4-H Camp Track Instructor (Archery) - Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center - R00042091

4-H Camp Track Instructor


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

Position Description: This individual will serve as lead instructor who teaches archery and outdoor skills subject matter in a track format to an audience of up to 50 youth at a time, 4th-6th grades, in a camp setting. The archery instructor will be responsible for training summer staff during staff training week to provide archery instruction during afternoon recreation time. 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 develop social skills. Works under the direct supervision of the 4-H Program Coordinator and cooperatively with the Camp Director of 4-H Camp Grant Walker to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain the archery equipment including bows, arrows, strings, and targets.
  • Prepare detailed lesson plans for at least three 50 min rotations including rainy day class time instruction in archery and outdoor skills.
  • Ensure the security of the archery equipment and range when not in use.
  • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
  • Clean archery range daily, keeping it free of hazards and debris.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Prefer applicant to have a bachelor’s degree in education, social or behavioral sciences, or field related to outdoor skills.
  • Must have a 4-H Shooting Sports Archery Instructor Level 1 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.
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid. The camp will provide training.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

Salary and Benefits: Salary: $2700.00 for the nine-week period. Housing options are available on site subject to availability and job responsibility. Meals and snacks while at camp are also available.

Date Available: Camp begins on May 18, 2020 and ends July 24, 2020. 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 22-26, 2020.The required training period will be the week of May 11 – May 15, 2020.

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020, or until suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU

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

12/16/2019 7:26:17 PM
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