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OPC Assistant Trip Leader - Student Assistant

Apply now Job no: 501575
Department: Recreational Sports Center
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Athletics, Recreation, Other, Camps and Special Events

Job Title:

OPC Assistant Trip Leader - Student Assistant


$11.30 - $12.30 / hr

Hours per week:

10 - 25

Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Job Summary:

The Outdoor Pursuit Center is seeking candidates with good interpersonal skills, flexibility to different environments, and a love for the outdoors. Employment is available mainly during afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

Essential Duties:

Responsibilities include facilitating outdoor activities for novice participants, planning and organizing outdoor camping and/or day trips, and leading diverse groups of participants in outdoor activities. Assisting with post trip duties to include experience debrief, equipment clean-up and storage. Serve as support staff for Academic Courses to include Beginning Backpacking, Canoeing, and Rock Climbing. Assist in the marketing and recruitment of participants for Trip Programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful completion of Trip Leader Training Program or equivalent, which includes 60+ hours of Outdoor Leadership and Skill based Training, Wilderness First Aid and Leave No Trace Trainer Certifications.
CPR for the Professional Rescuer

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to commit to 2 years (4 semesters) of work.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities include the willingness to learn and use new outdoor skills, works well on a team, and is enthusiastic about interacting with different groups of people in order to facilitate a positive outdoor experience.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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