Job Description: Rock Wall Monitors (RWMs) oversee safe use of the rockwall. RWMs; instruct users on basic knots and belaying techniques, set and maintain routes and problems, clean and maintain the rock wall area in the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center (GSFC). RWMs are expected to: obtain and maintain a basic level of competency with respect to indoor rock climbing, be able to demonstrate an ability to perform the Minimum Physical Abilities (MPAs) listed in the RWM Duties and Responsibilities, effectively communicate with both oral and written communication, and maintain a basic level of professionalism. RWMs are expected to be positive, encouraging and understanding. RWMs are expected to perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Successful completion of PE 166 Intro to Indoor Rock Climbing and/or PE 141 Intro to Adventure Sports is not required, but strongly desired. Previous climbing experience is not required, but strongly desired. Previous experience providing technical instruction to a diverse population is not required, but strongly desired. Previous experience working in physically demanding environments is not required, but strongly desired. RWMs are expected to communicate electronically via text and e-mail and will be expected to join a text message group. RWMs must demonstrate a positive attitude and a willingness to serve.
Educational Value: Customer Service / Recreational Supervision experience