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Florida Atlantic University Assistant Facilitator in Boca Raton, Florida

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Position Summary:

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

FAU Campus Recreation is seeking Assistant Facilitators – Boca Raton, FL.

The Assistant Facilitator is responsible for assisting the implementation of challenge course programs and open climb programs in accordance with local operating procedures and industry standards. The Assistant Facilitator must coordinate activities with the Lead Facilitator to develop program plans that achieve the customer’s desired outcomes while keeping safety as the number one priority. Assistant Facilitators must make sure participants are observing all safety instructions, correctly wearing personal protective equipment, and belay participants on high challenge course elements.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Implementation of challenge course and open climb programs, including conducting and documenting pre-use inspections of facility and personal protective equipment prior to programs.

  • Assisting lead facilitator in course and element setup prior to client’s arrival.

  • Assisting lead facilitator in collecting all program waivers.

  • Setting up and taking down challenge course elements.

  • Facilitating low and high challenge course elements in accordance with industry standards and local operating procedures.

  • Assisting, facilitating, and belaying participants on high elements to ensure safety at all times.

  • Reporting to lead facilitator when implementing the emergency action plan.

  • Assisting lead facilitator in filing program paperwork after programs.

  • Assisting lead facilitator in putting away equipment, removing course access, and locking the facility after programs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree-seeking undergraduate student with a minimum of six credit hours (or twelve if international) and a 2.5 GPA or higher required. Current or ability to obtain within 3 months of employment, CPR/AED and First Aid Certification.Must be comfortable working with heights.Must have physical capability of performing required job duties while exposed to adverse conditions including rain and temperature extremes.Must possess and maintain technical skills such as knot tying, belaying, and personal protective equipment use.


$12.00 per hour

College or Department:

Campus Recreation


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., for 10 hours weekly.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.A resume is required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents will result in disqualification.

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Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art and technology in all disciplines. Student success, excellence and community engagement are some of our highest values as a university. These values are prominent throughout FAU's community and are essential to the employee experience. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service, and reflects this commitment as a key Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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