The Coordinator of Experiential Education assists in overseeing and managing a best-in-class experiential education program at Johns Hopkins University. The program encompasses: Outdoor Pursuits, the Johns Hopkins Outdoor Club, the Pre-Orientation program, climbing facilities and related clubs. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal development and will actively contribute toward a culture of inclusiveness within both the department and University setting.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Assist with the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation all EE Student Outdoor Instructors (approx. 90 students)
Assist with daily administration and logistics of the Experiential Education programs (approx. 60 trips per semester).
Help student instructors develop technical outdoor and leadership skills.
Assist with the design, coordination, and the leading of training trips within the various specialties (Backpacking, Caving, Flatwater and Whitewater Canoeing, Climbing, Disc Golf, Mountain Biking, Sailing, Sea Kayaking, and Whitewater Kayaking)
Assist in goals and projects of the Office of Recreation.
Assist with the instructor of the ten-day Hopkins Outdoor Leadership Training Instructor’s Course in May.
Help direct the Outdoor Pre-Orientation program in August.
Continually evaluate program risk management and implement ongoing training.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding

Required Skills:

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required.
Wilderness First Responder certification or higher.
Valid driver’s license.
One to three years of professional experience.
Strong organizational and logistics management skills.
Experience leading and managing groups outdoors.

Preferred Skills:

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Experiential Education or a related field preferred.
Strongly preferred experience in, flatwater and whitewater canoeing, whitewater kayaking, standup paddle boarding.
Professional Outdoor Certifications in program specialties such as, Sea Kayaking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Backpacking, Climbing Wall, Whitewater Kayaking and Whitewater Canoeing (ACA, BCU, AMGA, CWA, PCIA, IMBA)

About Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University is a private institution that was founded in 1876. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,256 and is located in Baltimore, Maryland. The campus consists of 140 acres. Johns Hopkins was ranked 9th in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges by US News and World Report.

Centered on a departmental mission of “Be More” Hopkins Athletics and Recreation is in a period of fast-paced progress and building on its strong foundation. The department is committed to the core tenants of competitive success, student-athlete experience, and developing strong community connections within the greater Baltimore/Maryland region. This new chapter includes investments in state of the art athletic and recreation facilities, innovative programming and partnerships, mental and physical well-being, and strengthening the connections between holistic student development and the professional world.

Application Instructions

To apply submit materials at the following link https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Coordinator-of-Experiential-Education/1039755700/ For more information please contact Jake Olkkola Deputy Director of Athletics and Recreation [email protected]

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