Lead Challenge Course Facilitator

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Position TypeTemporary Staff (SHRA)Job TitleLead Challenge Course FacilitatorDepartment NameCampus Recreation - 318601Vacancy IDS016981Position Posting CategoryStudent ServicesHiring Range$15.00/per hourFull-time/Part-timePart TimeIf part-time, how many hours per week?10-15 hrs/weekWork Schedule

Monday-Sunday; (some evenings and weekends).

Proposed Start Date10/20/2020Estimated Duration of AppointmentOccasional/IntermittentPosting Open Date10/06/2020Posting Close Date10/19/2020Description of Work

This posting is for three (3) positions and by applying to this posting applicants will be considered for all three vacancies.

Selected candidate will be responsible for facilitating both high and low element challenge courses and team building programs for the Carolina Outdoor Education Center’s (COEC) Challenge Course located at the Outdoor Education Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The selected candidate will also be responsible for supervising and mentoring co-facilitators during challenge course and team building programs, as well as during staff trainings. The COEC Program provides experiential learning opportunities to UNC students, staff, and faculty, non-profit organizations, schools, churches, community groups, corporate entities, and other clientele. Individual will assist with the low challenge course and high ropes course programs. Programs take place weekdays, weekends, and some evenings during both the school year and summer. Candidates for this position must be comfortable working with all age groups, leading group activities, and working at heights.

Education and Experience

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions

Essential Skills:
•Applicants must attend and successfully complete annual Outdoor Leadership Series and subsequent bi-annual decertification and practical skills test.
•Applicants must obtain and maintain current CPR and Community First Aid certifications upon hiring.
•Candidates for this position must be comfortable working with all age groups, leading group activities, and working at heights.

Preferred Skills:
•Experience facilitating challenge course and team building programs.
•Experience planning; appropriately selecting games, activities, elements and interventions; implementing; and overseeing challenge course and team building programs.
•Experience supervising co-facilitators in a challenge course and/or team building setting.
•Working knowledge of group dynamics and team development.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Applicants must be able to work in an outdoor setting and work at heights of up to 45 feet.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Stimulus/ARRA FundedNoSpecial Instructions Temporary Employment Policies


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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Optional and Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Certification/licenses
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Student Services Specialist position.
    • Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate
    • Associate's degree and at least 2 years of related experience
    • Combination of post-high school education and experience in a related field to equal at least 4 years (ex. 1 year of college and 3 years of related experience)
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal at least 8 years ( ex. 1 year of high school and 7 years of related experience)
    • None of the above
  2. How did you find out about the position opening?
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    • UNC General Administration Job Board
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    • Job Fair
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    • Personal Referral
    • Society of Human Resources Mgmt (SHRM)
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Job No:
Posted: 10/8/2020
Application Due: 10/18/2020
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