Venture Out Coordinator

University of Missouri

About the organization

The University of Missouri seeks a coordinator to provide administrative leadership for Venture Out. Venture Out provides the University and surrounding communities with outdoor education programs utilizing low-ropes course initiatives, a high ropes course, and a variety of other training opportunities/workshops. Venture Out charges for the use of the course and uses the revenue generated to pay for the expenses of the program. The program is housed in the Office of Student Engagement for the upcoming year and will transition over to MizzouRec in 2022. For more information about Venture Out, visit ventureout.missouri.edu.

Duties

The University of Missouri seeks a coordinator to provide administrative leadership for Venture Out. Venture Out provides the University and surrounding communities with outdoor education programs utilizing low-ropes course initiatives, a high ropes course, and a variety of other training opportunities/workshops. Venture Out charges for the use of the course and uses the revenue generated to pay for the expenses of the program. The program is housed in the Office of Student Engagement for the upcoming year and will transition over to MizzouRec in 2022. For more information about Venture Out, visit ventureout.missouri.edu.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Excellent written and oral communications skills; Experience managing a budget and generating income; Strong interpersonal skills that would allow for frequent and comfortable conversations with administrators, staff, faculty, and students. Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; Demonstrated success in marketing efforts; Ability to work outside and participate in physical activities such as climbing.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Experiential Education, Outdoor Recreation, Higher Education or a related area strongly desired.

Substantial experience facilitating challenge courses; Experience managing a team of students staff; Be knowledgeable of student development theory and philosophy to appropriately support students and also to encourage learning and development.

Demonstrated experience managing a revenue generating experiential education operation; Ability to develop a wide variety of programming including programs that serve large groups; Ability to expand and sustain revenue sources

Demonstrated commitment to student development/student learning; Ability to create and maintain collaborative partnerships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Salary

Salary Range: $16.92 – $20.19 an hour, Grade: GGS 008

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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