Job no: 527070 Work type: Staff Location: Humboldt Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Athletics, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Center Activities Program Analyst
Intercollegiate Athletics & Campus Recreation Job # 527070 Close Date: Sunday, May 14, 2023
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(Job # 527070) Admin Analyst / Specialist I - Exempt, Center Activities Program Analyst, Salary Range: $4,170 - $7,545 monthly. Hiring Range: $4,170 - $5,000 monthly. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, benefited, exempt, 12-month pay plan permanent position with a one-year probationary period in Intercollegiate Athletics & Campus Recreation. This position comes with a premium benefits package that includes outstanding vacation, medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, a fee waiver education program, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and 14 paid holidays per year. Additional benefits information can be found at https://hraps.humboldt.edu/employee-benefits. Please note that this is an internal recruitment open only to active, stateside, staff Cal Poly Humboldt University Employees.
Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Campus Recreation, the Center Activities Program Analyst coordinates the daily operation of the Outdoor Adventures program, Aquatics Programs, and programming that supports Cal Poly Humboldt's Academic and Engagement groups and assists with oversight of the Equipment Room. This includes program development, risk management, creating curriculum for experiential learning, planning and professional development, responsibilities in training and lead oversight of a student team of Outdoor Adventure Leaders, Assistants, Interns, and other part-time staff as well as coordination of the logistics for the Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics Programs; and monitoring the equipment rental program. This position is part of a collaborative team responsible for working together to meet program objectives, including setting instructors up to provide students with positive outcomes and a welcoming experience.
45% Activities Programming and Logistics
Program development, planning outdoor activities, and research, assess and/or identify area information associated with activities.
Schedules Outdoor Adventure, Certification, Leisure, Virtual, and Aquatics programs that effectively meet the needs of the campus community.
Responsible for working with the appropriate Cal Poly Humboldt staff to secure facilities, vehicle schedules, and technical equipment needed for programming support.
Assists Associate Director of Campus Recreation in the preparation of budget materials and is responsible for reporting for Outdoor Adventures, Leisure, Aquatics and additional programming areas.
Responsible for recommending to the Associate Director of Campus Recreation appropriate development and maintenance of Activities program policies and procedures, to include leadership and risk management.
Responsible for implementing Summer Youth Aquatics Camp including program development, recruitment, hiring, training and scheduling. Ensures programs are operating safely and effectively.
Responsible for other special programs and events, including the development of school group and youth at risk activities, and programming for Cal Poly Humboldt's Orientation, Diversity Programs, Academic departments, and additional private/custom trips for the greater community.
Provides lead oversight for Student workers performing the daily tasks for Outdoor Adventure and Aquatics programs.
Advises student assistants and trip leaders regarding policies, general procedures and risk management procedures established by Activities policy. Such as vehicle and trailer inspections, driving logs, VHF radio, and equipment checks.
Prepares risk management materials, coordinates training of Activities Outdoor Adventures/Aquatics staff regarding policy, leadership and risk management concerns and other issues. Handles incident and accidents, conducts investigations, reviews past accidents and incidents for program safety and makes changes accordingly.
Works with campus and local community organizations to develop and expand upon programs and special events offered via Activities program areas, i.e. the Humboldt Orientation Program, residence halls, campus clubs and programs, and other leadership programs and community groups.
Works closely with academic programs and/or departments that offer professional training, such as boating safety, instruction, provides professional development opportunities, and experiential learning.
Responsible for adherence to permits and maintaining positive interactions with land use agencies, i.e. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and State and County parks.
Responsible for tracking staff certifications for CPR/First Aid, Commercial Drivers Licenses, and additional certifications that support safety and professional development.
Lead oversight of all trip planning logistics.
Assists with planning and execution of special events.
35% Record Keeping/Clerical
Generates cost analysis, financial projections, analysis, financial proposals/grants, contracts/agreements and invoices and/or payments related to programs.
Responsible for monitoring registration, tracks enrollment numbers and assists student staff with procedures.
Responsible for Monitoring liability waivers for Cal Poly Humboldt/Center Activities, the Forest Service and other programs.
Reserves facilities and outdoor spaces associated with activities.
Maintains files for all Activities programs including pre- and post-trip participant records, vehicle rosters, trip evaluations and risk management reports.
Maintains and submits employee payroll records.
Maintains documents regarding staff schedules and instructor qualifications.
Monitors files and database systems on all Leisure Activity & Outdoor Adventure and Aquatics leaders and assistant leaders, including qualifications, experience, training and historical information related to programs that have been led or organized.
Maintains database system for the leisure, outdoor and aquatic program registrations.
Prepares trip and expense report including but not limited to, mileage reimbursement, receipts, carpool releases, permits, incident and other paperwork related to outdoor activities.
Prepares semester-end reports and year end reports.
Prepares and edits information to be included on the Center Activities website.
Identifies and maintains appropriate concession or retail items for Center Activities
10% Lead Oversight for Student/Casual/Intermittent Hourly Employees
Shares responsibility for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and evaluating
Creates and coordinates work schedules
Monitors timekeeping systems
Provides feedback for performance improvement to the Associate Director
Communicates payroll timeline and procedures to employees.
Collects payroll documents such as missed punch logs and Employee Data Sheets. Submits payroll documents.
Vouches payroll documents for accuracy and adherence to procedure.
Audits absences (timekeeper function)
5% Public Relations
Develops public relations goals to extend the existing Activities programs into the local and on-campus communities.
Establishes and maintains contacts in the local community to assist in the promotion of the Activities programs and arranges media presentations.
5% Other Duties as Assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this Position Include:
Working knowledge of and ability to apply standard theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to Recreation Adventure Activities to develop conclusions and make recommendations
Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to Recreation Adventure Activities
Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques
Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved
Skill in the research, development and evaluation of policies and programs, including skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
Expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with a broad administrative impact and implications. Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively
Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or presentation form
Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction
General outdoor leadership, teaching skills and strong customer service orientation required
Specific outdoor skills in one or more areas: surfing, backpacking, kayaking, climbing, skiing and rafting
Knowledge of and skill to perform interviews, hiring and training of hourly employees
Advanced high proficiency using desktop computers, printers, and a wide range of application and database software programs; working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher, Adobe Acrobat Professional
Proper telephone etiquette and related business practices
Knowledge of local recreational resources
Organizational skills to plan and evaluate programs, records, documents and agreements
Understanding of Activities safety, first aid, registration and accident reporting procedures
Exceptional interpersonal and facilitation skills
Demonstrated experience working with staff and students from diverse backgrounds and experience in staff development
Understanding of Activities and HSU policies and procedures
Ability to use videotape/DVD and stereo equipment, television, digital camera and other media equipment as needed
Ability to use various sporting goods equipment, including aquatics, backpacking, skiing and camping equipment
Knowledge of outdoor recreation programs including equipment, leadership, teaching techniques, and risk management
Dedicated to curriculum development, learning objectives and student outcomes that support a safe and positive learning environment
Ability to perform, instruct, assist and supervise a wide range of outdoor adventure and aquatic activities
Ability to recognize and respond to emergencies, problem solve, prevent injuries, damage to equipment, and accidents
Ability to work cooperatively with employees and colleagues
Ability to schedule own work and that of student and part-time staff members
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to pay attention to detail and accurately record data
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with numerous interruptions
Ability to prioritize work duties and meet deadlines
Ability to respond courteously and knowledgeably to the needs of all customers
Ability to communicate on a one-on-one basis as well as speaking skills in a group setting
Ability to operationalize sustainability concepts (economy, society, environment) into all aspects of performing job duties
Minimum Qualifications: General knowledge and skills in Recreation Adventure Activities, with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
Ability to perform the full range of work related to program and policy research, analysis, development, evaluation, and/or operational and fiscal analysis related to Recreation Adventure Activities through a combination of education and work experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position
Experience in working with youth
CPR, First Aid certification, Wilderness First Responder
Specific outdoor skills in one or more areas: surfing, backpacking, kayaking, climbing, skiing, sailing and rafting
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline such as Recreation or Physical Education
Four years of progressive experience in recreation student programming and outdoor leadership development
Two years of experience in recreation student programming and outdoor leadership development
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Letter of Interest
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for at least three professional references
Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:55 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2023.
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Class Code: 1038 Publication Date: April 28, 2023
Advertised: 28 Apr 2023 Pacific Daylight Time Application Closes: Pacific Daylight Time
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