Outdoor Pursuits Supervisor- Student Hourly - 23023BR

Outdoor Pursuits Supervisor- Student Hourly

Recreation Services
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

An Outdoor Pursuits Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Outdoor Rental office and Climbing wall. Supervision will include supervising the climbing wall activities, A Rental Supervisor works in cooperation with Outdoor Pursuits Assistants, Outdoor Pursuits Program Manager, with Facility Operation Team including the Welcome Center student team member.

Job Description

General Requirements
  • Experience as a ODP assistant at KU or similar situation is helpful, but not required.
  • Work Schedule: Fall and Spring Semester; and fall, winter, and spring breaks. The Summer Semester is optional and is covered by those who are available to work.
  • Ability to work Monday-Sunday with afternoon, evening, and late-night hours. Supervisors are expected to work weekend hours on a regular basis.
  • Cover/Trade shifts for co-workers when needed and when able.
  • Certification in CPR/AED or become certified within one month of appointment.
  • Supervisor must have a valid driver’s license to operate a state-owned vehicle

General Responsibilities and Expectations
  • Completion of all duties assigned by Assistant Director of Facilities/Outdoor Pursuits.
  • Maintain effective and appropriate communication with participants, guest, co-workers, and administration.
  • All decisions, actions, and work habits shall maintain a high level of integrity and consistency.
  • Maintaining and running the rental office: sweeping, organizing, throwing out old or broken equipment
  • Act with personal responsibility and take ownership with their work.
  • Implementation of risk management procedures and protocols when necessary.
  • Customer Service
    1. Conflict resolution of participant issues and suggestions.
    2. Promoting a feeling of belonging to participants and staff.
  • Leadership during injuries, disciplinary matters, and conflicts.
  • Belaying rock-climbing participants on the climbing wall.
  • Supervision of all rental equipment rentals and returns.
  • Completing daily participation counts and supervisory reports.
  • Implementing risk management procedures when necessary.
Supervision of Staff
  • Ability to use critical and logical thinking when dealing with both participants and staff issues while following procedures.
  • Assist with initial training of ODP Assistants (through in-service training, outdoor pursuit assistant meetings, and field experiences).
  • Delegation of appropriate tasks to ODP Assistants as necessary.

Maintenance / Cleaning:
  • As needed / As requested.
  • Dust, clean and sanitize entire climbing wall and rental center as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in 6 credit hours or more
  • Leadership experience
  • Customer Service experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Recreation work experience
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • CPR/AED certification

Contact Information to Applicants

Mike Dickey

Advertised Salary Range

$11.25 per hour

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
Recreation Services
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Employee Class: