Assistant Director of Recreation Therapy, Bradford Woods (Outdoor Education Specialist)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 296840
Special Instructions Summary
This is a salaried 12-month position with living arrangements on site provided.
BRADFORD WOODS (BA-BRAD-IUBLA)
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of Recreational Therapy Programs for Bradford Woods. Design medical camp program(s) using the APIED process as specified by National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification, ensuring proper program design, training, and safety practices are implemented to make camp successful for participants with a variety of medical needs.
This position reports to the Program Director.
The Position supervises Cabin Life Coordinators, Summer RT Interns, and Cabin Counselors.
Responsible for design and implementation of recreational, educational, professional development, and team-building retreats, camps, and other outdoor education programming at IU's Bradford Woods.
Manages day-to-day operations, logistics, and issues related to programming, providing technical or informational support to participants.
Identifies and develops contracts, partners, and coalitions; researches, identifies, and negotiates facilitators, speakers, and presenters.
Develops educational materials, curriculum, equipment, elements, and other resources necessary to conduct programmatic offerings and services.
Develops activities appropriate for the participants in a given outdoor program, camp, or retreat and works with leaders and constituents to develop itinerary.
Designs and implements evaluation tools for program effectiveness, makes recommendations, and implements changes based on results.
Assists in budget development and revenue projections and ensures programs, camps, and retreats align with budgetary needs.
May assist with seasonal or temporary staffing needs including selection, hiring, training, and supervision.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Some experience in a related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
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