R00019366 - SUMMER 4-H CAMP TRACK INSTRUCTOR (GENERAL ARTS) - GRANT WALKER 4-H EDUCATIONAL CENTER SUMMER CAMP

Stephen Smith  |  12/22/2017 5:44:08 PM

Summer 4-H Camp Track Instructor

(General Arts)

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

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This individual will serve as the lead instructor who teaches general arts subject matter in a track format to an audience of up to 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 general arts curriculum (visual, performing, etc.), utilizing a mix of outdoor and classroom settings
  • Plan activities that give campers the opportunity to express themselves creatively
  • Use group management skills to engage all children in daily activities
  • Coordinate with the 4-H Camp Coordinator in planning the curriculum and daily lesson plans
  • Maintain, manage, and request equipment and supplies for the track
  • Clean assigned teaching areas daily and at the end of teaching week

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Arts, or field related to arts
  • At least one year of teaching experience and expertise
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management unit.
  • Professional communication skills, both written and oral. Work effectively 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
  • Effective in organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate and manage resources

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary: $2700.00 for the nine-week period. Housing options are available on site subject to availability and job responsibility.

DATE AVAILABLE: May 22-July 27, 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, two letters of recommendation, and transcripts to be considered complete.

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