Outdoor Orientation Trips Coordinator
Position Number: 900255
Department or Office: Center for Campus Activities & Leadership
Level: Level C (Specialist)
Date Prepared: 10-01-2010
Student Employment Information
Work Study: No
Work, with advising from the Outdoor Programs Director, to plan and implement all aspects of the February Outdoor Orientation (FOO) program. Select and train student leaders; train and supervise logistics crew; inventory, maintain and manage all equipment; design trip routes; plan and arrange trip transportation; design and implement leader training program; serve as primary contact person for prospective participants, leaders, and other interested parties; serve as on-call contact person when trips are in the field; review and revise Leader Handbook as needed; plan and present the annual post-program slide show; other duties as assigned.
Must be willing to work some weekends, and Tuesday evenings during J-Term. Ability to comfortably hike 5+ miles carrying a 30 lb. pack necessary.
Education & Training
Current Middlebury student
Past MOO/FOO/MiddView and/or other significant outdoor leadership experience, especially in winter.
Experience in peer-leadership roles
Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail
Current WFA, WFR or W-EMT certification
College van license
Sense of humor and grace under pressure essential; Ability to pull rabbits from hats and bi-locate very useful