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Challenge Course Maintenance and Team Building

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Open until filled or 10/13/2017, whichever comes first.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number FWS75
Working Title Challenge Course Maintenance and Team Building
Division Student Affairs
Department Student Affairs (Adm)
Work Unit Venture
Work Location Challenge Course and Venture Office
Vacancy Open To UNC Charlotte Students Only
Position Designation Federal Work Study
Employment Type Temporary - Part-time
Hours per week 8-10
Work Schedule

Based on class schedule

Pay Rate 8.10
Minimum Experience/Education

Must be a currently enrolled UNC Charlotte student. Additionally, must have been awarded, and accepted, Federal Work Study funding as part of a financial aid package as administered by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
Duties and Responsibilities

This person will report directly to Venture’s Associate Director and will be primarily responsible for ensuring challenge course facilities (including a high and low team building challenge course and mobile team building activities resource room) are well maintained and make a positive impression on program guests. Duties include tasks such as leaf blowing, using a string trimmer, carpentry, cleaning, organizing, equipment inspection and repair, and other maintenance tasks. Program preparation includes managing inspection forms, collecting instructional props, etc. Applicants who are interested and show aptitude may be additionally trained to facilitate team building programs.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Applicants should be able to receive university van and golf cart driver certification, have basic mechanical/repair skills, and be able to lift up to 70 pounds and travel on uneven surfaces including trails. Work will often be out of doors so the successful employee will need to be comfortable in this environment.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications
Proposed Hire Date
Expected Length of Assignment Academic Year
Posting Open Date 08/14/2017
Posting Close Date 10/13/2017
Special Notes to Applicants

Open until filled or 10/13/2017, whichever comes first.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you been awarded and accepted the Federal Work Study Grant, by the Student Financial Aid Department?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently enrolled as a student at UNC Charlotte?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest