Adventure WV with West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Program Support Specialist.

About the Opportunity

The Adventure WV Program Support Specialist (PSS) oversees the various critical support functions that enable the operation of all Adventure WV programs—First Year Trips, Outdoor Education Center, and all other trips, clinics, and rental operations. The PSS has direct policy making responsibility at the department level that includes rental operations, equipment maintenance and inventory, and proper outfitting of trips with food and equipment. The PSS creates policy and systems that ensures that all programs have appropriate access to and support with necessary equipment, food, transportation, and provides oversight of quality and consistency in these processes. The PSS, working with the Associate Director, manages and schedules the AWV vehicle and trailer fleet. The PSS creates and monitors policy regarding AWV trip program equipment, maintaining accurate inventories, managing rental processes, purchasing equipment, and equipment repair and maintenance. The PSS also serves as a contributing member of the AWV team, working on program priority projects (i.e., First Year Trips, Welcome Week, Fall Adventure Activities) and serving as On-Call personnel.

We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:

37.5-hour work week
13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
18 sick days per year
WVU offers a range of health insurance and other benefits (this position is a benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks.

Tagged as: Full Time, Support Staff


Master’s degree in related field OR Bachelor’s degree in related field and equivalent combination of experience and education.

Also a minimum of 6 years experience in a variety of fields (see our job posting to learn more - https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=20107&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York)

About Adventure WV - West Virginia University

The West Virginia University Adventure WV Program strives to foster personal growth, leadership development, social responsibility, and student success through adventure-based and experiential education programming.

Adventure WV fulfills this mission by serving the WVU community through three program areas; First-Year Trips, Outdoor Recreation Center, and Outdoor Education Center.

The following values guide the Adventure WV mission:

Integrity / Student-centric / Community and collaboration / Challenge / Quality & Professionalism / Adventure

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted via the WVU Hire platform. Copy and paste the link below: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=20107&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York