Hopkins Athletics is multidivisional department with 22 programs competing at the NCAA Division III level and two programs (men's and women's lacrosse) competing at the NCAA Division I level (BIG 10 Conference). The department also hosts a variety of robust recreational activities such as club sports, intramurals, and fitness programming.
The Hopkins Athletics department seeks an innovative and forward-thinking Coordinator of Experiential Education. The employee must operate within the framework of a best-in-class recreation department at Johns Hopkins University. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal development and will actively contribute toward a culture of diversity and inclusiveness within both the department and University setting. Hopkins Student Affairs seeks to hire, and support the professional development of, colleagues who: are equity-minded; demonstrate a commitment to inclusion; share a keen understanding of the importance of our identity as a diverse community of learners; are poised to contribute to our efforts to support student learning and offer robust leadership development and community engagement opportunities; and can contribute to our efforts to foster student connection and a sense of belonging across our university.
The Hopkins Athletics department seeks an innovative and forward-thinking Coordinator of Experiential Education. The Coordinator of Experiential Education assists in overseeing and managing a best-in-class experiential education program at Johns Hopkins University. The program encompasses: Outdoor Pursuits, the Johns Hopkins Outdoor Club, the Pre-Orientation program, climbing facilities and related clubs. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal development and will actively contribute toward a culture of inclusiveness within both the department and University setting.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assist with the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation all EE Student Outdoor Instructors (approx. 90 students)
Assist with daily administration and logistics of the Experiential Education programs (approx. 60 trips per semester).
Help student instructors develop technical outdoor and leadership skills.
Assist with the design, coordination, and the leading of training trips within the various specialties (Backpacking, Caving, Flatwater and Whitewater Canoeing, Climbing, Disc Golf, Mountain Biking, Sailing, Sea Kayaking, and Whitewater Kayaking)
Assist in goals and projects of the Office of Recreation.
Assist with the instructor of the ten-day Hopkins Outdoor Leadership Training Instructor's Course in May.
Help direct the Outdoor Pre-Orientation program in August.
Continually evaluate program risk management and implement ongoing training.
Bachelor's Degree in related field required.
Wilderness First Responder certification or higher.
Valid driver's license.
One to three years of professional experience.
Strong organizational and logistics management skills.
Experience leading and managing groups outdoors.
Master's Degree in Experiential Education or a related field preferred.
Strongly preferred experience in, flatwater and whitewater canoeing, whitewater kayaking, standup paddle boarding.
Professional Outdoor Certifications in program specialties such as, Sea Kayaking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Backpacking, Climbing Wall, Whitewater Kayaking and Whitewater Canoeing (ACA, BCU, AMGA, CWA, PCIA, IMBA)
Classified Title: Recreation Administrator Working Title: Coordinator of Experiential Education Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: Min $47,500 - Max $83,300 Annually ($48,925 budgeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Recreation Personnel area: University Student Services
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