Field Instructor, UW Outdoor Program

Laramie, WY

Job Title: Field Instructor

Organization: UW Outdoor Program

Location: Laramie, WY

Position Purpose:

  • Provide high-quality programming for the Outdoor Program
  • Create a physically and emotionally safe and inclusive environment within the Outdoor Programs

Duties:

  • Provide high-quality programming for the Outdoor Program
    • Facilitate safe and enjoyable outdoor recreation activities similar but not limited to hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, water sports, rock climbing, fly fishing, skiing, and indoor clinics
    • Learn, maintain, and improve upon outdoor skills, technical skills, risk management, and decision making
    • Provide personalized instruction to create positive outdoor experiences for participants
    • Ability to develop and follow curriculum and lesson plans
  • Create a physically and emotionally safe and inclusive environment within the Outdoor Program
    • Work effectively with other students and Program Coordinators
    • Participate in staff meetings, field days, and trainings
    • Obtain and maintain necessary certifications including Wilderness Medicine (WFA minimum), CPR/AED & Biohazard Training, and annual University Motor Vehicle Record check
    • Evaluate and assess your performance with Program Coordinators

Minimum Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Interest in teaching various outdoor recreation activities, ensuring physical and emotional safety, creating an inclusive environment for all participants, and a willingness to learn.
  • Previous experience facilitating, guiding, or teaching activities in an outdoor related setting.

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