportunities (days, evenings, weekends) and associated year-round leader training, development, and enrichment opportunities for student leaders of these programs.  


In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:

  • Serve as Adventure WV’s Climbing Specialist by coordinating indoor and outdoor climbing programs and skills clinics, coordinating indoor and outdoor climbing leader/guide development, ensuring compliance with industry standards for all climbing operations, and collaborating with the Climbing Wall Oversight Committee for the management of day to day climbing wall operations.  
  • Ensure compliance with Adventure WV internal standards and processes.  
  • Contribute to the year-round functions of Adventure WV’s First Year Trips program and provides significant summer FYT support, both through the management of climbing during FYT programs and serving as a FYT Course Director.  
  • Coordinate and lead extended outdoor programs in remote locations (including possibly to international destinations) and to teach courses associated with these programs.  
  • Serve as a contributing member of the Adventure WV team, working on program priority projects (i.e. Welcome Week, Fall Adventure Activities, special events), facilitating Outdoor Education Center programs, and serving as On-Call personnel.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Director to propose, enroll, and staff a robust year-round calendar of short-term educational and recreational opportunities.
  • Design and oversee year-round student staff training, development, and enrichment opportunities.

Applicants who apply on or before January 9, 2019 will receive first consideration.

To Apply

Candidates must apply through WVUHire.  Follow this link to learn more and to apply: 

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Job Location: 
Morgantown WV
Job Experience: 
1 - 2 years
Job Degree Level: 
Master's degree
Job Starting Date: 
As soon as filled

Job Details

Job Details: 
College/University Outdoor Education

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