Orientation Trips Coordinator
Position Number: 900663
Department or Office: Dean of College
Level: Level C (Specialist)
Work with the Assistant Director of Campus Activities, and Associate Dean of the College Katy Abbott to plan and implement all aspects of the College's Orientation Trips program, MiddView (Middlebury Volunteer Initiatives, Explorations, and the Wilderness). Much of the work will be specifically focused on the "Explorations" trips. These trips include two to three day off-campus opportunities to engage in some aspect of Vermont's cultural landscape. Trips range in focus from the environment to the arts, politics, contemplative practices, and history. The Orientation Trips Coordinator may help to design and coordinate mailings; update the website; help to organize transportation, prepare maps and directions, facilitate an off-campus housing plan, coordinate campus arrival; assist with trip leader training.
Current Middlebury student. Past trips or orientation experience preferred. Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail necessary. Sense of humor and grace under pressure essential.
General workweek through the commitment period is 37.5 hours / week. In the days and weeks immediately prior to and during leader training, irregular and perhaps longer hours may be necessary. Must be willing to work weekends during leader training and the program itself.
Email resume, cover letter, and 2 reference contacts to: Katy Abbott, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Commitment period: Mid-June through the end of first-year orientation
Timeline: Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.