4-H SUMMER CAMP TRACK INSTRUCTOR (NUTRITION AND FITNESS) - GRANT WALKER 4-H EDUCATIONAL CENTER - R00030170

Stephen Smith  |  12/10/2018 5:23:44 PM

4-H Summer Camp Track Instructor

(Nutrition and Fitness)

WORK LOCATION: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center, 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, in a camp setting. 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 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 social skills. Works under the direct supervision of the Camp Director of the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center 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, and request equipment and supplies
  • Clean teaching spaces daily
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Nutrition, or field related to food and nutrition
  • 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 efficiently with youth in group situations
  • 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
  • Exceptional attention to detail

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

DATE AVAILABLE: Camp begins May 20, 2019, and ends July 31, 2019. 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 17-21, 2019.The required training period will be the week of May 13 – May 17, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2019, 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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