Manager - Rockwall/Outdoor Adventur Ctr - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Outdoor Adventure Center Program Manager, the Rockwall/Shop Manager will supervise, train, and evaluate shop and climbing wall employees; manage deposits and tracking of all monies; manage equipment inventory, rental and retail purchasing, repairs and maintenance of all equipment; and manage the POS system.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus three to five years of related experience, including two years of supervisory experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling at least seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Business, Outdoor Education or Recreation Management or a related field with one year of business related experience in retail and two years supervisory experience.


Knowledge of Outdoor Recreation and Outdoor Education Philosophy.

Knowledge and experience of retail operations relating to outdoor education, outdoor equipment, and higher education resources.

Knowledge of business management and retail management principles.

Knowledge of industry standards for climbing wall.

Requires CWI Climbing Wall Instructor or Single Pitch Instructor Certification.

Requires First Aid and CPR certification.


Skills in leading a professional and productive team.

Supervisory skills.

Skills to recognize, train, instruct, and enforce proper climbing wall policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment.


Ability to communicate orally and written to diverse groups.

Ability to maintain an organized and neat work area.

Ability to promote awareness of Outdoor Adventures by assisting the program manager with marketing.

Ability to lead by example.

Ability to communicate with vendors and the UVU community.

Pay Range

$31,554 - $42,072

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Campus Recreation
  • Manager - Rockwall/Outdoor Adventur Ctr
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Student Activities
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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