Assistant Trip Leader- Outdoor Leadership

North Carolina State University
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:$75-$150
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Posting Number PG193672TM

Position Number 24TH407 Position Type Temporary Essential Job Duties

The mission of the Department of Health and Exercise Studies is to foster an inclusive academic environment in which to educate and inspire students to build and sustain a healthy body and mind for lifelong productivity and well- being.

The vision of the Department of Health and Exercise Studies at NC State University will be a leading innovator and key contributor for a global focus on physical health and quality of life.

INSTRUCTOR , in this document, is defined as the “Instructor of Record” for the course, which could include full-time faculty.

LEADER , in this document, is defined as individuals designated by the HESO Faculty/Staff as qualified to lead HESO trips. Instructors will be Leaders for trips but should be accompanied by additional Leaders (e.g., asst trip leaders) who may be students, faculty, staff, alumni, contract employees, and/or practicum students.

Field trips are led by Department of Health and Exercise Studies Instructors and are assisted by Leaders with previous trip experience, professional guides, and/or HESM 402 practicum students. These individuals are responsible to the Instructor. Specific leadership responsibilities vary according to the activity, the participants, terrain, weather conditions, and the objectives of each outing. The responsibilities listed below are common to all field trips.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Meeting with or contacting the Instructor prior to the field trip to ensure a thorough understanding of course content, goals and objectives, safety policies and outing plans, and to determine the best role based on his/her needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Assisting the Instructor, as requested in organizing the loading and unloading of the vehicle, shared driving responsibilities where appropriate, clothing and equipment checks, and other tasks at the time of and upon the return of the class to campus.
  • Assisting the Instructor in the general supervision of the class (including input into route planning and logistics, course content and teaching methods).
  • Leadership and teaching as directed by the Instructor.
  • Is Time Limited No If Yes, Appointment Length

    Department Information

    Job City & State Raleigh, NC

    Department Health and Exercise Studies

    System Information

    Classification Title Temporary-Professional NonFaculty

    Working Title Assistant Trip Leader- Outdoor Leadership

    Position Information

    Requirements and Preferences

    Work Schedule Typically overnight trips Friday-Sunday, one to three times per semester.

    Other Work/Responsibilities Minimum Experience/Education

    High school diploma or GED

    Department Required Skills

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Public speaking in a group setting
  • Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Previous experience in leading/assisting group management in an outdoor environment.
  • Professional training could be provided by industry leading organizations including but not limited to AMGA, ACA, Wilderness Medicine, ACCT, PMBIA, AIARE, NOLS, Outward Bound, FA/AED, etc.
  • Required License or Certification

  • Current First Aid & CPR/AED certification is required and must be maintained.
  • Valid NC Driver's License required? Yes Commercial Driver's License Required? No


    Recruitment Details

    Anticipated Hiring Range $75-$150 per day (24/7 responsibilities)

    Recruitment Dates

    Job Open Date 08/21/2023

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    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 are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    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 ().

  • Describe your previous experience in leading/assisting group management in an outdoor environment.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe any professional training by industry leading organizations including but not limited to AMGA, ACA, Wilderness Medicine, ACCT, PMBIA, AIARE, NOLS, Outward Bound, FA/AED, etc.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe notable trip experiences (either personal or professional).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • Job Alert (automated email from our system)
  • 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)
  • Radio / Television Advertisement
  • Professional Organization
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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