Outdoor Pursuits Climbing Wall Supervisor

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Job Title:

Outdoor Pursuits Climbing Wall Supervisor


Recreational Sports Office

Job Description/Duties:

Job description:
The Outdoor Pursuits Climbing Wall Supervisor (CWS) oversees the daily use of the climb walls. The CWS is responsible for providing climbing instruction, belaying, supervising patrons, other customer service duties and maintaining a welcoming environment at the climbing wall.

Duties include but are not limited to:
•Assist with the daily supervision of the climbing wall and climbers, enforcing all policies and procedures to maintain a safe environment
•Ensure all patrons have a current waiver and associated paperwork on file
•Administer facility orientations and belay clinics
•Maintain work area, climbing walls, and equipment to ensure safety and cleanliness
•Conduct daily inspections of the climbing wall, surrounding area and equipment
•Identify and address undesirable or unsafe behavior
•Encourage and interact with climbers to create welcoming atmosphere and supportive culture
•Coach climbers in body positioning, movement and other aspects of climbing to improve their climbing ability
•Inform supervisor of any customer or safety issues
•Implement emergency procedures, administer first aid, and provide CPR as needed
•Perform other related duties as assigned

Days/Hours Needed:

Monday-Friday 4 P.M.-10 P.M.
Saturday-Sunday Noon-8 P.M.

Campus Location/Bldg.:

Climbing wall located in the Student Life Center

Required Qualifications:

•Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
•Be a current full-time student
•Pass staff training

Preferred Qualifications:

•Climbing and belaying experience
•Awareness of safety concerns and risk management involved with climbing
•Knowledge of rock climbing technique, belaying technique, routes and ratings systems, rock climbing safety equipment, knots, and rope management.
•CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications
•Knowledge of campus recreation programs and activities
•Effective written and verbal communication

Physical Demands:

The employee frequently is required to climb to perform inspections and must be able to perform rescues if needed.

Physical requirements include but are not limited to walking, walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, climbing, and working in confined space, lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying loads up to 50 pounds unassisted, and using ladders. Work may require standing and moving for extended periods and working at heights.

Contact Name(s) & Email(s):

Outdoor Pursuits
[email protected]

Salary Grade:

E-Other (Specify Below)



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Job No:
Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time