Prepare, organize and teach classroom courses in a variety of topics such as: cultural considerations for adventure programming, business and marketing skills for adventure operations, introduction to the adventure industry, expedition planning, guiding leadership, wilderness environment, or other outdoor and adventure related topics. The final teaching assignment will depend on the educational and professional background of the successful candidate;

Prepare, organize and instruct field courses in one or several program training areas. This might include the Mountain Program (hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, ski touring) and/or the Water Program (whitewater kayaking, canoeing, rafting, sea kayaking), or other;

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Master’s degree is required along with significant outdoor/adventure related experience and industry qualifications. Candidates with significant cultural and industry experience, and a willingness to complete a Master’s degree, may be considered;

Graduate from an adventure program is an asset;

Relevant field activity qualifications with adventure industry accrediting associations;

Classroom and field teaching experience, with a demonstrated ability to be innovative;

Preferred Skills:

This position will be of interest to candidates with demonstrated excellence and commitment to teaching and learning, along with extensive experience in the adventure industry. Superior communication, administrative and risk management skills are required to work effectively in a challenging environment with other full and part-time faculty.

About Thompson Rivers University

Adventure Studies Programs

Application Instructions

Apply directly to https://tru.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/21575 For more information please contact program chair Craig Campbell: [email protected]