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Verified Pay $54,200 - $93,200 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Riverside, California

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Team Building and Climbing Coordinator Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 30124951 Full Time Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM with some night and weekend shifts $54,200 - $93,200 Position Information 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. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement 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
Licenses License Requirement Valid driver's license Required
Certifications Certification Requirement 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 Driver/Trailer Training Preferred
Conditions Condition Requirement 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 Experience Experience Requirement 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
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement 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
Minimum Requirements 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.
Preferred Qualifications Advanced knowledge of campus policies and procedures.

Familiar with risk management practices for team building and recreational climbing programs and facilities.

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.

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