Campus Recreation Outdoor Adventures Trip Leader

University of Kentucky
June 30, 2030
Offerd Salary:$12
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Working Time:Part time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Campus Recreation Outdoor Adventures Trip Leader

Requisition Number DU10431 Department Name 1B310:Campus Recreation and Wellness Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range $12 / Hour (hourly requirements vary based on each trip) Type of Position Student Position Time Status Part-Time Required Education

Must be a registered UK student.

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification

None. Student employee will be required to attain the Wilderness First Responder certification along with some in house training once hired.

Physical Requirements

The position may require lifting or pushing objects up to 50lbs, or extended amounts of time walking or standing.


Trips can range from half day to full day to overnight. Spring break and fall break trip leaders will be chosen by the Coordinator.

Job Summary

- Participate in pre trip meetings with Coordinator and Assistant Director

- Conduct pre trip meetings with participants when needed based on trip.

- Help promote and market the trips throughout the semester

- Lead at least 2 trips in the Fall and then again in the Spring

- Update the Coordinator with travel updates when applicable or asked for.

- Stay current with best practices and trends - Attend and participate in all monthly staff meetings during the semester

- Maintain WFR, First Aid, CPR and AED certification as well as in house trainings.

- Pass monthly test outs for WFR scenarios conducted by the Coordinator.

- Have knowledge of current Adventure Trips and where to get more information

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Time Management, Social Interaction, Initiative, Observant

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Applicant would enjoy the opportunity to work with students in outdoor settings.

Deadline to Apply 06/30/2030 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  • Will you be able to work weekends?
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  • Are you a UK student?
  • Yes
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