Ropes Program Coordinator

Job Description

Job Description

RECREATION PRG LEADER 4

Working Title

Ropes Program Coordinator

Job Code

004135

Grade

17

Department Name

Recreation/Student Rec Center - D01117

Department Head

Lindy Fenex

Supervisor

Duane Conley

Effective Date

 

Position(s) Directly Supervised

Job Code

Title

FTE

 

Generic Scope

Technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues / problems without precedent and / or structure. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy.

 

Custom Scope

Advanced leader for large, complex and diverse non-credited recreational or sports program(s), including responsibility for programmatic and budget oversight and planning. Regularly works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Typically leads or supervises other staff or students.

 

Department Custom Scope

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Ropes and Youth Programs, the Coordinator assists in the planning, operations, management, supervision and evaluation of the Ropes Program. These areas include the Challenge Course, Mobile Rock Wall, and The Indoor Rock Climbing Wall. Major responsibilities include assisting in planning and implementing programs, curricula and activities, teaching and mentoring student leaders, route setting, human interactions, conducting training and documenting. The coordinator will be responsible to maintain equipment, recommend orders for replacement items and help inspect facilities for safety and risk.

 

Education & Experience Requirements

Education Requirements

Degree

Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Required

 

Experience Requirements

Experience

Requirement

Minimum of 8 years of related experience.

Required

 

License Requirements

License

Requirement

Valid Driver License

Required

 

Certification Requirements

Certification

Requirement

Red Cross CPR.

Required

Standard First Aid Training Certification.

Required

AED Certification.

Required

Level 1 Routesetting Certification

Preferred

 

Educational Condition Requirements

Condition

Requirement

Completion of Level 1 Challenge Course Practitioner Certification within first 12 months of hire date

Required

 

Key Responsibilities

Description

% Time

Develops, schedules and makes programmatic and budget recommendations for highly diverse and complex programs and events. Performs short and long term planning for recreational program(s) and/or activities.

  • Maintains documentation on all income-driven events and ensures income is deposited into correct accounts. Assists in developing plans for large and small events within the Ropes Program.

20

Coordinates a variety of social, cultural, recreational and physical activities that are offered on a short-term or intermittent basis.

  • Assists in the implementation of 150+ Challenge Course events and 75+ mobile rock wall events as well as various climbing clinics and competitions.

10

Has overall responsibility for equipment, facilities and budget for a large operational program. Coordinates all facility usage.

  • Utilizes equipment/ facility software to inspect, document and replace equipment and repair facilities on a regular basis. Assist in reviewing software and budget to recommend repairs/ replacements. Responsible to maintain scheduling software related to facility usage.

10

Selects, supervises and evaluates student employees, student officials and referees. Assists in development and implementation of comprehensive student employee training program.

  • Student staff supervision including hiring, training, scheduling, evaluations and feedback, as well as reviewing timesheet accuracy and following the disciplinary processes for student and volunteer staff. Development and engagement of student staff.

10

Proposes updates/revisions to standard operating procedures and guidelines. Conducts periodic reviews of historical and statistical records and standings.

5

Maintains a supportive environment for program participants and facilitates involvement.

5

Enforces program policies and procedures. Conducts ongoing evaluation of recreational programs to ensure compliance with university and program objectives.

5

Coordinates professional and student staff to develop and implement publicity and promotional programs. Supports design, maintenance and ongoing use of comprehensive website for all program participants.

5

Researches, develops and implements activity-specific risk management guidelines for all programs.

5

As the department's technical leader, regularly provides guidance to others regarding the program's specifics, events and/or activities.

5

Maintain relationships / collaborates with other UCR programs to ensure compliance.

5

Instruct different levels of rock climbing clinics based on demand of participants at the indoor rock wall.

5

Attend conferences related specifically to program and provide guidance and recommendations to maintain current national standards / trends.

5

Maintains a comprehensive route setting program at the indoor rock wall to ensure participant demand is delivered.

5

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge/Skill/Ability

Requirement

Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization.

Required

Advanced proficiency in the use of computer applications relevant to job duties.

Required

Advanced knowledge of campus policies and procedures.

Required

Advanced knowledge of program activity and best practices. Demonstrated ability to analyze and improve programs and processes as needed.

Required

Highly effective service orientation; program management, sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking skills, skills to develop original ideas, creative problem solving skills in a varied and challenging environment.

Required

Demonstrates advanced client service leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills to resolve non-standard issues.

Required

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language. Demonstrated ability to incorporate key program information for inclusion in web-based and other marketing materials.

Required

 

Special Requirements & Conditions

Special Condition

Requirement

Ability to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check.

Required

Must possess or obtain a valid drivers license in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Required

Ability to drive and provide transportation for students to schools and event sites.

Required

 

Other Special Requirements & Conditions

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Public Driving Record
  • Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours

 

Level of Supervision Received

Direction

 

Environment

Working Environment

Campus

 

Other Requirements

Items Used

  • Standard Recreational Equipment
  • Standard Office Equipment

 

Physical Requirements

  • Climb : Frequently
  • Walk : Frequently
  • Crawl : Occasionally
  • Stand : Frequently
  • Sit : Frequently
  • Other : Position involves lifting and moving equipment.
  • Squat : Frequently
  • Bend : Frequently

 

Mental Requirements

  • Reason & Analyze : Frequently
  • Write : Frequently
  • Read/Comprehend : Constantly
  • Communicate Orally : Frequently
  • Perform Calculations : Occasionally

 

Environmental Requirements

  • Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity : Yes
  • Is exposed to excessive noise : No
  • Dust : Yes
  • Fumes : No
  • Works in confined quarters : No
  • Other : This position will be required to drive a University Vehicle to and from various programs and events.
  • Is around moving machinery : No
  • Drives motorized equipment : Yes

 

Critical Position

Is Critical Position: Yes

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Application Closing Date: 
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Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Experience: 
5 - 10 years
Job Degree Level: 
Bachelor's degree

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