Outdoor Adventures Coordinator - Temporary (AS)

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Work type: Auxiliary
Location: Northridge
Categories: Excluded, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services

Job Description

The Temporary Outdoor Adventures Coordinator will assist the Outdoor Adventures management team in administration and operation of the program.  The coordinator will assist in providing leadership of the program in risk management, student employee supervision. The Coordinator will assist in operations of outdoor programs to include; Student Recreation Center Rockwall, Equipment Rental Shop, Bike Shop. Reports to the Outdoor Adventure Manager

Job Duties

Supervision of Employees, Participants and Volunteers: Assist with the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student employees of the program. Clearly communicate job responsibilities and expectations for employees against which performance evaluations will be measured.

Risk: Assist in the management of risk for the program to include safety regulations, training required to meet risk management standards and insurance carrier guidelines, proper maintenance of equipment, waivers, emergency documents, etc., to meet current safety industry standards.  Assist in ensure that staff is properly trained to inform participants and complete all necessary documents before participating in any Outdoor Adventures activity.  Regularly schedule, conduct and document safety meetings. Assist in institute changes in practice in order to avoid reoccurrence of incidents. Ensure all staff are well versed in risk related information.

Training: Assist in developing and evaluating instructional training according to program goals and objectives for all employees as required by current laws, Associated Students Human Resources, CSUN, and in compliance with industry standards.  Assist with training that consist of: Rock wall, safety, skills test, customer service, equipment management, and bicycle maintenance.

Budget/Fiscal: Assist OA Manager in in evaluating the annual budget.  Assisting in ensuring that all rental records, reservations, contract archiving and proper cash handling are accurate and submitted in a timely manner.  Functions include point of sale transactions, information distribution, equipment rental, trip sales, and event registration. 

Collaboration: Maintain good communication with AS departments and other Campus partners. Serve on committees and work groups established to review and develop new policies that govern Outdoor Adventures.

Marketing: Assist in the monitoring and directing the design, implementation and evaluation of the marketing plan to promote the vision of the program to include the maintenance of program website, social media, and distribution of marketing materials.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in recreation, sports administration, education or related field

Strongly preferred: Experience working with camping equipment rentals, bike shop management experience, rock wall management experience, experience working with college students, knowledge of outdoor industry standards.

General knowledge of the principles and trends of the recreation and student affairs fields as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program are also required.

Must possess a current, valid California Driver License and California State minimum required insurance coverage.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

This temporary position is employed through Associated Students (AS). AS offers an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental & Vision insurance, Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, 14 paid Holidays, company sponsored retirement program and more.

The anticipated hiring range: $20.00 - $21.63 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full-Time 40 hours per week; schedule is generally Monday – Friday during business hours but periodically varies to accommodate working evening and weekend events. 

Length of employment: This is a limited term position anticipated to last approximately 6 months.

General Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily upon verbal offer of employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment.

Candidates should apply by completing the on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers

Associated Students, California State University, Northridge, Inc. (A.S.) is proud to operate on the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) campus serving students.  As part of the campus community, A.S. follows the California State University (CSU) policy that requires all faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized (aka vaccinated) against the virus that causes COVID-19.  The policy does allow for medical or religious exemption from the immunization requirement.  A.S. requires all of its employees to have an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination including boosters, or present a medical or religious exemption and any appropriate back up documentation.  

ABOUT ASSOCIATED STUDENTS
The CSUN Associated Students is a 501(c)3 corporation integrated with California State University, Northridge.  Its mission is to serve as the primary advocate for students at CSUN and to provide excellent, meaningful programs and services designed to create and enhance a spirited, learning-focused campus environment.  The AS offers programs in sustainability and recycling; outdoor adventures; sport clubs; child care; ticket, transportation passes and attraction discount ticket sales; concerts, fairs and lectures.
Its own infrastructure also includes risk management; information technology support; marketing; accounting and human resources.
 
ABOUT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 38,000students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to traditionally underserved students and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go onto earn doctorates in the sciences.

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