Carolina Adventures Coordinator

Position Carolina Adventures Coordinator
Date Needed 03-25-2024
Organization UNC Chapel Hill - Carolina Adventures
City Chapel Hill
Country United States
State/Province/Region NC
Primary Category
Type of Position
Education Requirements
Salary $39,204 - $48,000
How to Apply / Contact Please submit your application only at the following link:

Description & Details:

This Carolina Adventures Coordinator position provides administrative and programmatic leadership to the Challenge Course program under the supervision of the Senior Assistant Director of Carolina Adventures. The position is responsible for the safe direction, planning, organization, supervision, and evaluation of staff and programming conducted within Campus Recreation’s Challenge Course program. The individual in this position plans, directs, and administers challenge course programming to UNC students, faculty, staff, other UNC-affiliated groups, as well as for local businesses, schools, and non-profit organizations in the community. The Challenge Course annually generates more than $60,000 in program revenues, while serving approximately 110 programs and more than 4,000 participants. The Coordinator is responsible for development and administration of the annual operating budget. 

The Coordinator prepares and empowers challenge course facilitators to enhance experiential learning opportunities to program participants. The position provides leadership, training, oversight, and feedback to student and non-student staff as they design, conduct, and evaluate programs that promote a deeper understanding of group development, team dynamics, and effective and respectful communication. In addition, the Carolina Adventures Coordinator for the Challenge Course actively teaches, trains, and develops outdoor recreation leaders through the Outdoor Leadership Series, and provides supervision on a limited number of student-led Carolina Adventure expedition trips. The position implements all risk management protocols and responsibilities associated with the high and low ropes course and Challenge Course programming.

Campus Recreation provides a diverse and intentional recreational program in a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment which enhances the social, mental, and physical well-being of the entire University community. With this mission as the focus, Campus Recreation’s program offerings include intramural sports, aquatics, sport clubs, fitness and wellness, expeditions, challenge course, open recreation, special events, climbing sports, adaptive sports, and well-being outreach.