Overview

Job Title: Adventure Logistics Coordinator
Pay Status/Range: Exempt
Dates of Employment: April 1, 2024 – August 30, 2024
Reports To: Adventure Programs Manager
Compensation: $1000 per week base rate, 10% increase for Spanish speakers.

Program Overview
The Seasonal Adventure Logistics Coordinator is a six month position responsible for the successful implementation of Keystone Science School’s Adventure Programs. The Seasonal Adventure Logistics Coordinator will share responsibility with the Adventure Programs Manager for the day-to-day program operations, and will be responsible for logistics coordination of all adventure programming with support from the Adventure Programs Manager. Adventure programs are 6-12 day adventure sports trips for 5th-12th graders. As part of the Programs team, the Seasonal Adventure Logistics Coordinator will oversee logistics, help the manager organize and develop curriculum, serve as a point of contact to clients, collaborate with other administrative staff, support program needs as they arise, and assist in coaching and mentoring seasonal staff. The Seasonal Adventure Logistics Coordinator may also be responsible as part of an on-call system, with the Climbing Coordinator, to fill an instructor role as necessary for successful programming.

Our tagline Science. Adventure. Fun! summarizes what we seek in our employees: passionate about our work, willing to seek adventure, and take risks to improve KSS, and able to laugh along the way. We work hard so we can play hard!
The job duties of this position are performed personally, in cooperation with your supervisor, and/or in coordination with other staff. Additional work functions and duties may be assigned.

The main areas of focus for this position are:
70% Logistics and Planning;
20% Staff Oversight;
10% Customer Service.

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Climbing Skills

Qualifications:

Exceptional Leadership skills and ability to mentor program staff;
Have an understanding of mobile adventure trip logistics systems, and the ability to adapt systems to the program goals as necessary;
Experience with risk management as it pertains to outdoor education;
Strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete;
Motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community;
Multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment

Required Skills:

Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certifications, from an approved vendor before the start of employment;
6+ months experience in adventure education, with packing group and personal gear for overnight camping and backpacking trips;
Ability to use and repair front and backcountry camping equipment, and the ability to quickly learn how to repair KSS gear to ensure successful programming;
6+ months experience with packing food for mobile trips and managing a menu in the the field

Preferred Skills:

Bachelor's or Associate's degree, or 2 years of college training + 6 months of relevant experience;
Ability to properly inspect and maintain camping equipment and camping kitchen equipment, and repair when necessary;
Ability to guide staff on decision making regarding changing logistics in the field;
Equipment familiarity with all aspects of outdoor sport climbing

About Keystone Science School

With the outdoors as a backdrop for learning, Keystone Science School inspires curiosity and critical thinking through the lens of science to change lives and strengthen communities. KSS offers a variety of adventure and traditional camp activities within a structured environment designed to allow each camper and participant to understand their potential. In all programs, campers and participants will create lifelong friendships, explore and learn about the natural world, and gain leadership and wilderness skills. For more information go to keystonescienceschool.org

With a staff that cares deeply about social justice and racial justice, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a rich work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission. We are committed to building an organization with raised consciousness in order to impact how we work with clients, as well as how we work together as a team.

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