4-H Camp Instructor (Riflery) - Grant Parish - R00042082

Work Location: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center located in Pollock, LA.

Position Description: This individual will serve as the lead instructor teaching Riflery and outdoor skills subject matter in a track format to an audience of up to 25-50 youth at a time, 4th-6th grades, in a camp setting. The instructor will join other summer staff in providing safe supervision of youth while at camp and will support 4-H professionals, volunteers and members in conducting meaningful educational experiences to help a child develop life skills. Works under the direct supervision of the 4-H Program Coordinator to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach classes in rifle using established safety protocols.
  • Prepare detailed lesson plans for at least 2.5 hours of instruction including rainy day class time instruction in Riflery.
  • Ensure the security of the rifle equipment and range when not in use.
  • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
  • Clean rifle range daily, keeping it free of hazards and debris.
  • Maintain equipment, including guns, ammo, ear, and eye protection, and targets.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.
  • Other program responsibilities as assigned by the Camp Director or 4-H Program Coordinator.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Preferred applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or field related to outdoor skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a 4-H Shooting Sports Rifle Instructor Level 1 or NRA certification.
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management Unit.
  • The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and teamwork skills and work efficiently with youth in group situations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Training and experience in teaching Riflery to youth.
  • Desire and ability to work with youth outdoors in varied conditions.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with groups participating (various ages and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers.
  • Ability to enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply proper behavior-management techniques.

Salary and Benefits: Salary: $2,700.00 for the nine-week period.

Date Available: Camp starts on May 23, 2022 - July 23, 2022. Work hours are Tuesday and Wednesday 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 20 - 23, 2022. The required training period will be the week of May 16 – May 20, 2022.

Application Deadline: February 25, 2022, 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 for application to be considered complete.

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

12/17/2021 5:58:21 PM
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