Search for University Jobs in Staff & Non-Managerial Professionals

Job ID: 138901

Technical Assistant
Northern Illinois University


Date Posted Feb. 26, 2020
Title Technical Assistant
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Lorado Taft Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
    Part-Time/Temporary Staff
  • Child and Social Services
    Athletics and Recreation Services
 
 

Dates of employment: January 2, 2020 to May 31, 2020.

This person is primarily responsible for the instruction of resident outdoor education experiences for elementary and middle school groups at Lorado Taft Campus, Oregon, Illinois. This person works closely with other staff to develop and deliver outdoor education programs. Training programs include, but are not limited to, Taft Campus policies and procedures, Taft Campus safety and risk management procedures, writing lesson plans, group management techniques, observing seasoned educators, and co-teaching.

WORK ACTIVITIES
1. Create and deliver lessons to elementary through high school students.
2. Research relevant information regarding Taft programs in order to have the necessary background knowledge to teach classes on topics such as ecology, cultural history, outdoor skills, and team building.
3. Participate in training activities and weekly staff meetings.
4. Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills
High school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience working with youth in a role such as a camp counselor, mentor, teacher, or coach. Must possess the desire to work primarily outdoors, in all kinds of weather conditions. Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to represent Taft Campus and NIU in a knowledgeable and professional manner are essential. A high degree of initiative, mature judgment, and a strong work ethic required. A pre-employment criminal background investigation is required.


 
Please reference AcademicKeys.com in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.
 
 

Contact Information

 
Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.

 

Refer this job to a friend or colleague!



New Search | Previous




Looking for a higher education job?