Team Challenge Director - 29854-1A

Updated: Jul 27, 2022
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Campus Recreation

Job Opening ID: 29854
Reports To: Assistant Director Culinary Recreation & Experimental Programs
Working Title: Team Challenge Director
Department: Campus Recreation
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 004400
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5 M-F
Employee Class: Career
 
Position Summary:
 
The Division of Student Affairs is committed to developing the whole student by ensuring your life outside of the classroom complements your academic endeavors. This means providing enriching opportunities that affirm your experiences. Our efforts are guided by student learning outcomes within the following domains: • Civic & Community Engagement • Leadership Development • Diversity & Global Consciousness • Professional & Administrative Skills • Personal Responsibility The UCI campus is an exciting and dynamic place where you will engage in experiences that will be inspirational, life changing, and may also challenge your current thinking. Campus Recreation serves as an integral part of the university life by offering diverse sports, recreational and fitness activities that are fun, vigorous, healthy and conducive to personal wellness. We support the academic mission by creating a climate that motivates individuals to embrace a healthy lifestyle, build social communities and develop leadership opportunities that contribute to anteater pride. The vision of the department is to provide programs and services to the anteater community in a manner that meets or exceeds the standards of excellence of the University.
 
The Team Challenge Director is responsible for planning and developing programs, policies and budgets, organizing activities and supervising all aspects of the Team Challenge program and the Odyssey High Ropes Course Facility. The specific duties include identifying, hiring, training, supervising and evaluating staff; scheduling TeamUp programs, ordering, maintaining and storing equipment, assist in promoting and marketing Team Challenge programs and activities; maintaining detailed records and preparing participation reports; assist with budget preparation; development of on and off campus experiential education programs including writing content and identifying off-campus outreach opportunities.
 
Compensation Range:
 
Salary Commensurate with Experience
 
Department Website:
 
Required:
 
Three years of broad-based experience in supervising recreational experiential education or team building programs. Three years of successful experience giving rhetorical presentations on the topics of team building or experiential education to groups with a wide variety of interests.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Red Cross CPR required. Standard First Aid Training Certification required.
Bachelor’s degree in Experiential Education/Recreation or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three years of broad-based experience in supervising recreational experiential education or team building programs Three years of successful experience giving rhetorical presentations on the topics of team building or experiential education to groups with a wide variety of interests.
Skill in working independently to develop program objectives and methodology in attaining those objectives Broad knowledge and understanding of a wide range of team building programs including the latest technology, current recommended standards and trends.
Demonstrated knowledge of high ropes course operations and management.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization.
Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds.
Demonstrated skill in current risk management practices.
Demonstrated skill in training, coordinating and supervising program staff members.
Demonstrated knowledge of ACCT standards.
 
Preferred:
 
Knowledge of rock climbing and outdoor adventure programming.
 
Conditions of Employment
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]
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