OSU-Cascades is seeking a Campus Recreation Programs Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position and will be located in Bend, OR.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Life, The Campus Recreation Programs Coordinator will work with Student Success colleagues, other staff, faculty, student leaders and community partners to initiate, organize, and implement recreation and trip options for a broad cross-section of the student population at OSU-Cascades. This team member will engage students and create educational experiences outside of the classroom designed to deepen student development and personal growth opportunities.
This individual will oversee and implement the Cascades Adventures outdoor recreation program by providing comprehensive outdoor trip planning guidance that incorporates risk management strategies, identifies necessary skills and equipment, considers possible weather/environmental conditions, and meets land use agency expectations.
The coordinator will organize and implement a series of outdoor and traditional recreation options including outdoor equipment rentals, trip programs, special recreation events, intramural and other student engagement activities. The Coordinator will work with faculty/scheduling staff to develop community-based activity courses each term for students. The Coordinator will also create and implement marketing strategies to raise awareness about student activity and recreation opportunities and services.
OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon is a campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,300 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016, and the Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017, 2018 and 2021 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Sports or Rec Management, Business Administration, College Student Services Administration or related field. Certification pertaining to relevant functional area or recreation program. 1 year experience in recreational/fitness related program.
Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in outdoor recreation, kinesiology, natural sciences, college student services administration, or related field.
Demonstrated advanced skill levels in two or more outdoor sports such as kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, rock climbing, backcountry skiing, or related outdoor sports.
Two years or more of professional work experience leading and mentoring university undergraduate students engaged in outdoor recreation activities.
Demonstrated familiarity or experience with sports such as swimming, track, cross country, skiing (alpine or Nordic) soccer, basketball or other related recreation activities.
Excellent verbal, oral and written communications skills.
Strong planning and organization skills with attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and independently.
Commitment and demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Demonstrable computer skills including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software.
Ability to drive for student trips and to Corvallis to meet with colleagues on the main campus.
Ability to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OSU Standard 125-155-0200) as per OSU 576-056-0000 et seq.
This position is deemed essential, and the incumbent is expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments especially during times when students are in the field with a Cascade Adventures Program.
The employee in this position will often be required to lift or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds and pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is anticipated to be approximately $48,000-$54,000 and will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
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