Coordinator of Boating & Community Programs

CSU Channel Islands
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
From $46,764 To $55,008
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description



Assists with the development, scheduling, promotion, coordination, instruction, and programming at the Channel Islands Boating Center (CIBC). Provides administrative support for CIBC facility use. Coordinates community outreach, development, and marketing. Coordinates facilities use agreements, group contracts, acquisitions of insurance indemnification and payment agreements with the assistance of appropriate on-campus authorities. Assists University Events and External Events & Conferences with facility, classroom, and conference room use and reservations through 25Live. Provides solutions and referrals for customer service concerns. Assists with budgeting and strategic planning for operational costs including student assistant expense, equipment purchases, equipment maintenance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and procurement for all CIBC and boating-related matters. Assists in supporting good facility cleanliness and condition by coordinating with Facility Services and/or off campus vendors for facility and equipment maintenance, repairs; requests repairs, cleaning, and preventative maintenance tasks as needed. Works with the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation-Waterfront & Outdoor Adventures in the coordination, development, oversight, implementation, and assessment of a wide range of comprehensive educational, boating, and waterfront programs for students, faculty, staff, community members, and youth. Works with Assistant Director to teach and lead boating and educational programs including sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, powerboat instruction, team building, and special events. Assists with the Outdoor Adventure program for students, faculty, staff, community members as needed. Coordinates the development and implementation of summer programs for CSUCI and local community including youth day camps and teaching and leading boating instruction. Assists with recruiting, scheduling, training, day-to-day oversight, and evaluation of all student assistants and volunteers in quality customer service practices, completion of tasks, daily logistics, and compliance with University policies. Coordinates tracking of data related to facility use, program registration, participation, including demographic information for reporting to CSUCI and external funding partners; uses data to produce and disseminate reports to effectively showcase program success and needs. Works with the Assistant Director to administer, develop, and teach a comprehensive training curriculum that ensures safe boating programming for student assistants and volunteers. Collaborates with other University departments and external groups to promote the CIBC and increase program participation. Serves as point of contact for University personnel and community members regarding the CIBC and its programs. Assists in the development of short and long-range plans for the CIBC. Assists with the development and dissemination of annual reports and short and long-term strategic planning. Assists with the preparation and development of grant proposals related to recreation, or boating programs. Provides support to the Director of Campus Recreation with other programs as assigned. Promotes a safe environment for staff, student assistants, volunteers, and all participants. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in recreation management or directly related field is required, master’s degree preferred. At least two years of related experience in Community Boating, Recreation, Waterfront, Outdoor Adventures, or Recreation Facilities preferred. Experience organizing and implementing programs and guiding the work of entry level/student employees. Must currently possess or be able to obtain within the first year of employment the following certifications: 1) Professional American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Certifications, 2) Lifeguard Certification, and 3) US Sailing Small Boat Level I Instructor Course or equivalent. American Canoeing Association paddling certification or equivalent is desired. Knowledge and experience in grant writing preferred. Work experience in a university setting or community boating program is strongly preferred. Ability to work and communicate effectively within a diverse community is required. Knowledge and ability to use high level analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with the ability to work creatively and independently; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to plan, organize, manage, direct and train others in the formation, maintenance and support of student and auxiliary programs and services. Familiarity with and commitment to the mission and purpose of CSUCI and the Division of Student Affairs preferred. Knowledge of and ability to use supervisory principles, practices, and techniques to accomplish results through delegation and motivation. Knowledge of effective work policies, practices, and procedures. Ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse, multi-cultural environment of students, staff, faculty, and academic programs across the university and within the greater Ventura County populations. Ability to design and support programs to meet organizational objectives. Must maintain the confidentiality of student information at all times and abide by FERPA guidelines. Proficiency in the use of computers, including appropriate software. Prior experience with PeopleSoft and reporting tool preferred. Ability to work outside of traditional business hours with advanced notice when possible.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Campus Security Act and must provide reports regarding Clery crimes about which they become aware to the designated campus authority.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

CSUCI is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.
Courtney Ellis
One University Drive
Camarillo CA 93012
United States
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