Vertical Adventure Lead Facilitator

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Campus Recreation - Adventure Recreation.
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Campus Recreation is seeking Penn State students to work as Lead Facilitators for the Vertical Adventures program. This position is responsible for helping train and supervise Facilitators and being a site manager for programs at the various climbing and teambuilding elements at Stone Valley Recreation Area. Lead Facilitators ensure that all policies and procedures are followed in order to effectively manage the risk of the activities while accomplishing the goals and objectives of the group. Candidates should be responsible, detail-oriented, and personable individual who can work with a wide variety of groups. Lead Facilitators should possess at least 1 year of teambuilding/facilitation experience and demonstrate proficiency with the necessary technical skills. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall seasons Vertical Adventures facilitates sports teams, leadership groups, youth groups, schools and corporations. Vertical Adventures elements include low ropes and high ropes team development courses, and 2 climbing structures (Alpine Tower, and Carolina Climbing T-wall). The season runs from the beginning of April through the end of October. Preference is given to work study recipients. Interested work study applicants must apply at Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs that provides fitness, wellness, and recreational programs to the campus community through the operation and administration of the new expanded and renovated 200,000 sf Intramural Building, the McCoy Natatorium, the 700-acre Stone Valley Outdoor Recreation Area, a Tennis Center including six clay courts and four indoor courts, the White Building, Adventure Recreation, Aquatics, Club Sports, Fitness and Wellness Programs, and Intramural Sports.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088