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Outdoor Recreation Coordinator


Posted by University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on 05/12/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Action, Bike, Outdoor, Snow, WaterSports

Job Categories: Instructor Including Ski & Patrol, Management, Operations, Outdoor Education

Company Type: Gym/Outfitter, Recreation, School/Military

State: WI

City: La Crosse

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $41,000

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Recreational Sports is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for the position of Outdoor Recreation Coordinator. We seek a passionate, motivated, and team-oriented individual to join our Rec Sports team.

Make an Impact: The Outdoor Recreation Coordinator is responsible for designing, planning, and facilitating thrilling adventure opportunities for our students. You’ll also have the chance to develop and mentor student leaders, ensuring their growth and success. Opportunities to collaborate, innovate, and make an impact are limitless.

Help Build a Better Future: Our Outdoor Connection space was just remodeled, next up is the climbing wall! Imagine helping to design and open a new state-of-the-art climbing facility! Planning has just begun, and work will start in May of 2024.

Join a Thriving Community: At UW-La Crosse, we’re proud to be the state’s top-ranked public higher education institution. As the Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, you will be part of the Rec Sports Department—a program loved by over 80% of our student body. With a focus on fun, wellness, inclusion, integrity, collaboration, customer service, and leadership development, we offer diverse programs and welcoming facilities. You’ll be joining a group of highly motivated individuals who are committed to providing an exceptional experiences to the UWL community.

Explore La Crosse: Your Outdoor Paradise: Nestled among majestic rivers and breathtaking bluffs, La Crosse County is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Kayak, fish, or cruise the Mississippi River, and explore the trails of Hixon Forest for hiking and biking. Our area also boasts excellent golf courses and top-notch skiing during the winter months. With climbing, paddling, hiking, and mountain biking opportunities right at our doorstep, every day will be an adventure!

Be a part of something extraordinary! Apply today! Your application could lead to an adventure of a lifetime and make a difference in the lives of our students.

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For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by Monday, June 5th.

About University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Our department is dedicated to promoting health, wellness, and an active lifestyle among our student body. We offer a wide range of recreational activities and facilities designed to cater to the diverse interests and skill levels of our students.

A thriving community enjoying active and healthy lives

The Rec Sports Department enhances the UW-La Crosse experience by offering diverse programs, innovative services, growth opportunities and welcoming facilities.

Core Values
Fun, Wellness, Inclusion, Integrity, Collaboration, Customer Service and Leadership Development