R00019363 - 4-H SUMMER CAMP TRACK INSTRUCTOR (NUTRITION AND FITNESS) - GRANT WALKER 4-H EDUCATIONAL CENTER SUMMER CAMP

Stephen Smith  |  12/22/2017 5:34:35 PM

Summer 4-H Camp Track Instructor

(Nutrition and Fitness)

WORK LOCATION: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center is located in Pollock, LA.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This individual will serve as the lead instructor who teaches nutrition and fitness subject matter in a track format to an audience of a maximum of 50 youth at a time, ages 9-12. This person will be responsible for meeting with and mentoring two other assigned camp staff before and after track time each day. The instructor will provide safe supervision of youth and support 4-H professionals in conducting meaningful educational experiences to help youth develop life skills. Works under the direct supervision of the Camp Director to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach fitness and nutrition curriculum, utilizing a mix of outdoor and classroom settings for campers
  • Prepare and coordinate track lesson plans with the Camp Director prior to camp
  • Maintain, manage, request equipment and supplies
  • Clean teaching spaces daily

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Nutrition, or field related to food and nutrition
  • At least one year of teaching experience
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management
  • Professional communication skills, both written and oral. Work efficiently with youth in group situations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Incorporate adult volunteers and campers into the track as teaching assistants/helpers who are also learners
  • Ability to communicate and direct small and large groups of youth
  • Flexibility in schedules and programming
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent coordination and program management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary: $3000.00 for the ten-week period. Housing options are available on site upon request, availability, and job responsibility.

DATE AVAILABLE: May 22-August 1, 2018. Work hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week from 7:30 am until 12:00 pm, plus prep and clean-up time. The camp is not in session the week of June 18-22, 2018. Must attend required training sessions the week of May 14-18, 2018.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 16, 2018, or until a suitable candidate is identified

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU

Must submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation for application to be considered complete.

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