Outdoor Excursions Program Coordinator
Riverside, CA

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Riverside, CA 92521
United States

Industry
Exercise / Fitness
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background Check
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time
Travel
Some Travel
Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Recreation - Outdoor Excursions, the Outdoor Excursions Program Coordinator is a critical member of the Recreation programming team responsible for the development, management, oversight, assessment, and daily operations of the Outdoor Excursions program. These areas include the Outdoor Excursions Shop, Adventure Trips and Events, Equipment Rentals, Wilderness and Remote First Aid certification, Leadership Development, Team Building Programs, 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 ensure client service-based programming that aligns with campus goals at all levels. **The budgeted hiring range is between $44,300 - $80,900.** As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement

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

Required

Advanced degree in Outdoor Education, Recreation Administration, Leisure Studies, Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education, or a related field.

Preferred

 

Licenses

License Requirement

Valid Driver's License

Required

 

Certifications

Certification Requirement

Red Cross CPR.

Required

Standard First Aid Training Certification.

Required

Wilderness First Responder Certification

Required

Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor Certification

Required

ACCT Level 2 Facilitator Certification

Required

Rock Climbing Certification (PCIA or AMGA)

Preferred

Leave No Trace Master Educator Certification

Preferred

Driver/Trailer Training

Preferred

 

Conditions

Condition Requirement

Ability to obtain CPR/AED/First Aid Certification within 6 months of hire.

Required

Ability to obtain Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification within 6 months of hire.

Preferred


Experience Requirement

6 - 10 years of related experience.

Required

Professional experience working in university outdoor programming including equipment rentals, trips, and facilitation.

Preferred

Experience leading and advising participants and teaching outdoor skills; ability to lead and supervise in potentially dangerous conditions, and extreme environmental conditions.

Required

Experience supervising or mentoring students, maintaining outdoor equipment, student development, and leadership training. Experience working with diverse populations/clientele.

Preferred

Experience in programming involving outdoor equipment, trips, and team building.

Preferred


Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement

Ability to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check.

Required

Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Required

 

Additional Information

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.

    • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

 

    • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

 

    • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

 

    • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

 

    • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

 

    • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.


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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit:
Employee Benefits Overview


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Job Requirements
Minimum Requirements

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.
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.
Advanced proficiency in the use of computer applications relevant to job duties.
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.
Demonstrates advanced client service leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills to resolve non-standard issues.
Familiar with risk management practices for outdoor recreation programs and facilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced knowledge of campus policies and procedures.

Additional Information

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.

UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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