Internal Job Number: P01081UF
The Adventure Leadership Institute (ALITM) is the authority in adventure leadership education. We are educators who develop and change students using experience as our textbook and the outdoors as our classroom. The Coordinator of Climbing and Wilderness Skills provides leadership, coordination, and instruction for the department's two climbing facilities as well as instruction and support of courses within the Adventure Leadership Institute and selected Physical Activity Courses (PAC).
The Adventure Leadership Institute is built on a foundation of respect and care. This position upholds a culture of honor and dignity, principles that are fundamental to a positive learning environment. The environment is fashioned by personal integrity and discipline, and where self-worth is sustained.
This position is integral to the coordinated efforts of the Adventure Leadership Institute that develop leadership skills and competencies of its student employees. The position contributes to student development through experiences underlining direct experience, robust reflection and effective feedback.
The incumbent will have experience supervising a climbing facility and possess instructor-level skills and certifications in two or more of the following areas, rock-climbing, wilderness medicine, whitewater sports, alpine mountaineering and wilderness living techniques.
This position develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with other administrative professionals in the department to complete projects with department-wide impact, to balance seasonal workloads and to ensure consistency in policy and procedure.
The Adventure Leadership Institute operates within a culture of teamwork, mutual respect and professional rapport. We share a commitment to student development, adventure education and making a positive difference in the lives of our students and community.
Originally founded in 1947, The Adventure Leadership Institute provides awe-inspiring, transformative experiences to more than 9,500 students each year. The ALI is comprised of Leadership Certificate & Credit Courses, OSU Challenge Course, OSU Adventure Club, OSU Indoor Climbing facilities, Custom Programs and Equipment Rentals & Sales. ALI is the regional hub for SOLO Wilderness Medicine, the leading teacher of wilderness medicine worldwide, the Professional Climbing Instructors Association, and the ACA Raft Guide and Whitewater Rescue curriculum.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
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 in field appropriate to the work.
One year experience supervising a university climbing facility, or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated experience, knowledge and ability to instruct the following courses: Rock Climbing and Self Rescue [beginning to advanced skills], Climbing Wall Instructor, Sport Climbing Instructor, Wilderness First Aid/First Responder (SOLO).
Demonstrated experience, knowledge and ability to safely travel in remote and exposed wilderness terrain.
Demonstrable leadership in the advancement of diversity and inclusion.
Demonstrable commitment to student development through teaching and employment.
Certifications in the following: CPR with AED for the Professional Rescuer and, Wilderness First Responder by hire date.
Blood Borne Pathogens/Universal Precaution obtained within 90 days of hire date.
Leave No Trace Trainer or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date.
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 OAR 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 OSU STANDARD 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.
Salary (Minimum): $36,228
Salary (Maximum): $61,560
Additional Salary Information: $36,228 - $61,560