Job Number 30124951
Full/Part Time Full Time
Schedule Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM with some night and weekend shifts
Salary $54,200 – $93,200
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Recreation for Outdoor Excursions and Ropes, the Team Building and Climbing Coordinator is a critical member of the Recreation programming team responsible for the development, management, oversight, and assessment of the Ropes program. These areas include the Challenge Course, Mobile Rock Wall, “The Rock” indoor climbing and bouldering facility, and driver and trailer training. Important duties include risk management, staffing and supervision, program development and implementation, and oversight and maintenance of facilities and equipment. The incumbent works closely with departmental, divisional, campus, and community partners to deliver client service-based programming aligned with campus goals at all levels.
The full salary range for the Team Building and Climbing Coordinator is $54,200 – $93,200 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $54,200 – $64,400 annually.
We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.
Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.
|Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.||Required|
|Advanced degree in Outdoor Education, Recreation Administation, Leisure Studies, Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education, or a related field.||Preferred|
|Valid driver’s license||Required|
|Red Cross CPR.||Required|
|Standard First Aid Training Certification.||Required|
|Climbing Wall Instructor (CWI)||Required|
|ACCT Level 1||Required|
|ACCT Level 2||Required|
|Challenge Course Manager||Required|
|Ability to obtain the following certifications within 8 months of hire: CWI, ACCT Level 1 and 2, Challenge Course Manager||Required|
|Ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certification within the first 6-months of hire.||Required|
|6 – 10 years of related experience.||Required|
|Experience supervising or mentoring college age students, maintaining climbing wall/challenge course equipment, student development, and leadership training. Experience working with diverse populations/clientele.||Preferred|
|Experience leading and advising participants and teaching technical skills; ability to lead and supervise in potentially extreme environmental conditions.||Preferred|
|Professional experience working in university outdoor programming including and facilitation, challenge course, and climbing walls.||Preferred|
|Experience in programming involving team/group/community building, challenge course facilitation, indoor climbing.||Required|
|Ability to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check.||Required|
|Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.||Required|
|Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours)||Required|
Advanced proficiency in the use of computer applications relevant to job duties.
Skills to deliver highly effective service orientation, program management, and make sound judgments decisions; able to use critical thinking skills to develop original and creative problem solving ideas in a varied and challenging environment.
Demonstrates advanced client service leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills to resolve non-standard issues.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization.
Advanced knowledge of program activity and best practices. Demonstrated ability to analyze and improve programs and processes as needed.
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.
Advanced knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Familiar with risk management practices for team building and recreational climbing programs and facilities.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities’ air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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