4-H SUMMER CAMP TRACK INSTRUCTOR (RENEWABLE ENERGY) - GRANT WALKER 4-H EDUCATIONAL CENTER - R00030176

Stephen Smith  |  12/10/2018 5:35:28 PM

4-H Summer Camp Track Instructor

(Renewable Energy)

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

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This individual will serve as the lead instructor teaching various renewable energy activity subject matter in a track format to an audience of up to 25 youth at a time, ages 9-12, in a camp setting. This person will be responsible for meeting with and mentoring one assigned staff member 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 life skills. Works under the direct supervision of the Camp Director of 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 concept-based, science, engineering, and technology 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 for the track.
  • Clean teaching areas daily
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Environmental or Physical Science, or field related to Chemical or Biological Sciences
  • 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
  • Efficient organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate and manage resources
  • Excellent attention to detail

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Environmental or Physical Science, or field related to Chemical or Biological Sciences
  • 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.

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
  • Efficient organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate and manage resources
  • Excellent attention to detail

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: Camp starts on May 20, 2019, and ends July 26, 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 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.

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