Job Summary:
Adjunct Instructors will be responsible for teaching different classes in the Outdoor Education department each semester. Courses range from in-person expedition style classes to fully remote/online classes.
Primary Duties:
The adjunct instructor will be responsible for teaching classes in the Outdoor Education, Park Ranger and Recreation programs. This may include teaching using traditional or alternative methods of instruction, planning lessons, evaluating students, organizing field trips and expeditions, coordinating projects, and working with other faculty members in the department.

We are currently hiring for a number of different classes.

Tagged as: Climbing Skills, Instruction and Guiding, Mountaineering Skills, Teaching/Education


Education: Associates degree in Outdoor Education, Recreation, Environmental Education, or a related field with 2,000 hours of related experience in the field OR Associates degree and 4,000 hours of related experience in the field

• Current Wilderness First Responder Certification
• Adult CPR Certification
• Wilderness Anaphylaxis

Required Skills:

Knowledge of local Colorado resources, and experience managing local, state, and federal Special Use Permits. A strong commitment to effective teaching and to the learner-centered philosophy. Experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Skills:

The following may be required for certain positions:
• Leave No Trace Master Educator
• AMGA Single Pitch Instructor
• Wilderness First Responder Instructor
• ACCT Level 1
• LNT Trainer and LNT Master Educator Class - Leave No Trace Master Educator
• WFR/WFA Classes - Desert Mountain Medicine WFR/WFA Instructor
• AIARE Level 1 – AIARE Instructor Course

About Red Rocks Community College

The Outdoor Education and Park Ranger Technology programs aim to provide an innovative, professional and rigorous academic experience to prepare competitive professionals for the fields of Outdoor Education & Park Ranger Technology through challenging classroom and field-based courses which emphasize experiential learning, skill building, and leadership development.

Application Instructions

To apply please go to https://www.rrcc.edu/human-resources/jobs to submit an application. If you have any questions please contact [email protected]