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Outdoor Education Instructor

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Attach: Resume Contact Information for 3 References

Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Outdoor Education Instructor
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $270/week
Position Number 11ASO739
Work Schedule Varies, but generally 5 day work weeks, some weekend work required. Long work days (8am-9pm) are regularly required.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
Department 112412 - Betsy-jeff Penn 4-H Camp
Department Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center
Job City & State Reidsville, NC
Essential Job Duties

The Penn 4-H Center provides day and overnight programs to elementary, middle, and high school students on our 220 acres. Program staff provide instruction for programs in environmental science and cultural history, facilitate ground initiatives, team challenge course and high ropes activities, and provide leadership for GPS based science programs. More information on programs can be found at

This is a seasonal position that ends in late May with possibilities for continued employment during our summer camp program and fall educational programs.

Private room in staff house and meals when working also provided.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

-Degree in a related field or 2 years experience working with youth.

Departmental Required Skills

-Must be at least 21 years of age
-Must have a love for working with kids
-Must have an interest in experiential education
-Must have an enthusiasm for hard work and a ton of patience

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

-Previous work in a camp setting is a plus

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Contact Information for 3 References

Job Open Date 11/07/2016
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 03/01/2017

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you or will you be by date of hire, at least 21 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a degree in a related field or at least 2 years of experience working with youth?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a love for working with kids and a ton of patience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have an interest in experiential education and an enthusiasm for hard work?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents